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Business Latest: Primary season

 

HOTSPOTS: Just about everything happening in Washington this year represents an attempt by party leaders to motivate their base constituencies to vote. For Republicans, it’s Obamacare, Benghazi and the IRS; for Democrats, it’s immigration, the minimum wage, and the war on women. Why is it important and who has the advantage? Read more 

LANDSCAPE RED: This year is the Republican Party’s best chance to take back the Senate. There are 12 races to watch and the GOP has numerous advantages. Read more

WINNING THE CIVIL WAR: Republican leaders have blown the last two Senate elections by letting tea party rebels win too much ground. This year, they’re suppressing the rebellion. Read more

STOCKS DECLINE FOR FIRST DAY IN THREE AS RETAILERS DISAPPOINT: Read more

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Business Latest: Primary season