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3:50 PM ET, November 6, 2012

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John Hinderaker / Power Line:
Are the Democrats Trying to Steal Pennsylvania?  [Updated]  —  It is being reported that Democratic Party operatives are evicting court-appointed Republican poll watchers from polling places in Philadelphia.  Specifically, this reportedly has happened in Ward 32, Div 13; Ward 43, Div 14 …
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Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
Obama Mural in Philadelphia Polling Place  —  Here's a picture of an Obama mural at a Philadelphia polling place: … The exact location is the 35th ward-D18 Franklin School.  —  UPDATE: A judge has reportedly ordered the mural to be covered up:
Zachary Roth / msnbc.com:
Machine turns vote for Obama into one for Romney  —  A Pennsylvania electronic voting machine has been taken out of service after being captured on video changing a vote for President Obama into one for Mitt Romney, NBC News has confirmed.  —  The video was first posted on Youtube by user “centralpavoter.”
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Nov. 5: Late Poll Gains for Obama Leave Romney With Longer Odds  —  Mitt Romney has always had difficulty drawing a winning Electoral College hand.  Even during his best period of polling, in the week or two after the first presidential debate in Denver, he never quite pulled ahead …
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David Taintor / Talking Points Memo:
Nate Silver Would Rather Vote For Ebola Than Political Pundits  —  New York Times polling guru Nate Silver told Stephen Colbert on Monday just what he thinks of political pundits.  More than a few commentators have attacked Silver's FiveThirtyEight election forecast for giving President Obama high odds in the lead-up to Election Day.
Sasha Belenky / The Huffington Post:
Chris Christie Slams ‘Know-Nothing, Disgruntled’ Mitt Romney Staffers … REACT:  —  FOLLOW:  —  Elections 2012, Chris Christie, Elections 2012, Elections 2012, Video, 2012 Presidential Election 2012, Presidential Election, Chris Christie Mitt Romney, Election 2012, Mitt Romney Chris Christie, Politics News
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Melissa Hayes / NorthJersey.com:
Christie: Hug from Bruce made me weep
Lauren Goode / AllThingsD:
If You Want to Stay out of Jail, Don't Instagram Your Ballot  —  A not-so-surprising thing happened this morning: My Instagram feed morphed from photos of dogs, kids, fancy coffees and food porn into a stream of people's voting ballots.  —  Photo courtesy of Instagram.
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CNN:
CNN to Display Electoral Results Atop Empire State Building  —  Empire State Building to Utilize Brand New Lighting Technology  —  CNN will join forces Tuesday evening with the Empire State Building to display to New Yorkers and the network's viewers in the United States and around the world the results of the presidential election.
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Jeff Kepnes / CNN:
CNN takes over the Empire State Building for election night results
Michael Van Sickler / Tampa Bay Times:
Hundreds of Pinellas voters get robocall from supervisor of elections saying Election Day is Wednesday  —  ST. PETERSBURG — An hour after polls opened Tuesday morning, the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Office mistakenly placed hundreds — possibly thousands …
Mark Blumenthal / The Huffington Post:
2012 Exit Polls: Why They Won't Tell You Who Won … REACT:  —  FOLLOW:  —  Elections 2012, Elections 2012, Barack Obama , Mitt Romney, Elections 2012, Barack Obama , Video, 2012 Election Polls, 2012 Exit Polls, 2012 Polls, Election 2012, Election Polls 2012, Elections, Exit Polls …
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Tom Blumer / NewsBusters.org blogs:
Will Someone in the Press Prematurely Project Obama the Winner Based on Dem-Dominated 31-State Exit Polls?
Joseph / Plunderbund:
[UPDATED] True The Vote Forged Signatures To Get Observers At Ohio Polls  —  Yesterday we reported that True the Vote was attempting to place observers at precincts in Central Ohio, focusing on African American districts.  We also noted that there might be some problems with the forms …
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Darrel Rowland / dispatchpolitics.dispatch.com:
True the Vote observers barred from Franklin County polling places
Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
Election Judge Wears Obama Cap While Checking in Voters in Obama's Chicago Ward  —  Here's a photo of an election judge checking in voters in Barack Obama's Chicago ward—wearing an Obama baseball cap:  —  “This photo, taken by a voter this morning at the Ward 4, Precinct 37 polling place …
John Podhoretz / New York Post:
Mitt's key to victory  —  What pollsters aren't blaring  —  If Mitt Romney wins tonight, it'll likely be because of something revealed by a little-noticed statistic released yesterday by the polling firm Rasmussen — following a similar statistic last week from Gallup.
Max Read / Gawker:
An Expert Weighs in on That Viral Reddit ‘Voter Fraud’ Video  —  When we asked people to share their stories of voting irregularity earlier today, dozens of people shared this video — currently on the Reddit front page with nearly 20,000 up-votes — of a Pennsylvania voting machine seemingly altering a man's vote from Obama to Romney.
Election / BREITBART.COM:
DETROIT POLLS: OBAMA CAMPAIGNER PUNCHES VOTER IN FACE  —  REPORT: A woman in a Detroit polling location was aggressively campaigning for Obama.  A female voter in line objected.  The Obama supporter punched the woman in the face.
Mark Pazniokas / ctmirror.org:
McMahon dresses her city workers like Murphy supporters  —  The U.S. Senate campaign of Republican Linda McMahon outfitted its urban poll standers today in purple T-shirts styled after those worn by SEIU, the liberal union that is backing Democrat Chris Murphy.
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
A CBS News Obama-Libya scandal?  Certainly.  —  Oct. 17.  That's the date on which President Obama's position on the Benghazi, Libya, attack peaked as a national issue.  The night before, in a town hall debate moderated by CNN's Candy Crowley, the president made a spectacle of noting …
Jgalloway / Political Insider:
Your daily jolt: Signs that John Barrow might survive  —  If U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Augusta, has a little bounce to his step this morning, it could be that some number-crunchers have given him some hope that today may not mark the end of his congressional career.
John Heilemann / New York Magazine:
Mitt Romney Is Running Out of Time  —  Pulling up in the press bus onto the grounds of Stony Brook Farm in Morrisville, Pennsylvania, on Sunday, you couldn't help but be struck by the size and sweep of the crowd awaiting Mitt Romney.  At least 25,000 strong — 30k-plus if you believed the campaign …
Discussion: NewsBusters.org blogs
Wall Street Journal:
Many Voters Confront Long Lines  —  Complaints about long lines, faulty machines and poll-watcher challenges rolled in steadily Tuesday, with each side trying to ensure all their supporters' votes counted in the tight presidential race.  —  Less than an hour after many polls opened on the East Coast …
bigstory.ap.org:
‘GANGNAM STYLE,’ OBAMA STYLE?  —  You are here  —  Home » AP Party » ‘GANGNAM STYLE,’ OBAMA STYLE? … Yes, those hard-hitting questions keep coming for the candidates, even on Election Day: President Barack Obama was asked by one interviewer Tuesday about the “Gangnam Style” dance craze.
Discussion: BuzzFeed
Donovan Slack / Politico:
Chrysler gives workers day off to vote … The car company that attacked Mitt Romney for falsely claiming it was moving operations overseas is going a step further, ostensibly for President Obama.  —  Chrysler's vice president of design, Ralph Gilles, tweeted Tuesday that the company gave its entire work force the day off to vote.
James Hohmann / Politico:
Battleground Tracking Poll: Dead heat  —  BOSTON—The presidential race is tied going into Election Day.  —  The final POLITICO/George Washington University Battleground Tracking Poll of 1,000 likely voters — conducted Sunday and Monday — shows Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama each claiming 47 percent nationally.
David Frum / CNN:
America's voting system is a disgrace  —  Editor's note: David Frum, a CNN contributor, is a contributing editor at Newsweek and The Daily Beast.  He is the author of seven books, including a new novel, “Patriots,” and was a special assistant to President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2002.
Andrew Kirell / Mediaite:
Chris Matthews Goes On Obnoxious Rant Against ‘Idiots’ Who Vote Third Party Or Stay Home  —  Are you one of the many voters who feels disillusioned with the two-party system and wants to make your single, solitary voice heard by voting for a third party candidate who is possibly more aligned with your own viewpoints?
Discussion: Hit & Run
 
 
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Megan Garber / The Atlantic Online:
An Inquiring Nation Wants to Know: ‘Who Is Running for President?’
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David Weigel / Slate:
The Black Panther Panic Returns!
Jodi Rudoren / New York Times:
Netanyahu Strikes Tough Tone on Possible Iran Strike
Chris Moody / Associated Press:
Des Moines store near Obama rally has a message for the Secret Service
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
Mike Gorrell / Salt Lake Tribune:
Revised poll: Crockett-McAdams race is a virtual tie
Bloomberg:
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Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Romney up 92K in OH early voting? …
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Ramsey Cox / The Hill:
GOP senators: Thousands of ballots unlikely to reach military voters in time
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The Huffington Post:
Biden casts vote, says 'it's always a kick'
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Election Crystal Ball
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