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Politics: Democratic Campaigns

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AP

Democrats completed an improbable double-barreled election sweep of Congress on Wednesday, taking control of the Senate with a victory in Virginia as they padded their day-old majority in the House.

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San Francisco Chronicle

What difference will it make if the Democrats win one or both houses in Congress? One has to doubt that the Democrats collectively have a better foreign policy to offer. The primary problem of the leadership of the Democratic Party is that it believe

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Boston Herald

In 1994, Deval Patrick, the Democratic candidate for governor who was then assitant attorney general, concluded there was insufficient basis to prosecute FBI sniper Lon Horiuchi for shooting and killing 43-year old Vicki Weaver.

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Reuters

The battle to represent hurricane-battered New Orleans in Congress should turn on which candidate can best help rebuild the city but the buzz is about how $90,000 in cold hard cash ended up in the Democratic incumbent's freezer.

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AP

The New York Post endorsed Democratic Sen. Hilary Rodham Clinton for re-election on Monday, saying her GOP challenger, John Spencer, "isn't a credible alternative." "Surprised? Well, so are we _ a little,' said the Post editor

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Washington Post

In a state that voted nearly 2 to 1 for President Bush in 2004, 9 former Republicans will be on the November ballot as Democrats. Among them is Mark Parkinson, a former chairman of the Kansas Republican Party

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AP

Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid has been using campaign donations instead of his personal money to pay Christmas bonuses for the support staff at the Ritz-Carlton where he lives in an upscale condominium. Federal election law bars candidates from

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NY Times

Elsewhere, Democratic challengers are either ahead or close in races in five states held by the Republicans: Missouri, Montana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island, according to political strategists in both parties and the latest polls.

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Insight magazine

The White House funneled millions of dollars through major Republican Party contributors to Sen. Joseph Lieberman's primary campaign in a failed effort to ensure the support of the former Democrat for the Bush administration.

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Guerrilla News(Joshua Frank)

Ned Lamont's victory over Senator Joe Lieberman in Connecticut's Democratic primary two weeks ago has been hailed by many as a victory for the movement against the war in Iraq. Lamont has been an ardent critic of the Bush adminstration's

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Washington Post

A battle over race that had divided Alabama's Democratic Party came to an end yesterday when the party's executive committee reinstated a white gay woman as its nominee to represent a historically black Birmingham district in the state legisl

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Arianna Huffington

Hillary Clinton is meeting with Ned Lamont in the next few days on her home turf in Chappaqua in what may well be a more important meeting for her future than for Lamont's. Their get-together is coming at a crossroads moment for both Hillary and

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By Huma Zaidi - NBC News

Republicans have determined that they can gain more politically by supporting Lieberman and casting him as the victim of an anti-war, liberal-dominated Democratic party than they can gain from backing their own candidate, Alan Schlesinger.

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Reuters

One year after labor groups vowed to punish 15 Democrats who joined Republicans in the US Congress to approve a Central American free trade pact, most have easily won their party's nomination to run again. Democrats still angry about the U.S.-Ce

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George Stephanopoulos' blog (ABC)

According to a close Lieberman adviser, the President's political guru, Karl Rove, has reached out to the Lieberman camp with a message straight from the Oval Office: "The boss wants to help. Whatever we can do, we will do."

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