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Race For Redrawn Calif. District Is Tight And Pricey

Race For Redrawn Calif. District Is Tight And PriceyCalifornia's 7th Congressional District is the site of one of the most expensive races in the country. After California's independent redistricting committee redrew the district's boundaries, the seat has become competitive, and Democrats have put it on their list of seats they think they can take.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

No, Romney’s Son Is Not Gunning To Steal Ohio Vote By Rigging Voting Machines

No, Romney’s Son Is Not Gunning To Steal Ohio Vote By Rigging Voting MachinesTagg Romney's private equity firm is connected to the company that makes voting machines used in a couple of Ohio counties. Therefore, conspiracy theorists say, he could fix the election in his father's favor.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

A Campaign Map, Morphed By Money

A Campaign Map, Morphed By MoneyWe've reshaped the United States based on where superPACs and other outside groups spent their money to air political ads aimed at influencing the presidential election. The result? One weirdly telling map.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

What Romney’s Run Means For Mormonism

What Romney’s Run Means For MormonismWin or lose on Election Day, Republican Mitt Romney has already made history as the first Mormon to win a major party presidential nomination. But has his race for the White House changed Americans' perceptions and stereotypes of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

The GOP Has Its Eyes On Another Election Day Prize: Arkansas

The GOP Has Its Eyes On Another Election Day Prize: ArkansasBoth Republicans and Democrats think they can capture about a dozen state legislative chambers in next week's election, meaning there could be little net change in control. But there may be no state that the GOP is eyeing as eagerly as Arkansas, which is the lone Democratic holdout in the Deep South.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

In Ohio, Teachers Run For Statehouse — And Could Give Obama A Boost

In Ohio, Teachers Run For Statehouse — And Could Give Obama A BoostA dozen teachers, all of them Democrats, are running for seats in Ohio's House and Senate. The surge is a byproduct of last year's voter referendum repealing a state law that would have curbed public employees' collective bargaining rights. Another byproduct is reusing teacher phone banks from that effort to support Obama.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Sandy Underscores Debate Over Government’s Role

Sandy Underscores Debate Over Government’s RoleFor President Obama, the federal government is a critical vehicle for disaster relief. Mitt Romney and the GOP put more faith in local government and voluntary efforts.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Sandy Could Dent The Vote, But In Whose Favor?

Sandy Could Dent The Vote, But In Whose Favor?The effects of the superstorm could hurt turnout in traditionally blue states, limiting the popular vote for President Obama. But if Obama's response to the disaster is looked upon favorably, the opposition might be less motivated to turn out.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Conspiracy Theory Experts: Skepticism Is Part Of Our National Identity

Conspiracy Theory Experts: Skepticism Is Part Of Our National IdentityThose who study claims that things such as public opinion polls or government jobs reports have been manipulated see the tendency toward distrust of power as neither partisan nor entirely detrimental. They say a healthy distrust of power is part of our democracy.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

‘Des Moines Register’ Endorses Romney With Eye Toward Economy

The Iowa paper favored Barack Obama for president in 2008 and hasn't endorsed a Republican since Richard Nixon in 1972. "The president's best efforts to resuscitate the stumbling economy have fallen short," the Register writes.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us