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Mysterious Anti-Obama Spam Texts Linked To Republican Consulting Group

A barrage of unsolicited anti-Obama text messages appears to be linked to a GOP consulting group, based in Virginia. The websites sending the messages have been suspended.
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State Election Results

Journalists join Diane to discuss the results of the 2012 House, Senate and governor elections.

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Election Results: The Presidential Race

A panel joins Diane to discuss the results of the presidential election.


Obama, Christie Unlikely Partners After Sandy

President Obama traveled to New Jersey on Wednesday to tour some of areas hardest hit by Sandy. Audie Cornish talks to Mara Liasson for more.

In Context: Mitt Romney, Ohio And The Auto Bailout

Robert Siegel talks to Don Gonyea about controversial political ads on the auto bailout from the Mitt Romney campaign.

Allen West Faces Challenge After Redistricting

Firebrand and Tea Party favorite Congressman Allen West abandoned his old South Florida district after redistricting made it more Democratic. But even his new one is forcing the freshman to work hard to win a second term in the House.

Auto Legend Iacocca Backs Romney In Ohio Car Wars

As the presidential race zeroes in on Ohio, and the auto industry gets renewed focus in the all-important swing state, Mitt Romney's campaign touted the backing of former Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca and the company's former president, Hal Sperlich.

In Sandy's Wake, Romney Struggles To Regain Attention

A hurricane is no time for campaigning. That naturally gives an advantage to the incumbent, whose job is leading the cleanup and recovery efforts. The media will eventually turn its gaze back to the campaign, but there isn't much time left.

Sandy's October Surprise May Change 2012 Race

With less than a week left until Election Day, Superstorm Sandy has changed the course of both campaigns. NPR's Political Junkie Ken Rudin, Democratic pollster Anna Greenberg and Matt Continetti, editor of The Washington Free Beacon talk about the campaigns in the homestretch.