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Ex-Independence Party Leaders Endorse McFadden

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — Two former leaders in Minnesota’s Independence Party have endorsed Republican candidate Mike McFadden in his bid to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. 127 more words


Federal "Hate Speech" Ban on Horizon

The US government is inching closer to banning so-called hate speech.  The Washington Free Beacon reports, the National Science Foundation (NSF), a federal agency, will spend nearly $1 million in taxpayer money to create an internet database targeting “false and misleading ideas,” “suspicious memes,” and “hate speech” on Twitter.   813 more words


Minnesota Senator Al Franken Makes The Rounds At The Fair

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (WCCO) – Senator Al Franken is making the rounds at the Minnesota State Fair.

On Sunday, he sat down with WCCO’s Roshini Rajkumar, the host of News and Views, and talked about the campaign. 165 more words


SEN-KY: Senator McConnell Pulls Ahead

A new SurveyUSA poll conducted in Kentucky over the past week finds that Senator Mitch McConnell (R) is expanding his lead over his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, 46% to 42%.

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Sexism alive and well ... in U.S. Senate

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has revealed what many folks knew already: the Senate is full of sexists.

The New York Democrat has written a book in which he chronicle how her male colleagues have said patently offensive things they’d never say to another male. 287 more words

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U.S. Senate Nominees in W.Va., Va. Bet on High School Football Game

CHESTERFIELD, Va. — Republican nominees for U.S. Senate from Virginia and West Virginia have made a friendly wager on the outcome of a high school football game between schools from their states. 169 more words


McConnell campaign goes national

It’s interesting to me how some ostensibly local races gain national attention.

One of them involves Kentucky Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, who’s in a tough for fight for re-election against Democratic nominee Allison Lundergan Grimes. 214 more words

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