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  1. Sen. Klobuchar reacts to predictions of a bad night for Dems on Nov. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CNN

    Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, has been ping-ponging from battle ground state to battle-ground state in support of fellow Democrats this year.

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  2. Upton spending blitz in the 6th.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    's sixth congressional district, where incumbent Republican Congressman Fred Upton is facing a much tighter race than anyone expected, a GOP Super Pac has stepped in with a last second $300-thousand dollar advertising blitz. In one recent poll

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  3. New CNN polls show tight senate races in Iowa, N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CNN

    Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan is clinging to a narrow lead over Republican challenger Thom Tillis in North Carolina, a new CNN/ORC International poll shows. Hagan led with 48% support to 46% for Tillis, the state House speaker, in the survey of 559 likely voters, conducted Oct. 27-30 and with a margin of error of plus or minus four percentage points.

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  4. Majority of early voters in Kansas are RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

    More registered Republicans have cast early votes in Kansas than voters affiliated with other parties in the state, and GOP officials are trumpeting the data as a sign that Gov. Sam Brownback and U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts are headed toward re-election after tough races. But Democrats and independent Senate candidate Greg Orman's campaign differed with that interpretation, saying that the GOP is trying to encourage conservative voters to get them to the polls on Tuesday.

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  5. Friend of Virgin Galactic pilots: They loved to fly, it was their passionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CNN

    Former Washington Post Reporter Joel Glenn Brenner was a friend of the pilots aboard Virgin Galactic's doomed SpaceShipTwo test flight . "They were some of the best flight pilots I've ever seen.

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  6. Fmr. NASA astronaut on the Virgin Galactic explosion, and the fate of space tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CNN

    One pilot was killed and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo exploded after what the company called a "serious anomaly" occurred during a test flight. "In the long term, I don't think there will be a big effect," said former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao.

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  7. Democrats And Unions Try To Help Struggling QuinnRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Caller

    Despite Illinois' Democratic tilt, labor unions have had to come out in force to help incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn against Republican challenger Bruce Rauner. The Associated Press reports that Republicans hope to exploit the deep economic problems and reputation for cronyism within the state to help complete an almost full sweep of the Midwest.

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  8. Marine Vet Jailed In Mexico Ordered ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Caller

    After months in a Mexican prison, Marine veteran Andrew Tahmooressi was ordered "his immediate and absolute freedom" by a Mexican judge, the San Diego Union-Tribune is reporting . Sgt. Tahmooressi had been held in El Hongo State Penitentiary after he was arrested March 31 in possession of two loaded firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.

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  9. Pumpkins, acrobats and the Obamas: trick-or-treating at the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mashable

    President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed trick-or-treaters to a traditional White House Halloween - complete with First Dog Bo and Sunny topiaries dressed as circus clowns. Schoolchildren and military families from across the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area streamed onto the White House grounds, dressed as Piglets, princesses and Dr. Seuss characters.

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  10. Wall Street firm pushes for student loan forgivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    It's too early to say exactly how the stimulus measure BlackRock suggested would work, but it would take Congressional action because the federal government administers the majority of student debt. The move could be a creative way to ease student debt, which has quickly become a $1.2 trillion Achilles heel in the American economy.

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    1 hr ago | Connecticut Post

    While the women's movement of the 1960s was marked by ardent feminism, more than a half-century later a new wave of empowerment for women is being epitomized by an explosion of entrepreneurship. We are not just having a movement anymore, we are living in the moment.

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  12. Elections ad roundup: Why you can't procrastinate when it comes to buying ad timeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    However, the National Journal takes a look at the group that's really suffering : local businesses that can't afford to advertise during election season. Campaigns and outside groups are willing to pay top dollar to get as many spots on the air as they can, and that's left little room for businesses to reserve airtime.

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  13. Diana Lee Carey: Democrats (and independents) should support MANSOOR for SupervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Orange Juice

    Beloved Westminster Councilwoman Diana Lee Carey, protA gA of the late great Gus Ayer, and famed for having fought off the OCTA's 405 Toll Lane dreams years before most of us ever knew they existed, recently wrote this letter urging her fellow Democrats to choose Allan Mansoor over Michelle Steel in the upcoming 2nd Supervisorial District election. I, Vern, a Democrat have written similar things about this race: In conservative Orange County, it's sometimes hard for people like me, a lifelong Democrat, to choose between two Republicans for local office.

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  14. Corner Bar JukeboxRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    I believe the quality of a drinking establishment can be accurately assessed by looking at the jukebox. There are classic songs that belong on a bar jukebox.

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  15. Sen. Bernie Sanders rips Democrats for 'weak politics'...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Raw Story

    The following is a transcript of a discussion from this week's episode of "Moyers and Company," as aired on Friday, Oct. 31. BILL MOYERS: Welcome. This just in from the prophetic Andy Borowitz: With midterm elections a few days away, "a new poll indicates that billionaires are likely to retain control of the United States governmenta proxy candidates of billionaires are likely to win ninety-eight per cent of next Tuesday's races, with the remaining two per cent leaning billionaire."

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  16. Dayton, Johnson make final arguments, take final shots in their last debate before Tuesday's electionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    Gov. Mark Dayton and his Republican challenger, Jeff Johnson, sparred for the last time Friday, with Dayton arguing that successes of his first term should earn him a second, while Johnson vowed to be the kind of hands-on governor that he said the state is lacking. "Minnesota is moving forward," said Dayton, who's asking for four more years leading the state.

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  17. U.S. House of Representatives a " Ohio District 04Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WDTN-TV Dayton

    Janet Garrett is the Democratic candidate seeking election to Ohio's 4th Congressional District of the U.S. House of Representatives. Garett believes that government can and should be a force for good to lift up the lives of the people by raising the minimum wage, creating infrastructure and alternative energy jobs, strengthening public and higher education, supporting affordable child and elder care, and ensuring secure retirement and health care.

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  18. Final Week SpinRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | FactCheck.org

    With the midterm elections now just days away, many campaigns and outside groups are making their final appeals. And, as has been the case all election season, some of the claims miss the mark.

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  19. In the final days, Nolan, Mills battle out for every last vote in Minnesota's closest raceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    Congressman Rick Nolan with his wife Mary in a Duluth coffee shop. ] GLEN STUBBE * gstubbe@startribune.com Friday, October 31, 2014 - When a battle for a congressional seat becomes as taut as the one between Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan and GOP challenger Stewart Mills, campaigns start behaving frantically.

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  20. UN resolution urges Myanmar to drop identity...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A new U.N. draft resolution takes aim at Myanmar's aggressive campaign to have its Rohingya Muslims identify as a term they reject, urging "access to full citizenship on an equal basis." The European Union-drafted resolution, obtained Friday by The Associated Press, is one piece of international pressure on the Southeast Asian country to change its campaign, preferably before world leaders including President Barack Obama arrive for a regional summit in less than two weeks.

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