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NYT First Draft Political News - August 12, 2016: In Michigan, Clinton Calls Trump "Enemy of the Little Guy", by Amy Chozick and Alan Rappeport

Friday, August 12, 2016 » Friday, August 12, 2016 Hillary Clinton in Detroit on Thursday.   Sam Hodgson for The New York Times In Michigan, Clinton Calls Trump Enemy of ‘the Little Guy’ By AMY CHOZICK AND ALAN RAPPEPORT

NYT First Draft Political News - December 5, 2014.: As Seen on TV: Colorful Characters in Louisiana Runoff Races

December 5, 2014 » As Seen on TV: Colorful Characters in Louisiana Runoff Races The Senate election in Louisiana is  attracting all the attention  in the run-up to the Saturday  vote. But the two House runoffs may better reflect the state’s colorful political history, with a cast of characters that includes a former governor who served time in a federal prison. The multicandidate races in both districts ended in runoffs mainly because Republican candidates split the vote, and both are expected to send a Republican to the House. But that didn’t stop former  Gov. Edwin Edwards  – a Democrat who starred in the short-lived  A&E reality show “The Governor’s Wife”  and spent  nearly a decade in prison  for racketeering, extortion, money laundering, mail fraud and wire fraud – from running one last campaign. His long-shot effort to replace  Representative Bill Cassidy  in the heavily Republican Sixth District, is expected to end  on Saturday  as his R

NYT First Draft Political News - November 26, 2014: Ferguson and the 2016 Ballot.

November 26, 2014 » Ferguson Upheaval Is Likely to Be Felt at the Ballot Box in 2016 Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri in St. Louis  on Tuesday . Justin Sullivan/Getty Images NOVEMBER 26, 2014 By Carl Hulse Good  Wednesday  morning from Washington, where speculation about  Chuck Hagel ’s replacement as defense secretary is the new favorite cocktail-hour game, two conservatives are squaring off to lead the Senate Budget Committee and Senator Charles E. Schumer  made a surprising confession about the Affordable Care Act. We also look at the potential political costs of the civil unrest that has spread from Ferguson, Mo., to both coasts. Plus, favorite political recipes for Thanksgiving Day. With the National Guard  still out in force in Ferguson, Mo. , and protesters in the streets nationwide, political figures and analysts say the police shooting of Michael Brown, the grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer who shot and killed