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Senate Democrats borrow $10M as races tighten
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Democrats' campaign arm is borrowing $10 million for a last-minute boost to their fundraising as officials see their majority increasingly in peril....

Lawmaker: New case raises questions on Ebola
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The new case of Ebola diagnosed in New York City has raised "even more questions about procedures in treating patients and risks to Americans," a Republican committee chairman said Friday....

Dad: White House jumper has 'mental health' issues
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The latest person to climb over the White House fence had the paranoid belief he was being watched by cameras and had previously been arrested at the executive mansion, his father said....

Pesky? Effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Pesky. Illegal. Effective?...

FACT CHECK: Making 97 percent a failing grade
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Republicans trying to take back control of the U.S. Senate are working hard to sear one big number into the brains of voters from Alaska to Arkansas: 90 percent. Or 95 percent. Or 97 percent....

Hagan and Tillis in a battle of 'extremes' in NC
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina's Senate race boils down to a battle of extremes. At least that's how Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis want voters to see it....

Analysis: In Senate battle, GOP's weapon is Obama
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spending cuts in Arkansas, offshore jobs in New Hampshire and women's issues in Colorado....

US officials see signs of new life in Iraqi army
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) -- Iraq's fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive for many months, senior U.S. military officials say....

Frank Mankiewicz, aide to Robert Kennedy, dies
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and later served as political director for presidential candidate George McGovern, died Thursday. He was 90....

Obama offers federal help to NY with Ebola case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is offering federal support to New York as it responds to its first Ebola case....

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