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Senator John Thune, a Republican from South Dakota, speaks to a member of the media following a party caucus meeting in Washington, D.C.

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Senator John Thune, a Republican from South Dakota, speaks to a member of the media following a party caucus meeting in Washington, D.C.

ATT, Verizon Fundraising for Thune in Spectrum Battle

They may be serving $11 Sugar Daddy Cocktails. But there are billions of dollars of bandwidth involved. Sen. John Thune, the top Republican on the Senate Commerce Committee, is in a key position to weigh in on government plans to...

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Former President Bill Clinton, left,  chats with donors as he pays a visit to a fundraiser for state Democrats, while host Terry McAuliffe, right, strains to hear a request from another donor in McLean, Virginia.

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Former President Bill Clinton, left, chats with donors as he pays a visit to a fundraiser for state Democrats, while host Terry McAuliffe, right, strains to hear a request from another donor in McLean, Virginia.

McAuliffe, Cuccinelli Top $1 Million in Late 2012 Donations for Va. Gov.

The two major contenders for the Virginia governorship this November each raised more than $1 million in the second half of 2012,  their campaigns said in reports filed yesterday with state election officials. Terry McAuliffe, a former Democratic National Committee chairman,...

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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp in a reenacted swearing-in with her husband Darwin Lange and Vice President Joe Biden in the Old Senate Chamber at the Capitol on Jan. 3, 2013 in Washington.

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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp in a reenacted swearing-in with her husband Darwin Lange and Vice President Joe Biden in the Old Senate Chamber at the Capitol on Jan. 3, 2013 in Washington.

Corporate PACs Win While Losing

Political action committees of companies such as Boeing Co,. Verizon Communications Inc. and Southern Co. have made sure they were on the winning side of competitive congressional races — no matter how they turned out. After Election Day, they simply...

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A Mitt Romney photo during the third day of the Republican National Convention.

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A Mitt Romney photo during the third day of the Republican National Convention.

Convention: Lobbyist’s `Flea Market’

From pitched baseballs to idled rail cars, companies such as Microsoft Corp. and CSX Corp. this week put their names, representatives and issues in front of the elected officials and delegates attending the Republican National convention. In addition to nominating...

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