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U.S. Senate race in Georgia reaches a new low

The campaign is raffling off an AR-15 semiautomatic assault rifle as a way to build a list of conservative supporters.

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Could medical marijuana turn Florida blue in 2014?

 This past Monday, the Florida Supreme Court approved a ballot measure to make medical marijuana legal in the state.

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Dark-money groups building campaign for "right to work" in Pa.

KUTZTOWN, Pa. - The never-ending push for right to work (for less) legislation in Pennsylvania is on the move again, but this time there's more of a tangible campaign targeting the conservative base.

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De Blasio takes over in New York

NEW YORK -The frigid weather couldn't keep hundreds of supporters and elected officials from attending the inauguration of New York City's 109th mayor, Bill de Blasio, Jan 1.

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Seattle elects socialist to city council

Seattle voters shocked the political establishment here, Nov. 5, when they elected an avowed socialist, Kshama Sawant, to the nine-member Seattle City Council.

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Election mandate calls for unity and jobs

Led by New Haven Rising, unions of Yale University workers and community groups, hundreds of volunteers knocked on doors across the city this summer and fall to discuss issues and organize a large voter turnout.

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Texas GOP points fingers for Wendy Davis’ rise

The all-powerful Texas GOP has resorted to apologetics to explain the emergence of Democrat State Sen. Wendy Davis.

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NYC elections: Overwhelming mandate for progressive change

The 2013 New York City elections were a thunderous mandate for progressive change in the nation's largest city.

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Detroit elects mayor in tough times; other results promising

Former Detroit Medical CEO Mike Duggan is beating the city's former police chief and Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon by 55 to 45 percent.

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Tea party Republicans set back in Virginia

Virginia held state elections for governor, lieutenant governor, state attorney general, all 100 members of the Virginia House of Delegates, and some local offices.

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