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It’s Obama’s first major campaign appearance for the 2014 midterm elections. He has attended dozens of Democratic fundraisers, but hasn’t campaigned with candidates in public

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014 file photo, an election official checks a voter's photo identification at an early voting polling site in Austin, Texas. A majority of the nation's highest court on Saturday Oct. 18, 2014 rejected an emergency request from the Justice Department and civil rights groups to prohibit the state from requiring voters to produce certain forms of photo identification in order to cast ballots. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

“The greatest threat to public confidence in elections in this case is the prospect of enforcing a purposefully discriminatory law, one that likely imposes an unconstitutional poll tax and risks denying the right to vote to hundreds of thousands of eligible voters,” Ginsburg wrote in dissent.

“But if doing everything we can for 22 days means we’ll be able to spend the next two years pressing forward in our fight to give just a little bit of relief to single moms struggling on minimum wage, or to college students getting crushed with loans, or to women who just want access to birth control, then I’m ready for that fight,” she writes.

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“He’s running against me, not Barack Obama, not my father, not Harry Reid,” Udall said, alluding to Gardner’s digs at him for being the son of a famous congressman, Mo Udall.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Monday released Spanish-language ads Bush filmed for three Republican candidates: Rep. Cory Gardner in Colorado, who is running for U.S. Senate; embattled Rep. David Valadao in California; and Martha McSally, who is trying to oust Democratic Rep. Ron Barber in Arizona.

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“For us, it’s over in Wisconsin,” said Republican Gov. Scott Walker, whose state’s appeal was among those the court declined with a two-word order, “certiorari denied” — meaning the lower court’s ruling stands.

Even though Asians make up only six percent of the 6th Congressional District’s population, and likely only three percent of its electorate, Tony Robinson said their voting bloc matters. That’s particularly true in the closely-tied 6th Congressional District that is evenly divided between Republican, Democrat, and unaffiliated voters.

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