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That Virginia Campaign Ad On TV In Washington? Close Enough

bloomberg.com — Watching the World Series on television in Washington this week, viewers may have come across political ads for Senator Mark Warner or House candidate Barbara Comstock. That late-October would bring pols to the air in primetime is about the least surprising thing in the world. But Warner is running for re-election in Virginia.

A Bush Boomlet Sparked by the Family

bloomberg.com — Election Day marks the unofficial start of the race for 2016 (even though most serious potential candidates have been gearing up for months.) Everyone who is anyone in the political sphere has committed to making a decision sometime after November 4, either later this year or early in 2015.

Senate Candidate on Smoking Weed on the Campaign Trail: "I Actually Do."

bloomberg.com — Sean Haugh, the Libertarian candidate running for Senate in North Carolina, has been looked at as a possible spoiler for Republicans (read my colleague Dave Weigel's great profile of him here.)

DSCC Goes Back Up For Grimes In Kentucky

bloomberg.com — Turns out it was a bit too soon to say national Democrats were giving up on Kentucky Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is going back on air with a $650,000 television ad buy to close out the campaign, according to a DSCC official.

GOP Group Readies 1,000-Lawyer Army for Election Day

bloomberg.com — Unlike most Election Days, this one has a decent chance of ending without a clear winner. Blame the excruciatingly tight races around the country that could lead to recounts, the two potential runoffs that may dictate control of the U.S. Senate, and the Supreme Court for taking action on state voting laws just weeks before Election Day.

Grimes Tied With McConnell, Roberts Pulls Even With Orman

bloomberg.com — One day after President Barack Obama made the statement that may have launched a thousand new Republican ads attacking Democrats for standing with the president on policy if not on the campaign trail, the party is looking at mixed numbers in a series of recent Senate battleground polls.

Steyer Group: Republicans = Cavemen

bloomberg.com — The environmentalist outside spending group is deploying shame tactics against Republicans.

Ben Carson on Greed, Insurance Companies, RINOs, and Ebola

bloomberg.com — Unlike a lot of come-from-nowhere potential presidential candidates (see: Cain, Herman), there's an easy way to track down many of Ben Carson's positions: His hundreds of speeches and six books (including his most recent, now in its 20th week on the New York Times Bestseller list.)

Ben Carson's Longshot Presidential Bid Suddenly Looks a Lot More Realistic

bloomberg.com — "I tend to be an honest and frank and open person," says Ben Carson, his voice not much more than a whisper. "And I'm coming to learn that you can't actually do that." He chuckled.

Grimes Doubles Down on Vote Secrecy In Kentucky Senate Debate

bloomberg.com — Citing a "constitutional right" to keep her vote secret, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democratic nominee for Senate, again declined to say who she voted for in the 2008 and 2012 elections.
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Oct 31, 2014

Friday twitter fights over the state of the volcker rule are the best friday twitter fights. cc: @sabrush

Oct 31, 2014

Pres. Obama will meet with Fed Chair Janet Yellen next week to discuss American economy, per @agreilingkeane

Oct 31, 2014

Michigan AD Dave Brandon is resigning, disappointing Ohio State fans everywhere espn.go.com/college-footba…

Oct 31, 2014

Week in review: Jose Canseco shot his finger off while cleaning 4 guns at once. -30-

Oct 31, 2014

Turns out $200 million(!) has been spent on campaign ads that aired in the wrong district, via @bpolitics bloomberg.com/politics/artic…

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