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GOP Senate Candidate Puts Colorado Democrats Off-Balance — GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo.-Rep. Cory Gardner isn't the Senate candidate Democrats were expecting to face-and that fact is driving this year's race here. Freshman Sen. Mark Udall and his fellow Colorado Democrats planned their campaign imagining a contest against Ken Buck, a tea-party Republican with a history of making controversial comments.

Video Report: Colorado Outcome Could Be Sneak Peek at 2016 — DENVER- A heated Senate race in Colorado might just be a sneak preview to see which party has what it takes to win the presidency in 2016. It's the only Senate race where two candidates, Democratic Sen. Mark Udall and Republican Rep.

2014 Race to Watch: Can Grimes Unseat McConnell in Kentucky? — Does Alison Lundergan Grimes have what it takes to bring down the most powerful Republican in the Senate? The hottest race of the 2014 midterms pits Ms. Grimes, a Democrat and Kentucky's secretary of state, against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, one of the shrewdest political tacticians in Congress.

Aging Americans Boost Share of Population Who Receive Government Benefits — More Americans than ever before are tapping government benefits. But this time the baby boomers may be responsible for the slight uptick. Nearly half of Americans, 49.5%, lived in a household where at least one person was receiving some type of government benefit in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to Census Department data.

One Canadian Employer Spends 13 Years to Close Gender Gap in Pay — Should female secretaries be paid at the same rate as male landscapers? That was one of the many questions facing McGill University in Montreal as it launched a sweeping program, required by Quebec law, to ensure gender pay equity among its roughly 12,000 full-time equivalent employees.

We Asked a Male Executive How He Balances Work and Family — Top female executives get this question all the time: How do you balance work and family? So when PricewaterhouseCoopers chairman and senior partner Bob Moritz stopped by The Wall Street Journal after a recent White House summit on working families, we turned the tables and asked him how he does it.

Matt Lauer Explains the GM Mom Question — When NBC News' Matt Lauer scored an interview with Mary Barra, chief executive of embattled General Motors , he probably didn't expect to find himself in the hot seat. But that's exactly what has happened since Lauer's Today Show interview with the GM CEO Thursday, after he asked her if she could be both a good mother and a good chief executive.

Sallie Krawcheck Looks to Ellevate With New Venture — Former Wall Street executive Sallie Krawcheck is on to her next investment. Ms. Krawcheck's women's network, formerly 85 Broads, relaunched Tuesday evening as the Ellevate Network. Wednesday morning the group announced a new index fund comprising companies that have better-than-average gender diversity in their top ranks.

Financial Advisers Need to Improve at Serving Women, Study — Women hold the purse strings to $11.2 trillion in assets in the U.S., and financial institutions are failing to capitalize on it, according to a new report.

Pay Survey: Women CEOs Cash In — Like their male counterparts, female chief executives notched some hefty paydays in 2013. The women featured in The Wall Street Journal's annual survey of CEO pay roughly kept pace with male chiefs. Overall, chief executives at the 300 largest public companies earned a median of $11.4 million last year.
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Oct 20, 2014

RT @DetailsLiz: Jill Abramson teaming with Steve Brill on startup venture... will do "one big story a year" via @TheWrap

Oct 20, 2014

@vgmac Cause America can't have anything nice NOT EVEN A FALL FESTIVAL.

Oct 20, 2014

RT @carolynryan: Frightening. Scientists discover 500- pound kangaroo that was too heavy to hop, just stomped.

Oct 20, 2014

RT @wsjliz: WSJ/NBC Poll: “Why are people so gloomy? Well, it might just be everything”

Oct 19, 2014

Colorado Dems expected to face off against the Tea Party. Instead they got @CoryGardner & it's anyone's race #cosen

Oct 17, 2014

Are egg-freezing benefits a bonus for ambitious women or a ploy to convince them to put their careers first?

Oct 17, 2014

RT @WSJ: Reporter @JackNicas will answer questions about #Ebola, travel, and airlines on our Facebook page at 11:00 a.m. ET:

Oct 17, 2014

Did the last person to touch @repdonyoung really end up dead? His spokesman isn't saying. Truly bizarre profile:

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