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2013

November Common Ground E-Newsletter
Nov. 27, 2013, midnight

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Primary in Illinois' 2nd District Special Election
Feb. 26, 2013, 10:09 a.m.

<p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"> Six days after Jesse Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty to the misuse of campaign funds, voters in his long-held district go the polls to begin the process of finding a replacement. </p>

2012

November Common Ground E-Newsletter
Nov. 21, 2012, 12:14 p.m.

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Candidates Flunk 20-Year Study of Political Courage
Oct. 29, 2012, 2:07 p.m.

<span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">A&nbsp; 20-year study of over 15,000 congressional candidates and their willingness to answer questions on the major issues</span></span>

2011

Testing Oregon CD-1 candidates' political courage
Dec. 12, 2011, 9:18 a.m.

Special elections typically are a result of unusual circumstances, scandal, or tragedy, and the race for&nbsp;Oregon's 1st&nbsp;Congressional district is no exception.&nbsp;