Jack’s Senate Predictions-Two Weeks Out…

Summary-Republicans gain of SIX seats.If forced to call the tossups I would give Colo. and NC to the Republicans and Iowa to the Dems for Republican gain of EIGHT seats.

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A month away from the 2015’s open enrollment period for Affordable Healthcare plans …

We’re just a month away from the launch of 2015’s open enrollment period for Obamacare plans, and here’s another reminder that it’s smart to shop around, again, for plans on the marketplace whether that be Healthcare.gov or a state exchange. Why? So you can save money, primarily…..

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Catholic Bishops walk back same-sex and divorced families accommodations by the Church…

“The language of compromise was eviscerated from Monday’s summary,” said Patrick Hornbeck, chair of theology at Fordham University, a Catholic institution. “The bishops who were more prophetic and progressive have found themselves drowned out by a chorus of hesitation and concern.”

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DC Comics Universe is coming…’Wonder Woman,’ ‘Green Lantern,’ and two ‘Justice League’ and more…

Everyone knew that Warner Bros. was planning to release a fleet of superhero movies based on the DC Universe. And now studio head Kevin Tsujihara has revealed the titles of those superhero movies, announcing an ambitious slate of 10 films spread throughout interlocking franchises that will star beloved characters like Superman and Batman, plus lesser-known characters…..

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Sam Wang…Mid-term polling has more errors…

…..Senate polling errors are five times larger than in Presidential years. There is bad news too: the error can go in either direction, and a GOP blowout is also possible….

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Can the Democratic ground game save the day in the Midterm’s…

Every time one of their candidates has fallen behind in public polls, Democratic strategists have pointed to the ground game as the difference-maker….

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Supreme’s Ok Texas restrictive voter ID Law….

The Supreme Court in a pre-dawn order Saturday said Texas could proceed with its strict voter ID law in next month’s election, despite a lower court’s ruling that it was unconstitutional.

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Long Island School district told to admit immigrant children…

Responding to complaints from dozens of Hispanic children who said they had been barred from public school classes on Long Island, the state on Friday issued new legal guidance regarding enrollment procedures, exhorting school districts to comply with federal law…..

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Early Voting in the 2014 Mid-Terms…1 Million Votes already…

— IOWA: In a state key to Senate control, registered Democrats account for 45 percent of the 151,656 early ballots returned in Iowa, with Republicans at 39 percent and independents at 16 percent….

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Erick Erickson on the Hillsong Church….

Hillsong Church has decided to be culturally relevant by abandoning the gospel of Jesus Christ. It is not unexpected. The church has been more a business for a while and does not want to affect its bottom line….

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On-Line College Degree Courses going thru a readjustment….

Most individuals signing up for courses do not complete them — completion rates for U.T.-Austin’s first four massive open online courses ranged from about 1 percent to 13 percent — and those who finished tended to be individuals already with high levels of educational attainment.

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Rand Paul campaigns for the Black vote….

Sen. Rand Paul tells POLITICO that the Republican presidential candidate in 2016 could capture one-third or more of the African-American vote by pushing criminal-justice reform, school choice and economic empowerment…..

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Sneakers = BIG Money in the re-sale market…

The markup can be astonishing. The average eBay price of the LeBron 10 What the MVP sneaker? $2,086. The Nike Air MAG Back to the Future? $5,718. How about the Air Yeezy 2 Red October, designed by Kanye West and released by Nike this year for $250 retail?

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Election*Projection …Burke over Walker in Wisconsin Governors race…

Scott has a history of surviving tough election challenges, having earned an historic recall election victory here in 2012. But this year could see a change of fortune for Democrats bent on seeing the union antagonist overthrown…..

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 10/17/14… There’s no room on the air for Sean Parnell

AK-Gov: The National Journal’s Karyn Bruggeman checks in to see what’s ailing Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell, who’s mostly been trailing in the polls ever since Democrat Byron Mallot teamed up with and independent Bill Walker to create a “unity ticket” last month….

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Political Roundup for October 17, 2014…Red Racing Horses

House Leadership: The Republican House leadership is spreading the cash around to ensure the party expands its majority in the House and expand the good will the leadership has among members and future members.

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