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Race For AL House 86

Updated: 10/26/2010 - The Alabama House District 86 race is heating up just days before the election. Both candidates sat down with WTVY to share their views on hot-button issues effecting our area.

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Automated Political Campaign Calls

Posted: 10/26/2010 - Chances are you've received one of those automated telephone from a political candidate this election season, but what you probably didn't know is some of those calls probably originated in Marianna.

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72-Year-Old Votes for First Time

Posted: 10/25/2010 - A Marianna senior citizen has decided he wants to exercise his right to vote for the first time in his life.

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Florida Lawmakers Push "Sore Loser" Law

Posted: 10/21/2010 - In April, Charlie Crist shocked Florida's political world when he left the Republican Party. Crist says he left because the GOP is no longer his ideological soul mate, but at the time polls showed him to be trailing Marco Rubio for the senate nomination. Legislators want to make sure what they're calling political opportunism doesn't happen again.

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Calhoun Co. Considers Changing How They Vote

Posted: 10/20/2010 - Early voting is underway in Florida where Calhoun County residents consider a change in how they elect county commissioners and school board members.

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FL Dem. Gubernatorial Candidate Visits Marianna

Updated: 10/19/2010 - Marianna-Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink and Lieutenant Governor candidate Rod Smith are campaigning across the Panhandle this week, making a final push before Election Day.

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Alex Sink Rallies at Chipola College

Posted: 10/18/2010 - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink and Lt. Gov. candidate Rod Smith are campaigning across the panhandle this week, making a final push before election day. The running mates held a large rally in Marianna Monday at Chipola College. They received quite a welcome from supporters who praised their character and integrity.

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Newspaper: Bentley worked secretly with AEA

Updated: 10/18/2010 - MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - A newspaper has disclosed that Republican governor candidate Robert Bentley secretly lined up the state teachers' association to help produce a statewide phone call blitz in his GOP runoff against Bradley Byrne.

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Kentucky Senate Race Turns Bitter in Debate

Posted: 10/17/2010 - Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul is accusing Democratic rival Jack Conway of gutter politics for running a TV ad in Kentucky that questions Paul's affiliation during his college years with a group that mocked Christianity.

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First Lady Rallies Ohioans Alongside President

Posted: 10/17/2010 - First lady Michelle Obama says rallying voters to the polls is about more than just politics, but about whether the country can move forward at a time of frustration and cynicism.

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Obama: Republicans Counting on Voter Amnesia

Posted: 10/17/2010 - President Barack Obama says Republicans are trying to ride Americans' frustration with the economy to success in the midterm elections, counting on voters "forgetting who caused the mess in the first place."

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Florida Republicans Push for Veto Proof Majority

Posted: 10/11/2010 - Most of Florida's political excitement has been revolving around the races for governor, U.S. Senate and state cabinet, but many are keeping an eye on some local contests where what's called a "veto-proof majority" is at stake.

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Can Rick Scott Cut Florida Spending?

Posted: 10/08/2010 - Rick Scott has spent five times as much as any gubernatorial candidate in Florida history. Critics say the multi-millionaire is trying to buy the election, but his wealth could put him in a unique position to cut state spending.

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