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Chris Weigant: Terrifying Hallowe’en Nightmares, Left And Right

It’s that time of year again… the time when we pre-empt our usual Friday Talking Points column here and instead gather ’round the virtual campfire and shove a metaphorical flashlight under our chin, and proceed to tell two tales of horror guaranteed to make your blood run like ice water in the veins, no matter […]

Retired Chaplains Come Out Against DADT Repeal, Citing ‘Religious Freedom’

Dozens of retired military chaplains say that serving both God and the U.S. armed forces will become impossible for chaplains whose faiths consider homosexuality a sin if the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy is thrown out. If a chaplain preaches against homosexuality, he could conceivably be disciplined as a bigot under the military’s nondiscrimination policy, […]

House: The Daily 10

Steve Driehaus could be voting against Pelosi, and Republicans stand to win big in Connecticut. Read the full story from Politico

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 […]