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Should Lawmakers and White House Have Been Warned of Petraeus Investigation?

When the Petraeus news hit, congressional leaders bemoaned not being notified beforehand. Gwen Ifill talks to Jane Harman, former ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, and former Justice Department official Matt...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Victory in Hand, Obama Extends Olive Branch

Barack Obama was elected to a second term as president Tuesday, reassembling the coalition that lifted him to a historic win four years ago and winning at least six of the key battleground states. The Democratic incumbent recei...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Analysis: Obama Wins But Washington Unchanged

President Obama has won the election and has four more years to push for economic and social policies passed in his first-term presidency. But with the balance of power in Congress unchanged, Obama may face the same gridlock in...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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Digital Campaigns May Decide the Election

BY: HARI SREENIVASAN I’m a registered independent who lives in a battleground state, but I’m also what’s known as an off-the-grid voter, meaning I’ve lived with a DVR for a decade and fast forward right...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Sandy Shifts Attention to Local Leaders, Away From Presidential Race

Cars on 14th Street and Avenue C under water. The largest public transportation system in the world shuttered. 5,700 flights canceled. Nearly 7 million people across the East Coast in the dark. And the final campaign push one...
by Michael Cadenhead