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Likely Suspects: Guessing Obama’s Second-Term Cabinet

Likely Suspects: Guessing Obama’s Second-Term Cabinet

A number of people are in the running for Cabinet appointments in President Obama’s second term.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Florida’s Most Populous County Finishes Vote Count

Florida’s Most Populous County Finishes Vote Count

It 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 Done

President 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

Controversial Members Of Congress Come And Go

Controversial Members Of Congress Come And Go

Members of the House known for notorious or offensive comments have lost their seats in Tuesday’s elections. On the other hand, some are coming back.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

GOP Eyes Gains As Voters In 11 States Pick Governors

GOP Eyes Gains As Voters In 11 States Pick Governors

While the occupant of the governor’s office is historically far less important than the party that controls the state legislature, top state officials in coming years are expected to wield significant influence in at least one major area: health care.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

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

Two Days Out: It’s All About Election Day Turnout

Two Days Out: It’s All About Election Day Turnout

With Election Day just two days away, the presidential campaigns of Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Gov. Mitt Romney are spending the final hours criss-crossing the swing states trying to get their supporters to the polls.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Obama And Romney Enter Crunch Time

Obama And Romney Enter Crunch Time

President 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

Women Seen As Key In N.H, Both As Voters And As Candidates

Women Seen As Key In N.H, Both As Voters And As Candidates

The Obama campaign is making a big play for female voters in New Hampshire, where the president has tried to link Republican Mitt Romney to controversial moves by the state legislature on abortion and women’s health. And the state could elect an all-woman congressional delegation.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us