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Election Day

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  • Dems clash over Meek’s chances of winning senate race

     
    The bloodletting in Palm Beach is under way. Earlier today, Palm Beach County Commissioners Burt Aaronson and Shelley Vana endorsed Gov. Charlie Crist for Senate, backing him over Democratic Congressman Kendrick Meek. Then Vana went even further, asking...
  • Warnings of voting abuse in hot U.S. Senate contest

     
    Posted by Oscar Avila at 6:35 p.m. Democrats and Republicans traded warnings today about potential voting abuses in Illinois’ hotly contested U.S. Senate race between state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias and U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk. Giannoulias this week...
  • Michelle Obama casts early vote back in Chicago

     
    Posted by Oscar Avila at 11:25 a.m. First Lady Michelle Obama promoted early voting this morning – in words and example – at a time when both political parties are encouraging their supporters not to wait until Election Day. Obama,......
  • San Francisco supervisors to delay vote on Happy Meal toy ban

     
    San Francisco supervisors have decided to put off voting on a proposed ban on handing out promotional toys with fattening childrens' meals until after the state and national election campaigns are over. The vote on the so-called Happy Meal ban......
  • Senate debate focuses on character

     
    Updated by Rick Pearson and Jeff Coen at 9:45 p.m. Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican Mark Kirk assailed each other’s resumes during a broadcast debate Tuesday that focused relentlessly on who would be the more trustworthy politician to represent...
  • Illinois Senate debate Mark Kirk vs Alexi Giannoulias

     
    Full debate transcript courtesy of ABC News....
  • Memo to CNN: It's Bob Ehrlich -- not John

     
    I'm not inclined to get cosmic about an online error. We all make them. But this one is worth noting, because I think it is indicative of larger problems.I have great respect for CNN's political coverage. In fact, in 2008, cnn.com was one of my first...
  • VP Biden to headline Grayson fundraiser

     
    Just days before Election Day, Vice President Joe Biden plans to help U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, with an exclusive fundraiser at the Orange County Convention Center, according to the Grayson campaign. On Monday morning, after Biden finishes...
  • Florida Republicans say they turned out more early voters

     
    UPDATE: Florida Democratic Party uber-flack Eric Jotkoff takes serious issue with the GOP's calculations. See below. By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau Democrats across the country are hoping to overcome a voter enthusiasm gap by taking advantage...
  • Illinois election officials will wait for military ballots

     
    Posted by Oscar Avila at 12:30 p.m. Six Illinois counties will wait longer to receive absentee ballots for the Nov. 2 election from citizens serving in the military or living overseas under an agreement announced today by the Department of......
  • National unions, state workers, and teachers betting big on Sink

     
    PERRY – With hundreds of thousands of ballots already cast in the governor’s race, Alex Sink is scrounging for votes in small North Florida communities with a style reminiscent of Democratic candidates of decades past – appealing to their...
  • Stewart-Colbert rally: A nation of jokers lost in irony

     
    The more I hear Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert talking about their rally scheduled for Saturday on Washington's National Mall, the more I wonder if there is anything that is not a laughing matter in our national life any more.Actually, laughter might...