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Campaign Finance: Senate Races: Where Outside Groups Spend Their Money

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:01am
A look at data from the Federal Election Commission shows that TV ads continue to be important, though Internet spending has grown.






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Motherlode Blog: Saying it Loudly: I Had a Miscarriage

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:49am
Why do we rarely talk about pregnancy loss, though the statistics are staggering? Sharing our stories may be the best way to help other families with their grief.






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When Women Become Men at Wellesley

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:24am
Can women’s colleges survive the transgender movement?
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First Draft: $1 Billion in Midterm Ad Spending; Less Bang for G.O.P. Buck

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:21am
Advertising spending on congressional races this year has hit $1 billion.






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Midterm Calculus: How Not to Be Fooled by Odds

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:16am
It’s easy to think that a 74 percent probability is the same as a solid prediction. It’s also a mistake.
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First Draft: A Plan to Save the Senate, From Two Leaders No Longer in It

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:08am
Former Senators Trent Lott and Tom Daschle return from retirement with ideas on how to make the Senate more productive.






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First Draft: Iowa Senate Race Tightens

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:16am
The Senate race in Iowa is essentially tied according to a Quinnipiac University poll.






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First Draft: Today in Politics

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:10am
The midterm elections have been maddeningly unpredictable, but now, with three weeks to go, Democrats may be preparing for an electoral apocalypse.






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First Draft: Obama Is Star of Arkansas Debate, and He’s Not on the Ballot

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:13am
Senator Mark Pryor debates Representative Tom Cotton in Arkansas.






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Motherlode Blog: My Son, the Live Peanut Allergy Science Experiment

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:03pm
Our son is allergic to peanuts, and medically supervised experimentation—a byproduct of desperation, and fear—is the best we have to offer him.






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C.D.C. Says It Should Have Responded Faster to the Dallas Ebola Case

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 10:50pm
Dr. Thomas R. Frieden said that rapid response teams of experts will now be sent to any hospital in the country where an outbreak occurs.






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C.I.A. Study of Covert Aid Fueled Skepticism About Helping Syrian Rebels

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 9:19pm
A classified review concluded that many past attempts by the agency to arm foreign forces covertly had a minimal impact on the long-term outcome of a conflict.






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Prominent Rabbi Arrested on a Charge of Voyeurism

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 9:13pm
Rabbi Barry Freundel is accused of placing a hidden camera in a changing area used by congregants before entering a ritual bath.






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C.D.C. Says It Should Have Responded Quicker to Dallas Ebola Case

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 9:11pm
Dr. Thomas R. Frieden said that rapid response teams of experts will now be sent to any hospital in the country where an outbreak occurs.






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Deal Is Said to Be Close in Detroit’s Bankruptcy

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 9:09pm
The city and a big creditor asked a judge on Tuesday to cut short planned testimony so they could keep negotiating toward a settlement that might protect a prized public art collection.
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Supreme Court Allows Texas Abortion Clinics to Stay Open

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 9:07pm
The Supreme Court blocked a federal appeals court ruling that was forcing abortion clinics in Texas to close, allowing them to remain open during appeals.






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U.S. and Russia Agree to Share More Intelligence on ISIS

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 9:04pm
Secretary of State John Kerry made it clear that he would welcome expanded cooperation with Russia after a meeting in Paris with the country’s foreign minister.
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Ex-Prosecutors Urge Voters Not to Bring a Felon Back as Providence’s Mayor

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 9:03pm
The three former prosecutors, one of them a senator, said Vincent A. Cianci Jr., the disgraced former mayor of Providence, R.I., had shown no remorse for his crimes.
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Obama Says Coalition Is in Long-Term Fight Against Militants

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 8:55pm
In a meeting with military commanders from 21 nations, the president pointed to the coalition’s success against the Islamic State, but cautioned that progress would take time.
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Wisconsin Election Law Restriction Reversed

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 8:52pm
A federal judge said a conservative group could coordinate with political candidates on “issue advocacy.”
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