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Washington state voters snubbing income tax measure

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – More voters in Washington state oppose than favor a closely watched measure on the November 2 ballot that would impose an income tax on the state’s wealthy, according to poll results released on Friday. Read the full story from Reuters

HuffPost TV: Howard Fineman: Kentucky Head-Stomping A Symptom Of Overwhelmingly Negative Political Climate (VIDEO)

HuffPost Senior Politics Editor Howard Fineman appeared on MSNBC’s “Hardball” Friday evening to discuss the case of the Rand Paul supporter who stomped on a Democratic woman’s head. “Don’t forget, Chris, that virtually every ad that’s been on television, every message from every candidate all year this year, has been negative,” Fineman told host Chris […]

First woman House speaker may be toppled

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nancy Pelosi became the first woman to lead the U.S. House of Representatives by taking on the most powerful man on Earth — then-President George W. Bush and his unpopular Iraq war. Read the full story from Reuters