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  • The Sunday Brunch.

     
    Good Sunday Morning, All. Hope you're enjoying the weekend. As always, here's a carefully curated selection of links to get your through your Sunday morning. Think of this as the edition of Capitol Ideas that would be hosted by Charles......
  • National Popular Vote Movement Launches Harrisburg Media Buy.

     
    Let The Air Wars Begin! The Florida-based National Popular Vote movement, which (as its name suggests) wants to change the Electoral College system to award the majority of electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote, has launched......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: A Few Housekeeping Changes.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Welcome to (yet) another rainy day here in the seat of government. Before we get into the usual mix of news, headlines, gossip and half-truths you've come to expect from us, we wanted to get......
  • Senate Panel Weighs Electoral College Changes.

     
    From The Post-Gazette: "HARRISBURG _ Proposals to tweak how Pennsylvania votes for president abounded here today, with state senators debating the merits of changing how electoral votes are handed out and others pushing to switch to a straight popular...
  • George Washington, in war and peace

    George Washington, in war and peace
    Washington A Life Ron Chernow Penguin Press: 906 pp., $40 On Dec. 14, 1799, an ominous, fog-like gloom hung over Mount Vernon. Sixty-seven-year-old George Washington was dying. The ex-president, his doctors believed, was suffering from "quinsy" (a...
  • Obama's Florida shot: A key to victory

     
    by Mark Silva ST. CLOUD, Fla. - A flood of television ads, an unprecedented army of Democratic campaign workers and a souring economy have converged to offer Sen. Barack Obama a chance of winning in the biggest of all battlegrounds:......
  • Early voting: Sign of things to come

     
    by Mark Silva Record early voting may be a sign of things to come on Election Day. While the early voting in this historic presidential election could make a good early read of the results on Election Day a little......
  • Barack Obama, win-history 'on his side'

     
    by Mark Silva "History is on the side of Barack Obama,'' the folks at the Gallup Poll report today, noting that only twice during the past 14 presidential elections did the candidate who was running ahead in Gallup polling a......
  • Obama, McCain, socialism and kid toys

     
    Obama in Raleigh, N.C., a state that no Democrat has carried since Jimmy Carter did in 1976. (Tribune photo by Zbigniew Bzdak) by Mark Silva Who you callin' a socialist? John McCain's campaign has labeled Barack Obama's economics as socialism......
  • McCain dogged by GOP nervousness

     
    by Jill Zuckman FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.--Even as Sen. John McCain aggressively presses toward next week's finish line, nervous Republicans say they are worried that he could face a rout at the hands of Barack Obama, losing a cascade of classic red......
  • Election Day weather looks sunny, mild

     
    You may find other excuses for not voting next Tuesday, but bad weather likely will not be one of them.National Weather Service forecasters out at Sterling are predicting 'mostly sunny' skies for Tuesday, with high temperatures in the mid-60s in......