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Election Day

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Top Election Day Articles

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  • Campaigns still roll

    The Fourth of July traditionally opens the election campaigns, but City Council incumbents Elizabeth Pearson and Kelly Boyd have been on the stump since early spring. Both have held kick-off events and are collecting donations. Pearson held her second...
  • Jesse Jackson Jr. suffers collateral damage in Blagojevich trial

    Jesse Jackson Jr. suffers collateral damage in Blagojevich trial
    Secret recordings of then- Gov. Rod Blagojevich talking about what he could get in return for a U.S. Senate appointment show that as the federal authorities closed in, there was just one contender he thought he could get a deal with — U.S. Rep....
  • Former governor hit for alleged corruption, grandiosity

    Former governor hit for alleged corruption, grandiosity
    Over the six weeks that prosecutors laid out their case against Rod Blagojevich, witnesses and secret wiretaps portrayed the former governor as extravagant, obsessed with his own looks and image, a lousy steward of his family finances, near-delusional...
  • Timeline: Proposition 8

    Aug. 4, 2010 A federal judge in San Francisco rules that gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry, striking down Proposition 8, the voter approved ballot measure that banned same-sex unions. U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker said...
  • How do Orange County mayoral candidates feel about Amendment 4?

    Orange County's major mayoral candidates — even those now in office — cast themselves as outsiders and reformers. Yet all but one line up with the business and development interests opposing Amendment 4, which would require voter approval...
  • Islip dissidents mass to call for Trunzo's ouster

     
    About 65 unhappy Islip Republicans turned out in the sweltering heat Monday night in front of the party's Third Avenue headquarters in Bay Shore to ask Caesar Trunzo to step down as town GOP leader.......
  • Paterson, perception: Looking to lead - and look like it

     
    Gov. David A. Paterson???s unusual televised warning of fiscal trouble appeared crafted to combat the perception that he???s an accidental executive who may have been unprepared for prime time when he was thrust into office four months ago. Moments...
  • On eve of endorsements, NYSUT slams Senate tax vote

     
    Three days ago the Republican-run state Senate voted 38-20 to limit to four percent the annual increases in the tax amount homeowners pay toward school budgets. Today, representatives in the 600,000-member New York State United Teachers ??? which has........
  • 08-08-08: McCain, Obama come up even

     
    by Mark Silva By the numbers, today is a marker of sorts, the eighth day of the eighth month of the eighth year of the millenium. Yet many miles to go before Election Day. By the numbers, at least nationally,......
  • Olympic-size ad war: McCain vs. Obama

     
    by Mark Silva Anyone watching the Olympic Summer Games on TV probably has noticed a certain sideline competition: Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama going for the gold back home. Yet, while McCain's national network ads challenge his Democratic rival........
  • Possible leaching of party support: the McCain front

     
    For those watching the horse race in the Northeast, a lot of the attention focuses on the prospect that John McCain can peel off Democrats to win key states, most likely from those who preferred Hillary Clinton in the primary.......