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No assault-weapons ban included in Dems’ Senate bill

WASHINGTON — An assault-weapons ban won’t be in the gun-control legislation that Democrats bring to the Senate floor next month, a decision that means the ban’s chances of survival now are all but hopeless.

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Claire McCaskill seeks the common touch on the campaign trail

Claire McCaskill seeks the common touch on the campaign trail

Seen as the underdog until her opponent's verbal gaffe, the incumbent senator still battles perceptions of elitism.

October 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Kyl donates his documents to UA

Kyl donates his documents to UA

Sen. Jon Kyl examines papers on display in the Congressional Archives Room at the UA Main Library before he announced he was leaving his records with the school.

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Kyl donates his documents to UA

Kyl donates his documents to UA

Sen. Jon Kyl talks with students before his announcement Wednesday about donating his congressional papers to the UA. Kyl, an Arizona alumnus, said there is not much he would have done differently in his career. "I don't have many regrets at all," he said.

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Kyl donates his documents to UA

Kyl donates his documents to UA

Once the Nov. 6 election is over, Congress will return to an unprecedented pile of work that needs to get done during a lame-duck session, retiring U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl said on Wednesday.

October 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Carmona, Flake in sharp clash over policy, character issues

Carmona, Flake in sharp clash over policy, character issues

Republican Jeff Flake and Democrat Richard Carmona traded sharp accusations during Monday's U.S. Senate race debate, reflecting the rising tensions in the high-stakes race.

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Wide split on use of 'earmarks'

Wide split on use of 'earmarks'

Jeff Flake says that he has demonstrated that he works across the aisle when dealing with issues that benefit the state.

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Wide split on use of 'earmarks'

Wide split on use of 'earmarks'

"People stick their flag in the sand and say it's my way or the highway," Democrat Richard Carmona said. "That's not what democracy is about."

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Wide split on use of 'earmarks'

Wide split on use of 'earmarks'

One man's earmark is another man's investment.

October 14, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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White House looms large in Carmona-Flake debate

White House looms large in Carmona-Flake debate

PHOENIX - Democrat Richard Carmona said Wednesday he would not have supported the federal Affordable Care Act as pushed through by President Obama.

October 11, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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White House looms large in Carmona-Flake debate

White House looms large in Carmona-Flake debate

Democrat Richard Carmona

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White House looms large in Carmona-Flake debate

White House looms large in Carmona-Flake debate

Republican Jeff Flake

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White House looms large in Carmona-Flake debate

White House looms large in Carmona-Flake debate

Republican Jeff Flake, left, and Democrat Richard Carmona, right, listened to moderator Ted Simons during Wednesday's televised debate.

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Todd Akin and Claire McCaskill both seek the mantle of Harry Truman

With his candidacy for the U.S. Senate in question, conservative Republican Todd Akin stood before reporters last month and summoned the memory of Missouri's Democratic lion.

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Candidate bio: Marc Victor

Candidate bio: Marc Victor

Marc Victor

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Candidate bio: Marc Victor

Candidate bio: Marc Victor

• Office: U.S. Senate

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Outside money coming in to tight Senate race

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has pledged $528K to support Democrat Richard Carmona. Republican Jeff Flake has support from Club for Growth PAC ($500K ad buy) and Freedomworks for America ($460K so far for online ads). 

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Flake stands on his record as a conservative reformer

Flake stands on his record as a conservative reformer

"I'm for balanced budgets, first and foremost."

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Flake stands on his record as a conservative reformer

Flake stands on his record as a conservative reformer

Jeff Flake has a résumé custom-built for a modern-day U.S. senator from Arizona.

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