News for 2012-11-06

Tuesday, November 6, 2012
[title] LIVE Election Night 2012 Coverage with Democracy Now!
Amy Goodman and Juan González, along with investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill, offer real-time results from presidential and congressional races, ballot measures, and reports of voter suppression. Correspondents and guests will join us from Florida, Ohio, Colorado, Virginia, Massachusetts,...
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[field_image_caption-raw] State Ballot Issues We're Watching
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[field_image_caption-raw] 40 Thousand Homeless as Second Storm Descends on Northeast
As a new storm barrels up the east coast, relief efforts scramble to secure heat and housing for over tens of thousands of people left homeless after Hurricane Sandy. The Northeast is bracing for a strong, low pressure system that is expected to bring rain, gale force winds and high tides to the...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Brazil Embarks on Cloning of Wild Animals
RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilian scientists are attempting to clone animals in danger of extinction, like the jaguar and maned wolf, although the potential impact on the conservation of these threatened species is still not clear. The cloning initiative is being undertaken by the Brasilia Zoological...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Justicia: Spain Upholds Gay Marriage Law
Spain affirmed Tuesday that gay marriage is constitutional , upholding a law from 2005.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Welcome to Election Day: Seven Things That Could Go Wrong (or Already Have)
Get ready. Here are all the things that could go wrong (or already have) as Americans head to the polls. 1. Confusion over voter-ID laws spurred by ongoing ads, litigation and misinformation
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[field_image_caption-raw] Possible Record Turnout as Warren Leads Brown for Massachusetts Senate
Voters are turning out "in droves" Tuesday as Harvard law professor Elizabeth Warren faces incumbent Sen. Scott Brown in a bitter race for a traditionally Democratic seat representing Massachusetts in the Senate, according to a new poll.
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[field_image_caption-raw] The Serious Flaw With Ohio’s Plan To Count Provisional Ballots
Thousands of Ohio voters have been falsely notified that they are not registered to vote due to a database error in Ohio’s voter rolls. An Ohio voter advocacy group alerted Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted (R) to this major system problem on October 30. But instead of fixing it, Husted issued a...
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[field_image_caption-raw] In U.S., Corporate Cash Pouring into State Campaigns
BOSTON - Local and state campaigns have become a moneyed battleground this year for corporations and special interest groups hoping to sway the results of elections for local and state offices on Nov. 6.
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[title] Tom Engelhardt on Supersized Politics in the 2012 Election
If we’ve learned anything from the 2012 race, it’s that American politics have gotten way out of our control. Bill Moyer's guest, Tom Engelhardt says that, like our sodas and our military, our elections have become “supersized.”
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