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The SEIU has been a big part of Big Labor's big push against Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) in the Arkansas Senate Democratic primary race. With the runoff days away, the group has released a final ad attacking Lincoln's record and supporting her opponent, Bill Halter.
Fancy meals. Trips to luxury resorts. These are among the purchases -- classified as "necessary to raise money" -- that House Minority Leader John Boehner's PAC has spent the bulk of its money on in this election cycle, according to The Washington Post.
Huwaida Arraf, an activist who says she was a passenger aboard the 'Freedom Flotilla' raided by Israeli forces while trying to delver aid to the Gaza Strip, provided one of the first personal accounts of the incident to CNN today.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) is outsourcing (sort of) the legal defense of her state's new immigration laws.
Brewer has announced that she'll have outside counsel defend the state against legal challenges to the laws -- not the state's Attorney General Terry Goddard, a Democrat and one of Brewer's opponents in Arizona's gubernatorial race.
Could Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) endorse GOP candidate Linda McMahon over Democratic Attorney General Richard Blumenthal in the race for Connecticut's other Senate seat? On MSNBC earlier, he refused to say one way or another.
With the CA-SEN GOP primary fast approaching, Carly Fiorina has gone up with a new television ad underscoring her conservative bona fides and attacking her opponent Tom Campbell for not signing the Taxpayer Protection Pledge.