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Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
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Obama vs. Romney, Round 2 — Highlights From the Town-Hall Presidential Debate

The second presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney got started just after 9 o'clock from the campus of Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. The town-hall-style debate, with an audience of uncommitted voters selected by Gallup, was moderated by CNN's Candy Crowley

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What Music Do Vice Presidential Candidates Joe Biden and Paul Ryan Like?

Foreign policy.  Taxes.  Unemployment.  Medicare.  We've heard alot about where VP Joe Biden and VP candidate Paul Ryan stand on these important issues.  They certainly don't agree on much.  Just for fun, let's take a look at their differences on a much lighter topic.  What kind of music do they like listening to?  

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Arlen Specter
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Arlen Specter, Former U.S. Senator, Dead at 82

Arlen Specter, the bristly former Republican senator from Pennsylvania who often made headlines by playing the political center and confounding Republican colleagues in the Senate, died today at age 82. According to Specter's family, his death was due to complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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A Bad Lip Reading of the First Presidential Debate
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Presidential Debate Gets a Hilarious ‘Bad Lip Reading’

You're probably thinking there's absolutely no reason to revisit last week's dreary Presidential debate, but you'd be wrong. The folks at Bad Lip Reading have given us their unique take on the proceedings and the results are just as hilarious and nonsensical as ever.

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Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
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Obama-Romney Debate Last Week Was A Ratings Winner

Did you watch the first presidential debate between Obama and Romney last Wednesday?  Regardless of who you think won the debate, it was a ratings success.   

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Get Your Sugar Fix While You Can — The New York City Soda Ban Has Passed

This morning in New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on large sugar-laden drinks was approved by the Department of Health in a 9-1 vote.

How long do the Big Apple's Big Gulp enthusiasts have until they can't buy a soda bigger than 16 ounces?

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50 Shades of Grey Knocked Off The #1 Spot By Navy Seal Tell-All “No Easy Day”

The interesting thing is not that 'Fifty Shades of Grey' debuted at #1 on the New York Times Best Seller List and spent the last 25 weeks at the top of the hill with the other two books of the trilogy at #2 and#3 respectively for just about as long. Nor is it interesting really that it was knocked off the list at all because it had to get dethroned some day right?

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Debate: The U.S. Penny… Obsolete?

Many of us when breaking a dollar end up discarding our spare change into a jar at home and forgetting about it, or generously plunking it into the many charity drop-boxes including that iconic red Salvation Army kettle.  But out of all of the coins that have been circulating for centuries, is Benjamin Franklin's penny actually ready for retirement?

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California Official Accused of Beating Stepson Resigns His Post [VIDEO]

Last week, disturbing video showing a Southern California water agency director beating his step-son with a belt surfaced on YouTube. Now that man, Anthony Sanchez, has stepped down from his post.

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Michelle Schimel, Facebook
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Long Island Politician Faces Election Day Challenge — From Her Husband

Michelle Schimel, a Democrat, has had a seat in the 16th Assembly in Long Island for four terms, so she’s accustomed to facing challengers. But this time around, she’ll have one she knows pretty well: her estranged husband, Mark, who’s running against her.

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Should Members of Congress Have Term Limits? — Survey of the Day

The re-election rates for members of Congress hovers between 85 and 95 percent.

Yet, according to a new survey from Poll Position, the majority of American people would like new rules which would prevent them from sending the same represenatives to Washington, DC year after year.

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Do You Talk About Politics at Work? – Survey of the Day

Politics is definitely in the air, especially since 2012 is an election year. But a recent survey by Harris Interactive on behalf of Careerbuilder.com suggests most folks still shy away from talking about Democrats and Republicans in their workplace.

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