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  • Supreme Court to examine Arizona campaign-finance reform law

    The Supreme Court will look at whether an Arizona campaign-finance law that discourages candidates from spending large amounts of money is constitutional.
    11/29/2010 02:37 pm

  • Editorial Board Blog Say it ain't so. Sears will open on Thanksgiving Day

    As will Kmart. If retailers keep gnawing at this national day of togetherness and gratitude, there will be nothing left of Thanksgiving but a picked-over turkey.
    11/17/2010 09:54 am

  • Governor election results: At least 10 states flip Republican

    The issues that mattered most to voters, including sluggish economic growth and the high unemployment rate, figured prominently in the governor election results.
    11/03/2010 11:37 am

  • On historic night, Republicans sweep House Democrats from power

    Republicans needed to claim 39 Democratic seats to retake the House Tuesday. They won more than 60, surpassing the 'Republican Revolution' of 1994.
    11/03/2010 07:54 am

  • Top 10 mistakes of Election 2010

    We all make mistakes. But in the world of politics, it’s an art form. Sometimes they’re game-changers, or at least make the possibility of catching the front-runner more difficult. Some are Hail Mary passes gone terribly wrong. Not everyone will agree that everything here was a mistake. So without further ado, here’s our list of favorites from Election 2010, in no particular order, and focused on mistakes that could affect the outcome of a race. They’re mostly from Senate and governors’ races. We’re sure House candidates made plenty of mistakes, too, but most didn’t get national news coverage.
    11/02/2010 09:32 am

  • 10 of the closest statewide races heading into Election 2010

    Election 2010 has no shortage of nail-biters. According to The Cook Political Report, eight Senate races and – amazingly – 17 gubernatorial races remain toss-ups. While this list leaves off a few of those (the Senate races in Washington, Alaska, and Kentucky, for instance), here’s what’s going on in 10 of the closest statewide elections:
    10/26/2010 10:24 am

  • Obama assails GOP as election Tuesday approaches

    As the election Tuesday approaches, President Obama is increasing his rhetoric against the GOP party, though numbers still look grim for the Democrats.
    10/25/2010 11:37 pm

  • Obama told to 'shove it' in Rhode Island

    Rhode Island's gubernatorial candidate, Frank Caprio, unleashed a salty outburst after learning President Obama was not going endorse him in the Nov. 2 balloting.
    10/25/2010 10:11 pm

  • The Vote Say @#!$%&? Slighted Rhode Island Democrat lays into Obama.

    President Obama won't be endorsing Frank Caprio, the Democrat running for Rhode Island governor, and the candidate didn't hold back in a radio spot Monday morning.
    10/25/2010 02:51 pm

  • Beige Book: boring color, great highlights about the economy

    Beige Book is the Federal Reserve's periodic survey of economic conditions around the US.
    10/21/2010 10:45 am

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Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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