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5) House Majority PAC and AFSCME are launching a six-figure ad buy targeting Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, the Washington Post reports. 4) The new liberal super PAC Friends of Democracy launched their first television ad campaign today. The ads will target GOP Reps. Dan Lungren in California, Chip Cravaack in Minnesota, Sean Duffy in Wisconsin and Charlie Bass in New Hampshire. The $700,000 buy will run for two weeks in each district, and the ads accuse the lawmakers of being focused on lobbyists rather than their constituents. 3) An internal poll conducted for Rep. Joe Donnelly's Senate campaign shows the Indiana Democrat in a dead heat with Republican state Treasurer Richard Mourdock: Donnelly has 41 percent of the vote to Mourdock's 40 percent. 2) Amid the craze of analyzing potential VP contenders' Wikipedia pages for recent changes, the site locked down former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's page. 1) Healthcare focus in the White House race: President Obama talked about women's health care issues while campaigning in Colorado Wednesday. Obama, in Denver: "The choice between going backward and moving forward has never been so clear." Meanwhile, Mitt Romney and the RNC released a new television ad Thursday morning. The ad's announcer: "President Obama used his health care plan to declare war on religion."

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