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It's crunch time in the midterm elections, and Democrats are pulling out all the stops to hold on to their endangered Senate majority, including reviving the specter of impeachment if they lose control.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) will sound the siren in an email set to be sent on Wednesday afternoon to the roughly 1 million members of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, a copy of which was viewed in advance by TPM.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices have their first chance this week to decide whether they have the appetite for another major fight over President Barack Obama's health care law.

Some of the same players who mounted the first failed effort to kill the law altogether now want the justices to rule that subsidies that help millions of low- and middle-income people afford their premiums under the law are illegal.

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Rudy Giuliani wants you to know that Uber doesn't just have adequate background checks -- they are "setting the safety standard in the ride-sourcing industry."

That's what the former New York City mayor wrote in a blog post for the company Wednesday, which comes amid a heated dispute between Uber and the taxi industry that has devolved into both sides trading, among other things, sexual assault allegations. Giuliani's firm was hired earlier this year by Uber to help improve background checks for the company's drivers.

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