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Democrats off to good start in early voting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats are off to a stronger than expected start in early voting despite months of dire predictions about their lack of enthusiasm for the November 2 midterm elections. Read the full story from Reuters

U.S. says did not under-report Iraq civilian deaths

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military said on Monday it did not under-report the number of civilian deaths in the Iraq war or ignore prisoner abuse by Iraqi forces, rejecting allegations arising from leaked U.S. documents. Read the full story from Reuters

U.S., S.Korea to meet on long-stalled free trade pact

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. and South Korean trade officials will meet in San Francisco on Tuesday to discuss how to fix beef and auto trade problems that have blocked approval of a free trade agreement since 2007. Read the full story from Reuters

State races to redraw lines of power in Washington

CHICAGO (Reuters) – As Democrats struggle to keep their majorities in the U.S. Congress in the November 2 elections, the next decade of party control may well be determined by scores of state legislative races also on the ballot. Read the full story from Reuters