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First Draft: Obama Votes Early

President Obama cast his ballot in the midterm elections as early voting started in his hometown, Chicago, hoping to send a message to the Democratic faithful about the importance of turning out to vote. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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First Draft Focus: Obama Votes Early

President Obama filled out his ballot Monday during the early voting period at Kings Community Center in Chicago. Full News here – First Draft

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What You Missed: The First Lady Answers Your Questions on Let’s Move! and the White House Garden

Yesterday, the First Lady sat down for her first-ever Vine and Twitter Q&A to answer your questions about Let’s Move! ahead of the fall garden harvest. During the chat, the First Lady talked healthy Halloween ideas, the status of the White House bees, her favorite fall vegetables – and asked, turnip for what? Take a look […]

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First Draft: Ebola Hearing Interrupts Two Senate Campaigns

Two Senate candidates, Representative Bruce Braley, Democrat of Iowa, and Representative Cory Gardner, Republican of Colorado, interrupted their campaigns on Thursday to return to Capitol Hill for the House subcommittee hearing on the government’s handling of the Ebola outbreak. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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First Draft: Congressman Urges C.D.C. Director to Read the News

Members of Congress suggested that the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention does not grasp the gravity of the Ebola crisis. Or read the news. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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First Draft: Health Officials on Congressional Hot Seat Over Ebola

Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health are about to face a grilling from Congress on their handling of the Ebola epidemic. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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First Draft: Budget Deficit, as Expected, Falls to Pre-Recession Levels

The federal budget deficit, after rising to more than a trillion dollars a year at the height of the Great Recession, has fallen to pre-recession levels, the Obama administration said. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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First Draft: First Draft Video: Steve Israel on Fixing Washington

Representative Steve Israel of New York, the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, thinks the way campaigns are financed needs to be changed for Washington to work. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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First Draft: $1 Billion in Midterm Ad Spending; Less Bang for G.O.P. Buck

Advertising spending on congressional races this year has hit $ 1 billion. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Sidebar: For Supreme Court, First Amendment Sometimes Has a Limit: Its Doorstep

Despite rulings allowing a protest at a soldier’s funeral and striking down buffer zones around abortion clinics in Massachusetts, the plaza outside the court can be a different matter. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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