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Democratic super PAC to put millions behind new Georgia runoff ad as both parties turn focus to key contest

A top Democratic super PAC will begin airing a new ad attacking Republican Herschel Walker's character on Saturday, as both parties turn their focus to a Georgia Senate runoff that may end up determining control of the Senate. → Read More

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Democrats and Republicans push voters to ‘cure’ flawed mail ballots with Nevada races still uncalled

Political organizations, especially Democratic-leaning unions, that spent months urging people to vote in Nevada's key Senate race are now turning their focus toward "curing" flawed mail-in ballots in the still-uncalled contest. → Read More

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7 things to watch for in Tuesday’s midterm elections

The 2022 midterms have arrived, as voters across the nation decide who will set the agenda in Washington and in statehouses across the country for the next two years -- and who will set the ground rules for 2024. → Read More

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Clinton accuses Republicans of trying to ‘scare voters’ over crime

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday said the Republican focus on crime ahead of the 2022 midterm elections was clear hypocrisy, telling CNN's Don Lemon that the party is not "concerned about voter safety, they just want to keep voters scared." → Read More

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Fetterman on debate: ‘I thought it was important that I show up’

Pennsylvania Democratic Senate hopeful John Fetterman anticipated that his debate against Republican Mehmet Oz "wasn't going to be easy" following a stroke earlier this year but "thought it was important that I show up," he told CNN's Don Lemon in an interview that aired Tuesday on "CNN This Morning." → Read More

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With his own midterm 'shellacking' in mind, Obama returns to campaign trail to boost Democrats

Midterm elections were never Barack Obama's strong suit. → Read More

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Hassan and Bolduc spar over abortion and election denial in testy New Hampshire Senate debate

Democrat Sen. Maggie Hassan and Republican Don Bolduc on Thursday sparred over abortion during their second debate in the New Hampshire Senate race, with the retired Army brigadier general getting visibly worked up by the attacks being lobbed at him on the issue. → Read More

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‘It was tough’: Fetterman supporters voice concern that debate performance will sway undecided voters

Democrat John Fetterman's debate performance has intensified the focus on his recovery from a stroke, leading some supporters to worry that his current post-stroke limitations could affect his narrow lead in the critical Pennsylvania Senate race against Republican Mehmet Oz. → Read More

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Six takeaways from the Pennsylvania Senate debate between Fetterman and Oz

The first and only debate between Democrat John Fetterman and Republican Mehmet Oz quickly devolved into a series of personal and biting attacks in what has become the highest stakes Senate race in the country. → Read More

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Fetterman and Oz to face off Tuesday in only debate of marquee Pennsylvania Senate race

When Democrat John Fetterman and Republican Mehmet Oz debate in Harrisburg on Tuesday, it will be the first time the candidates in the highest profile Senate race of the year have ever met. → Read More

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Oz loans his Pennsylvania Senate campaign another $1 million

Mehmet Oz, the Republican nominee for US Senate in Pennsylvania, loaned his campaign an additional $1 million on October 20, according to a filing with the FEC. → Read More

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Oz loans his Pennsylvania Senate campaign another $1 million

Mehmet Oz, the Republican nominee for US Senate in Pennsylvania, loaned his campaign an additional $1 million on October 20, according to a filing with the FEC. → Read More

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Warnock to begin airing ad on abortion allegations against Walker after weeks of avoiding the issue

After weeks of avoiding the abortion allegations against Georgia Republican Senate nominee Herschel Walker, Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock is putting money behind the accusations that have roiled the key race. → Read More

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Fetterman’s campaign releases new report from his doctor that says he ‘has no work restrictions’

Pennsylvania Democratic Senate nominee John Fetterman is "recovering well from his stroke" and "has no work restrictions and can work full duty in public office," according to a medical report released Wednesday by the lieutenant governor's primary care physician. → Read More

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Five takeaways from the second Ohio Senate debate

The second Ohio Senate debate between Democrat Tim Ryan and Republican J.D. Vance was a personal and combative affair, with each candidate repeatedly questioning the other's character. → Read More

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Democrats are facing stiff battles for governor in these key states

Democratic nominees for governor are facing the stiffest competition this year as the party tries to hold on to its gains from the "blue wave" of 2018, even though Republicans are defending more governorships in November. → Read More

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Bolduc raises unsubstantiated possibility of 2022 election impropriety ahead of New Hampshire Senate contest

New Hampshire Senate nominee Don Bolduc, a Republican who has pushed the falsehood that the 2020 election was stolen, raised the unsubstantiated prospect that the same could happen in 2022 during an interview with a radio host in New Hampshire on Monday. → Read More

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Four takeaways from Ohio's US Senate debate

The debate between Democrat Tim Ryan and Republican J.D. Vance in Ohio's closer-than-expected Senate contest began with a testy exchange on the economy and quickly devolved from there into a contentious -- and at times personal -- clash. → Read More

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Trump’s visit to small Nevada town highlights importance of rural voters to state Republicans

When former President Donald Trump touched down in Minden, Nevada, on Saturday to campaign for a slate of Republican candidates, he landed in a town of just under 3,500 people -- about 0.1% of the state's population. → Read More

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Obama warns 'a lot of mischief' is possible if Republicans win back House

Former President Barack Obama painted a grim picture of the GOP at two California fundraisers this week, according to excerpts provided to CNN, warning Democrats that Republicans could oversee "a lot of mischief" if they win the House in the November midterm elections. → Read More