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On Medicare's 49th Anniversary, GOP Senate Candidates Under Siege For Plan To Slash Medicare Benefits, End Medicare As We Know It

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It's Clear Republican Senate Candidates Are Doing All They Can To Avoid A 50thAnniversary Of Medicare As We Know It

FRIDAY TAKEAWAYS: NO GOP WAVE IN SIGHT - WORST THING TO BE IN POLITICS IS A HOUSE REPUBLICAN - MOUNTING EVIDENCE LAND ILLEGALLY CONTRIBUTED $3M TO HER CAMPAIGN - GEORGIA ON OUR MINDS

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WITH ABOUT 100 DAYS TO GO: NO GOP WAVE IN SIGHT. For the better part of the last year, Republicans have brushed off questions about bad candidates, poor fundraising, an improving economy, and a historically unpopular GOP brand, saying pay no attention to the candidates, the polling, or the fundamentals of the races because there’s a wave coming. But with 100 days to go, just about everyone says there is no GOP wave in sight.

DSCC Statement On David Perdue & Tonight’s Georgia Runoff

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Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Executive Director Guy Cecil issued the following statement on David Perdue and the Republican runoff in Georgia:

NEW DSCC AD: Joni Ernst’s Plan To Privatize Social Security Is Too Extreme For Iowa

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The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee released a new ad today in Iowa that highlights Joni Ernst’s plan to privatize Social Security. Rather than fighting to protect Social Security, Ernst would put Iowans’ retirement in the hands of Wall Street.

FRIDAY TAKEAWAYS: WHAT THE BIG DEMOCRATIC $$$ ADVANTAGE MEANS - DSCC OUTRAISES NRSC BY $25.5M - TILLIS BIG 2Q LOSER - POLLS SHOW DEMS AHEAD - THE GOP'S 2014 AKIN PROBLEM - BRALEY'S BIG WIN TO PROTECT SOCIAL SECURITY - KINGSTON & PERDUE TAKE THE GLOVES OFF

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WHAT DEMOCRATS’ BIG $$$ ADVANTAGE MEANS. Reporting on Democratic Senate candidates’ “bulging bank accounts,” the New York Times’ Nick Confessore wrote this week, “Democrats appear to have weathered an expensive onslaught of outside spending from Republican and conservative groups, with most of the pivotal races remaining competitive.

GOP Senate Candidates Embrace Todd Akin’s Positions On Birth Control

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Nearly Every Republican Senate Candidate Agrees With Akin On Personhood, Other Radical Measures To Block Access To Contraception

NEW VIDEO: Fireworks Erupt In Georgia’s GOP Run-Off

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One Week Out From GOP Runoff, Jack Kingston & David Perdue Take The Gloves Off As Debate Turns Ugly

Debate Panelist: "You didn’t talk about jobs or national security...  You basically tried to attack each other.... Isn’t that the type of cynical campaigning Georgia voters are sick of?'"

David Perdue and Congressman Jack Kingston lit into each other over the weekend at the only debate ahead of Tuesday’s GOP run-off.