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A viewer’s guide to Election Night 2012

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Key races in states with early poll closing times will offer us some important clues as to whether the American people are delivering a clear verdict – or if the final results won’t be know until Wednesday morning or later. A rule of thumb: The later we go before knowing the winner, the better it is for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. [Read More]

Shelton voting heavy and light

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At Shelton Intermediate School where voters are divided between the 3rd and 4th congressional districts, voting was light in the former and heavy -900 votes cast – in the latter, says Mike Weber, 4th CD moderator. [Read More]
Categories: General

Smooth sailing at Norwalk’s Fox Run polling station

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Just before 9 a.m., things are quiet at Norwalk’s Fox Run School polling station, except for the minivan that circled the lot a few times blasting political propaganda from the open rear door. There are small lines moving quickly, coffee, and a school bake sale. [Read More]
Categories: Norwalk

In ‘N Out voting in West Haven

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Unlike 2008, voting took no time at Seth Haley in West Haven. Small lines. No campaign workers on site this morning just before 8 a.m. Last presidential election line was out the door. [Read More]
Categories: 2012 election

Obama headed to Chicago, promises traditional game of pickup basketball

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Chicago, Ill. – President Barack Obama, who wrapped up his last arguments for the election in Iowa, is planning a busy Election Day here in his hometown — including his traditional game of pickup basketball with friends and staffers, his campaign says. The president in Chicago Tuesday will also try to get his message out [...] [Read More]

Obama allies use Romney’s RNC climate change joke in post-Sandy attack ad

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Obama allies are using Hurricane Sandy as a political weapon against Mitt Romney. The ad declares, “TELL MITT ROMNEY: CLIMATE CHANGE IS NOT A JOKE.” [Read More]

The ten most bizarre campaign ads of 2012

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This election cycle has seen more than enough political ads. Some were effective. Others were funny. And then there were few that were just … well, bizarre. Here are the ten ads that we thought were the most bizarre of this election cycle. [Read More]
Categories: Campaign ads

Obama’s Chicago: In this home to hard-nosed politics, Dems still biting their nails

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Chicago, Ill. — Even here, in a town where politics is a blood sport — and they’ve seen it all — Democrats are biting their nails. With just hours until election day, thousands — including media from the world over — descended on the Windy City Monday in preparation for what President Barack Obama’s Democratic [...] [Read More]