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Who will control the Senate?

It’s become fashionable to write off Democrats’ chances of holding the Senate this fall. Political models belonging to gurus like 538.com’s Nate Silver and analysts for The New York Times show the GOP as having better than even, sometimes much […]

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Who will control the Senate?

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It’s become fashionable to write off Democrats’ chances of holding the Senate this fall. Political models belonging to gurus like 538.com’s Nate Silver and analysts for The New York Times show the GOP as having better than even, sometimes much […]

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Senator Susan Collins: Is this what a modern-day GOP moderate looks like?

President Obama won Maine handily in 2008 and 2012. But even at the height of his popularity, one politician outperformed him in the state: GOP Senator Susan Collins. The 444,300

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Greg Orman’s independent rise is what’s right with Kansas

What an Independent's standing in blood-red Kansas says about the state of today's GOP The biggest news we’ll see all week — maybe all month — broke late last Wednesday,

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President Martin O’Malley? It will never happen

Maryland Governor Martin OMalley speaking at the Chesapeake Executive Council Meeting in 2010. (Wikimedia) “He’s Handsome, He’s Progressive, He’s a Rocker”,   New Republic columnist  Alec MacGillis wrote of Maryland Governor

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Democrats should come out swinging for the midterms

If Democrats go big this November, they won't have to go home It's been a week of mixed news for Democrats hoping to hold down their losses in the House

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Heather Mizeur believes she will become governor

(Actress Sonja Sohn with Heather Mizeur. All photos by Bill Hughes) Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland, Heather Mizeur, campaigned at the Waverly Farmers Market, at 32nd Street and Barclay,

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What Kentucky’s Primary means to the nation

Well, that didn't take long. Kentucky's once—exalted GOP Senate primary, so unsuspenseful these last few months, was called just one minute after the polls closed Tuesday. By a margin

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Battle for America heats up in Kentucky

It was August of 2013, and GOP strategist Jesse Benton was getting ready to take one for the team. “Between you and me,” he told a conservative activist in what

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Marco Rubio’s Resurrection: How the ‘Republican Savior’ might save himself for 2016

It's a rare day when Rush Limbaugh and Peggy Noonan are on the same page both in style and substance. But that's exactly what happened last month, judging by their

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Charles Village Community center holds lively political event

Maryland Governor hopeful Heather Mizeur appeared Saturday at a forum in Baltimore City. The event before a SRO audience was held at the 29th Street Community Center in Charles

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