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Are You Eligible To Vote? Facing Pitfalls?

TRNS Interviews Marcia Johnson-Blanco of the Voting Rights Project.

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The Latest On Those High-Profile Senate Races

Check out the most recent numbers.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – October 27, 2014

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A recap of the weekend’s elections in Ukraine, Tunisia and Brazil.

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Health Care Initiative Launches Ahead Of Open Enrollment

The press release said that the initiative is “one part of a strategy advanced by the Affordable Care Act,” also known as Obamacare.

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Interview: Mark Fish, Libertarian Candidate For Alaska

Alaska is a key race in the upcoming midterm elections.

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Poll: Scott, Crist Deadlocked In Florida Less Than Two Weeks Out

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A poll shows the two candidates deadlocked at 42 percent each in the race for Florida’s governorship.

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NC Senate Race: Tillis To Appear Solo At Candidate Forum

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan declined to appear at the event.

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Christie Convinced Next President Will Be A Governor

“We need to have a big broad bench of good, experienced Republican governors to select from in 2016,” said Christie.

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Poll: Wendy Davis Trails Abbott By 15%

Davis receives 32 percent while Abbott holds 47 percent.

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Hagan: NC Senate Race Will Be Close “Right To The End”

Hagan is trying to raise $1 million before election day.

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Are You Eligible To Vote? Facing Pitfalls?

TRNS Interviews Marcia Johnson-Blanco of the Voting Rights Project.

Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘I’m Proud To Be Gay’

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“I don’t consider myself an activist, but I realize how much I’ve benefited from the sacrifice of others,” Cook said.

Longtime Boston Mayor Tom Menino Dies At 71

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Menino was forced to step aside from the prospect of a potential sixth term earlier this year due to looming health problems which eventually took his life.

Poll: Udall Trails 7 Points In Colorado

Udall has 39 percent while Gardner holds 46 percent.

TRNS News Notes 10/30

Ebola: Nurse vs Maine?
Can Maine prove Hickox is a threat?
Hickox slams Christie
Hagel approves strict monitoring for Christie
The great Obama/Bibi “chicken$hit” flap

Nat Turner Is Captured, Eisenhower OK’s U.S. Nuclear Stockpile, And A Monsoon Nearly Ends The Vietnam War

Here’s what happened today in American political history.