President Obama, in his victory speech, noted that the hours voters had to wait in line are something “we have to fix.” One solution: Spend more on equipment and poll workers. But that would be tough in this fiscal climate. Another is to expand early voting. But states such as Ohio have had their early-voting laws challenged in court.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Harborview and Glacier Valley Elementary schools will each get a new teacher this fall.
Officials there fear that might not be enough for reserves to last through winter.
Ranges exempted from quarter-mile shooting prohibition.
You volunteered, you voted, but your candidate just lost. How do you deal? Psychology experts suggest taking some pointers from — of all things — die-hard sports fans.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Senate Democrats did better than just keep their slim majority. Wednesday brought news that they expanded it by managing to retain control of two of their most threatened seats, in Montana and North Dakota.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Mitt Romney’s White House run raised the profile of his Mormon faith, and made many fellow Mormons hope that misunderstandings of their faith could be dispelled. And, of course, there was pride in seeing one of their own come so close to the White House. Those hopes were dashed with his loss Tuesday.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Members of the House known for notorious or offensive comments have lost their seats in Tuesday’s elections. On the other hand, some are coming back.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
A gloomy economy dooms the incumbent? Undecideds break toward the challenger? The tallest guy always wins? Not this time.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us