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Election Day

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Top Election Day Articles

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  • Obama v McCain: Virginia battleground

     
    by Mark Silva ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Here in the king of the Old South states that hasn't backed a Democratic candidate for president since John F. Kennedy, there sure are a lot of Barack Obama campagin door-knockers. OK, we live......
  • Car Crashes Spike on Election Day

     
    Hold up! Whatever you do, do not vote this November! Canadian researchers recently found that traffic deaths spiked on Election Day, based on an analysis of presidential elections dating back to 1976, when Jimmy Carter faced down Gerald Ford. An......
  • Campaign enters final stretch

     
    by Jill Zuckman In a presidential race marked by unexpected twists, turns and slips, Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama enter the last 30 days of the campaign with Obama clinging to a small but significant lead and McCain anxious......
  • Politics: Who gains from the bailout.

     
    The House approved the bailout a little while ago, 263-171, so that's a pickup of 55 votes, more than expected. Isn't it wonderful what a couple more bank failures, shrinkage of millions of 401-K accounts, 159,000 more lost jobs and......
  • 'Gender-gap' favoring Obama: Experts

     
    by Mark Silva The "gender gap'' in support for Barack Obama and John McCain is particularly pronounced in some of the "battleground'' states where the Democrat and Republican are vying for the presidency. And the apparent initial impact that Sarah......
  • Debate season: Assembly, Senate, Congress on Ch 12

     
    Tonight, News 12 Long Island ??? which like Newsday is an affiliate of Cablevision ??? begins broadcasting its full slate of wide-ranging 30-minute candidate debates for state Assembly, state Senate and Congress. Debates for all 21 Assembly districts...
  • "Good" Bad News for Democrats?

     
    Two weeks of bad economic news wound up being not-so-terrible news for Democrats in the Senate. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), who heads the Senatorial Campaign Committee, said Wednesday that Democrats are poised to grab seven or more Senate seats from......
  • AFL-CIO: High-gear Obama turnout drive

     
    by Jill Zuckman With less than four weeks until Election Day, the AFL-CIO is kicking into high gear as it targets the hardest to persuade voters that Barack Obama should be the next president. Using phone calls, mail and direct......
  • After Indiana, Obama heads to Ohio today

     
    by John McCormick INDIANAPOLIS - As Sen. Evan Bayh of Indiana introduced the Democratic nominee Wednesday, he harkened back to the last time he could recall a presidential candidate from his party campaigning for a general election in his state.......
  • Obama-McCain ad-war: Record negative

     
    by Mark Silva They are the fiery watch-words of an increasingly combative and negative presidential campaign debate, the one that rivals John McCain and Barack Obama are bankrolling with their own campaign commercials in the most competitive states:...
  • Sarah Silverman, Olbermann and Ayers

     
    by Mark Silva Everyone who spent their day worrying about the "unrepentant'' Bill Ayers and his impact on Democrat Barack Obama might better spend some time listening to the likes of Keith Olbermann and Sarah Silverman, he of the MSNBC......