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Political Roundup for April 7th, 2015…Paul’s Running…Red Racing Horses

Rand Paul: Sen Rand Paul (R) plans to launch his Presidential campaign today at the Galt House in Louisville, Ky. Just like Hillary opening her campaign HQ on Clinton Street, the symbolism of the Ayn Rand loving Paul having a campaign kickoff at the Galt House is probably just a coincidence.

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 4/6/15… A weak primary opponent may again save John McCain

AZ-Sen: Hard-line conservatives would love to give John McCain a real primary challenge, but they’re at risk of being stuck with a sub-standard candidate for the second time in a row. ….

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 4/3/15… Democrat Pete Gallego is back for a rematch in Texas swing seat

• TX-23: On Thursday, former Democratic Rep. Pete Gallego announced that he would seek a rematch with freshman Republican Will Hurd. While the DCCC began recruiting Gallego almost immediately after his 2014 defeat, his comeback bid was no sure thing.

While the GOP will mock Gallego as a retread, his decision is good news for Team Blue.

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Iran, America and others have a agreement on a framework..

Warning that “our work is not yet done,” Obama said that “if there is backsliding on the part of the Iranians” and verification standards are not met, “there will be no deal.”

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Diges 4/2/15… Montana GOP hopes to give Steve Bullock a tough race

MT-Gov: Republicans are planning to target Gov. Steve Bullock, a red state Democrat who only narrowly won his first term. No one serious has jumped in yet, but the Bozeman Daily Chronicle tells us that state Democrats are preparing to face wealthy businessman Greg Gianforte…..

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Obama Cuban actions Ok for Cuban-Americans…Poll

A majority of Cuban-Americans support the White House’s new policy toward Cuba, according to a new poll released Wednesday….

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Political Roundup for April 1, 2015…Red Racing Horses..

NV-Sen: Gravis Marketing has the first early look at this race after the retirement announcement of Sen. Harry Reid (D). As expected, much centers on whether Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) decides to run. If he does, he would be a heavy favorite, leading potential Democratic candidates ex-AG Catherine Cortez Masto and Rep. Dina Titus by 16 and 18 points, respectively. If he doesn’t run, Democrats appear to be a slight favorite……

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GOP Governors running for President are taking Obamacare Money for their states…

Several Republican governors likely to run for president have secured hundreds millions of dollars under Obamacare while working to dismantle the healthcare law, according to a Reuters review of federal spending records…..

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 3/31/15…Tammy Duckworth will take on Mark Kirk

Reposted from Daily Kos Elections by Jeff Singer attribution: REUTERS Democratic Senate candiate Tammy Duckworth Leading Off:• IL-Sen: As expected, Rep. Tammy Duckworth formally kicked off her campaign against GOP Sen. Mark Kirk on Monday, making her the first Democrat …

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There are over 500,000 federal, state, and local elected officials in America…

But how big is government, you might wonder?

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Jon Stewart will be succeded by South Africa Trevor Noah…

In December, Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian, made his debut as an on-air contributor on “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” offering his outsider’s perspective, as a biracial South African, on the United States.

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 3/30/15… Nevada institution Harry Reid announces surprise retirement

• NV-Sen: Despite spending the last few months saying he would run for re-election, Democratic Sen. Harry Reid announced on Friday that he would not be on the ballot in 2016. Nevada was already emerging as a major battleground for control of the Senate, and this move won’t change that.

It’s unclear if Reid’s departure will help or hurt his party’s chances at holding this seat.

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Political Roundup for March 30th, 2015…Will Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval (R) run for the Senate?… Red Racing Horses

NV-Sen: Governor Brian Sandoval (R) remains elusive as to whether or not he plans to run for the now-open Nevada Senate Seat. The Governor is massively popular, especially for a swing state, but the unexpected state Republican majorities swept in by the 2014 elections might convince him to stay in Carson City.

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Sen Warren carries her Progressive flag into the House…

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is meeting with House Democrats in an effort to push back against President Obama’s trade agenda…..

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Hillary Clinton Update…Backing Israel…

“Secretary Clinton thinks we need to all work together to return the special U.S.-Israel relationship to constructive footing, to get back to basic shared concerns and interests, including a two-state solution pursued through direct negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians,”

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GOP Indiana Gov Mike Pence is defiant on religious freedom law…

“I stand by this law,” he continued. “It represents a fundamental protection for individuals.”

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