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Eric Cantor Joins Wall Street Investment Bank  |   

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is joining the boutique investment bank Moelis & Company. The Virginia Republican was unexpectedily defeated in a June primary.

Guns Boom In 2014 Campaign Ads  |   

Ads with candidates shooting guns are proliferating this year. It can all be traced back to Sen. Joe Manchin's famed 2010 spot "Dead Aim."

151 Years Later, Pickett's Charge Hero Gets Medal Of Honor  |   

Wisconsin native Lt. Alonzo Cushing's award caps a nearly three-decade campaign to get the Civil War battle honor through Congress.

It Might Sound Stupid, But Maybe It Isn't The Economy This Time  |   

An oft-repeated bit of campaign advice held that, "It's the economy, stupid." But maybe in this midterm election cycle, that's not quite right.

A Political Family, Funding And Running On Both Sides Of The Aisle  |   

The wealthy Ricketts family includes conservatives and a liberal, activists and a candidate. Between them, they raise and spend a lot of political money — and exemplify how the system has changed.

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