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Florida’s New Battleground: The State Supreme Court

Florida’s New Battleground: The State Supreme Court

Every six years, Florida voters decide whether the state’s Supreme Court justices get to keep their seats on the bench. Typically, these votes generate little public interest, but this year, Florida’s Republican Party and outside political groups are targeting three justices for defeat.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

How Sandy’s Path Could Chart A Course For Romney’s Victory

How Sandy’s Path Could Chart A Course For Romney’s Victory

The superstorm began its destructive tour of the American mainland in Florida, and that’s where the GOP presidential nominee needs to begin his march on election night. Other states in its path included North Carolina, Virginia and New Hampshire, states where Mitt Romney has a strong chance.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

When Will We Know Who Won?

When Will We Know Who Won?

Everybody tries to predict who will win.What we wonder, though, is when will we know whether it will be President Obama or Republican challenger Mitt Romney taking the oath of office next January? See if you can correctly predict.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Last Of The Early Voters In Ohio Make A Scene

Last Of The Early Voters In Ohio Make A Scene

At the polls Sunday, reporter Karen Kasler encountered a carnival-like atmosphere — including dancing people dressed in Sesame Street costumes, a Lincoln impersonator, mimes and food trucks.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

What Else Could $6 Billion Buy?

What Else Could $6 Billion Buy?

The cost of the 2012 election will top a record $6 billion, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. If you find it difficult to visualize that figure, here are a few other ways to think about what $6 billion could buy.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

On Election Eve, Obama And Romney Try Blazing A Path To 270

On Election Eve, Obama And Romney Try Blazing A Path To 270

On the final day of the 2012 campaign, President Obama and Mitt Romney made a last push in states that could be critical to victory. Obama was scheduled to campaign in three swing states, while Romney had events planned in four. The only overlap was in Ohio, considered the linchpin of the election.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Why Abortion Has Become Such A Prominent Campaign Issue

Why Abortion Has Become Such A Prominent Campaign Issue

GOP challenger Romney has been walking a tightrope – appearing to moderate his position on the one hand, while maintaining a strict anti-abortion stance on the other.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Gay Marriage, Marijuana And Taxes: States Decide

Gay Marriage, Marijuana And Taxes: States Decide

Voters will decide 174 ballot propositions across 37 states this election, and some of those decisions could change the day-to-day lives of average Americans more than who wins the presidency.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

The Last Pew Poll: Obama Holds Edge On Eve Of Election

The poll shows President Obama leading his GOP challenger, Mitt Romney, 48 percent to 45 percent among likely voters. The poll was conducted after Superstorm Sandy hit the U.S. East Coast. Pew also found that Romney supporters are more committed to voting than are Obama’s supporters.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Potential Election Day Firsts: Races To Watch

Potential Election Day Firsts: Races To Watch

Tuesday offers a smorgasbord of possible history-making opportunities across the nation — from New Hampshire, which could end up with the nation’s first all-female congressional delegation, to Arizona, which could elect its first Hispanic U.S. senator.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us