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8:35 AM ET, November 4, 2008

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Alexander Mooney / CNN:
First town weighs in on election at midnight  —  (CNN) — The first wave of election returns won't flow in until 7 p.m. ET Tuesday night, but the results in one precinct will be known much sooner.  —  Dixville Notch, a village in New Hampshire's northeast corner, will begin voting at the stroke …
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CNN:
Dixville Notch has spoken: It's Obama in a landslide  —  DIXVILLE NOTCH, New Hampshire (CNN) — Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama emerged victorious in the first election returns of the 2008 presidential race, winning 15 of 21 votes cast in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire.
Glenn Adams / Associated Press:
Obama wins in earliest vote in tiny Dixville, NH  —  DIXVILLE NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — Barack Obama came up a big winner in the presidential race in Dixville Notch and Hart's Location, N.H., where tradition of having the first Election Day ballots tallied lives on.
Matthew Borghese / All Headline News:
First Votes In As New Hampshire Town Picks Barack Obama
Discussion: Broadband Politics
Jacques Steinberg / New York Times:
Networks May Call Race Before Voting Is Complete  —  At least one broadcast network and one Web site said Monday that they could foresee signaling to viewers early Tuesday evening which candidate appeared to have won the presidency, despite the unreliability of some early exit polls in the last presidential election.
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Eli Sanders / Slog:
Will Madelyn Dunham's Vote Count?  —  I was talking with a coworker earlier today about how sad it was for Barack Obama's grandmother to have died on the day before the election.  My coworker took the sadness one step further, wondering if Madelyn Dunham's vote (she voted by early absentee ballot) would now not be counted.
Discussion: Newsweek Blogs, Don Surber and The RBC
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Jeff Zeleny / New York Times:
Obama Pays Tribute to His Grandmother After She Dies
Discussion: Washington Post
Lisa Demer / Anchorage Daily News:
New Troopergate report clears Palin  —  A new report just released — hours before the polls open on Election Day — exonerates Gov. Sarah Palin in the Troopergate controversy.  —  The state Personnel Board-sanctioned investigation is the second into whether Palin violated state ethics law …
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Associated Press:   Palin Cleared of Ethics Charges
Gateway Pundit:
Breaking: FOX News Reports McCain Camp VERY OPTIMISTIC!  (Video)  —  Breaking: FOX News is reporting that...  The McCain Campaign is VERY OPTIMISTIC with the latest developments.  —  Carl Cameron who is traveling with the McCain Campaign says John McCain is the most optimistic as he has been in 14 years!
Reihan Salam / Forbes:
What If McCain Wins?  —  A John McCain victory would represent an almost miraculous comeback.  But is miraculous the right word?  I'm in Austin, Texas, right now, a lefty enclave in the heart of Republican Texas, and I sense that many of my Barack Obama-supporting friends would consider …
Discussion: Vodkapundit
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The Trail / Washington Post:
Karl Rove Predicts Obama Blowout
Discussion: DownWithTyranny! and WhirledView
John McCain / Wall Street Journal:
What We're Fighting For  —  Protectionism and tax hikes are wrong for the economy.  —  The presidential election occurs at a pivotal moment.  Our nation is fighting two wars abroad, suffers from the greatest global financial crisis since the Great Depression, and is facing a painful recession.
Little Green Footballs:
Columbia Univ. Director Replies to Request for Khalidi Tape: ‘Yeah, Right ... Loser’  —  An LGF reader contacted Columbia University (and a lot of other potential sources, including the LA Times) with a polite request that they help release the tape of Rashid Khalidi with Barack Obama …
Discussion: Michelle Malkin and Say Anything
Adam Nagourney / New York Times:
After Epic Campaign, Voters Go to Polls  —  The 2008 race for the White House that comes to an end on Tuesday fundamentally upended the way presidential campaigns are fought in this country, a legacy that has almost been lost with all the attention being paid to the battle between Senators John McCain and Barack Obama.
Wall Street Journal:
Guantanamo Revelation  —  The first of many if Obama wins.  —  According to the six-year narrative of the press and political class, the Bush Administration's counterterrorism policies fall somewhere between the Spanish Inquisition and the Ministry of Love in “1984.”
Discussion: The Corner
Bob Herbert / New York Times:
Beyond Election Day  —  Conservative commentators had a lot of fun mocking Barack Obama's use of the phrase, “the fierce urgency of now.”  —  Noting that it had originated with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Senator Obama made it a cornerstone of his early campaign speeches.
Fred Barnes / Wall Street Journal:
We Could Be In for a Lurch to the Left  —  A President Obama would not face the same constraints as his Democratic predecessors.  —  There's an old saying that politics in America is played between the 40 yard lines.  What this means, for those unfamiliar with football, is that we're a centrist country …
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight.com:
Today's Polls, 11/3 (PM Edition)  —  With fewer than six hours until voting begins in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, the national polling picture has cleared up considerably.  Barack Obama is on the verge of a victory, perhaps a decisive victory, in the race for the White House.
Sean Quinn / FiveThirtyEight.com:
On the Road: Atlanta, Georgia  —  “I got dog-tired beyond Macon and woke up Dean to resume.  We got out of the car for air and suddenly both of us were stoned with joy to realize that in the darkness all around us was fragrant green grass and the smell of fresh manure and warm waters. ”
Discussion: Vanity Fair and The Daily Dish
Sarah Palin / The Huffington Post:
John McCain Can't Stop Saying The F-Word (It's Not What You Think)  —  As his campaign comes to a close, John McCain has landed on a favorite theme, one he has repeated over and over and over again over the last week.  It appears the GOP candidate is really, really itching for a fight.
Fox News:
Biden Offers His Take on Girls  —  In what has become noted and typical fashion, the Delaware senator isn't shy to express his view of the origin of women's strength.  —  FOXNews.com  —  LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. — “Hey folks, 37 more hours!”  —  Joe Biden greeted a crowd primed for the home stretch …
Michael Barone / US News:
Optimistic Election Night Scenarios for Barack Obama and John McCain  —  Looking ahead to election night, I thought I'd offer some optimistic assessments of how it might go, hour by hour.  Obviously, it's a lot easier to do an optimistic Obama assessment than an optimistic McCain assessment …
Zogby:
Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby Poll: Final: Obama in Double-Digit Lead, 54% to 43%  —  UTICA, New York - Democrat Barack Obama has increased his lead to 11.4 points over Republican John McCain in the latest Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby daily tracking poll — up from a 7.1 point advantage in yesterday's report.
Discussion: Real Clear Politics
Toby Harnden / Toby Harnden's blog listings:
Barack Obama described as prophet Moses by bishop  —  Adulation of the Democratic nominee is building to a crescendo.  Offering a prayer before a rally in Columbus, Ohio today, Cornal Garnett Henning, an AME bishop for parts of Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania, compared him to Moses and Martin Luther King in the same breath.
 
 
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