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In Tied Race, Candidate’s Wife Didn’t Vote

Bobby McDonald of Walton, Ky., thought he had a good shot at winning a seat on the city council, so he let his wife sleep past closing time at the polls.» 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

Rape Comment Hangs Over Senate Race In Indiana

Rape Comment Hangs Over Senate Race In IndianaSince Republican Richard Mourdock made a controversial comment about rape, his opponent has been trying to pick up the voters Mourdock may have lost. But not everyone has turned away from him. Meanwhile, outside money has been pouring in.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

‘For Whom Will You Vote?’ May Be Wrong Question

‘For Whom Will You Vote?’ May Be Wrong QuestionIt's the question most pollsters ask. But one political economist says there's a better one to ask if you want to predict a candidate's fate.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Superstorm Sandy May Have Blown In Fresh Breeze Of Bipartisanship

Superstorm Sandy May Have Blown In Fresh Breeze Of BipartisanshipWhen President Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie came together in the aftermath of the superstorm, pundits took notice of a rare moment of bipartisanship and wondered if more was to come.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Obama And Romney Respond To Sandy With Election (And Katrina) In Mind

Obama And Romney Respond To Sandy With Election (And Katrina) In MindAt a time when both presidential campaigns would typically be hitting all the swing states, some were off limits owing to Hurricane Sandy. Still, with only a week left before the election, the campaigns both had to find ways to continue their efforts while heeding Hurricane Katrina's lessons.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Political Memes: Fast, Cheap And Out Of Control?

Political Memes: Fast, Cheap And Out Of Control?This year's presidential debates may be remembered as much for what the candidates said as for those witty Internet memes that followed. Experts say the rise of the political meme largely blindsided the campaigns.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

White Men, A Key GOP Demographic, Discuss The Romney Appeal

White Men, A Key GOP Demographic, Discuss The Romney AppealFor all the attention on female voters, the gender gap is no less among white men. They voted in large numbers against Barack Obama four years ago, and are expected to do so again this year. At a motorcycle festival in Florida, some of these voters weigh in on the GOP ticket and the election.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Obama, Romney Reprise Their Greatest Debate Hits On Campaign Trail

Obama, Romney Reprise Their Greatest Debate Hits On Campaign TrailBoth President Obama and GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney found ways to use the second presidential debate against his rival. Obama mocked Romney for his "binders" comment. Romney cited questions asked by undecided voters at the debate, and Obama's answers, as an indictment of the president.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us