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Scott Bland is the editor-in-chief of National Journal Hotline. Previously he was a senior analyst covering House, Senate, and governor's races for the publication. He covered the 2012 elections as the editor of House Race Hotline, The Hotline's daily digest of House race news and analysis. He joined National Journal in 2009 as research assistant to Editorial Director Ronald Brownstein. Scott's other work has appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, TheAtlantic.com, the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire, and Stanford University’s alumni magazine. He graduated from Stanford in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in history. Scott is a native of Ithaca, NY.

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SPOTLIGHT

Family-Funded Super PACs Are Back

There's little in the way of tradition among super PACs. ( Citizens United was only four years ago.) But the closest thing we've got -- family members financing outside attack ads for candidates ...

SPOTLIGHT

Safe Seats: Where Congress Gets Its Character(s)

Every FEC deadline, we shower attention on the fundraising and spending figures coming out of battleground Senate and House races. But money goes the furthest in primaries, and the campaigns for s...

Winners and Losers in the Money Race

McConnell, Landrieu, and Hagan do well. Begich and Walsh, not so much.

SPOTLIGHT

The White Education Split on Obamacare

The clearest dividing line on how people think about the Obamacare right now is between college- and non-college-educated white voters, a key distinction as one red-state Democratic group goes on ...

Why You're Already Tired of 2014

Senators fighting for their lives are already in midsummer form—but can they keep up the pace?

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Shaheen Raises Over $1.5 Million in First Quarter

Announcement comes on day of Brown's campaign launch.

GEORGIA

GOP Super PAC Goes After Gingrey

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Winners and Losers in the Money Race

McConnell, Landrieu, and Hagan do well. Begich and Walsh, not so much.

Why You're Already Tired of 2014

Senators fighting for their lives are already in midsummer form—but can they keep up the pace?

The End of Campaign Finance Reform?

Wednesday's Supreme Court ruling is limited, but could lead to further rollbacks in regulations.

Is the Chamber of Commerce No Longer Bipartisan?

Once upon a time, Senate Democrats occasionally scored a U.S. chamber endorsement. Will they ever again?

Can Democrats' Koch Attacks Work If Nobody Knows Who They Are?

New poll shows voters don't know much about them, while a Democratic strategist criticizes DSCC strategy.

Americans for Prosperity Now Going After Democratic Governors

The group's Senate spending is grabbing headlines, but AFP has played a major role in recent gubernatorial and state policy fights, too.

Will Pat Quinn's Luck Run Out Against Bruce Rauner?

The Illinois governor has escaped political death before. But a wealthy GOP businessman poses his biggest threat yet.

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