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Matthew Alexander: Misplaced Justice

The case of Omar Khadr, the Canadian born detainee at Guantanamo Bay prison on trial by military commission for alleged crimes he committed at the age of fifteen, should be cause for American reflection on our values. There is talk that a plea bargain agreement is in the works, but the true negotiation that has […]

CA-Sen: 50% Boxer (D), 42% Fiorina (R) (LA Times 10/20)

Greenberg Quinlan Rosner (D)/American Viewpoint (R), for The Los Angeles Times and USC College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences 10/13-20/10; 922 Likely voters, 3.2% margin of error Mode: Live phone interviews (LA Times article) California 2010 Senate 50% Boxer (D), 42% Fiorina (R) (chart) 2010 Governor 52% Brown (D), 39% Whitman (R) (chart) Jump to […]

House: The Daily 10

Alan Grayson pumps his own money into race; Jim Oberstar’s hometown paper rejects him. Read the full story from Politico

CO-Sen: 47% Bennet (D), 47% Buck (R) (SurveyUSA 10/21)

SurveyUSA, for 9NEWS/Denver Post 10/19-21/10; 621 likely voters, 4.9% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (9NEWS article) Colorado 2010 Senate 47% Bennet (D), 47% Buck (R) (chart) 2010 Governor 49% Hickenlooper (D), 39% Tancredo (C), 9% Maes (R) (chart) Jump to comments From The Huffington Post

Senate: The Daily 10

POLITICO’s list of the most competitive Senate races in the country. Read the full story from Politico

Exclusive: Wyclef Teams Up With Good Government Group For $750,000 Election Campaign

An organization best known for producing spreadsheets on lobbying and campaign expenditures and a Grammy-award winning pop artist with a constant political itch are making a strange-bedfellows pact to motivate voters before the election. On Monday, Campaign Money Watch, a project of the Public Campaign Action Fund, is launching an aggressive campaign attempting to get […]

Top Democrat says election outlook improves

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic Party chief said on Sunday he was feeling more optimistic that Democrats would retain control of the Congress, citing his party’s get-out-the vote efforts ahead of the November 2 elections. Read the full story from Reuters

Brown widens lead over Whitman in California race

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Democrat Jerry Brown has more than doubled his lead over Republican rival Meg Whitman in the California governor’s race, gaining support from Latino voters after an illegal immigration furor over the former eBay chief’s former housekeeper. Read the full story from Reuters