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Ad: “Doesn’t Paul Ryan remind you of every frat guy you regret sleeping with?”

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Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich and Michele Bachmann have been ridiculed by Manhattan Mini Storage during the primary season, while Mitt Romney was targeted for his ‘binders full of women’ comment. The company has also taken on issues such as the recent soda ban, gun control and gay marriage. [Read More]

Jonesing for a political debate? 4th District still has two left.

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So maybe you were initially relieved when the high-stakes presidential debates were finished. Maybe you wondered what was the point of the name-calling and mud-slinging that passed for the U.S. Senate debates between U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy and Republican Linda McMahon. But maybe, now, come the weekend with a mere 10 days left before Election […] [Read More]

No more Romney interviews? That’s SOOOOOO Meg Whitman (VIDEO)

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If you thought President Obama’s attempt to keep a conversation with a newspaper off-the-record was lame, get this: Mitt Romney may not do any network interviews for the final TWO WEEKS of the campaign. None are scheduled. But if true, that is what we call in football the “prevent defense.” For you full-time political geeks, [...] [Read More]

Roraback reports pre-election fund raising numbers

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With less than two weeks to go before the election, state Sen. Andrew Roraback’s congressional campaign for the 5th district announced Thursday that he’s raised about $241,000 since the beginning of October. According to a report with the Federal Elections Commission, Roraback, a long time Republican lawmaker from Goshen, had about $202,000 left in his […] [Read More]
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After all that CA money? Obama MAY root for Tigers in World Series? (VIDEO)

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Forget about all those milllions that California has kicked into the Obama campaign cofferes this year. It’s now all about the swing states — and this proves it. President Barack Obama told Jay Leno last night that he was leaning toward rooting for the Detriot Tigers over the San Francisco Giants in the World Series. [...] [Read More]
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Pay to the order of: The Donald

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Vince McMahon stepped forward Thursday as the top donor to the Donald J. Trump Foundation, with a spokesman for the wrestling impresario’s company telling Hearst Newspapers that the WWE chief executive gave $5 million to the charity. The revelation comes one day after the WWE (formerly World Wrestling Entertainment) disputed an online report that it [...] [Read More]
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Here’s why Ohio matters — and where (CHART)

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With apologies to our western neighbors in the swing states of Nevada (and more distantly, Colorado), this election is again boiling down to Ohio. Mitt Romney, President Obama and every one of their surrogates west of Toledo is there Thursday. Each of their paths of victory heads through Ohio. And if you’ve ever been to [...] [Read More]

Murphy nets another $650,000 from “independent” supporters

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A quick perusal of the Federal Election Commission site this morning indicates that U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy has been the beneficiary of nearly $650,000 in independent expenditures – money coming from PACs that are not supposed to be coordinated with his campaign – since Tuesday. Nearly $472,000 is for a new ad from the Democratic […] [Read More]