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5 Neck-and-Neck House Races

Threats to reporters, alleged earwax-eating take center stage

(Newser) - Given the stakes, you may be tempted to focus more on Senate races next Tuesday than House ones—but there's plenty of political drama to hold your attention in the lower chamber. Among the most interesting races:
  • In New York's 11th district, a man facing a federal indictment
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2 Gay Candidates for Congress Hope to Make History

Republicans want to be first in their party to campaign and win seats

(Newser) - Two openly gay GOP candidates are still alive in the midterm congressional elections. One is Richard Tisei of Massachusetts, who ran unopposed in his primary last night and hopes to join the six current LGBT members of the House, all Democrats, reports Mother Jones . No openly gay GOP candidate has... More »

Potential Filner Successor Also Faces Sexual Allegations

Former City Council president says he caught Carl DeMaio with his pants down

(Newser) - The sexual harassment allegations against soon-to-be-ex San Diego Mayor Bob Filner are pretty well documented now. But less well-known are those against his 2012 mayoral opponent, Carl DeMaio. When both men were serving on the San Diego City Council, the council's then-president Ben Hueso says DeMaio would often leave... More »

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