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Could There Be A Tie In The Electoral College?

When all the advertising and polling and debates and appearances are finished and votes have been cast, only one thing matters in the presidential race — the tally of the electoral college.
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TV Show Times Cut To Make Way For Political Ads

Audie Cornish talks to Jon Ralston, host of the Nevada TV show Ralston Reports. He talks about the unprecedented number of political ads airing in Nevada this year. Many shows, including his, have been shortened to create more time for ads to run.
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Obama Pushes Early Voting On Swing State Tour

President Obama campaigned in Iowa, Colorado, Nevada and California on Wednesday.
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Obama Campaign Invokes '537' To Get Out The Vote

An Obama campaign ad airing in swing states referencing the 2000 Florida recount uses memorable images of the days following the election to encourage supporters to vote. It calls 537 "the number of votes that changed the course of American history."
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Congress And The Fiscal Cliff

Prospects for congressional action on the fiscal cliff: What presidential election results could mean for expiring tax cuts and massive federal budget cuts.

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Political Memes: Fast, Cheap And Out Of Control?

This year's presidential debates may be remembered as much for what the candidates said as for those witty Internet memes that followed. Experts say the rise of the political meme largely blindsided the campaigns.
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Florida Republican Rep. David Rivera Charged In Ethics Probe

Rep. David Rivera, R-Fla., was charged Wednesday by Florida authorities with alleged ethics violations while he was in the state Legislature, perhaps imperiling his bid for re-election to the House in an already tight contest.
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What The Presidential Debates Accomplished

On the heels of the final presidential debate and with less than two weeks until Election Day, both President Obama and Mitt Romney are sprinting to the finish. Political Junkie Ken Rudin talks about the takeaways from the debates and the challenges facing each campaign in the homestretch.
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Mortgage Interest Deduction Could Be In Play

Both President Obama and Mitt Romney have suggested ways to scale back the deduction's value for wealthy taxpayers. It's one of the keys to helping reduce the federal budget deficit, but the real estate industry says the housing market is too fragile to eliminate the tax break altogether.
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Analysis: Virginia Results Could Forecast Rest Of Election Night Returns

Reid Wilson of National Journal Hotline talks about why all eyes may be on Virginia this election night. 

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