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Crist to Scott: 'Florida deserves better,' extend early voting

11/02/12 08:51PM

There’s only one day left for early voting in the battleground state of Florida, and the Miami Herald is calling it a “nightmare.” With long lines, packed parking lots, and up to a four-hour wait in some places, Republican Governor Rick Scott is refusing to extend early voting. Florida’s previous governor, Republican-turned-Independent Charlie Crist is speaking out against Scott for suppressing voters. After seeing the torturous lines in the 2008 election, then-Governor Crist, as a Republican, alleviated the problem by extending early voting. read more

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Pro-Newt super PAC launches voter fraud app

11/02/12 03:28PM

Want to be a poll watcher? Now there's an app for that, thanks to the Winning Our Future super PAC. The group made a name for itself early in the Republican election cycle when casino billionaire mogul Sheldon Adelson donated $15 million to support Newt Gingrich's campaign for president. When Newt's candidacy went bust, Winning Our Future went quiet - but with less than a week until Election Day, the group has reemerged by releasing its own voter fraud app for smartphones. read more

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Romney's last minute nightmare: Christie embraces Obama, Bush talks investments in Caymans

11/01/12 03:19PM

With a mere five days until Election Day, two of Mitt Romney's most high-profile supporters aren't exactly helping his cause. First, there's Chris Christie. The Republican governor of New Jersey and Romney surrogate has been making headlines all week after praising President Obama's handling and response to Hurricane Sandy. On Wednesday he spoke glowingly about their "great working relationship to make sure that we're doing the jobs that people elected us to do." He added, "I cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and passion." read more