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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

Elections shake-up membership of AK Legislature

Tuesday's elections helped shake up Alaska's Legislature.

Voting Queue Etiquette: Hey, Buddy, That’s Out Of Line!

Voting Queue Etiquette: Hey, Buddy, That’s Out Of Line!On or around Election Day, millions of Americans will show up at their polling places and settle in for what could be a long wait in line to cast their ballots. So how do you respond if the person behind you decides it's the perfect time to loudly express his political opinion? A look at what some voters say is OK and what's not at the polls.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Guide For The Day: An Election Day Timeline

The final day in the 2012 political marathon has arrived. Here's an hour-by-hour guide to key times across the nation on Election Day.

The Battle For Congress: Senate And House Races To Watch

The Battle For Congress: Senate And House Races To WatchRepublicans need a net gain of just three or four seats to take over the Senate and — assuming they keep the House — consolidate influence on Capitol Hill. Despite the favorable election arithmetic, Republicans are foundering in several key Senate races and face an uphill battle.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

In the 2012 election, Twitter becomes the world’s largest roundtable

In the 2012 election, Twitter becomes the world’s largest roundtableTwitter makes a mark as a source of information and predictions this election cycle:

Last Of The Early Voters In Ohio Make A Scene

Last Of The Early Voters In Ohio Make A SceneAt 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

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

Campaigns Strive To Project Confidence, But Not Hubris, In Final Days

Campaigns Strive To Project Confidence, But Not Hubris, In Final DaysWhether a candidate is behind or ahead in the opinion polls, political campaigns have a vested interest in portraying every race as close — even if it's looking like a blowout.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Obama And Romney Enter Crunch Time

Obama And Romney Enter Crunch TimePresident Obama and Mitt Romney are making their final push in the last weekend before Election Day. Their focus is on a subset of battleground states and on specific counties where they hope their appearances will turn out their supporters without turning off any voters still on the fence.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us