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In Colorado, Michelle Obama, Mark Udall push women's issues--not women candidates

washingtonexaminer.com — FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Maybe Democratic Sen. Mark Udall was a little nervous introducing First Lady Michelle Obama. Udall, trailing Republican challenger Rep. Cory Gardner with less than two weeks before election day, was glad to have the more popular of the Obamas visit Colorado to campaign for him.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @ByronYork: Udall wanted to quote famous MLK statement, but it came out: 'We judge people by the content of their color…' ow.ly/DhaJF

Oct 24, 2014

Link: In Colorado, Michelle Obama, Mark Udall push women's issues--not women candidates. ow.ly/Dhb28

Oct 24, 2014

That's what Udall campaign is about. But what about Colorado Democratic women running for office? Not so much. ow.ly/DhaY0

Oct 24, 2014

But day wasn't about gaffes. It was about women, especially 'right to make own health care decisions.' ow.ly/DhaUM

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McConnell's challenge in Kentucky

washingtonexaminer.com — MENIFEE COUNTY, KY. - Hobbling down Big Salt Lick Road, a three-legged dog greets me at the Menifee County line. After a furtive bark, she trips across Route 36 and comes to rest in front of a crumbling, rusty trailer home. Danny Smith, who lives a mile down the road, chuckles when I ask him about the dog.

Pushback: NY Ebola doc 'a hero,' should inspire others, cheers World Bank president

washingtonexaminer.com — The president of the World Bank on Friday called the doctor who just returned from Guinea, didn't quarantine himself but socialized in New York before showing signs of Ebola, a "hero" for helping out in West Africa.
Oct 24, 2014

World Bank says of Ebola, there are 'still parts of the three countries where it is spreading quickly.' | washingtonexaminer.com/pushback-ny-eb…

Oct 24, 2014

Pushback: NY Ebola doc 'a hero,' should inspire others, cheers World Bank president | WashingtonExaminer.com washingtonexaminer.com/pushback-ny-eb…

Who says Obamacare isn't major factor in midterms?

washingtonexaminer.com — Some Democrats and their advocates in the press believe Obamacare, a year into implementation, is no longer much of a factor in the midterm elections. But no one has told Republican candidates, who are still pounding away at the Affordable Care Act on the stump.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @dcexaminer: Byron York: Who says Obamacare isn't major factor in midterms? washex.am/1rrAqiJ

Christie: Obama is a 'class warrior'

washingtonexaminer.com — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says that President Obama is focusing on the minimum wage because he's a class warrior. Speaking from a New Jersey diner Thursday, the Republican explained that his widely reported Tuesday comment - how he was "tired of hearing about the minimum wage" - was taken out of context and misunderstood, according to the New York Daily News.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @dcexaminer: Chris Christie says Obama focuses on the minimum wage because he's a "class warrior" washex.am/12qv6X4 pic.twitter.com/SPZGT11jHB

'Dr. Spencer is a hero,' cheers World Bank president of NYC Ebola doctor

washingtonexaminer.com — The president of the World Bank on Friday called the doctor who just returned from Guinea, didn't quarantine himself but socialized in New York before showing signs of Ebola, a "hero" for helping out in Western Africa.

Midterms: GOP changes its tune on Social Security

washingtonexaminer.com — Sensing the Senate can be won, Republicans are changing their rhetoric on Social Security benefits. Ads in races around the country paint the GOP's Democratic opponents as lacking the backbone to defend retirement benefits for seniors. One example is a National Republican Campaign Committee ad attacking Rep.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @dcexaminer: Sensing the Senate can be won, Republicans are changing their rhetoric on Social Security benefits. washex.am/1ytWayZ

This is strongest sign yet that the GOP will clean up in the midterms

washingtonexaminer.com — Senate Democrats are reportedly preparing to rush through a number of President Obama's nominees during the upcoming lame-duck session of Congress, signaling that Democrats in the Senate are bearish on their chances in the Nov. 4 midterm elections.
Oct 24, 2014

Dems planning to rush through nominees during lame-duck session? What does that say about their midterm hopes? washex.am/1ytMt3z

Oct 23, 2014

Read it. Your very lives depend on it. RT @dcexaminer: This is strongest sign yet that GOP will clean up in midterms washex.am/1D3ENWH

Iowa absentee votes hint at GOP chances

washingtonexaminer.com — Iowa State Sen. Joni Ernst, a Republican, narrowly leads Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley in the polls for the U.S. Senate. And she can take additional hope from her state's early and absentee voting so far. As of Thursday, registered Republicans have cast 105,347 ballots to 104,984 for Democrats, according to the Iowa Secretary of State.

Just 20% of 2014 voters favor Obama

washingtonexaminer.com — President Obama isn't on the ballot this fall, but voters say they'll be turning out to oppose him. Thirty-two percent of registered voters see the midterm elections as a vote against Obama, compared to just 20 percent in favor, with the midterm elections less than two weeks away.