General News Archive - November 04, 2008
By Jill Lawrence Democrat Barack Obama said months ago that he intended to compete hard in states that Democratic presidential nominees haven't won in decades.
For Nadine Artemis and Ron Obadia, August began with plans for a family vacation in Minnesota. The vacation ended with the two Canadians being led through Toronto's airport in handcuffs, locked up and separated from their baby. "We were dumbfounded," Artemis says.
Democrat Mark R. Warner was the projected winner Tuesday in the U.S. Senate race in Virginia against Republican James Gilmore. Democrats in the U.S. Senate watched election returns Tuesday, hoping to push their party closer to the filibuster-proof number of 60.
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