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Obama seeks to blunt Republican attack over comment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Monday he should not have used the word “enemies” to describe his political opponents as Republicans sought to make an issue of…

California’s high-stakes elections go down to wire

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – It’s no coincidence that President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton visited California university campuses during the final weeks of the 2010 midterm election. Read…

Michelle Obama Stumps For Harry Reid

LAS VEGAS — First lady Michelle Obama has made a day-before-the-election stop in Las Vegas to boost Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s bid for re-election. The first lady joined…

Nevada Election 2010

Nevada is the site of possibly the most anticipated election of the cycle; that of Senate Majority leader Harry Reid against tea party favorite Sharron Angle. There are also several…

Judge questions Justice Department’s lawsuit against Arizona immigration law

A federal appellate judge expressed deep skepticism Monday about a Justice Department lawsuit challenging Arizona’s new immigration law, leaving uncertain the Obama administration’s chances of stopping the law from taking…

Vermont election results 2010: Patrick Leahy vies for a seventh term

Gov. Jim Douglas’s decision to retire after serving four terms seemed to deal Republicans a tough hand; the popular GOP moderate won reelection in 2008 with 53 percent in a…

HUFFPOST HILL – NOVEMBER 1ST, 2010

We’re almost there! After months of inanity, voters will go to the polls tomorrow and finally snuff out this electoral cycle once and for all. No more stories about Sharron…

Denied BP Oil Spill Claims Rising Sharply

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. — Denied claims for Gulf of Mexico oil spill victims are rising dramatically because of a flood of new filings coming in without proper documentation or with…

Rob Richie: Contested recounts unlikely in major races, despite the hype

At the risk of winning the General John Sedgwick award (General Sedgwick, the highest ranking Union general to die in the Civil War, told his troops at the Battle of…

New Hampshire election results 2010: Ayotte, Hodes, Shea-Porter, Kuster

Popular GOP Sen. Judd Gregg is retiring, but his chosen successor, Kelly Ayotte, struggled to beat a conservative primary challenger. Yet she became one of the few establishment Republicans to…