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Following the election, some Alaskans join secession bandwagon

Following the election, some Alaskans join secession bandwagonTwo people from Alaska have added their petitions for secession to the growing group of people seeking to withdraw from the U.S.

Obama Hopes For Another Victory: Avoiding Fiscal Cliff

Obama Hopes For Another Victory: Avoiding Fiscal CliffPresident Obama is meeting with labor leaders at the White House on Tuesday — the first in a series of meetings aimed at avoiding automatic tax increases and spending cuts in the new year. The newly re-elected president is hoping to translate victory at the ballot box into success in shaping policy.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Conservative Media Caught in the Blame Game

Some Republicans Say Romney's Loss is Partly the Fault of Conservative Media That Kept Overstating the Candidate's Real Strength» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Four Days Later, Florida Declares For Obama

Four Days Later, Florida Declares For ObamaFlorida officials said the president had 50 percent of the vote to Romney's 49.1 percent. His win of the state's 29 electoral votes gives Obama a total of 332 electoral votes to Mitt Romney's 206.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

‘Drunk Nate Silver’ Parody Wakes Up After Real Nate Silver’s Big Score

‘Drunk Nate Silver’ Parody Wakes Up After Real Nate Silver’s Big Score"Just saw @karlrove in a bar. Aaawwkward," tweets the fake homage to the blogger who nailed the Obama-Romney race tweets. Being hailed as Election Night's second biggest winner continues to bring attention to the FiveThirtyEight.com guru.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

VIDEO: Obama Tears Up As He Thanks Campaign Staff

"What you guys have done means the work that I'm doing is important. I'm really proud of that. I'm really proud of all of you," the president says just before a tear comes down his right cheek. It's a rare public show of emotion from "no-drama Obama."» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Florida’s Most Populous County Finishes Vote Count

Florida’s Most Populous County Finishes Vote CountIt only took two extra days, but Florida's Miami-Dade County has finished counting votes in the presidential election. But as of Thursday afternoon, three other large counties were still tabulating.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Once Again, Florida’s Voting Doesn’t Add Up

The election problems in Florida that kept the nation waiting more than a month for the outcome of the presidential race back in 2000 have largely been resolved. But the state has come up with a whole new set of difficulties that led to long lines and another slow count.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Fixing Long Election Lines May Be Easier Said Than Done

Fixing Long Election Lines May Be Easier Said Than DonePresident 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

Stocks Fall On ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Fears

Stocks Fall On ‘Fiscal Cliff’ FearsConcerned that the White House and Congress won't be able to agree on how to avoid deep spending cuts and tax increases, many investors sold stocks this morning.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us