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A viewer’s guide to Election Night 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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]