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Friday, October 24, 2014

Michael Scherer, Pratheek Rebala, Chris Wilson
TIME
The cost of running for Congress has increased more than 500 percent since 1984. Here's an interactive look at how campaign expenditures have outrun inflation, health care, and even the rising cost of college
Dan Balz
The Washington Post
Four years ago, then-Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper skated easily to victory in the Colorado gubernatorial race, bringing the offbeat personality that had charmed his city to the highest office in the state.
Jim Scuitto
CNN
The Ottawa gunman had "connections" to jihadists in Canada who shared a radical Islamist ideology, including at least one who went overseas to fight in Syria, multiple U.S. sources told CNN on Thursday.