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Kentucky primary: Democrats hoping for a Paul victory

Rand Paul, the U.S. Senate candidate favored to win the Republican primary here, is offering a series of conservative positions that is one of the most detailed articulations yet of how Tea Party principles would translate into governing.

By Perry Bacon Jr.  |  May 18, 2010; 5:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (105)
Categories:  2010 Election , 44 The Obama Presidency , 50 States , Battlegrounds , Culture Wars , Economy , Education , Election Day , Health Care , On the Issues , On the Road , Political Geography 101 , Primaries , Republican Party , Ron Paul , South , Tea Party  | Tags: Jim Bunning, Rand Paul, Republican, Tea Party, Trey Grayson, United States, United States Congress, United States Senate  
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In Pa., Burns backers unite in their dissatisfaction with Washington

It's a May special election to fill a vacant House seat, but it's hardly been a sleepy affair. Groups have been lavishing money and attention on the race to succeed the late Rep. John Murtha (D), a contest that will be watched closely for what it might say about the November midterms.

By Sandhya Somashekhar  |  May 17, 2010; 7:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (113)
Categories:  2010 Election , 44 The Obama Presidency , 50 States , Barack Obama , Capitol Briefing , Democratic Party , Economy , Election Day , Health Care , Health Care , On the Road , Political Geography 101 , Primaries , Republican Party  | Tags: Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Democratic Party, Jack Murtha, John McCain, John Murtha, Mark Critz, United States  
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In Ky., confident Paul foresees 'a tea party tidal wave coming'

The establishment candidates for the U.S. Senate could lose on both the Democratic and Republican side Tuesday in primaries to replace retiring Kentucky Sen. Jim Bunning (R), an outcome that would further illustrate the appeal of running as an outsider in the 2010 election cycle.

By Perry Bacon Jr.  |  May 17, 2010; 6:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (82)
Categories:  2010 Election , 44 The Obama Presidency , 50 States , Battlegrounds , Candidates , Democratic Party , Election Day , Health Care , Health Care , On the Issues , On the Road , Political Geography 101 , Primaries , Republican Party , Ron Paul , Tea Party , The Democrats , The GOP  | Tags: Barack Obama, Democratic, Jack Conway, Kentucky, Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul, Republican, Trey Grayson, United States  
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Obama says he will not 'rush' decision on troop levels

President Obama fired back Monday at critics who accuse him of taking too long to review his strategy in Afghanistan, telling an audience of military personnel here that he will not "rush" his decision on whether to send additional troops there.

By Post Editor  |  October 26, 2009; 5:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (71)
Categories:  National Security , On the Road  
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Jetting to Vegas to Help Out the Senate's Leader

President Obama headlined a big-ticket fundraiser Tuesday night at Caesars Palace for Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.), an event Reid's aides hoped would bring in $2 million for his reelection campaign fund.

By Post Editor  |  May 27, 2009; 12:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
Categories:  On the Road  
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Obama Explores Jobs of Tomorrow

Updated 3:50 p.m. By Scott Wilson LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- President Obama, in campaign mode,...

By Web Politics Editor  |  March 19, 2009; 3:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Economy , On the Road  
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