Issues and Races to Watch in 2014

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  • Same Old, Same Old
  • Minimum Wage
  • Gun Control
  • Comprehensive Immigration Reform
  • Affordable Care Act
  • The Fiscal Cliff
  • Will Republicans Take the Senate?
  • Can Obama Get Back His Groove?
  • Unemployment Insurance Extension
  • Scott vs. Wade
  • Rangel vs. Many
  • The Environment
  • 2016
  • Social Safety Net
  • Afghanistan
  • Moral Mondays

Same Old, Same Old

Unable to overcome their differences, Congress and President Obama don't have much to show for 2013. As a result, upcoming policy battles will have a familiar ring but will be more intense as lawmakers gear up for this year's mid-term elections — and beyond. Here are the issues that will be front and center and a couple of races to keep your eye on.  Joyce Jones (@BETpolitichick)

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