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Op-ed: Dynasty dynamics

...received some unearned advantage. Fair or not, there's been a lot of grumbling right now about the prospect of a White House race between still another Bush and still another Clinton.Is lineage really such an advantage? Probably, that's a resounding...
Upstart challenges congressional veteran for House seat

...for all."Jerry McBeath, a political science professor emeritus at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, noted the House race hasn't been competitive in recent years.He applauded Dunbar's creative approach to reach voters, but said Young...

...have high expectations for bold action and challenges to the lame-duck president in the year ahead of the 2016 White House race.For now, with just 36 legislative days left in the House, lawmakers plan to do the bare minimum."The agenda's...
Each party certain the other is wrong

...proportion was 86 percent. Conversely, two-thirds of self-described conservatives voted Republican in their 1980 House races. In 2012, 82 percent did so. In firmly liberal or conservative House districts, the elections that really matter...

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Republicans eyeing 2016 White House race battered President Barack Obama's health care law and nicked each other Saturday, auditioning before a high-profile gathering...
A Republican response to Obamacare

...might create a series of TV and radio ads to run in states where Democrats are vulnerable in next year's Senate and House races. Here are a few suggestions as to what these ads might highlight:- Doctors who have quit their practices because...
Super PAC forms to support Treadwell

...the other stuff," like party labels, he said.He said he's not sure if the group will get involved in the U.S. House race. He said the group might decide to support Republican Rep. Don Young, someone with a "better story to tell" might...

WASHINGTON - As the White House race shows signs of tightening nationally, President Barack Obama's campaign is banking on a massive get-out-the-vote operation...
House races take shape: Candidates meet at chamber forum

The race for local state house seats kicked off Wednesday at a forum held in Kenai.
Olson: Difficult votes proved to be right votes

...legislative race resulted in a tie -- even after a hand count of all ballots cast. It was settled by a coin toss. Another House race resulted in a four vote victory. The system works and your vote does count. Feedback is important. If you approve...


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