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Same-sex marriage leads in Washington, passes in Maryland, Maine

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Statewide ballot measures to legalize same-sex marriage took the lead in Washington and passed in Maryland and Maine on Tuesday, as proponents of marriage equality broke a string of 32 consecutive losses in statewide votes on the contentious social issue. Referendum 74 in this state was leading 51.8 percent to 48.2 percent, largely on the [...] [Read More]
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Political pundits offer their views about election

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Bill O’Reilly, Mike Buckabee, Al Gore and Chris Matthews all had scathing statements about the election and the process of casting votes. [Read More]
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NBC, Fox News call election for Obama

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NBC News has called the 2012 presidential election for President Obama. So has Fox News. After both networks called Ohio for Obama, they brought the gavel down on 2012. Virginia, Nevada and Florida were still to be called, according to Fox, but Mitt Romney’s last path to 270 electoral votes was gone. Lead Fox anchor [...] [Read More]

Video: Murphy declares victory, McMahon concedes

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Who’s watching what in Stamford?

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Most of the numbers are in for the local races, indicating who the new school board members, state representatives and senators will be. But the presidential election could last all night, and is commanding the attention of the politically enthusiastic at Stamford’s political headquarters. I’m sitting at the GOP Headquarters on East Main Street, were […] [Read More]
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Long lines in Bridgeport push voting past 8 p.m.

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BRIDGEPORT — Nearly an hour after polls closed, Bridgeport voters are still casting ballots. An official at the city’s registrar of voters office has confirmed that lines were so long at 8 p.m. that people are still voting. One of the schools rumored to have the heavy turnout is Luis Munoz Marin on the city’s […] [Read More]
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A playlist start for Roraback’s party

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At Backstage restaurant in Torrington, where supporters of state Sen. Andrew Roraback, R-Goshen, gathered to await results in the 5th Congressional District, disc jockey Jon March was playing “Footloose” by Kenny Loggins and “Wham!” by Stevie Ray Vaughan. March said that for political events, he has a well-thought-out playlist. “There’s a lot of psychology involved,” […] [Read More]
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‘Making a hard push’

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Dispatch from Greenwich Time’s David Hennessey: Daniel Dauplaise, the Democrat vying for the state Senate seat in the 36th District, said his team fanned out across the entire district, covering all 12 polling stations in Greenwich. “My team is all across the district, making a hard push,” he said at 8 p.m. at Greenwich Democratic […] [Read More]
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