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United States Congressional Elections 1994

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April 11, 1994 | ROBERT SHOGAN, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
About every week, 10 or so Democratic strategists planning President Clinton's role in the 1994 election campaign gather in the White House basement under the leadership of Deputy Chief of Staff Harold Ickes. Trouble-shooter Ickes' new job as campaign overseer, which drains time away from his efforts as political point man for the Administration's health care reform proposal--the White House's No.
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July 13, 1994
Many of the 71 Senate and governorship seats on the line in November elections are shaping up as high drama, but others appear to be snoozers. Here, according to the American Political Hotline, is the likelihood that the person/party in control will be ousted, on a scale from 1-5, 1 being the greatest chance for turnover. (Open seats are in caps) Senate Ratings The Democrats currently control the Senate, 56-44. In the November elections, 35 of those seats are up for grabs.
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November 7, 1994 | ROBERT SHOGAN, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
As the 1994 midterm election heads into its final hours, Republicans are poised to score gains sweeping enough to undermine--and perhaps overturn--Democratic command of Capitol Hill and give the GOP a strong hand in charting the nation's political future. This is a campaign Democrats have always known they would lose. And despite apparent last-minute recoveries by some of their candidates, the only question that remains before Tuesday's balloting begins is how large the loss will be.
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November 8, 1994 | DAVID LAUTER and ROBERT SHOGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Candidates across the country prepared Monday to put their fates in the hands of the voters as campaign '94 snarled to a frenetic, hotly competitive, close. With the arrival of Election Day closing one of the most dramatic and bitter midterm elections in many years, several crucial races remained too close to call, including those on which control of the Senate and the House will hinge.
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December 30, 1994 | JAMES BORNEMEIER
The hallways of the Cannon House Office Building resembled a vast junk yard. Piles of assorted institutional furniture lined the corridors, a banged-up desk here, a worn file cabinet there. A green St. Patrick's Day hat formed a still life with a half-full plastic highball glass, amber with cigarettes. A gooseneck lamp lay stricken in an apparent lethal back flip. Down the way, the friendly face of Rep.
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November 8, 1994 | JAMES RISEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
No matter which party controls Congress after today's elections, Washington appears poised for an expensive bidding war over middle-class and business tax cuts. And Clinton Administration officials and outside analysts are warning that if the bidding gets out of control, the nation could lose control of the federal deficit.
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May 20, 1993 | JACK NELSON, TIMES WASHINGTON BUREAU CHIEF
Members of Congress who ignore "the priorities of the American people" and plan to seek reelection in 1994 were warned by Ross Perot on Wednesday that they will face stiff opposition from his grass-roots organization, United We Stand, America, Inc. Perot, who has been hustling from one political meeting to another since finishing third in last year's presidential race, has been organizing by congressional district and drawing huge crowds in a series of weekend rallies.
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September 25, 1994 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The gloomy message that Democratic political consultants had been delivering to their candidates all summer has become increasingly bleak in the last several days: With November's midterm elections only six weeks away, even Democrats whose seats seemed secure are in trouble in state after state, district after district. In Massachusetts, Sen. Edward M.
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September 22, 1994 | WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The defeat of liberal Rep. Mike Synar (D-Okla.) in a primary contest Tuesday served as a "wake-up call" for many Democratic incumbents and may push a nervous Congress into adjourning earlier than expected so members will have more time to campaign for the November elections. Already facing the prospect of losing 20 to 25 seats in the House, Democrats said they feared the toll may be higher if Synar's defeat signaled widespread voter unrest.
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November 8, 1994 | D'Jamila Salem
Thirty five Senate seats, 36 governorships and all 435 House seats are up for grabs today. Here is a score card to help you keep track of the winners and losers as the GOP attempts to regain control of the Senate. Senate Dems listed first (i)=incumbent Leading Virtually Tonight's in polls tied in polls winner Ariz. Sam Coppersmith Jon Kyl x Calif. Dianne Feinstein (i) x Mike Huffington Conn. Joseph Lieberman (i) x Jerry Labriola Del. Charles M. Oberly William V. Roth Jr. (i) x Fla.
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