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Daniel Strauss

Daniel Strauss is a reporter for Talking Points Memo. He was previously a breaking news reporter for The Hill newspaper and has written for Politico, Roll Call, The American Prospect, and Gaper's Block. He has also interned at Democracy: A Journal of Ideas and The New Yorker. Daniel grew up in Chicago and graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in History. At Michigan he helped edit Consider, a weekly opinion magazine. He can be reached at daniel@talkingpointsmemo.com.

Articles by Daniel

Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel's (R) campaign announced Thursday that they are offering 15 rewards of $1,000 each for people who can bring evidence that leads to the arrest and conviction of people involved in voter fraud in the Mississippi Republican runoff for U.S. Senate between McDaniel and Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS), who won the runoff.

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Bob Beauprez, the Republican nominee for governor in Colorado, seems to have criticized the so-called freeloading 47 percent of Americans who don't make enough to pay federal income tax before former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney did.

"I see something that frankly doesn't surprise me, having been on Ways and Means Committee: 47 percent of all Americans pay no federal income tax," Beauprez said during a speech at the Denver Rotary Club in 2010, which resurfaced on Wednesday.

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A new Public Policy Polling survey found fairly good news for Democrats in Michigan: Mark Schauer, the gubernatorial candidate, is tied with Gov. Rick Snyder (R) while Rep. Gary Peters (D) leads former Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land (R) in the race for U.S. Senate.

But there's another notable finding in the poll results: both Republican candidates' unfavorables are higher than their favorables and also higher than their Democratic opponents' unfavorables.

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