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Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

08/31/2014 6:21am
A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4.

Brace yourselves: Campaign cash buying tons of ads

08/31/2014 7:02am
Iowa's airwaves are already jammed with ads, most of them negative, in one of the Senate races nationwide that will decide which party claims the majority.