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Sullivan County passes resolution to support abortion amendment

Amendment One is a hot topic leading up to the election in November, and one local government is supporting it.

EARLY VOTE

Early voting starts for Tennessee

Election Day isn't for a few more weeks but early voting starts Wednesday

Deadline here for Virginians to register to vote

Virginians can register at local voter registrar's offices, DMV offices or on the State Department of Elections website

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Prepare to vote in November general election

Prepare to vote in November general election

Voter registration deadline approaches

If you're planning on voting in the November election and haven't registered to vote, the deadline is almost here.

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College campaign registers 1,000 new voters in Tennessee

More than 1,000 Tennesseans registered to vote during a month-long drive on college campuses in September.

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Voter education event

Education preparing voters for November election

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Haslam, Bredesen to talk judicial amendment at UT

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam and his Democratic predecessor, Phil Bredesen, are appearing at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville on Wednesday in support of a proposed constitutional amendment on the merit selection of appeals and Supreme Court judges.

Special election in Virginia changes balance of power in Richmond

Voters in Southwest Virginia have changed the balance of power in Richmond.

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American teens stopped on their way to Syria

Three teenage girls from a Denver suburb apparently bound for Syria to join extremists after the trio was stopped in Germany, U.S. officials said.

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Voter tells Obama: 'Don't touch my girlfriend'

Casting his ballot in Chicago on Monday, President Barack Obama stood at a voting booth next to Aia Cooper, whose fiancé decided to joke around with the president.

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On camera: Obama votes early in Illinois

President Barack Obama went home to Illinois to cast a ballot ahead of Election Day on Nov. 4.

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Bill Clinton stumps for Dems in Hope

Hope's most famous son -- former President Bill Clinton -- made a quick trip back to his home town Saturday to drum up support for Arkansas’ Democratic candidates.

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Obama gets backlash over Ebola czar

Republicans are questioning whether the man President Barack Obama has picked as his "Ebola czar" is the right person for the job.

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Obama chooses Ebola czar

Amid Ebola fears, Obama taps a czar to handle the country's response to the deadly virus.

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Obama: 'My credit card was rejected'

President Obama is just like us. His credit card gets declined, too.

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America's most political states

Now that midterm election season is upon us, find out which state has the most passionate voters.

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America's most conservative states

More Americans are identifying as conservatives, according to a new poll. Find out what states are most likely to lean Republican.

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The women of political sex scandals

From Monica Lewinsky to Sydney Leathers, take a look at the women involved in steamy political sex scandals.

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The reappearance of Kim Jong Un

North Korea tried to end speculation about the health of leader Kim Jong Un by releasing a new batch of photos. But they may have only raised more questions.

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13 top musicians in politics

Check out 13 top musicians who have found themselves in the political spotlight.

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The Nobel Prize: Fast facts

As more of this year's Nobel Prize winners are revealed, find out more about the 103-year-old awards for physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, economics and peace.

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History's steamiest political sex scandals

Politics has been marred by sex scandals throughout American history. Take a look at some of the steamiest.

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Strange but true campaign slogans

From the wacky to the downright weird, check out these strange but true campaign slogans.

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National Political Coverage

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Study: Liberals, conservatives inhabit different worlds

Ever wonder why your avowed-conservative brother and fervently-liberal aunt can't even seem to agree on the facts?

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Legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

Ben Bradlee, the former top editor of The Washington Post who oversaw the paper's coverage of the Watergate scandal, has died, the newspaper said Tuesday. He was 93.

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American released from North Korea

Jeffrey Fowle, an American arrested in North Korea in May for leaving a bible at a club for foreign sailors, has been released and is on his way home, a senior State Department official told CNN on Tuesday.

An American government plane picked up Fowle...

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Mental exam set in White House intruder case

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered a full mental competency screening for Omar Gonzalez, who is accused of jumping the White House fence, after a disputed initial examination found him not competent for trial.

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White House corrects record on 'unpaid bills'

The White House has issued on Tuesday a corrected official transcript of a speech President Barack Obama gave Monday at a Democratic fundraiser in Chicago to include a joke he made about having unpaid bills.

Reporters attending the event heard the pr...

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Man to Obama: Don't touch my girlfriend

The woman who voted next to President Barack Obama on Monday says she was "embarrassed and just shocked," after her fiancé jokingly told him "Mr. President, don't touch my girlfriend."

Casting his ballot in Chicago on Monday, Obama stood at a voting b...

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