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Gillespie Throws Hail Mary During MNF as VA Senate Campaign Runs Out of Cash: 'I'll Oppose the Anti-Redskins Bill'

Gillespie Throws Hail Mary During MNF as VA Senate Campaign Runs Out of Cash: 'I'll Oppose the Anti-Redskins Bill'
Even though "Name of the NFL Franchise in DC" isn't on any list of top concerns among Virginia voters, Ed Gillespie's campaign is running out of time and down by a score. Low on cash and down double digits in the polls with just days remaining, the GOP candidate had to throw a hail mary pass. With Dallas hosting Washington on Monday Night Football, Gillespie went on the record in a way that wasn't ostentatious or desperate at all.
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Personhood of Interest: CO Senate Hopeful Gardner Against 'Personhood' At State Level, Not Federal

Personhood of Interest: CO Senate Hopeful Gardner Against 'Personhood' At State Level, Not Federal
Questions remain as Colorado Senate candidate Cory Gardner withdraws support for anti-abortion "personhood" at the state level yet remains a co-sponsor of a similar bill at the federal level.
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CO State Senator, Erstwhile Sheriff Caught With Hand in the Cookie Jar, Slapped With 3 Felonies

CO State Senator, Erstwhile Sheriff Caught With Hand in the Cookie Jar, Slapped With 3 Felonies
Colorado State Senator Steve King was always a bit of a character, but defrauding the public jumps over the line of eccentric into downright criminal.
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Wendy Davis' Massive Campaign Fundraising: $12.2 Million from 71,843 individuals

Wendy Davis' Massive Campaign Fundraising: $12.2 Million from 71,843 individuals
Wendy Davis raised $12.2 million to kick off her campaign, more than the $11.5 million the Abbott campaign reported. In the first fundraising report since her campaign announcement in early October, we learn today that Wendy Davis has raised a massive amount in donations from an astounding number of donors. Davis raised $12.2 million from 71,843 individuals, and received donations from every Texas county.
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Colorado Senator Warned of Patriot Act's Potential for Privacy Invasions

Colorado Senator Warned of Patriot Act's Potential for Privacy Invasions
He made impassioned speeches on the Senate floor, held press conferences and appeared on the Sunday talk shows. For years, Colorado Senator Mark Udall has been telling anyone who will listen that key provisions of the Patriot Act are being used by the the government to tread on citizens’ constitutional rights to privacy. This week, they started listening.
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What Gun Safety Gets You: John Morse to Become First-Ever Sitting CO Legislator to Face Recall

What Gun Safety Gets You: John Morse to Become First-Ever Sitting CO Legislator to Face Recall
Behind a powerful push of undisclosed money, the recall of Colorado State Senator John Morse appears to be successful. Of course, that should be expected after the former police chief tried to make his constituency safer with more stringent gun laws.
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