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Election Day

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  • Election season peeve: Stop the robo-calls!

     
    One of life???s petty annoyances is making a phone call and getting an automated response instead of a live human being. So what makes political candidates think voters like picking up a phone and getting an automated pitch? In the......
  • CarsCast Weekly: 10.10.08

     
    This week Lindsay and Stephen discuss dangerous Election Day driving habits, but they spend most of their time checking out what???s new from the Paris auto show. They even have time to discuss CO2 scrubbers, and there???s also a special......
  • States purging voters illegally: report

     
    by Frank James A few weeks ago, a lot of journalists got e-mails from people outraged by what they said were illegal efforts by election officials in certain jurisdictions to strike voters from voter rolls. They wanted journalists to investigate.......
  • Sarah Silverman's 'schlep' for Obama

     
    by Frank James Let's all agree that comedian Sarah Silverman has a potty mouth. On this Day of Atonement, she has a lot to atone for. But that's what so many people like about her. Besides being lewd, she's......
  • Patchogue pol P. Pontieri's plan-panel post postponed

     
    Patchogue???s Democratic Mayor Paul Pontieri (left) showed up last Monday for a confirmation hearing for a seat on the new Long Island Regional Planning Council, but was quietly told to take a powder because his resolution was being tabled.......
  • Levy-for-gov Web domain grabbed day of Spitzer-splat

     
    It???s finally out: Levy for governor. That domain name ??? LEVYFORGOVERNOR.COM ??? the cyber address for a potential website, has been purchased by Terry Maccarrone, a one-time Levy Assembly aide and veteran Levy campaign operative, who now works as the....
  • Obama, McCain aides rumble on Fox

     
    by Frank James I say forget this week's last presidential debate between Senators Barack Obama and John McCain. Let's instead schedule a cage fight between David Axelrod, Obama's chief strategist, and Rick Davis, McCain's campaign manager. The two were......
  • Have Dems matched GOP ground game?

     
    by Jim Tankersley WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- For most of this decade, even when polls looked gloomy, Republicans entered Election Day with a swagger from their not-so-secret weapon: a voter turnout machine powerful enough to swing close races. Democrats have...
  • Michelle Obama stokes Florida go-vote campaign

     
    In Florida alone, 600,000 blacks eligible to vote in 2004 didn???t show up at the polls, Michelle Obama said today. She told reporters her husband???s Democratic presidential campaign is concentrating on making sure registered voters cast ballots. ???We...
  • Obama camp responds to ACORN flap

     
    by John McCormick TOLEDO, Ohio - Responding to Republican complaints about alleged voter registration fraud, Sen. Barack Obama's campaign today suggested such charges are an orchestrated effort to create "noise" and a "smokescreen" to discourage voting....
  • ACORN, villain or victim?

     
    by Frank James ACORN, the community organizing group, has become the incarnation of all that is unholy for many Republicans who accuse it of doing two things: trying to steal the presidential election for Sen. Barack Obama and causing the......