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Obama readies prime-time show as McCain rips him

Posted: 10/29/2008 - MIAMI – John McCain charged that Barack Obama lacks "what it takes to protect America from terrorists" Wednesday as he sought to shift attention away from the economy in the final week of the race for the White House. Obama cast his rival as a threat to the middle class, and readied a 30-minute prime-time commercial at a cost of millions.

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E-mail Release Doesn't Quiet Flap in Kansas 2nd District

Posted: 10/29/2008 - Republican State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins released a dozen e-mails, showing communication with the Board of Trustees of the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System. Jenkins is trying to unseat Democrat Nancy Boyda in the 2nd Congressional District.

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Kansas Federal Prosecutor to Work on Election Day

Posted: 10/29/2008 - Assistant U.S. Attorney Leon Patton will be available to the public election day while the polls are open. The federal prosecutor's office wants to respond to complaints of fraud and voting rights violations.

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Ted Stevens Conviction Changes GOP Prospects

Posted: 10/28/2008 - Political observer Chuck Todd analyzes how the Alaska Senator's conviction may be the first break in the wall opening the gates of Capitol Hill to a new breed of leaders.

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Indiana official seeks criminal probe of ACORN

Posted: 10/28/2008 - (CNN) — Indiana's secretary of state has requested a criminal investigation into the embattled community organizing group ACORN, which is accused of submitting hundreds of bogus voter registration forms in northern Lake County.

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Alaskans turning against Stevens after verdict

Posted: 10/28/2008 - ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Alaskans fondly call longtime Sen. Ted Stevens their "Uncle Ted" for his ability to steer gobs of federal money to his home state, but his conviction in a corruption case Monday had many residents crying: "Throw the bum out."

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Schwarzenegger: Budget special session is needed

Posted: 10/28/2008 - SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The revenue shortfall in California's five-week-old budget has grown beyond the $3 billion projected by state officials earlier this month, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Monday.

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Convicted Sen. Stevens won't drop out of race

Posted: 10/28/2008 - WASHINGTON – For most politicians, a guilty verdict on seven felony counts — eight days before an election — would guarantee the end of a political career. But Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens is not like most politicians. After his conviction Monday on charges that he lied about free home renovations and other gifts from a wealthy oil contractor, the 84-year-old Stevens refused to drop out of his re-election race against Democrat Mark Begich.

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McCain, Palin to campaign in Pennsylvania today

Posted: 10/28/2008 - HERSHEY, Pa. – Republican John McCain and running mate Sarah Palin were reuniting Tuesday to rally the faithful in largely conservative areas of this swing state he hopes to win in next week's presidential election.

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Obama, Palin Set Thursday Stops in Missouri

Posted: 10/27/2008 - With a new poll showing the Presidential candidates running neck-and-neck in Missouri, Barack Obama sets a Thursday stop in Columbia, while Sarah Palin will be in Cape Girardeau that morning.

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Skinheads Arrested in Plot to Kill Blacks, Obama

Updated: 10/28/2008 - Two men are under arrest on firearms charges and on charges they threatened Barack Obama. Federal authorities describe the two as neo-Nazi skinheads. Investigators say they were plotting to kill dozens of black people, including Obama.

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Alaska Senator Guilty in Corruption Case

Posted: 10/27/2008 - Ted Stevens vows not to drop out of his upcoming Senate election despite his conviction Monday for lying about gifts from an oil services corporation.

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Palin "annoyed" with CBS interviewer

Posted: 10/27/2008 - FORT WAYNE, Indiana (CNN) – Campaigning Saturday in Fort Wayne, Indiana, a city once represented in Congress by another vice presidential candidate named Dan Quayle, Sarah Palin delivered one of her longest stump speeches to date and revealed that she was “annoyed” with the line of questioning presented by Katie Couric in her now-infamous interview with CBS.

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Some voters 'purged' from voter rolls

Posted: 10/27/2008 - ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) -- College senior Kyla Berry was looking forward to voting in her first presidential election, even carrying her voter registration card in her wallet.

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McCain turns criticism to leaders of Congress

Posted: 10/27/2008 - CLEVELAND – Republican John McCain increasingly is focusing his campaign's message on an institution that may be even less popular than President Bush and one he's been a part of most of his adult life: Congress.

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Obama offering closing case to voters in Ohio

Posted: 10/27/2008 - CHICAGO – Looking ahead to closing his case against John McCain in Ohio, Barack Obama argues that voters there have a chance to reject "politics that would divide a nation just to win an election."

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