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Election Day

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  • 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...
  • NY Senate Fails To Override Paterson Veto Of Ethics Bill

    NY Senate Fails To Override Paterson Veto Of Ethics Bill
    Gov. David Paterson scored a victory Monday when the state Legislature failed to override his veto of an ethics bill he complained was too weak. The Democrat-led Legislature hoped to pass the changes in 2010 - an election year - now that the Senate has a...
  • 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.......
  • Goli$ano to back Donno in 7th S.D.

     
    Figure out what you can about Goli$ano's game plan from this dispatch by the earnest Mr. Madore: "Rochester billionaire Thomas Golisano is expected to endorse Barbara Donno in her bid to oust state Sen. Craig Johnson (D-Port Washington), sources......
  • Tuesday's election expected to be low-key, low turnout yet historic

     
    Expect Tuesday???s voting in Palm Beach County to be a low-key, low turnout affair. One indication that voters will be sparse at polling places is the light turnout during early voting, which ended Sunday afternoon. Of Palm Beach County???s......
  • Unable to sound off in Boynton Beach

     
    For 47 years, Lena Rahming has been a fixture around Boynton Beach on Election Day. The Bahamian native, who runs a child care center, would ride around neighborhoods with her bullhorn and remind residents to vote. But the unexplainable happened......
  • GOP leaders frantic about committeeman-elect with alleged racist ties

     
    Palm Beach County Republican Party leaders raced through GOP rulebooks Wednesday afternoon to find ways to keep Derek Black, an alleged racist, from taking office as a GOP committeeman. They think they found one: They say Black didn???t meet......
  • DNC: Spike speaks, on Obama-McCain

     
    Spike Lee -- whom the Times Union blog photographed sitting to Suffolk Legis. Vivian Viloria-Fisher's right at the Denver parley -- spoke with Newsday's Liz Moore in the airport en route back to LaGuardia. Some quotes, bound to be......
  • John McCain: Running around GW Bush

     
    by Mark Silva ST. PAUL, Minn.--Sen. John McCain faces one mighty hurdle in his bid for the presidency: President George W. Bush. With an unpopular president of his own party occupying the White House, the GOP nominee will not be......