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12:05 PM ET, November 4, 2012

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Andrew Cohen / The Atlantic Online:
Ohio's Provisional Ballot Order: The Biggest Legal Story of the Weekend  —  A late voting directive from Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted begets an “emergency motion” about how to count provisional ballots.  —  Associated Press  —  With just a few dozen hours left before polls open on Election Day …
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Judd Legum / ThinkProgress:
Last-Minute Ohio Directive Could Trash Legal Votes And Swing The Election  —  A last-minute directive issued by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted (R) could invalidate legal provisional ballots.  Ohio is widely viewed as the most critical state for both presidential campaigns and …
Washington Post:   Ohioans line up for early voting in the battleground state
Detroit's Fox 2:
Dead heat for Romney and Obama in latest Michigan poll  —  WJBK Fox 2 -  —  Who are you most likely to vote for in the Presidential election - Democratic President Barack Obama, or Republican Nominee, Governor Mitt Romney, another candidate, or are you undecided?
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Neil King Jr / Wall Street Journal:
Obama and Romney Deadlocked, Poll Shows  —  President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney enter the final sprint before Election Day essentially deadlocked nationally in what looks set to be one of the closest presidential elections in U.S. history.  —  A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll …
Discussion: Business Insider
Mark Murray / First Read:
Final national NBC/WSJ poll: Obama 48%, Romney 47%
Discussion: Ballot Box and CNN
Lee Enterprises / host.madison.com:
Our pick: Mitt Romney  —  • Wisconsin State Journal editorial  —  Not enough hope and too little change.  —  That is President Barack Obama's record on the economy, debt and Washington gridlock after four years in the White House.  —  The State Journal editorial board endorses Mitt Romney in Tuesday's presidential election.
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Newsday:
Elect Mitt Romney president of the United States  —  Had Barack Obama done the job of president with the same passion and vision he displayed in seeking it, he would likely deserve another term.  He did not.  —  Against this we must weigh Mitt Romney, an imperfect candidate but one who has a special track record too.
NY Daily News:
Our choice for America's future: The Daily News endorses Mitt Romney for president  —  Four years after endorsing Obama, News finds the hopes of those days went unfulfilled  —  Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney holds a rally with his wife Ann at Colorado Springs municipal airport …
Discussion: The PJ Tatler
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Obama up 8 in Minnesota, amendments may be going down  —  PPP's final Minnesota poll of the 2012 election cycle finds Barack Obama leading comfortably, 53-45.  We've conducted four surveys of the state since Labor Day and found Obama leading by a margin in the 7-10 point range on each of them.
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Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Obama leads in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin
Discussion: The Daily Caller and JSOnline
Dustin Hawkins / BREITBART.COM:
PENNSYLVANIA TIED, 47-47, ON EVE OF ROMNEY'S ARRIVAL
Tom Jensen / Public Policy Polling:
Obama leads 50-47 nationally
Darrel Rowland / The Columbus Dispatch:
Dispatch Poll: Ohio's a toss-up  —  Obama has edge, but high GOP turnout could turn Ohio to Romney  —  Early voting in Franklin County  —  The “Ohio firewall” precariously stands for President Barack Obama, but a strong Republican turnout could enable Mitt Romney to tear it down on Election Day.
Shane Goldmacher / NationalJournal.com:
Bloomberg Aims to Be Gun-Control Counterweight to NRA  —  The New York mayor takes on the National Rifle Association in what an aide suggests is a curtain-raiser for elections to come.  —  As independent Michael Bloomberg nears his final year as New York  —  City mayor, the billionaire …
Discussion: Booman Tribune
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Alexander Burns / Politico:
AFF poll: Minnesota a toss-up  —  Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are separated by just 1 point in Minnesota, effectively making the race there a toss-up, according to polling taken for the conservative American Future Fund.  —  Romney takes 46 percent of the vote to Obama's 45 percent in the poll …
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Alexander Marlow / BREITBART.COM:
LIKELY VOTER POLL: ROMNEY AHEAD IN DEEP BLUE MINNESOTA
Discussion: Scared Monkeys and GayPatriot
Cameron Joseph / Ballot Box:
Ohio Sen. Portman says Ohio likely to prove decisive  —  Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) said his home state is likely to prove decisive for the presidential election Sunday morning.  —  When asked by CNN's Candy Crowley if he thought there was a way Romney could win without carrying the state, he smiled.
Discussion: CNN and Politico
Jeremy Herb / Ballot Box:
Axelrod: Romney's effort in Pennsylvania a sign GOP campaign in ‘deep trouble’  —  Senior Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod said Mitt Romney's visit to Pennsylvania shows the GOP nominee's campaign is in “deep trouble” and losing in the traditional battlegrounds.
Discussion: CNN and Politico
David Martosko / The Daily Caller:
Hannity show played 2011 union ‘Scabs!’ and ‘Scumbags!’ audio, called it post-Sandy outrage  —  UPDATE: The Daily Caller has learned that the audio Sean Hannity played during his Friday, Nov. 2 broadcast was taken from a 2011 union protest against replacement workers during a Verizon strike.
BuzzFeed:
“Million Muppet March” Descends On Capitol Hill  —  Occupy Sesame Street?  —  Andrew Kaczynski  —  an hour ago  —  25 responses
Discussion: Hit & Run and Weasel Zippers
New York Times:
In Ohio, a Study in Contrasts as 2 Campaigns Get Out Vote  —  CINCINNATI — Inside a peeling former nightclub here, Obama volunteers are perched on any seats they can find, trays of half-eaten sandwiches line an old mirrored bar and a hand-scrawled list of “office needs” includes toilet paper and Teddy Grahams.
Washington Post:
Obama has slight lead in electoral votes; Congress expected to remain status quo  —  On the final weekend of a fiercely fought presidential campaign, President Obama holds a narrow advantage over Mitt Romney in the crucial contest for the electoral votes needed to win the White House …
Discussion: Ballot Box
Katie Pavlich / Townhall.com:
BREAKING: NAACP Takes Over Houston Polling Station, Advocates for President Obama  —  HOUSTON, TX - Friday afternoon at an early polling place located at 6719 W. Montgomery Road in Houston, NAACP members were seen advocating for President Barack Obama according to volunteer poll watchers on location at the time.
 
 
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Kyle Balluck / The Hill:
GOP nominee Mitt Romney began his final weekend campaign blitz …
Dan Goldberg / New Jersey Online:
N.J. Attorney General goes after price gouging in Sandy's wake
New Jersey Online:
Battered by Sandy, Staten Island feels forgotten
Discussion: Power Line
Benjy Sarlin / Talking Points Memo:
Romney Seeks Vengeance For Obama's ‘Revenge’ Remark
Beth Fouhy / Associated Press:
2012 Ad Blitz: Big Money, Smaller Audience
Discussion: Politico
Richard A. Oppel Jr / The Caucus:
Biden Takes a Daylight Saving Time-Themed Swipe at Romney
Discussion: Taegan Goddard's …
New York Times:
Editorial | The Struggle to Cast a Vote: Voting Rights: Upholding Democracy
Discussion: Daily Kos and THEROOT.COM
Tim Stanley / blogs.telegraph.co.uk:
Romney offers a real alternative to Obama, Bush and the whole New Deal sexy state circus
Discussion: GayPatriot
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Aviva Shen / ThinkProgress:
Oregon County Elections Official Under Investigation For Ballot Tampering
Guardian:
Iran denies suspending uranium enrichment
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
The Vanishing Battleground
ABCNEWS:
NJ Residents Displaced by Storm Can Vote by Email
Jennifer Jacobs / Des Moines Register:
Iowa Poll: Final stretch in Iowa gives edge to Obama
Discussion: WMUR
Byron York / Washington Examiner:
Romney closes big: ‘Love of country’ vs. ‘Revenge’
Discussion: Power Line and GayPatriot
Juana Summers / Reuters:
Paul Ryan goes dark on local reporters
Discussion: ABCNEWS and The Political Carnival
 

 
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