• GOP maintains influence over most legislatures, state policy
GOP maintains influence over most legislatures, state policy

Democrats lost nine Senate seats in 2014 and six others in 2010 under Obama, and presidents' parties have gained Senate seats just once in the past eight midterm contests. The millions of Americans who are unhappy with the election result should exercise their right to express that unhappiness, but if they can find a way to express it in a way that...

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  • Specter of politics hangs over US-Mexico match
Specter of politics hangs over US-Mexico match

In 2016 in the United States , the influence of Mexico and Mexican culture is everywhere. Columbus will host its most internationally significant sporting event of the year on Friday, Nov. The 37-year-old went down when taking a goal kick, and was replaced by Brad Guzan. Omar Gonzalez, Matt Besler, Steve Birnbaum and Michael Orozco are t...

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  • Polls Are Open In The Triad
Polls Are Open In The Triad

While voting, they may fill out a form instructing the election board to transfer their registration to the new address before the next election. Voters can also check on wait times at various county polling states by visiting the county website at http://www.co.vermilion.il.us/ and clicking on the "County - Election Polling Place Wait Time" li...

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  • Early voting puts 568000 ballots in boxes ahead of election
Early voting puts 568000 ballots in boxes ahead of election

In 2014, only 36 percent of registered voters cast ballots during that last presidential bid, according to the United States Election Project . There is one key difference that complicates the data: Independent voters came out this time in droves.

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  • Today Is The Final Day To Vote Early In Massachusetts
Today Is The Final Day To Vote Early In Massachusetts

Some Nashville voters were in line for hours Thursday, the last early voting day. Secretary of State Tre Hargett says nearly 1.7 million people voted early in person or by mail, topping the record of nearly 1.6 million during the 2008 presidential election.

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  • Obama to return to Florida to help Clinton get out the vote
Obama to return to Florida to help Clinton get out the vote

That's a lot of history. Michelle Obama and Clinton spoke at an event in heavily-contested North Carolina - which is expected to be one of the most important battleground states on November 8. "It will be because we did not stand with her". After all, she has high popularity ratings, just like her husband, and it seems younger voters want her i...

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  • Obama: Michelle will
Obama: Michelle will "never run for office"

Aiming to deliver a knockout blow to Donald Trump's staggering presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton turned to popular first lady Michelle Obama to rally voters in North Carolina. Florida is one of just a handful of states that an Associated Press analysis rates as a toss-up between Clinton and Donald Trump . In July, Comey said there was evidenc...

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  • How to report election fraud and voting rights abuses
How to report election fraud and voting rights abuses

Interest in both the presidential race and the local question of liquor by the drink were two factors Paxton cited for the influx of early voters . The polls will be open from 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. "A lot of voters only vote every four years", she said. The Shelby County Election Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to open all 21 early-v...

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  • Apple Inc. (AAPL) PT Set at $133.00 by Macquarie
Apple Inc. (AAPL) PT Set at $133.00 by Macquarie

Apple's hardware sales fell by 8 per cent compared to a year ago. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $46.9 billion and quarterly net income of $9 billion, or $1.67 per diluted share. Net income in the quarter surged 34% to $2.3 billion or $3.60 per diluted share compared to the $1.7 billion or $2.47 per share from the same quarter past year.

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  • Chelsea Clinton Responds to Donald Trump Calling Her Mom a
Chelsea Clinton Responds to Donald Trump Calling Her Mom a "Nasty Woman"

He added later: "I look so forward to doing that". He says U.S. voters are faced with a choice between "bad and worse". At an event in Chicago, Michelle said , "One of the things, the important aspects of this race, is role modeling what good families should look like".

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  • Trump rejects 'phony' polls, insists 'we are winning'
Trump rejects 'phony' polls, insists 'we are winning'

After months of playing both sides of the fence - tepidly endorsing Trump or refusing to condemn his attacks on people of color, immigrants and women - now they are finally prepared to distance themselves. "It's not only wrong, it's unsafe, and it needs to be repudiated on Nov 8". Mr. Trump leads in most polls of Iowa and is almost tied in OH, ...

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  • Tim Kaine Rallies Clinton Volunteers in Central Ohio
Tim Kaine Rallies Clinton Volunteers in Central Ohio

Speaking in North Carolina, a battleground state, Clinton noted her policy plans and pledged to "actually start interacting again with people we don't agree with". Right behind Starks sat two State College High School girls, one of whom was Liz Orlova, who said she was there to gather information for her blog she writes.

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  • Ryan's Trump strategy: Say little
Ryan's Trump strategy: Say little

Trump spoke to ABC News before a rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin, just minutes after his partisans shouted down Wisconsin Republican Party chairman Brad Courtney with chants of 'Paul Ryan sucks '. Clinton. Those rocking the boat are, in his words, " more hard than Crooked Hillary" Clinton. But now that same writer from FiveThirtyEight-David Wa...

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  • Ryan releases first general election campaign ad
Ryan releases first general election campaign ad

The only poll that matters, remember, is Election Day. In 2011, as Wisconsin Republicans feared that their candidate was going to lose a critical election for the state Supreme Court, one GOP lobbyist told colleagues that they should "start messaging "widespread reports of voting fraud" so we are positively set up for the recount regardless o...

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  • Trump Goes After Michelle Obama: 'All She Wants To Do Is Campaign'
Trump Goes After Michelle Obama: 'All She Wants To Do Is Campaign'

The first lady reminded voters that her husband lost Arizona in 2012 by 208,000 votes, acknowledging "that's OK" but pressing the crowd that the election is much closer this year. When Clinton talked about her backing for a no-fly zone in Syria, Wallace appropriately challenged her to justify that position given that the incumbent president and the...

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  • LB Vince Biegel set to return for No. 10 Wisconsin vs
LB Vince Biegel set to return for No. 10 Wisconsin vs

Breaking down what will happen in Saturday's battle for the Heartland Trophy between the Badgers and Hawkeyes. Then they have to face another Top 10 team with Nebraska next weekend and go to Evanston to play Northwestern the following week, a team that always plays the Badgers tough.

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  • Theresa May lays the groundwork for Heathrow expansion
Theresa May lays the groundwork for Heathrow expansion

May took the rare step of promising colleagues who oppose the decision that they would be allowed to publicly air their views for "a certain period", in a break with normal procedure that ministers must support a government decision. "The government is very clear on the importance of making a decision, the need that there is to address the problems...

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  • Iraq begins offensive to retake Mosul from ISIS
Iraq begins offensive to retake Mosul from ISIS

The leaflet drop late Saturday came after hours of an artillery bombardment by Iraqi and Kurdish forces and amid confusion over whether the full scale assault on the country's second largest city had in fact already kicked off. Kurdish Peshmerga forces also are readying for the battle. "Yesterday, our commander told us: This is it, the libera...

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  • Pampore attack: Gunbattle with terrorists enters second day
Pampore attack: Gunbattle with terrorists enters second day

The Jammu & Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) complex that is situated on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway, was attacked by a group of terrorists this morning. Three elite para-commandos including two captains, two CRPF men and an EDI gardener, were killed and 13 personnel were injured in the three-day operation.

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  • Weakening but still powerful Matthew plows up Atlantic coast
Weakening but still powerful Matthew plows up Atlantic coast

The storm, which on Saturday morning was downgraded to Category One, packed maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour. But Florida still faced its most unsafe hurricane in living memory. The storm has killed at least 300 people in three Caribbean countries. Add to that will be anywhere from 8-14 inches of rain . High winds: Along the im...

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  • From start, Clinton, Trump set out to destroy one another
From start, Clinton, Trump set out to destroy one another

Nine of Trump's 13 interruptions of Clinton came during a tense exchange over her e-mail server, including when he said she'd "be in jail" if he were president. They claim that applause from the audience has the power to sway viewers at home and encourage candidates such as Donald Trump to increase outlandish statements.

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  • Rescheduling LSU-Florida game could be problematic for SEC
Rescheduling LSU-Florida game could be problematic for SEC

So what are the options now? LSU has multiple issues against rescheduling the game on November 19, starting with the $1.5 million buyout it would owe South Alabama. Last year, the South Carolina-LSU game was relocated to Tiger Stadium after heavy rain caused flooding in Columbia, SC. A major issue with games in Florida this weekend is...

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  • Florida game postponed due to Hurricane Matthew
Florida game postponed due to Hurricane Matthew

Nikki Haley an. The SEC postponed the game scheduled for Saturday because of Hurricane Matthew, which was bearing down Thursday on Florida's east coast. "Believe it or not, and I know some people will disagree with this, but there are some pretty important things out there in life that don't concern third-and-6, you know?" "We were willin...

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  • Donald Tusk: Theresa May provided clarity on Brexit
Donald Tusk: Theresa May provided clarity on Brexit

Any changes in the law will have to be subject to full scrutiny and proper parliamentary debate'. "I want it to involve free trade, in goods and services". The process can be extended if all parties agree. She said: "With a rapid timetable pointing to an exit from the European Union in spring 2019, businesses need to know the Government's amb...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn 'blinks first' in NEC power battle with Kezia Dugdale
Jeremy Corbyn 'blinks first' in NEC power battle with Kezia Dugdale

There was talk from some Corbyn supporters of de-selecting MPs like Mr Kyle who opposed Corbyn in the run-up to the leadership election - which resulted in widespread criticism of Mr Corbyn for not defending his MPs. Councillor Peter McDonald, the Labour group leader at Worcestershire County Council, said: "He's had a tremendous response fr...

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