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Election Day

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  • Bailout politics: Obama-Bush plan?

     
    Yesterday, we worried that the obvious unpopularity of any bailout package -- even a good one that was necessary to rescue the economy -- would create a temptation for Republicans, who don't control Congress, to let the Democrats, who......
  • State Senate poll: Statements from Foley, GOP

     
    The Siena poll this morning showed Republican Cesar Trunzo leading Brian Foley in Suffolk, Dem Craig Johnson crushing Barbara Donno in Nassau, and the battle for the state Senate tight as a tick overall. Here's a statement from the Foley......
  • Obama: Godfather, McCain: Viva Zapata

     
    by Mark Silva Barack Obama does Marlon Brando. But in the end, he displays a soft spot for Humphrey Bogart. And John McCain goes with a Brando film. The question came up when CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric......
  • McCain: Phoning it in?

     
    Does this make any sense? First, you suspend your campaign cause you have to go back to Washington to work on the bailout, though your offices all keep working and your surrogates keep bashing the other guy. Then, you unsuspend......
  • Survey Finds McCain Voters Drive American-Made Cars

     
    Barack Obama???s campaign released an ad in Michigan attacking opponent John McCain for owning three foreign-branded cars among his 13 total vehicles (never have you heard the word "Lexus" used with such derision), but a study by Bigresearch ??? a......
  • Register to vote by Oct. 6

     
    If you???re not a registered voter, you have less than a week to get in gear if you want to vote in the upcoming presidential election in Florida. The voting rolls close Monday, Oct. 6. If you???re 18 or older,......
  • Could special vote deodorize Mike's power grab?

     
    With Mayor Michael Bloomberg looking to alter the city???s laws to keep himself in power, some activists see an option for him and the City Council to reduce the stench of their obvious self-dealing: Let the people of the......
  • McCain (Palin) v Obama: 'Uncivil brawl?'

     
    by Mark Silva It didn't take Sarah Palin long to pivot from the charming "you-betcha'' sort of "hockey mom'' whom Americans welcomed to the contest to a threatening "gotcha'' sort of rough-housing "pit-bull'' apparently willing to say anything to get........
  • Palin v Biden: Debate of the season

     
    by Mark Silva and updated at 11:00 pm EDT Joe Biden did very well in debate tonight. He was supposed to. Sarah Palin did very well in debate tonight. She had to. So it would seem that both candidates for......
  • 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......