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In the presidential battle-ground state of Wisconsin, obscure Democrat  Joanne Kloppenburg  is claiming victory by 204 votes out of one and a half million over  David Prosser , a…

Democratic Long Shot Claims Victory in Wisconsin Judicial Race

In the presidential battle-ground state of Wisconsin, obscure Democrat Joanne Kloppenburg is claiming victory by 204 votes out of one and a half million over David Prosser , a…

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Barack Obama wants Illinois Governor  Rod Blagojevich  to resign so a special election can fill his vacant seat in the Senate. Meantime, political fur continues to fly.

Bad-News Blagojevich Back at Work

Barack Obama wants Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich to resign so a special election can fill his vacant seat in the Senate. Meantime, political fur continues to fly.

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