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Jacqueline Klimas

Jacqueline Klimas

Jacqueline Klimas covers Capitol Hill for The Washington Times. She can be reached at jklimas@washingtontimes.com.

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Democrat Michelle Nunn, center, a U.S. Senate candidate, greets supportes after a candidates forum with Republican nominee David Perdue, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Macon, Ga. The Georgia race is one of the most closely watched this year as Republicans make a push to take control of the Senate for the last two years of Obama's term. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Kent D. Johnson)  MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT

Senate race in Georgia a toss-up, poll says

The Senate race in Georgia — one of the races that could decide which party controls the Senate next session — is in a virtual tie, according to a new poll. Published September 24, 2014

Scaffolding continues to go up on the dome of the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, September 18, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Majority of Americans want third party, poll shows

The majority of Americans think the country needs a third political party because the current party system does "such a poor job" of representing the country, a poll released Wednesday said. Published September 24, 2014

FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama is greeted by Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., left, as he arrives at North Carolina Air National Guard Base in Charlotte, N.C.  Obama was in Charlotte to address the American Legion’s 96th National Convention. At right is Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C.   Republicans are asking voters to judge Hagan as too closely aligned with the president.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Kay Hagan ahead in newest poll

A new poll found that Sen. Kay Hagan, North Carolina Democrat, has a slight edge in the upcoming midterm elections, though President Obama continues to have very low approval ratings in the swing state. Published September 23, 2014