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Why a Stoner Stereotype Won't Spoil North Carolina's Senate Race

How conservatives think of potheads is just as kitschy as you'd think—which is why it likely won't swing an important election.

The GOP’s Weird Science on Ebola

First they complained the "Ebola czar" isn't a medical expert. Now they're ignoring medical expertise.

House Dems Spend Another $1.3 Million on TV to Prevent Losses

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is spending more to support five members in Illinois, Minnesota, New York, and West Virginia.

Rand Paul: Master of Political Message-Switching

In his speeches, Paul shows how good he is at tailoring his message to fit his audience. But that could come back to bite him as he goes national.

Silicon Valley Is Fighting Dark Money—What's In It For Them?

Can tech entrepreneurs game Washington?

Poll: Which Democratic Senate Candidate Is the Most Notable Underperformer?

Bruce Braley tops the list among Insiders: "An almost criminally incompetent campaign and candidate who may well lose a race that was totally winnable."

Poll: Which GOP Senate Candidate Is the Most Notable Underperformer?

Insiders point to Pat Roberts: "Kansas!? I mean,  come on . He's done every single thing wrong."

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Why a Stoner Stereotype Won't Spoil North Carolina's Senate Race

How conservatives think of potheads is just as kitschy as you'd think—which is why it likely won't swing an important election.

The GOP’s Weird Science on Ebola

First they complained the "Ebola czar" isn't a medical expert. Now they're ignoring medical expertise.

House Dems Spend Another $1.3 Million on TV to Prevent Losses

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is spending more to support five members in Illinois, Minnesota, New York, and West Virginia.

Rand Paul: Master of Political Message-Switching

In his speeches, Paul shows how good he is at tailoring his message to fit his audience. But that could come back to bite him as he goes national.

Questions and Possible Answers

The mathematics of Senate control after the midterms is increasingly complex.

Will Washington Voters Expand Gun Background Checks—And Ban Them?

What if the people of Washington approve conflicting ballot measures? 

This Ted Cruz Staffer Just Blamed Ebola on Obamacare

"Before Obamacare, there had never been a confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S.," Nick Muzin tweeted.

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