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  1. New question in Texas: Can Davis survive defeat?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    It's a sunny afternoon just before the election and Wendy Davis isn't addressing an arena packed with adoring supporters, speaking on national television or working a hotel ballroom of top donors. Instead, the Democratic candidate for Texas governor is in a soldier's backyard in an especially conservative corner of the state that she has no hope of carrying, addressing 30 campaign volunteers as they slap at stinging fire ants.


  2. A splintered and less productive Senate: Some blame it on an influx of former House membersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    The Senate is becoming nearly as rancorous as the House, and many say one reason is an influx of senators who served in that sharp-elbowed lower chamber. Tuesday's elections may leave the august Senate with more former members than ever from the rough-and-tumble House.


  3. Guest lineups for the Sunday news showsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

    ABC's "This Week" - Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus; Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., head of the Democratic National Committee. NEW YORK - Bloody zombies lumbered alongside superheroes, cowboys shared the road with villains and marchers in hazardous-materials garb evoked the Ebola crisis as the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade made its freewheeling way through downtown Manhattan on Friday.


  4. As election closes in, Obama on center stageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Clashing views from the White House and Republicans about the nation's trajectory are closing out the final week before Election Day. President Barack Obama on Saturday emphasized economic growth during his tenure while the Senate's Republican leader depicted events he says seem to be spinning out of the White House's control.


  5. 4 possible 2016 candidates in Ohio-KentuckyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Four politicians who might decide to run for president in 2016 will be at campaign events within a couple hundred miles of each other in central Ohio and northern Kentucky. Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich will get help in his re-election bid from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at a Saturday morning rally in Columbus.


  6. Vegan Month: Well known faces take on vegan monthRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Uttoxeter Advertiser

    Actor Samuel L. Jackson is doing it this year, as are heavyweight boxing champion David Haye and ex-US Vice President Al Gore.


  7. Report says 60,000 veterans get triple benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Nearly 60,000 veterans were triple dippers last year, drawing a total of $3.5 billion in military retirement pay plus veterans and Social Security disability benefits at the same time, congressional auditors report. It's all legal.


  8. Incumbent faces two challengers in 3rd District raceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Tribune

    Steven Hedrick, 31, is the Libertarian candidate. He graduated from Lafayette County C-1 High School in 1999, according to his website's biography at


  9. Get-out-the-vote efforts matter in Quinn-Rauner raceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    With polls tight and pre-election tensions tighter, Democrat Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner are now turning to the final, furious and perhaps most critical phase of their record-setting $96 million battle for governor: GOTV. That may sound like a political cable channel but it's really old campaign shorthand for "get out the vote" efforts, physically making sure that the people inclined to vote for you actually do cast their ballots.


  10. Election Night Eating: A Tasting Menu For What's At StakeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    NPR's politics team has put together a nifty little app designed to let listeners at home follow the results of races around the country along with our hosts on their TVs, Google Chromecast, iPads or laptops. You'll tap into the same real-time results that our hosts and reporters see.


  11. Arizona museum remembers Tucson shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Victims of the deadly Tucson shooting rampage that wounded former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords among others are being remembered with a special museum exhibit. The other room showcases impromptu memorials that grew outside University Medical Center , Giffords' office and the Safeway where the shooting occurred.


  12. Tillis, Hagan pushing canvassing, early vote in NCRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WMBF

    North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan is coming near Thom Tillis' backyard to urge her supporters to keep working hard in the final weekend before Election Day. Hagan planned to launch a canvassing effort Saturday in Cornelius - the same Mecklenburg County town where Republican rival Tillis keeps his campaign headquarters and plans to vote a couple hours earlier.


  13. 10 tight races to determine control of SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    There are three others even Democrats don't push back much on - Montana, South Dakota, West Virginia are likely to be Republican pickups. If Republicans won them all - not likely but not inconceivable - if Republicans swept them all, well then they'd get to 55 senators.


  14. Television rules campaigns; conservatives, women gainRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    How do many, if not most, people decide how they'll vote? Chances are good that it's not based on candidates' policy proposals or their debate performance. Debates have become so numerous and predictable that many people ignore them.


  15. In tight Kansas race, independent Orman struggles to build turnout machine without a partyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Independent candidate Greg Orman, running a surprisingly competitive race for the Senate in Kansas, has based his campaign on his disdain for both major political parties. But the parties have something the Kansas City businessman could really use right now: an established get out the vote operation.


  16. Quinn, Rauner plan campaign stops across IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KFVS12

    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican businessman Bruce Rauner are traveling the state Saturday. It's the start of a final weekend of campaigning before Tuesday's election.


  17. From Playgrounds to Battlegrounds: Chicago teens tell how guns affected them and their neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABA Journal

    For five years, teenage sisters J'Doria and Jari Taylor lived on a tree-lined street of brick homes in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood, and there they grew familiar with the sound of gunfire. The girls didn't need police statistics to tell them they were surrounded by violence, but those statistics support their impressions.


  18. Longing for Pork and PlainnessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Barron's

    Rules limiting earmarks and pork-barrel spending are among those that some members of the GOP want modified. Why Alaska Rep. Don Young wants to be able to hitch plane rides.


  19. PM Modi, Prez Obama recognize critical role of womenRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United States President Barack Obama, in their bilateral talks held on Tuesday at the White House, recognized the critical role that women play in the both nations. In a joint statement released by both nations, Prime Minister Modi and President Obama highlighted their respective country's democratic values and recognized the critical role that women play in India and the United States, as shown by India's 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' initiative.


  20. More Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Clinton was scheduled to appear at the Saturday afternoon rally, as well as an event in Waterloo later in the day. He was expected to encourage Democrats to vote early in the closely fought Senate race.