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BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 06: Ed Gillespie, candidate for the Virginia Senate, is dropping many of his TV ads only three weeks away from the election. (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Gillespie Ditches Ads in Va. Sen Race

Virginia Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie is abandoning television ads in the state with less than three weeks before Election Day.

10/16/2014

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) prepares for her debate with Minority Leader U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) on "Kentucky Tonight" at the KET Network Center on Oct. 13, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. (credit: Pablo Alcala-Pool/Getty Images)

Dem Senatorial Campaign Committee Ads Off The Air In Kentucky Senate Race

In the final weeks of a cross-country battle for Senate control, officials in both political parties are making multimillion-dollar advertising decisions that offer clues about where the real battlefields lie.

10/15/2014

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) prepares for her debate with Minority Leader U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) on "Kentucky Tonight" at the KET Network Center on Oct. 13, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. (credit: Pablo Alcala-Pool/Getty Images)

Grimes Still Refuses To Say If She Voted For Obama: It Would ‘Compromise A Constitutional Right’

Despite her pledge, Grimes stuck to her days-long refusal to say if she voted for Obama in 2008 and 2012. She insisted that if she answered the question, it would “compromise a constitutional right” to cast a secret ballot.

10/14/2014

Ed Gillespie (left) and Mark Warner are running for U.S. Senate in Virginia. (Photos from Getty Images)

Virginia Senate Debate Filled With Partisan Accusations

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie are both accusing each other of putting partisan self-interests ahead of Virginia’s needs.

10/13/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the 2014 Values Voter Summit on Sept. 26, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Cruz: FAA Needs To ‘Take Every Available Precaution In Preventing Additional Cases From Arriving’ In US

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to take precautions to prevent the spread of Ebola in the United States.

10/03/2014

First Lady Michelle Obama jokes with her husband (not seen) as they take part in a service project to commemorate the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance at the Inspired Teaching School in Washington on Sept. 11, 2014. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Dems Clamoring For First Lady To Campaign With Them As They Avoid Appearing With President

A month before critical midterm elections, Michelle Obama is putting her popularity and influence to the test, trying to help elect Democratic candidates and give her husband a fighting chance to complete his agenda.

10/03/2014

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks to students at the College of Charleston during a town hall meeting on Sept. 30, 2014 in Charleston, S.C. (credit: Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Rand Paul: ‘Can You Imagine If a Whole Ship Full of Our Soldiers Catch Ebola?’

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is questioning President Barack Obama’s decision to send 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa to help combat Ebola, worrying that troops might contract the virus.

10/02/2014

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon with LIA President and CEO Kevin S. Law at the Crest Hollow Country Club on Feb. 24, 2014 in Woodbury, N.Y. (credit: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush: ‘This Is The Most Pessimistic America Has Ever Been’

Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush weighed in to a key midterm election race on Monday, telling a Kansas fundraiser for struggling Sen. Pat Roberts that the incumbent must be re-elected so the GOP can take control of the Senate and “fix a few big things” in Washington.

09/30/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., answers questions following the weekly Democratic policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 16, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Reid Playing Major Role In Senate Races To Maintain Control For Democrats

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has twice won elections he was supposed to lose. If Democrats maintain control of the Senate in November, much of the credit will go to the wily Nevada Democrat.

09/30/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: Bertil Enevag Ericson/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder: Mixed Record On National Security Issues

Attorney General Eric Holder was just months into the job when he announced plans to prosecute the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and other alleged co-conspirators in a New York courtroom, rather than through the Guantanamo Bay military commission process.

09/28/2014

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