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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Ed O'Keefe, Colby Itkowitz
The Washington Post
If you are a recipient of Democrats’ campaign donation solicitation e-mails you’d be right to assume the world is nearing its end. But no, it’s just the end of the last quarter before Election Day.
John Dickerson
Slate Magazine
Sens. Mark Udall, Jeanne Shaheen, and Kay Hagan all serve on the Senate Armed Services Committee. With national security in the headlines, that position could give them standing to speak with authority about terrorist threats and what they believe the United States should do to respond to them.
Doyle McManus
Los Angeles Times
The looming midterm elections, which will decide whether the U.S. Senate is run by Democrats or Republicans, has been called "the Seinfeld election," because so much of the campaign seems to be about nothing.