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NYC Primary: Fast food workers and the minimum wage

Residents alike are looking for a mayor that will raise minimum wage, end the threats of homelessness and make a change in their neighborhood and city.

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NYC Primary: Staten Island voters still dealing with Sandy

The mayoral caandidates have had little to do with the community, residents say.

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Minnesotans reject amendment to ban same-sex marriage

Hours after Colorado had legalized marijuana and three other states had approved same-sex marriages, Minnesotans watched as fractions of percentages ticked upward and downward for each county’s vote tally on a constitutional amendment proposed to ban same-sex marriage in the state.

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Divided Electorate Votes to Give Obama More Time

A divided electorate voted to give President Obama more time to continue the agenda he began four years ago, despite a fragile economy, rancor over his signature health care overhaul, and a partisan Congress continually at odds.

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How GenY Voted

Did GenY turn out in record numbers?

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North Carolina: Amendment One and the Black Vote

Black voters in North Carolina greatly influence the outcome of the presidential election as well as the fate of same sex marriage in the state.

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Swing state students debate: absentee ballot or register at school?

This choice brings to mind something a politically charged Dr. Seuss would say, “One state, two state, red state, blue state.”

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What’ll it Be, Mr. President?

The Gateway Breakfast House in Portland has a wide range of belly-busting and classic American offerings, among them the cheesy […]

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Stand By Your Man

What effect do presidential wives have on voters?

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Third party candidates: A long shot worth taking?

Who are the third party candidates and how do you not know about them if they are running for president of the United States?