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  1. Illinois Dems dig deep to keep governor's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    At first blush, Illinois would seem to be a lock for an incumbent Democratic governor: The population leans left. Democrats control most of state government, and this year's race is likely to turn on the Chicago area, one of the few places President Barack Obama can still bring large crowds to their feet.

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  2. Many factors falling into place for Charlie BakerRead the original story

    58 min ago | Boston Herald

    The push to repeal casinos in Massachusetts appears to be headed for a lopsided defeat while Republican Charlie Baker has climbed to a 3-point lead over Democrat Martha Coakley in the race for governor, a new Suffolk University/Boston Herald poll shows. Baker's 46-43 percent lead is well within the poll's margin of error, but the GOP nominee holds several key advantages over his Democratic opponent heading into the campaign's final few days, according to yesterday's Suffolk/Herald poll of 500 likely voters.

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  3. GoLocalProv | Politics | Finneran: Too Old, Too White, Too Male To Understand….Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Go Local

    Can someone please tell me why parents would allow their young children---girls specifically---to be degraded by adults? And while we're at it, could someone explain the concept of "too white" or "not black enough"? Too white for what? Or too black for what? Didn't't we fight a bloody Civil War about such idiocy? Let's start with the little girls and their shameful excuses for parents. A crappy rip off T-shirt company has put together an ad that features cute little girls prancing around and dropping multiple F-bombs while hustling T-shirts under the guise of social justice.

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  4. GoLocalProv | Politics | Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Go Local

    Allan Fung : The most recent Brown poll released this week, which didn't quadruple sample Providence like the one before, confirms what's been felt intuitively by astute political observers--the momentum in the race is on Fung's side as undecided voters are breaking his way. It will be interesting to see if he can carry that momentum to victory in just four days.

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  5. GoLocalProv | Politics | Raimondo’s Point Judith Ties to Providence Contracts Come Under ScrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Go Local

    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo has come under fire from Republican opponent Allan Fung following the revelation that Raimondo's former firm, Point Judith, invested in a firm that was awarded contracts with the Providence Water Supply Board -- while Raimondo's husband, Andrew Moffit, was the board chair.

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  6. Q&A: Free Speech Fosters Free Elections with U.S. Senator Chuck GrassleyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Northern-Sun Print

    Q: What are the five essential freedoms of the First Amendment? A: During the ordinary grind of everyday life, Americans may become complacent about the core principles of our democracy that guarantee our individual rights. These central freedoms set us apart from those whose homelands are ruled by authoritarian regimes, not governed "of, by and for the people."

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  7. Obama Looks to Boost Women's Vote in Rhode Island SpeechRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    Trying to capitalize on yesterday's news that the U.S. economy expanded more than forecast in the third quarter, President Barack Obama today will try to rally female voters in Providence, Rhode Island, four days ahead of the U.S. midterm elections. Obama will speak at Rhode Island College about women and the economy after holding a roundtable discussion on the topic with a smaller group.

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  8. Obama urges 'credible' Myanmar voteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    US President Barack Obama has called for an "inclusive and credible" process when Myanmar holds general elections next year. The comments were made in telephone talks with Myanmar's President Thein Sein, the White House said.

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  9. Donnelly stumps for state, not partyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Journal Gazette

    If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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  10. Hong Kong activists mull Beijing visit during APECRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Republic

    Hong Kong student protest leaders are considering visiting Beijing while it hosts a major Asian summit next week to press their demands for greater democratic reforms. Student leader Alex Chow said at a rally late Thursday that protest organizers would discuss the idea of trying to talk to Chinese officials during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum that begins Nov. 5. Chow said it's unclear whether protest leaders would even be allowed to make it past mainland Chinese border checkpoints.

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  11. Ad targeting Garrison upsets Democrats, newspaperRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Review

    An advertisement created by Republican Congressman Bill Johnson targeting his opponent in his re-election bid for the 6th District has generated quite a stir, and the Ohio Democratic Party wants a public apology. The Akron Beacon Journal was also upset by the ad, which included a doctored image of one of its front page articles that ran on Memorial Day and featured a local soldier killed in Afghanistan.

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  12. Editorial: Lowenthal for Congress in 47th DistrictRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Wave

    Rep. Alan Lowenthal is not running unopposed for reelection in the 47th Congressional District, a large swath of which includes Cypress, Los Alamitos, Buena Park, Anaheim, Stanton, Westminster and Garden Grove. He represents a reliably Democratic district, with his party enjoying a 16 percent advantage over Republicans in voter registration.

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  13. Joseph Perkins: Democrats' real problem with voter IDRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wave

    "We affirm that this struggle must, and will, go on in the cause of our nation's quest for justice until every eligible American has the chance to exercise his or her right to vote, unencumbered by discriminatory or unneeded procedures, rules or practice." - Attorney General Eric Holder "Jim Crow had a son called James Crow Jr., Esquire.

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  14. Charles Krauthammer: Election a referendum on competenceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Wave

    First, like all U.S. elections, it's about the economy. The effect of the weakest recovery in two generations is reflected in President Barack Obama's 13-point underwater ratings for his handling of the economy.

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  15. Will: In Georgia race, it's all businessRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    In a sun-dappled square decorated with scores of entrants in the community's Halloween scarecrow contest, a balky sound system enables, if barely, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate to exhort a few hundred people, mostly supporters, to urge neighbors to vote to reduce Sen. Harry Reid to minority leader. The exhorter is David Perdue, a glutton for punishment who has been campaigning incessantly for 15 months and may be doing so for two more.

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  16. Opinion: Best of the Web Today: The Gloves Are OffRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

    We've got to hand it to NARAL Pro-Choice America , which has put out the funniest series of political ads at least since one Christine O'Donnell solemnly intoned to the camera: "I am not a witch." The NARAL spots-TV and radio-seek to influence the Colorado senate race, in which Republican Rep. Cory Gardner has been slightly favored to unseat Sen. Mark Udall.

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  17. Busted: Carpetbagger Scott Brown botches local New Hampshire questionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Raw Story

    Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown showed an apparent lack of familiarity with at least one New Hampshire county during his final debate with incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen on Thursday night. "Let's go to the western part of the state and talk about Sullivan County," WMUR-TV political director James Pindell said to Brown.

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  18. Jon Stewart: Texas is deep red, but Louie Gohmert is trying to turn it 'dipsh*t'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Raw Story

    Rep. Louie Gohmert's remarks denigrating gay military service members, Daily Show host Jon Stewart said on Thursday, were just the tip of the Texas Republican "redberg." "You know gays and their massages," Stewart joked.

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  19. Illinois Dems dig deep to keep governor's officeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KAUZ

    The fiancee of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is struggling to recover after losing her future husband along with most of her personal belongings, and she says she is effectively homeless due to the lingering... The fiancee of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is struggling to recover after losing her future husband along with most of her personal belongings, and she says she is effectively homeless due to the lingering stigma of... A former NBA player convicted in a real estate Ponzi scheme was due in court to argue for a new trial. A former NBA player convicted in a real estate Ponzi scheme is due in court to argue for a new trial.

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  20. Myanmar's president, army chief meet Suu KyiRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Myanmar's president held talks Friday that for the first time brought together opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the military chief in a bid to showcase the nation's political dialogue less than two weeks before President Barack Obama and other leaders attend a regional summit. Suu Kyi, who is constitutionally barred from running for president in next year's election, has been calling for such a meeting for nearly a year to discuss Myanmar's political reforms.

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