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Adam Green: 100,000 sign petition for Olbermann

As Danny Shea, Sam Stein, and others are well documenting, Keith Olbermann’s suspension is getting a ton of attention. The Progressive Change Campaign Committee is organizing the public to do something about it. In just a few hours, 50,000, 75,000, 100,000, 150,000 MSNBC viewers signed our petition saying: “Keith Olbermann made your network a success. […]

2010 Elections: 11 Undecided Races

WASHINGTON — Here are the congressional and gubernatorial races that remain uncalled after Tuesday’s election: ___ Senate Alaska – Write-in ballots accounted for 41 percent of the votes counted so far, with Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski the most prominent of some 160 registered write-in candidates. Republican Joe Miller trailed with 34.3 percent of the vote. […]

Obama heads to Asia, hopes to deliver on jobs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama launched a 10-day trip to Asia Friday aimed at boosting exports and creating U.S. jobs, three days after voters punished his Democrats for stubbornly high unemployment. Read the full story from Reuters

Sunday talk show tip sheet

This Sunday’s television talk features Republicans touting their wins from Tuesday’s midterm elections. Read the full story from Politico

White House sees little change in foreign policy

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s top security adviser said on Friday he expected Republicans to continue to support the administration’s foreign policy strategy in the wake of the opposition party’s capture of the House of Representatives. Read the full story from Reuters

Pelosi running for minority leader

Outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday she will run for minority leader in the new Congress, even as some moderate and conservative Democrats insisted she should step aside. Read the full story from CNN

2012 Senate battle already under way

Just days after the midterm elections, jockeying has already begun in the next battle for the Senate, with Democrats — and even some Republicans — feeling the heat. Read the full story from CNN