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California voters approve gay-marriage ban

Posted: 11/05/2008 - LOS ANGELES – In an election otherwise full of liberal triumphs, the gay rights movement suffered a stunning defeat as California voters approved a ban on same-sex marriages that overrides a recent court decision legalizing them.

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Obama turns to building a presidency

Posted: 11/05/2008 - WASHINGTON – His storied election behind him and weighty problems in his face, Barack Obama turned Wednesday to the task of building an administration in times of crisis as Americans and the world absorbed his history-shattering achievement as the first black leader ascending to the presidency.

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Bush Congratulates Obama on Election Victory

Posted: 11/05/2008 - President Bush embraced Barack Obama's election victory Wednesday, saying he understands the message of change that was the centerpiece of his campaign.

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Officials: Emanuel Offered Chief of Staff Job

Posted: 11/05/2008 - Democratic officials say Illinois Rep. Rahm Emanuel has been offered the job of chief of staff in the administration of President-elect Barack Obama.

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California Gay Marriage Vote Still Undecided

Posted: 11/05/2008 - A proposed ban on same-sex marriage in California - widely seen as the most momentous of the 153 ballot measures at stake nationwide - remained undecided early Wednesday.

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Gay Candidate Loses in Kan. Ed Contest

Updated: 11/05/2008 - An openly gay candidate for the State Board of Education has lost his race against a conservative member, but a coalition of moderates and Democrats continued to hold the majority.

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Jenkins Defeats Boyda in 2nd Dist.

Posted: 11/05/2008 - Republican challenger Lynn Jenkins has ousted first-term Democrat Nancy Boyda in Kansas' 2nd Congressional District race, a rare defeat for the party in a year that it gained House seats nationally.

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The Rush to the Polls

Updated: 11/04/2008 - Call it election madness. Voters are heading to the polls in what looks to be a record turnout for Kansas.

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Record Number of Voters Expected to Deluge Polls

Posted: 11/04/2008 - A likely record voter turnout on Election Day has polling officials across the country braced for problems, and some difficulties surfaced early Tuesday as people turned out in droves even before balloting began in Eastern Seaboard states.

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Christians Turn to Prayer Before Elections

Posted: 11/03/2008 - First Southern Baptist Church hosted a community prayer service the night before elections to pray that leaders who share Christian values and the ability to lead the nation will win their races.

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Obama, McCain Both Promise Change on Election Eve

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Barack Obama radiated confidence and John McCain displayed the grit of an underdog Monday as the presidential rivals reached for the finish line of a two-year marathon with a burst of campaigning across battlegrounds from the Atlantic Coast to Arizona.

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Election Day Complaint Numbers

Posted: 11/03/2008 - We all hope that election day goes smoothly but if you have any complaints about voting abuses there are some numbers you can call.

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First town weighs in at midnight

Posted: 11/03/2008 - (CNN) — The first wave of election returns won't flow in until 7 p.m. ET Tuesday night, but the results in one precinct will be known much sooner.

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Biden confident but superstitious, denies any gaffes

Posted: 11/03/2008 - ZANESVILLE, Ohio (CNN) – For the first time in almost two months, Joe Biden came back on his campaign plane to talk to reporters, denying that he has ever made a ‘gaffe’ that has harmed the campaign.

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Cindy McCain says media gives Palin a bad rap

Posted: 11/03/2008 - (CNN) – Cindy McCain came to the defense of Gov. Sarah Palin Monday, telling CNN’s Larry King the media has unfairly criticized the Republican vice presidential nominee when it comes to her qualifications and her wardrobe.

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Cheney's hometown paper endorses Obama

Posted: 11/03/2008 - (CNN)—With just over a day before polls start to close, Vice President Dick Cheney's hometown newspaper named their presidential pick — Democratic Sen. Barack Obama.

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Palin rallies supporters in Ohio, Missouri

Posted: 11/03/2008 - JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin offered optimism to a boisterous crowd in an Ohio Democratic stronghold and pepped up a huge rally in conservative central Missouri on an election eve dash through five contested states.

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