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President Barack Obama, accompanied by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, second from left, and others, speaks about superstorm Sandy during a...
President Barack Obama, accompanied by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, second from left, and others, speaks about superstorm Sandy during a...
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The Northeast is flooded and New York subways aren’t working, but the presidential race lives on.

Hurricane Sandy will be one of the costliest disasters in U.S. history. (NBC News)

It could take weeks before New York City’s subways are back to full operation. (Bloomberg)

The new CBS/NYT poll has President Obama narrowly ahead of Mitt Romney, both nationally and in three key swing states (Fla., OH and Va.). (CBS-NYT poll) and (The New York Times)

In that same poll, 52% of likely Ohio voters say the economy is “getting better.” (CBS/NYT)

The Romney campaign is asking a very unusual question when it comes to Wisconsin election law: What is truth? (Open Channel)

Romney shouldn’t count his chickens before they hatch in Florida, North Carolina and Virginia. (The Fix)

Chrysler and GM to Romney: Um, you’re wrong about us shipping jobs to China. So how about you stopping saying that in your ads? (Detroit Free Press)

Fact-checkers said Romney was wrong to claim the president killed welfare reform. So, why not make a new ad making that same claim again? (Washington Post)

And a mystery person or organization is emailing people as young as 13 to hit President Obama on abortion, same-sex marriage and the military. Nice, guys. (Politico)

Top Links: Sandy, subways, polls, Obama and Romney’s fact-shrugging

Updated