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Despite doggedly avoiding the press and being largely absent from the campaign trail, Nevada’s Catherine Cortez Masto is still managing to rack up negative headlines – and this week was no exception.

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After he was caught getting cozy with anti-coal groups and listed as one of the “losers” at last week’s Democratic National Convention, Ted Strickland had reason to believe that things were looking up this week – he was getting ready to celebrate his 75th birthday, after all.

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Privileged Patrick Murphy can add “fraidy cat” to his resume – and, for once, it wouldn’t be an embellishment. On Wednesday, the eternally equivocating candidate backed out of the only primary debate that he had agreed to.

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An embarrassing exposé in Sunday’s Wall Street Journal capped off a terrible week for embattled New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. The story, which quoted de Blasio’s own staff members, detailed his “outbursts and condescending tone”:

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Pennsylvania senate candidate Katie McGinty had her first big moment on the national stage with her speech on the final night of the Democratic National Convention and she…gave viewers a lot of insight into why she finished dead last in her 2014 primary

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“Retread” Ted Strickland’s big moment bracketing the Republican National Convention in Cleveland took an off-message turn when he came under fire from reporters and Asian-American advocates for using fortune cookies to attack his opponent on China.

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Democrats’ senate candidate recruitment efforts continue to be all over the map and one big mess.