Posts Tagged Senate elections

Senators stage their own ‘Survivor’ show

In this photo provided by the Discovery Channel,  U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., left and Martin Heinrich, D-N.M. attempt to start a fire while surviving on a remote Eru island, part of the Marshall Islands for Discovery Channel’s Rival Survival. Two U.S. senators from opposite sides of the political aisle spent a week marooned together on a remote island for a new reality show, "Rival Survival." (AP Photo/Discovery Channel)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Flake and Martin Heinrich were willing to go to great lengths to prove that a Democratic and Republican U.S. senator could work together.

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GOP’s Gillespie needles Warner in pro-Redskins ad

Former Republican National Committee chairman and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ed Gillespie prepares to vote at the Fairfax County Government Center voting station Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Gillespie is challenging Democratic Sen. Mark Warner.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Republican Ed Gillespie, trailing in the polls and short on campaign cash, is hoping a last-minute appeal to devoted fans of the Washington Redskins’ name gets him over the goal line in his Senate bid.

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