Campaign 2012

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Signs and Wonders 11.07

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Note to GOP. I had an opportunity to have lunch with Michael Barone in 2006 and I vividly remember him telling me then that church attendance was the clearest…

California unions unite over two prominent state ballot initiatives

By Jill Nelson
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Politics | ORANGE COUNTY, Calif.—Labor groups in California scored two Election Day victories on prominent ballot initiatives that pitted unions against their…

Washington state Republicans predict victory in governor’s race

By Ruth Moon
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Politics | BELLEVUE, Wash.—Hundreds of Republicans turned out to hear Washington state gubernatorial hopeful Rob McKenna speak at a party near Seattle Tuesday…

Election Night euphoria for Democrats in Colorado

By Kiley Crossland
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Politics | DENVER—Dancing, euphoria, and "Don't Stop Believin'" pounding through speakers: that was the scene at the Denver Sheraton Democratic watch party as national…

Disappointing night for Missouri conservatives

By Mary Reichard
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Politics | SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—The contentious U.S. Senate race in Missouri came to a disappointing end Tuesday for Republicans gathered the Greene County Election Night…

By a nose

By a nose

By Jamie Dean
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Politics | President Barack Obama narrowly wins a second term in office

Republicans carry Indiana except in the high-profile U.S. Senate race

By Joy Pullmann
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Politics | FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Local officials and poll workers in Indiana’s second-largest city said voter turnout surpassed any election in their experience, and…

Lining up in Florida

By Rachel Witherow
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Politics | It is no coincidence that the Republican National Convention was held in Tampa’s Hillsborough County. Interstate Highway 4 begins here and ends in Daytona…

Trouble in Ohio

By Daniel James Devine
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Politics | CINCINNATI— With the two presidential candidates divided in Ohio by less than 100,000 votes much of Election Night, complications in the way the state…

Pat McCrory’s Carolina comeback

By Warren Cole Smith
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Politics | CHARLOTTE, N.C.—With his win Tuesday night, former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory will become the first Republican governor in North Carolina in 20 years.

'Prayer and education'

By J.C. Derrick
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Marriage | African-American support could help defeat the redefinition of marriage in Maryland

Barbershop banter on medical marijuana measure in Arkansas

By Mark Russell
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Politics | HOT SPRINGS, Ark.—Arkansas could be the first Southern state to approve medical marijuana. If Issue Five is approved, patients who live more than five miles…

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