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Whistleblowers: US Gave Visas to Suspected Forgers, Fraudsters, Criminals
Officials overseeing a federal program that offers an immigration short-cut to wealthy foreign investors have ignored pointed warnings from federal agents and approved visas for some immigrants suspected of having committed fraud, money laundering, and even one applicant with alleged ties to a
Election 2014 Scorecard: How 6 Potential 2016 GOP Presidential Candidates Fared on the Campaign Trail
We know that Election Day 2014 left the Democrats seeing red. But with midterms behind us, the focus now shifts to 2016. The midterms gave potential 2016 nominees a chance to hit the campaign trail early – for other candidates, of course. Bill and Hillary...
President Obama Admits 'Republicans Had a Good Night'
A day after Republicans took control of the Senate and gained seats in the House, President Obama today admitted the GOP “had a good night" on Tuesday. “Obviously, Republicans had a good night and they deserve credit for running good campaigns,” the president said during a news conference in the
2014 Midterm Elections: Republicans Take Control of Senate and House
Sen. Mitch McConnell likely to take over as majority leader as Democrats lose out.
A Fresh Blast of Discontent Reshapes the Political Order
A fresh blast of public discontent reshaped American politics yet again in the 2014 midterm elections, handing the Republican Party control of the Senate and its largest house majority in 86 years. Its source: Seemingly unending economic woe – and the political discord it fuels....
Senate Elections 2014: Republicans Seize Control of the Senate
Republicans handed a major defeat to President Obama and Senate Democrats on Tuesday night when they seized control of the Senate by flipping at least seven seats from the Democratic to the GOP column. Republicans secured victory in seven states where Democrats currently hold seats -– Arkansas,
Dems Chance at Senate Control Fades With Colorado Projection
Republican Gardner is projected to take Colorado Senate seat away from Incumbent Democrat Udall.
5 Candidates You've Never Heard of Who Could Make the Difference On Election Day
With the makeup of the Senate hanging in the balance, a handful of third-party or non-mainstream candidates could act as spoilers in Senate match-ups on Tuesday – potentially sending races into overtime or snatching away much-needed votes from Democratic and Republican candidates. From a pizza
A South Dakota Senate Candidate Is Making Music Videos. And They're Amazing
Rick Weiland is trying to sing his way to the Senate. As national Democrats finalize plans to pour $1 million into South Dakota to help Weiland, the Democrat is flooding television airwaves with country song parodies. Since April, his campaign has aired three music videos in the state that put an
Why Democrats Are Set To Go Big In South Dakota
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT THE CAMPAIGN BATTLEFIELD WAS SET for the final weeks of the midterm election season, is there suddenly a new seat in play? Yes, Democrats believe, and it’s in South Dakota. A top Democratic official tells ABC’s...