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CD1 primary race is over: Tobin wins

CD1 primary race is over: Tobin wins

Tobin won with 36 percent of the vote.

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Ad Watch: Kirkpatrick has "baggage" (and nice legs?)

Ad Watch: Kirkpatrick has "baggage" (and nice legs?)

In a very competitive congressional race, the National Republican Congressional Committee is airing an ad attacking incumbent Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick.

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Ad Watch: Dems attack Tobin's voting record

Ad Watch: Dems attack Tobin's voting record

In a race that's considered a tossup, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee posted a new web video attacking Republican Andy Tobin.

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Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages

Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages

MILWAUKEE — President Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy’s “revving” performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections.

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Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

WASHINGTON — A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Obama is willing to “keep the bums in,” with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4.

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Education news

Education news

Education news from Tucson-area schools. 

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Fairbanks spent $7k defending mayor's $37.50 fine

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — The city of Fairbanks, Alaska, has so far spent about $7,000 appealing a $37.50 election-law fine leveled on the mayor.

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Police, protesters clash in Pakistani capital

ISLAMABAD — Anti-government protesters armed with slingshots and hammers clashed repeatedly with police Sunday in the Pakistani capital, and the powerful military cautioned the prime minister against further use of force in the crisis that has triggered the biggest challenge yet to his authority.

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Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya — An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya’s capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the country more than a month ago.

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China limits options for Hong Kong election

China limits options for Hong Kong election

BEIJING — China’s top legislative body on Sunday struck a blow to democracy advocates in Hong Kong, ruling that Beijing can effectively veto candidates it deems undesirable from seeking the region’s top leadership job in a 2017 election.

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Campaign cash brings deluge of television ads

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa’s airwaves are already jammed with ads, most of them negative, in one of the Senate races nationwide that will decide which party claims the majority.

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Pitts: Girl, 9, kills gun instructor; God bless America

Pitts: Girl, 9, kills gun instructor; God bless America

When bullets fly and blood flows, question is: Are exceptional or stupid?

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Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?

Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer’s remorse.

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Republicans ask Supreme Court to scrap legislative districts

Republicans ask Supreme Court to scrap legislative districts

PHOENIX — Claiming illegal political motives, attorneys for Republicans are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to void the lines drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission for the state’s 30 legislative districts.

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Tobin takes lead; Kwasman concedes in CD1

Tobin takes lead; Kwasman concedes in CD1

Lots of early and provisional ballots remain to be counted in sprawling district.

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Tobin takes lead in tight CD1, Kwasman concedes

Tobin takes lead in tight CD1, Kwasman concedes

Tobin campaign believes they can win, and avoid a recount.

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Republican race razor-close in Congressional District 1

Republican race razor-close in Congressional District 1

It could be days before a winner is known in the sprawling district.

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McSally wins primary, ready for rematch with Barber

McSally wins primary, ready for rematch with Barber

A McSally-Barber rematch will include millions in outside spending.

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Incumbents solidly ahead in Oro Valley races

Incumbents solidly ahead in Oro Valley races

Incumbents in the mayoral and Town Council races are way ahead.

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