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Analysis: In Senate battle, GOP's weapon is Obama

...several close races in red states that define the nation's battle for Senate control.He's not the only one.Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, plagued by his own poor approval ratings, has said much the same thing for months in Kentucky...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-26/analysis-senate-battle-gops-weapon-obam
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Analysis: GOP hopes Obama is key to Senate control

...several close race in red states that define the nation's battle for Senate control.He's not the only one.Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, plagued by his own poor approval ratings, has said much the same thing for months in Kentucky...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/analysis-gop-hopes-obama-key-senate-con
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Today in history

...In 1994, Britain's Labor Party elected Tony Blair its new leader, succeeding the late John Smith. Former Senate Republican leader Hugh Scott died in Falls Church, Virginia, at age 93.In 1999, Navy divers found and recovered the bodies...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-21
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Is the GOP self-destructing?

...to negotiate bipartisan deals, praised the idea as "a good start." Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., the Senate Republican leader, denounced it as a trick to boost government spending. Meanwhile, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, a leader of...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-08-06/gop-self-destructing
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Here's where Senate's pivotal 2014 races are taking shape

...the Republican nomination.Nor was Kentucky a particularly hot spot, despite Democrats'eagerness to deny Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell another term. Today, though, the state is a political caldron, after Kentucky Secretary of...

http://juneauempire.com/2013-08-16/heres-where-senates-pivotal-2014-races-are-ta
Senate Democrats placate dispirited core with change

...Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., who faces a Republican challenger in his re-election bid next year.The Senate Republican leader, Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, said the solution to the rules change is an election."It's at the...

http://juneauempire.com/donna-cassata/2013-11-22/senate-democrats-placate-dispir
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Analysis: Dems reach breaking point on filibusters

...much the same way Democrats have done now. A bipartisan truce halted that effort, but it didn't last long.Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky now says Obama and other Democrats will regret destroying a time-honored protection...

http://juneauempire.com/charles-babington/2013-11-29/analysis-dems-reach-breakin
This Day in History

...Texas. In 1963, the National Professional Football Hall of Fame was dedicated in Canton, Ohio. In 1969, Senate Republican leader Everett M. Dirksen died in Washington. D.C. In 1977, the Panama Canal treaties, calling for the United...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090704/sta_thisday.shtml
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2010 was full of surprises

...unexpected death was the seminal event of 2010 in a year that had more than its share of surprises. At his funeral, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Stevens devoted every day of his life to a single-minded mission: helping build the young...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010211/sta_764476340.shtml
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This Day in History

...In 1980, draft registration began in the United States for 19- and 20-year-old men. In 1994, former Senate Republican leader Hugh Scott died in Falls Church, Va., at age 93. In 1999, Navy divers found the bodies of John F. Kennedy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072104/sta_history.shtml
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