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Former senators Trent Lott and John Breaux have new gigs. As Russian bank lobbyists.

Two former U.S. senators -- Republican Majority Leader Trent Lott and Democrat John Breaux -- are now working as lobbyists for the Russian-owned Gazprombank, according to a Friday filing. That bank, controlled by the Russian state-owned Gazprom energy ... [Published The Fix - 42 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 57 mins ago - 1 reports

From ACORN to Obamacare: The ebb and flow of Republican Obama critiques

Remember Solyndra? It was a solar company that failed in 2011 after having received loan guarantees from the government and a vocal endorsement from President Obama. To Republicans, it best epitomized the failures of the administration -- at least, until ... [Published The Fix - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Eric Cantor’s new job, by the numbers

News that former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R) has found a new job didn't exactly shock the world. Nor did the industry in which he found work -- Cantor will be joining the world of high finance, taking a gig as vice chairman of investment firm ... [Published The Fix - 5 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Colorado is the GOP’s biggest test on women

When Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) first ran for Congress in 2010, he supported a "personhood" ballot measure that voters roundly rejected that same year (even as they elected him to a conservative district). During his time in the House, he has supported ... [Published The Fix - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Two polls show Dick Durbin is in trouble. Don’t believe the hype.

Every two years, with a few weeks left in the election, it seems that at least one Senate race emerges as surprisingly competitive. An incumbent whom nobody saw as vulnerable winds up fighting for his or her job. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) in 2008. ... [Published The Fix - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Ted Cruz wants to make the 2014 election a referendum on ‘amnesty’

In a fiery speech over the weekend to an Americans for Prosperity gathering in Texas, Ted Cruz made one thing absolutely clear: He'd love to have the 2014 midterms be decided on the issue of immigration. "President Obama has made a decision to make this ... [Published The Fix - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

One of the most damning political ads you’ll ever see this year

As our own Philip Rucker first reported last week, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) is the latest senator to be confronted by questions about just how much she actually lives in her home state. Where Landrieu differs from others who have faced similar questions, ... [Published The Fix - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Mary Landrieu
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

After flirting with doves, the GOP returns to the hawks

Remember when the Republican Party was quickly shifting toward a new brand of Rand Paul-esque foreign policy non-interventionism? No more. Less than a year ago, just 18 percent of GOPers said that the United States does “too little” when it comes to helping ... [Published The Fix - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Rick Perry makes a Twitter ‘oops’

On Sunday night, Texas Gov. Rick Perry tweeted this image out from his personal @governorperry Twitter account accompanied by the text "A2": That tweet was deleted and @governorperry then tweeted this: A tweet just went out from my account that was unauthorized. ... [Published The Fix - Sep 01 2014]
Entities: Rick Perry, Twitter
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Today is the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Today marks the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina striking the Louisiana coast. It was the costliest natural disaster in American history, and left more than 1,800 people dead. Here was The Washington Post's front page on Aug. 30, the day when the ... [Published The Fix - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Summer is almost over. Here’s what you should read to get ready for the elections this fall.

Labor Day is almost here, which means the 2014 midterms are only slightly more than two months away. Unfortunately, political consultants have not found a way to make summer not precede fall, so it is likely that you and many of your fellow voters haven't ... [Published The Fix - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Elections, Acquisition
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Who had the worst week in Washington?

When is a house a home? That’s the question Sen. Mary Landrieu (La.) confronted this past week when The Washington Post’s Phil Rucker reported that the Democratic incumbent’s listed address in New Orleans is in fact her parents’ home. Landrieu lives, ... [Published The Fix - Aug 29 2014]

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...Prosperity gathering in Texas, Ted Cruz made one thing absolutely clear: He'd love to have the 2014 midterms be decided on the issue of immigration. "President Obama has made a decision to make this election in 2014 a national referendum on amnesty" Cruz said […]
...You see, Obama has a tendency to wear gray or blue suits.  "You'll see I wear only gray or blue suits," Obama told Vanity Fair in 2012.   "I'm trying to pare down […]"
"If politicians are like rock stars, Rick Perry is Miley Cyrus." So said the Concord Monitor, a New Hampshire newspaper, when trying to step back and figure out what the Texas governor's visit to the state means for...
After more than a year of campaigning, New Hampshire Senate candidate Jim Rubens (R) has decided on his closing message: the "disconnect between voters in New Hampshire and politicians in Washington D C " He was campaigning in Groveton, a small town of about 1,000 near the Canadian border, when he walked into a diner (as all candidates in […]

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Former senators Trent Lott and John Breaux have... [Published The Fix - 42 mins ago]
From ACORN to Obamacare: The ebb and flow of Re... [Published The Fix - 1 hour ago]
Colorado is the GOP’s biggest test on women [Published The Fix - 2 hours ago]
Two polls show Dick Durbin is in trouble. Don’t... [Published The Fix - 3 hours ago]
Ted Cruz wants to make the 2014 election a refe... [Published The Fix - 4 hours ago]
Eric Cantor’s new job, by the numbers [Published The Fix - 5 hours ago]
One of the most damning political ads you’ll ev... [Published The Fix - 6 hours ago]
After flirting with doves, the GOP returns to t... [Published The Fix - 8 hours ago]
Rick Perry makes a Twitter ‘oops’ [Published The Fix - Sep 01 2014]
Summer is almost over. Here’s what you should r... [Published The Fix - Aug 29 2014]
Who had the worst week in Washington? [Published The Fix - Aug 29 2014]
Today is the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Kat... [Published The Fix - Aug 29 2014]
Hillary Clinton was surprisingly bold on Ferguson [Published The Fix - Aug 29 2014]
Is it deja vu for Martha Coakley in Massachusetts? [Published The Fix - Aug 29 2014]
Jon Stewart dubs Rick Perry the ‘Indict Cowboy’... [Published The Fix - Aug 29 2014]
Why Obama’s ‘We don’t have a strategy’ gaffe st... [Published The Fix - Aug 29 2014]
Nation distracted by president’s tan suit [Published The Fix - Aug 28 2014]
An eye-popping chart that shows how campaign fi... [Published The Fix - Aug 28 2014]
The GOP has struggled with women for a long tim... [Published The Fix - Aug 28 2014]
Mitt Romney isn’t running for president again. ... [Published The Fix - Aug 28 2014]
The 2016 presidential contenders are all basica... [Published The Fix - Aug 28 2014]
Tom Corbett’s poll numbers are epically bad [Published The Fix - Aug 28 2014]
The most important word in Rand Paul’s attack o... [Published The Fix - Aug 28 2014]
Rob Ford is gaining in the polls and could win ... [Published The Fix - Aug 28 2014]
Watch Stephen Colbert compare the police respon... [Published The Fix - Aug 28 2014]
Obama’s use of executive privilege is about to ... [Published The Fix - Aug 28 2014]
QUIZ: Can you guess the politician by the imper... [Published The Fix - Aug 27 2014]
Who says the Senate isn’t an old boys club anym... [Published The Fix - Aug 27 2014]
Democrats have a depth problem [Published The Fix - Aug 27 2014]
A bunch of Republican Senate candidates spoke a... [Published The Fix - Aug 27 2014]
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Former senators Trent Lott and John Breaux have... [Published The Fix - 42 mins ago]
Two former U.S. senators -- Republican Majority Leader Trent Lott and Democrat John Breaux -- are now working as lobbyists for the Russian-owned Gazprombank, according to a Friday filing. That bank, controlled by the Russian state-owned Gazprom energy ...
From ACORN to Obamacare: The ebb and flow of Re... [Published The Fix - 1 hour ago]
Remember Solyndra? It was a solar company that failed in 2011 after having received loan guarantees from the government and a vocal endorsement from President Obama. To Republicans, it best epitomized the failures of the administration -- at least, until ...
Colorado is the GOP’s biggest test on women [Published The Fix - 2 hours ago]
When Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) first ran for Congress in 2010, he supported a "personhood" ballot measure that voters roundly rejected that same year (even as they elected him to a conservative district). During his time in the House, he has supported ...
Two polls show Dick Durbin is in trouble. Don’t... [Published The Fix - 3 hours ago]
Every two years, with a few weeks left in the election, it seems that at least one Senate race emerges as surprisingly competitive. An incumbent whom nobody saw as vulnerable winds up fighting for his or her job. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) in 2008. ...
Ted Cruz wants to make the 2014 election a refe... [Published The Fix - 4 hours ago]
In a fiery speech over the weekend to an Americans for Prosperity gathering in Texas, Ted Cruz made one thing absolutely clear: He'd love to have the 2014 midterms be decided on the issue of immigration. "President Obama has made a decision to make this ...
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