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Jack Fitzpatrick is a staff correspondent at National Journal. He has previously written for USA TODAY,, Slate, The Arizona Republic and other newspapers and websites. He graduated from Arizona State University with a master's degree in mass communication and a bachelor's degree in journalism.

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Bullets For Your Briefings

Download the NJ Toolbox as a Word Document for use in your own briefings


Dold Campaign Not Happy with Crossroads Ad on Obamacare


Poll Shows Toss-Up Between Tobin, Kwasman

Chamber runs ad for Tobin, and Kirkpatrick radio ads target Navajo voters.


Peters Releases First TV Ad

Video shows Peters making disparaging remarks about diversity of Republican candidates.


Barrow TV Ad Touts Funding to Deepen Port of Savannah


Recchia's First TV Ad Frequently Mentions Staten Island


Eggman TV Ad Hits Denham on Shutdown Pay

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Michele Bachmann's Replacement Sheds '2.0' Label

Minnesota's Tom Emmer used to evoke comparisons to Bachmann. But the conservative Republican has toned it down as he prepares to replace her.

Who Loses Primaries? Weak Candidates

There is stronger "anti-incumbent" sentiment than in the past, but this year's primary losers have only themselves to blame.

New Poll Shows New Face Leading Race to Replace Gary Peters

Former House members usually have the inside track in primaries, but a new poll from a group supporting a state rep puts Hansen Clarke behind in his comeback attempt.

Democratic PAC Sees Koch Influence Behind Scuttled TV Ads

Minnesota TV stations owned by a Republican donor and Koch ally refused to air ads from a Democratic super PAC. 

Border-State Lawmakers Looking for Distance From Leadership

Republicans and Democrats have struggled to separate themselves from their parties' failures as immigration takes a central role in House races.  

The Swing Seat at Stake in Arizona Republicans' Civil War

State House Speaker Andy Tobin wants to unseat Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, but first he has to beat his "underfunded and loud" opponents.

Can the Club Turn Its Primary Season Around?

After a weak start, the conservative group aims to score in Alabama and Georgia.  

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