US-Generic Ballot: 48% Democrat, 45% Republican (Newsweek 10/20-21)

Newsweek 10/20-21/10; 1,005 adults, 3.8% margin of error 773 likely voters, 4.3% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Newsweek release National 2010 Congress: Generic Ballot 48% Democrat, 45% Republican (chart) Obama Job Approval 54% Approve, 40% Disapprove (chart) Jump to comments From The Huffington Post

PA-Sen: 45% Toomey (R), 42% Sestak (D) (Muhlenberg 10/22)

Muhlenberg College / Morning Call 10/19-22/10; 439 likely voters, 5% margin of error Mode: Live phone interview (Muhlenberg PDF) Pennsylvania 2010 Senate 42% Sestak (D), 45% Toomey (R) (chart) 2010 Governor 49% Corbett (R), 41% Onorato (D) (chart) Jump to comments From The Huffington Post

Paul Loeb: Suppose Your Actions Swung the Election

Imagine if your actions made the difference in electing a Senator, Governor, or Congressional representative? Suppose the phone calls you made, money you donated, doors you knocked on, and conversations you initiated helped swing a critically close race, or two or three. Suppose the friends you dragged to the polls helped America reject the anonymous […]

U.S. seeks joint plan on Afghan security guard ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and Afghanistan should develop a joint plan to replace private security guards gradually rather than enforce a ban that could threaten millions of dollars in aid work, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recommended on Saturday. Read the full story from Reuters