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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Matea Gold
The Washington Post
The 2014 midterms will be the most costly congressional races in U.S. history, on track to cost nearly $4 billion, according to a new projection by the Center for Responsive Politics.
Kimberly Kindy, Sari Horwitz
The Washington Post
Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson and Michael Brown fought for control of the officer’s gun, and Wilson fatally shot the unarmed teenager after he moved toward the officer as they faced off in the street, according to interviews, news accounts and the full report of the St. Louis County autopsy of Brown’s body.
Carrie Budoff Brown, Edward-Isaac Dovere
Politico
White House chief of staff Denis McDonough has asked senior aides to tell him if they’re going to stick around for President Barack Obama’s final two years in office, with a West Wing restructuring after the midterms possible.