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Nov. 4, 2012

Presidential Polls 2012: 5 Million Jobs Added Will Earn Obama a Second Term

All job trends are in the right direction. And Ohio likely voters believe Obama will do a better job handling the economy.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Presidential Polls: Should You Trust Nate Silver 538, Intrade, or Rasmussen Polls?

An insider guide to everything presidential polls related: Why do national polls show the race in a dead-heat, but pollsters like Nate Silver put the President ahead by a wide margin?
Nov. 4, 2012

Top 5 Racist Comments of Election 2012, By Republican Presidential Candidates

While many touted Barack Obama’s election as the end of racism, the stark political divide, already colored along racial lines, has only grown deeper.
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Nov. 4, 2012

5 Reasons Why Obama Should Not Be Reelected

In the upcoming election between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, the president has given America plenty of reasons not to vote for him again.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Pennsylvania Polls: Obama Holds On to Lead, Thanks to Republican Extremism

The increasingly radical character of the national Republican Party has kept the state's electoral votes solidly Democratic since 1992.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Florida Election Results: Minorities Shut Out of Early Voting By Republican Governor Rick Scott

Florida Governor Rick Scott's refusal to extend early voting in Florida may have been politically motivated, and will likely affect the results of the 2012 election.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Electoral College Map Looks Extremely Promising for Mitt Romney

The president should be extremely worried about his chances in Ohio, Florida and Virginia.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Obama vs Romney: President Obama Will Crush Mitt Romney, According to Intrade Market

Although the polls show both candidates locked in a dead heat, Intrade's market predicts Obama has a clear shot of winning the presidential election.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Obama vs Romney: 34 Reasons Not to Vote For Either Candidate in 2012 Election

34 problems that Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will have to overcome to win the election on Tuesday.
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Nov. 4, 2012

5 Biggest Issues Neither Obama Nor Romney Are Talking About

To give their electors a fair shake, the two presidential candidates need to start talking about these five issues.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Amendment 64 in Colorado is One of the Top 5 Most Important Ballot Issues in the US

While most have been focused on who will win the presidential election, 176 state-wide ballot initiatives across 38 states promise to do far more for our civil liberties than the new president.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Ohio Polls: Looking At the Numbers, Here is How Obama Could Win This Swing State

A real look inside the numbers. Ohio is a little more volatile than Virginia and it has more undecideds this late in the game which could work to Obama's advantage.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts: Latest Updates, FEMA, Gas Rationing, and NYC Power Outage

Here is the latest survey of disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Go to redcross.org to find out how you can help.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Presidential Polls 2012: Why the Redskins NFL Score Means Obama Will Lose the Election

The Redskin Rule has accurately predicted all but one election since 1940. Will it hold up this year?
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Nov. 4, 2012

Love and Politics: Why I’m Voting for Ron Paul

Love and visionary politics are both high-risk propositions, unsuited for narrow-minded, boring people, and are best left to those who dream big and believe in the power of their dreams.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Prop 34 and Prop 37: In California the Propositions are More Important Than the Vote for President

For Californians, voting for propositions matters much more than voting for the president.
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Nov. 4, 2012

5 Biggest Middle East Challenges That Obama or Romney Will Face

Whether it's Mitt Romney who wins the election of Barack Obama, either man will have many challenges ahead with regard to the Middle East. Here are the top five.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Millennials Are Not Just Apathetic, We Are Angry

Millennials need to head to the polls on Tuesday, not just to disprove our alleged apathy, but to remind the older generations that we are here, and we are angry.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Recovery Has Been Better Than Hurricane Katrina

Unlike Katrina, the level of coordination between local, state, and federal officials has been much improved, a case study in putting politics aside in the name of disaster relief.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Daylight Savings Time 2012: Remember to Turn Your Clocks Back One Hour, and Here is Why

Daylight Savings Time starts on Sunday. So why do we do it?
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Nov. 4, 2012

Mitt Romney Economic Plan: Why the Romney Ryan Plan is Dangerous for America

Romney’s plan is anything more than a return to the same policies that have brought not only the financial crisis but rising income inequality.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Florida Swing State Polls: Latino Voters Will Not Choose Mitt Romney

The Latino vote is expected to be more important than ever this upcoming election, which will be to Romney's misfortune since he has gone against important interests of Latino voters.
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Nov. 4, 2012

In Obama's Economy, Giving Up Is Improvement

The current unemployment rate of 7.8% is unacceptable, and the only reason the numbers are not much worse is because people have completely given up the employment search.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Florida Polls: Obama Romney Polls Split, Race Wide Open

The latest Florida presidential polls are divided over whether Barack Obama or Mitt Romney is leading in the state.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Romney Economic Plan: Why 5 Point Plan Will Beat Out Celebrity Endorsements

A solid jobs plan may not have Eva Longoria's star appeal, but given our dire economic situation, Romney/Ryan's 5 point plan is sure to appeal to voters more than Obama's celebrity endorsements.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Super PACs Spending For Election 2012 Reaches 610 Million Dollars

Super PACS have spent more than $237 million in the 2012 election cycle. Can internet-based media campaigns like memes hope to compete? How will democracy progress post-Citizens United?
Nov. 4, 2012

Defund Planned Parenthood: Everything You Need to Know About PPFA Funding

While federal funding for Planned Parenthood has been a hot topic this election season, voters and policymakers alike should understand where the funding goes before ruling on it.
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Nov. 4, 2012

How Christians Are Putting Faith to Shame With Political Activism

This year's presidential election provides a picture perfect example of how Christians are putting faith to shame with political activism.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Joe Biden Transgender Rights: Why Obama Administration Will Need Extra Push for Trans Rights

Last week, Joe Biden called transgender rights the "civil rights issue of our time." But what is really the Obama-Biden administration's record on transgender rights?
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Nov. 4, 2012

7 Huge Issues You Really Don't Hear Obama and Romney Talking About

NDAA, the Farm Bill, Drones ... Here are 7 major issues that both presidential candidates continue to downplay by turning the other way, or by offering basic lip service.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Women's Vote Results: Who is Winning Between Romney and Obama

Female votes are an integral part of the upcoming election. While polls seems to indicate that Obama is taking that voting block, is Romney really leading the female vote?
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Nov. 4, 2012

Obama Iran Policy: Iran Sanctions Are Working, Despite What Romney Says

Iran's decision to divert uranium production to medical and scientific usage proves that Obama and U.S. led economic sanctions are working.
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Nov. 4, 2012

California Prop 30 and Prop 34 Explained

In terms of the 2012 election, California is much more than a cash cow for the Democratic Party. The issues Californians are weighing in on this election season have national consequences.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Latest Presidential Polls: Arab Americans Choose Obama, And Could Help Him in Swing States

Obama remains the preferred candidate within the region and by Arab American voters. Still, there are 100,000 Arab American voters across 5 swing states who are undecided.
Nov. 4, 2012

NYC Marathon 2012: 5K Runners Still Run the Race, After Being Unfairly Demonized in Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

The media and other New Yorkers needlessly demonized marathoners in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. But this morning, the marathoners proved that they could still inspire.
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Nov. 4, 2012

FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy Shows Why Conservatives Are Wrong About Government

FEMA's response to Hurricane Sandy shows that the government is not only capable of being efficient, but that it's necessary as well.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Romney Economic Plan Would Wreck the Economy For Good

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney calls for more freedom in the private sector, but his approach will only hurt jobs and the economy further.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Latino Vote 2012: Latinos Take a Second Look at Mitt Romney, After Obama Breakup

Romney has strong advocates who heavily rallied for him among Latinos, including his own son Craig and Florida’s Republican Senator, Marco Rubio.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Mayor Bloomberg Response to Hurricane Sandy is Inadequate

Mayor Bloomberg's endorsement of Barack Obama would have been better left unsaid. The city's response to Hurricane Sandy is pitiful, and Mayor Bloomberg is at the helm of that.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Youth Vote 2012: 5 Issues Millennials See Differently From Older Voters

There is uncertainty about which candidate is the best choice, even with the election only three days away. Here are five issues millennials are looking at differently in this election.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Four More Years of Obama is Four More Years of His No Job Presidency

We've had four years of Obama's no job presidency. Why on Earth would people ever want four more years of this same bad situation?
Nov. 4, 2012

Assassins Creed III Review: A Great Game for Everyone, Especially History Buffs

Ubisoft scores another winner, possibly because they put everything you might want to do or know into each game.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Ohio Election Results Will Hinge on the Auto Bailout

Driving into the battleground state of Ohio, Obama and Romney's campaign efforts are immediately obvious. With just four days before the election, both rely on the auto bail out for votes.
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Nov. 4, 2012

For Atheists, Neither Obama Nor Romney Is Optimal, But Obama is the Clear Choice

Atheists, agnostics, and others of no religion who are true to their own philosophy have to look at Barack Obama and Mitt Romney and ask themselves who most represents their values.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Presidential Polls: Pakistanis Actually Favor Ron Paul As a Presidential Candidate, Obama Not So Much

No other region in the world is as vulnerable to the outcome of U.S. elections than the Muslim world. Here is how that region thinks of our electoral process.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Ennahda Party: In Tunisia, Ennadha Evokes Memories of President Ben Ali

One year after the Ennahda movement took power in Tunisia, similar patterns of government are emerging one more.
Nov. 4, 2012

John Koster Rape Thing Comment: Rape and Abortion in Washington and Idaho

Last Sunday, GOP hopeful John Koster added to the deluge of rape-and-abortion comments this election season. But on abortion rights, Washington state remains more liberal than Koster.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Aftermath: Why We Need Greedy Price Gougers in New York and New Jersey

Once again, well intended government bureaucrats cause more harm than good in enforcing price controls.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Obama vs Romney: Bishops Last Minute Pitch for Romney is Not Reason to Vote Republican

Voters should recognize that their votes remain their own moral decision.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Cutting Israel Aid: The One Way the Next President Could Balance the Budget

We spend more than $3 billion on an allied nation that doesn’t need our support: Israel.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Unemployment Numbers Show Net Rise in Jobs During Obama Presidency

Coming at a crucial time before Tuesday’s election, the latest unemployment figures show a net gain in jobs during Obama’s presidency.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Unemployment Numbers Are Up, But Consumer Confidence is on the Rise

Consumers and perhaps voters don't care about monthly unemployment numbers. They care about what they see, housing prices, retail sales and the security of their jobs.
Nov. 4, 2012

Tom Wolfe New Book Review: Back to Blood Sizzles in the Shallows

Tom Wolfe's anticipated immigration novel, "Back to Blood," fails to live up to its lofty promise.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Obama vs Romney: 5 Issues That Will Not Change Regardless of Who Wins the Election

As election day approaches, Americans are hearing more and more about how fundamentally different the two candidates are. Here are five issues on which they agree completely.
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Nov. 4, 2012

Outside Election Spending Up 400 Percent Since 2008

The Romney and Obama campaigns combined raised $394.4 million from 1,972,000 individuals. In contrast, just 629 donors were responsible for approximately the same amount in Super PAC money.
Nov. 4, 2012

NYC Marathon 2012 Canceled But in Central Park the Race Goes On

The New York City Marathon was officially canceled, but if you go to Central Park today you will see a whole slew of marathon runners running their own make-shift marathon.
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Nov. 4, 2012

October Jobs Report: A Real Insight Into the Numbers

President Barack Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney need to both deduce what the job numbers really mean, not how to flip numbers and aggregate data to reflect a pretty picture.
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Nov. 4, 2012

This 4-Year Old Sums Up the Presidential Election in a Nutshell

There are two ways to approach the last stages of the 2012 elections: obsessive polls-watching, or exasperated angst over the interminably long process. Where do you stand?