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Herman Cain's Kimmel Show Allred Joke Was Odd Crisis Management

Herman Cain definitely doesn't seem to have this crisis-management thing down yet. He presumably went on Jimmy Kimmel Live Monday evening to fight the latest charge of sexual misbehavior on his part. Instead, he made a sexually tinged jibe about Gloria Allred, the lawyer representing his latest accuser, Sharon Bialek.

Clinton For Veep: Follow The Sources

Will the secretary of state replace Joe Biden in 2012? Reporter Bob Woodward floated that scenario a year ago. What does he actually know, and how does he knows it.

Earlier Cain Accuser Is Republican, Longtime Government Employee

Another name of a woman accusing Herman Cain of sexual harassment has surfaced. A lawyer for Karen Kraushaar previously gave an anonymous account of her complaint against Cain.

Mississippi Leads U.S. In Reliance On Food Stamps

The state of Mississippi has the highest percentage of its population — 24 percent — on food stamps of any state in the country. The director of the SNAP program in Mississippi explains why.

Bring Same-Day Registration Back? Maine Votes

Republicans in Maine recently decided to remove the option for voters to register on the day they cast their ballot, citing the stress on municipal clerks and concerns about the potential for voter fraud. Democrats responded by launching a people's veto campaign. Voters in the state are being asked to restore same-day registration.

What To Watch For This Election Day

Tuesday is Election Day in many places around the country. NPR's Political Junkie, Ken Rudin, talks to host Audie Cornish to about who and what is on the ballot, and what the results may say about the 2012 races.

Oil Lobby Pumps Up To Impress Super Committee

The super committee in Congress is racing to find places to cut more than a trillion dollars out of the nation's deficit by Thanksgiving. The oil industry fears that ending its tax breaks may be one way the super committee will decide to raise revenue. That's spurred Big Oil's lobbying machine to work overtime.