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Meet The Frontrunners In The Crowded GOP Senate Primary

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:00pm

Seven Republicans are competing for the nomination to Georgia's open Senate seat. All are conservative, but the primary on May 20 will be a test of how well the Tea Party is doing. At least three of the candidates carry the Tea Party mantle. Some party leaders worry that if one of the more extreme conservatives gets the nomination, it could clear the way for a win by a moderate Democrat in the general election.

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Bill Clinton Says His Wife's Brain Is Just Fine, Thank You

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 2:16pm

The former president said Republican strategist Karl Rove's recent remarks about Hillary Rodham Clinton's health are "just the beginning" of the attacks that are headed her way.

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Jay Z Has Another Problem To Add To His 99

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 10:33am

Social media is still buzzing about the video of Beyonce's younger sister Solange attacking Jay Z while leaving a party. But is it any of our business? The Beauty Shop ladies weigh in.

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Sen. Scott: Democrats Too Focused On Symptoms Of Poverty?

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 10:33am

Today, few political leaders are putting the war against poverty at the top of their lists. Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) is the exception. He talks about his conservative approach to ending poverty.

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Newark Mayor's Race Seen As A Referendum On Cory Booker

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:03am

Residents in Newark, N.J., voted on Tuesday, closing a raucous mayoral campaign to replace Corey Booker, who is now a U.S. senator. Renee Montagne talks to Mark Bonamo of the website Politicker NJ.

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Tea Party Challenger Wins Nebraska's GOP Senate Primary

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:03am

In Tuesday's Senate primary in Nebraska, Ben Sasse, a university president and Tea Party favorite, beat former state treasurer Shane Osborn.

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With Midterm Elections In Mind, Democrats Micro-Target Voters

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:03am

During the 2012 presidential race, Democrats used big data to much success. The big data approach to micro-targeting voters is getting increasingly powerful, and is being used for midterm campaigns.

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Tea Party SuperPAC Targets Established GOP Candidates

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:03am

Mainstream Republicans have been fighting back against Tea Party groups in congressional primaries this year. Steve Inskeep talks to Drew Ryun of the Madison Project, a national Tea Party superPAC.

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Judicial Nominee On Hold Over Drone Strike Justification

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:03am

Harvard law professor David Barron is under fire for signing memos that allowed the U.S. to kill a U.S. citizen overseas in a drone strike. Those blocking his nomination want the documents released.

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