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Alabama Senate GOP Write-in Race is a Replay of the Iron Bowl UPDATED


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There is a lot of speculation throughout Alabama about who Republican Senator Richard Shelby wrote in as his vote for senator in next week’s special election. Casting an absentee ballot late last month, all Shelby would say is he wrote in the name of a “distinguished Republican.” Guesses as to who won Shelby’s vote range […]

Wanted: A Few Big Thinkers


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By Debra Kozikowski Born and raised in Massachusetts, I just can’t help but get a little misty over the loss of Senator Ted Kennedy.  I look at the field vying to replace him and realize that Tom Brokaw was totally on the money when he wrote about how “the greatest generation” gave America their all and that […]

Rural Election Watch: New York’s 20th District


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By Sean Reagan Voters in New York’s 20th district – a sprawling, largely rural district encompassing all or part of ten counties – head to the polls on Tuesday to fill the House seat vacated by Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand. Gillibrand was appointed to Hillary Clinton’s former Senate seat by Gov. Paterson. The race pits Democrat Scott […]


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