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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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Newark Mayor Cory Booker takes the stage to speak during day one of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 4, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Newark Mayor Cory Booker takes the stage to speak during day one of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 4, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Pollster to Booker: Measure Curtains

Cory Booker, the Newark mayor leading a four-way Democratic pack for an open U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey, garners 54 percent of likely Democratic voters in a Quinnipiac University poll today. He’s got a 25-percentage point lead over his...

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Interns working for the 'Ready For Hillary' Super PAC stuff envelops with bumper stickers on behalf of undeclared Presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on July 11, 2013 in a shopping center office in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Interns working for the 'Ready For Hillary' Super PAC stuff envelops with bumper stickers on behalf of undeclared Presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on July 11, 2013 in a shopping center office in Alexandria, Virginia.

Ready for Hillary: $1 Million Raised

Updated at 11:55 am EDT Ready for Hillary, the super political action committee preparing for a potential second White House bid by the former Secretary of State, will report raising more than $1 million since the group formed this spring....

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Women in Public Service Project leadership symposium, on July 9, 2013, at Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pa.

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Women in Public Service Project leadership symposium, on July 9, 2013, at Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pa.

Clinton Leads Christie, Paul in 2016 Poll

A Quinnipiac University poll out today confirms former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s status as the front-runner for the White House in 2016, even as she has yet to decide whether to run. Clinton leads both New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie...

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A supporter of Barack Obama shows off the earrings she got in New York City before the start of an Obama campaign rally at the George Mason University campus on October 19, 2012 in Fairfax, Virginia.

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A supporter of Barack Obama shows off the earrings she got in New York City before the start of an Obama campaign rally at the George Mason University campus on October 19, 2012 in Fairfax, Virginia.

Women Defect: Obama Ratings Down

President Barack Obama’s favorable ratings are in negative territory, according to a Quinnipiac University poll out today that shows women voters souring on his performance in office. Women voters were key to Obama’s re-election in 2012, giving him 55 percent...

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President Barack Obama wears an OSU baseball cap after receiving an honorary degree during the commencement ceremony at Ohio State University on May 5, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio.

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President Barack Obama wears an OSU baseball cap after receiving an honorary degree during the commencement ceremony at Ohio State University on May 5, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio.

Obama’s Ohio Standing Slips

President Barack Obama captured almost 51 percent of the vote in Ohio to help him win re-election to a second term, but his approval rating in the Buckeye State has fallen to 40 percent–  with 57 percent saying they disapprove...

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