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Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA), left, votes during early voting at the Black Hawk County Courthouse on Sept. 27, 2012 in Waterloo, Iowa.

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Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA), left, votes during early voting at the Black Hawk County Courthouse on Sept. 27, 2012 in Waterloo, Iowa.

Braley Holds Iowa Lead in Crowded Primary: Quinnipiac

Democrats have plenty to worry about when they look at races shaping up across the country that will determine whether they keep control of the Senate after November’s election. For now, Iowa isn’t a state where they have to do...

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President Barack Obama speaks with then-Republican Gov. Charlie Crist of Florida on Casino Beach in Pensacola, Fl. in this June 15, 2010 file photo.  Crist later switched parties and appeared on stage at the 2012 Democratic National Convention promoting Obama's re-election.

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President Barack Obama speaks with then-Republican Gov. Charlie Crist of Florida on Casino Beach in Pensacola, Fl. in this June 15, 2010 file photo. Crist later switched parties and appeared on stage at the 2012 Democratic National Convention promoting Obama's re-election.

Crist Holds Lead Over Gov. Scott — Floridians Don’t See Second Term

Florida’s Republican Gov. Rick Scott has spent the past week unveiling his 2014 budget piece-by-piece, traveling around the state to announce $600 million in new tax cuts and boosts in spending for popular programs and social services. The public relations...

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers the State of the State address next to a mural of the George Washington Bridge at G.W. Grill in Fort Lee, N.J., on Jan. 14, 2014.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers the State of the State address next to a mural of the George Washington Bridge at G.W. Grill in Fort Lee, N.J., on Jan. 14, 2014.

2016 Wide Open: Christie’s Rising Negatives Outdone by Clinton’s

So, Chris Christie’s national image has taken a body blow. His unfavorable rating has doubled among adults nationwide from January 2013, when he was the hero of Superstorm Sandy, to January 2014, when he is battling Bridgegate. Yet is that...

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks about his knowledge of a traffic study that snarled traffic at the George Washington Bridge during a news conference on Jan. 9, 2014 at the Statehouse in Trenton, New Jersey.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks about his knowledge of a traffic study that snarled traffic at the George Washington Bridge during a news conference on Jan. 9, 2014 at the Statehouse in Trenton, New Jersey.

Christie’s Approval Slides: Quinnipiac

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s approval rating has dropped to its lowest level in 16 months following revelations that his appointees ordered politically motivated lane closures that led to traffic tie-ups last year at the George Washington Bridge. Christie’s job...

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New York City mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio (D) speaks with the media after a debate with Joe Lhota on October 30, 2013 in New York City.

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New York City mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio (D) speaks with the media after a debate with Joe Lhota on October 30, 2013 in New York City.

De Blasio: Mayor for Halloween

Huddled under the subway tracks along Fordham Road in the Bronx, New York Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio found another reason to take a jab at his opponent, who trails about 40 points behind him in the polls. “Because...

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Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe (D), poses for photos with the crowd at the end of a campaign event at VFW Post 1503, on October 27, 2013 in Dale City, Virginia.

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Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe (D), poses for photos with the crowd at the end of a campaign event at VFW Post 1503, on October 27, 2013 in Dale City, Virginia.

Virginia Race Volatile at Finish? — Way Two Polls See It: Turnout Key

The raucous, heavily financed governor’s race in Virginia is narrowing near Election Day. That’s according to a new poll this morning — as opposed to another poll yesterday that showed the gap between front-runner Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken...

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Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton.

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Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton.

Hillary Clinton Raising $1 Million for De Blasio in NYC

New York Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio expects to leave the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan tonight with $1 million more than he had when he walked in, thanks to Hillary Clinton, who’s hosting a fundraiser for him there. It’s...

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Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota, former CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, speaks to the media after voting in the New York City mayoral primary on September 10, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

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Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota, former CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, speaks to the media after voting in the New York City mayoral primary on September 10, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

NYC’s Lhota, Shutdown Critic, Wanders into Obamacare Stand-off

Conventional wisdom has it that Republican Joseph Lhota should be singing the blues in New York City — and not just because he trailed Democrat Bill de Blasio by 50 points in a Quinnipiac University poll last week. Lhota’s running...

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A man sits in front of the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on October 1, 2013.

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A man sits in front of the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on October 1, 2013.

Shutdown: Day One

Updated at 9:39 am through 5:53 pm EDT With David Lerman reporting from the Pentagon  The House’s Republicans have come up with another non-starter in the stalled budget talks with the Democratic-run Senate. The White House says President Barack Obama...

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