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US midterm elections – the Guardian briefing - The Guardian Friday October 31st, 2014 10:34:56 AM
The GuardianUS midterm elections – the Guardian briefingThe GuardianRepublicans appear poised to win a majority of seats in the US Senate, giving them control of both houses of Congress for the first time since midway through George W Bush's presidency. ...

Poll: High anxiety, low expectations as election nears - USA TODAY Thursday October 30th, 2014 09:11:45 PM
USA TODAYPoll: High anxiety, low expectations as election nearsUSA TODAYWASHINGTON – As Election Day nears, America is the Land of the Fearful. Voters are rattled by the Ebola virus, braced for years of conflict against the terrorist group Islamic State ...

U.S. Elections May Have Limited Short-Term Effect But Longer-Term Implications ... - Forbes Friday October 31st, 2014 04:18:12 PM
ForbesU.S. Elections May Have Limited Short-Term Effect But Longer-Term Implications ...Forbes(Kitco News) -Gold may not show much immediate reaction to mid-term U.S. elections next week but there are potential longer-term ramifications if the Republicans ...

WATCH: Obama official calling Netanyahu 'chickenshit' will impact US election ... - Haaretz Wednesday October 29th, 2014 02:39:13 PM
Columbus Ledger-EnquirerWATCH: Obama official calling Netanyahu 'chickenshit' will impact US election ...HaaretzBut what surprises me is that it's a week before an election in which the Jewish vote might indeed make a difference in a place ...

Congress to revisit Islamic State war debate after election - Reuters Friday October 31st, 2014 06:12:25 PM
ReutersCongress to revisit Islamic State war debate after electionReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - When lawmakers return to Washington after Tuesday's congressional elections they will resume a debate they began with some reluctance last month on the ...

US elections: The scandal-hit politicians on the ballot - BBC News Friday October 31st, 2014 01:29:12 PM
BBC NewsUS elections: The scandal-hit politicians on the ballotBBC NewsSeveral US politicians could win re-election despite facing highly-publicised accusations of impropriety. What does it take to get voted out of office? There's the married Christian ...

Why US green groups are talking about abortion this election - Reuters Wednesday October 29th, 2014 04:52:30 PM
ReutersWhy US green groups are talking about abortion this electionReutersThe effort also serves as a dry run for 2016, when voters will elect a successor to Democratic President Barack Obama. Many of the most hotly contested races this year are in states ...

Are non-citizens following American election laws? - Washington Post (blog) Friday October 31st, 2014 07:32:31 PM
Human EventsAre non-citizens following American election laws?Washington Post (blog)Jesse Richman and David Earnest's recent piece in the Monkey Cage positing that non-citizens not only vote in federal elections in the United States but might actually ...

2014 Midterms: The Apprehension Election - U.S. News & World Report Friday October 31st, 2014 08:37:53 PM
Duke Chronicle2014 Midterms: The Apprehension ElectionU.S. News & World ReportVeteran Republican pollster Whit Ayres knows what a wave election feels like, because he's seen it before. In 1994, the midterm year in which his party gained 54 House seats ...

Election Day looking like a referendum on competence - Washington Post Friday October 31st, 2014 02:37:16 PM
Washington TimesElection Day looking like a referendum on competenceWashington PostIs this election really about nothing? Democrats might like to think so, but it's not. First, like all U.S. elections, it's about the economy. The effect of the ...



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