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With Obama Still Talking, Some Make a Speedy Exit The president faced an unusual walkout at an event in Upper Marlboro, Md.
New York Times | Oct 20, 2014 01:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Cost of Campaigns The Watergate campaign finance scandals led to a landmark law designed to limit the influence of money in politics. Forty years later, some say the scandal isn't what is illegal, it's what is legal.
New York Times | Oct 20, 2014 12:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
For Republicans, Hard Lessons From a Key State The party, which aims to control both houses of Congress next year, can learn from the Senate election battle in North Carolina.
New York Times | Oct 19, 2014 4:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Black Vote Seen as Last Hope for Democrats to Hold Senate Democrats are deploying black elected officials and others to target African-American voters, who could help swing midterm elections if they turn out in higher-than-forecast rates.
New York Times | Oct 19, 2014 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Voting In the Rain The boring requirements and tenuous rewards of life as an American citizen.
New York Times | Oct 18, 2014 8:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cuomo Picks Democrat for Top State Court, Creating Liberal Majority The appointment of Justice Leslie E. Stein on Friday gave the Court of Appeals a liberal majority for the first time in more than a decade.
New York Times | Oct 18, 2014 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gas Prices Plunge, but the Candidates Don't Seem to Care Gas prices are plunging, but the candidates aren't talking about it.
New York Times | Oct 17, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why North Carolina's Senate Race Has a Wide Gender Gap Kay Hagan has spoken out strongly for abortion rights, while her opponent, Thom Tillis, has a long record of making life harder for the state’s women.
New York Times | Oct 17, 2014 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama to Press for Economic Deals in 2015, Aides Say Starting next year, President Obama will press Congress to enact a deficit-reduction plan, overhaul corporate taxes, increase infrastructure spending and approve trade agreements, administration officials said.
New York Times | Oct 16, 2014 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Election Projections: Exploring What's at Stake in the Battle for the Senate In this lesson, students will predict the Senate outcome, fill out their own ballots and consider what's at stake in these elections. We also offer several ideas for going further, including investigating campaign strategies and researching...
New York Times | Oct 16, 2014 8:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend