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Political Roundup for October 8th, 2014…South Dakota Senate race?…Red Racing Horses…

Republican frontrunner Mike Rounds has faceed increased criticism over a program designed to get wealthy foreigners passports.

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Turkey wants Assad and some Kurds gone MORE than it cares about ISIS….

“There’s growing angst about Turkey dragging its feet to act to prevent a massacre less than a mile from its border,” a senior administration official said. “After all the fulminating about Syria’s humanitarian catastrophe, they’re inventing reasons not to act to avoid another catastrophe.

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Stu Rothenberg says 7 GOP Senate seats…BUT?

So what could/would cause me to change my expectations over the next month? How could Democrats alter the election’s trajectory?

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Afternoon Polling Roundup for 10/6/14…Lots…Lots of YouGov Polls!

YouGov gets their own section for the shear volume of polls they released over the weekend.

YouGov-Sen: Not many surprises here aside from Roberts being tied with Orman in Kansas.

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 10/6/14… David Perdue’s outsourcing past is back with a vengeance

If Perdue’s newly unearthed moment of candor about outsourcing doesn’t find its way into a Democratic ad or two by Tuesday, I’ll be shocked . Laura Clawson ……

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Morning Roundup For October 6, 2014…Davis needs more money in Texas…Red Racing Horses

TX-Gov: Democrats, including some on the Wendy Davis campaign itself, are conceding that it’s an uphill battle to turn Texas blue this cycle. Yes it is, with that attitude. The key is donating more money to Wendy Davis, folks. Don’t give up hope yet….

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A argument AGAINST the influence of Latino’s in Texas….

The fact remains that latino’s DO IN Fact overwhelmingly vote Democratic for good reasons….

Democrats have been welcoming them, despite President Obama’s foot dragging on Immigration reform, He IS their friend….Others in the Republican party would like nothing better than to ship any Latino they see back to Mexico and beyond….

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Republicans ARE quietly hopeful on making McConnell the majority Leader of the Senate…

“The Senate is up for grabs and the outcome is far from certain,” said Paul Lindsay, spokesman for the pro-GOP American Crossroads. “There’s a lot of encouraging signs in many states and a good progression for us in many states. But at the same time many of these races are still up for grabs.”

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Daily Real Clear Politics Polling Numbers 9/30/14 to 10/3/14…

Daily Real Clear Politics Polling Numbers 9/30/14 to 10/3/14…President Obama , Senate, House, Governor, 2016 Polls….

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Political Roundup for October 3, 2014…Red Racing Horses…

NC-Sen: House Speaker Thom Tillis has released an ad attacking President Obama and Senator Kay Hagan for weakness towards ISIS. We have not seen many ads running on this theme yet. I am unsure how many more we will see, but it is interesting to see a shift to the “Everything is falling apart under Obama” theme.

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Jobless rate falls to 5.9% with increased hiring…..

The U.S. job market rebounded in September as the economy added 248,000 jobs, according to government data released Friday morning, a reassuring sign of the nation’s recovery.

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GOP’s 2016 Candidates On National Security…

Each crisis Obama faces is also a political opportunity for the Republican Party, which is looking to the 2016 presidential elections to reassert itself as the national security party, the one with the answer to the fundamental question: What is America’s role in the world? The field is crowded with up-and-comer senators, seasoned governors and familiar faces, all unabashedly jockeying to secure their superiority on foreign policy, national security and defense…..

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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 10/2/14…The courts and a new poll deal twin setbacks to Pat Roberts

KS-Sen, Gov: You know it’s a freakin’ weird election year when the best polling news for Democrats regularly comes out of Kansas. But yeah, we’ve got another good survey from the Sunflower State, this time courtesy of Suffolk University. In the intensely watched Senate race, independent Greg Orman holds a 46-41 lead on Republican Sen. Pat Roberts, making this the fifth straight poll to show Orman ahead….

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Political Roundup for October 2nd, 2014…Dem’s do NOT have to put someone on the Kansas US Senate Ballot…Red Racing Horses

KS-Sen: It’s official—Democrats won’t have to field a candidate for this seat after Chad Taylor withdrew his candidacy last month. Let’s hope the KSGOP can use this to successfully paint Greg Orman as the unofficial D in the race, as he’s currently leading by mid-single-digitsin most polls.

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George W. Bush sits down for a conversation…Obama and Iraq…

“The Iraqi people obviously are going to have to make the decision as to whether or not they want to live in peace,” Bush said on Fox News. “They’re not ready to do it on their own, that’s the lesson we’ve learned recently.”

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The latest Ebola thing…

Texas health officials said Thursday that there are “about 100″ people who may have had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, the man who is being treated in a Dallas-area hospital for Ebola….

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