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2008-10-17 08:45:00

By Sandra Block In his acceptance speech at the 1984 Democratic convention, Walter Mondale promised to reduce the budget deficit by raising taxes. He later went on to lose every state but his home state of Minnesota and Washington, D.C.

2008-10-17 06:00:05

By David Jackson WASHINGTON -- Democrat Barack Obama warned supporters Thursday not to get "cocky" about his lead in polls, while Republican John McCain pressed on with his theme that his rival would raise taxes.

2008-10-17 06:00:01

By Gary Levin NEW YORK -- John McCain made peace Thursday with David Letterman, three weeks after the presidential candidate drew the comedian's wrath by abruptly canceling an appearance under false pretenses only to head for a sitdown with news anchor Katie Couric.

2008-10-16 18:00:06

Joe Wurselbacher, the Ohio plumber thrust into the national limelight during the presidential debate, isn't licensed and says he doesn't need one. He is also not registered to operate as a plumber in Ohio -- which means, well, he's not a plumber, The (Toledo) Blade reported Thursday.

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2008-10-16 15:45:00

Democrat presidential candidate Barack Obama is using his campaign’s deep pockets to step up his advertising during the final weeks before the November 4 election, and is making political history by becoming the first presidential candidate to place ads in online video games.

2008-10-16 12:00:00

Verizon and AT&T put special towers on U.S. Sen. John McCain's Arizona ranch after his wife, Cindy McCain, requested cellphone service, the companies said. Verizon Communications Inc. and AT&T Inc. both delivered portable "cell sites on wheels," free of charge, to the Republican U.S.

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2008-10-16 12:25:00

The Oct. 15 Presidential debate offered one last big opportunity for John McCain and Barack Obama to prove their mettle and win over voters in this hotly contested election.

2008-10-16 12:00:08

An Ohio plumber who talked to Barack Obama about taxes became John McCain's embodiment of the working class during Wednesday's presidential debate.

2008-10-16 06:00:28

By William M. Welch MIDWEST, Wyo. -- When delegates to the Republican National Convention broke into chants of "drill, baby, drill," they could have found no more receptive audience than here in Wyoming's oil patch, where workers have been doing just that for 100 years.

2008-10-16 06:00:06

By Susan Page HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- It was all about Joe the Plumber. In the final presidential debate Wednesday night, John McCain and Barack Obama seemed to be vying for the affections not only of the average Joe generally, but of a particular Joe: Joe Wurzelbacher, a plumber from Holland, Ohio.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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