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Biden attacks Romney campaign over ‘flagrantly dishonest’ auto ads

By Michael A. Memoli, on Oct. 31, 2012, at 8:01 p.m.

2012 campaign set to cost a record $6 billion

By Matea Gold, Tribune Washington Bureau on Oct. 31, 2012, at 7:05 p.m.
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Guitarist Jack Antonoff of the rock band fun. speaks about wanting to be on the "right side of history" by supporting gay marriage in Maine before his show at the State Theatre in Portland Wednesday night Oct. 31, 2012.

Brad Pitt, hit pop band fun. inject star power into Maine’s same-sex marriage campaign

By Seth Koenig on Oct. 31, 2012, at 6:28 p.m.
AGREE TO DISAGREE

Who won the Congressional debates and why?

on Oct. 31, 2012, at 4:48 p.m.
CAPITOL INCITE

King picks up backing from Simpson of Simpson-Bowles

on Oct. 31, 2012, at 1:07 p.m.
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These file photos show the Maine candidates for U.S. Senate in the November 2012 general election. Top row left to right: independent Danny Dalton, independent Andrew Ian Dodge and Democrat Cynthia Dill. Bottom row left to right: Independent Angus King, Republican Charlie Summers and independent Steve Woods.

Angus King for U.S. Senate

on Oct. 31, 2012, at 11:09 a.m.
Nichi S. Farnham

Commission finds no illegal coordination between Farnham and committee; PAC fined $250 for paperwork violation

By Matthew Stone on Oct. 31, 2012, at 10:44 a.m.
DAVID FARMER

Don’t let vote challengers intimidate you at the polls

on Oct. 31, 2012, at 9:37 a.m.
Former U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz speaks during a public memorial service for slain U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens in San Francisco, Calif., Oct. 16.

Pentagon defends Benghazi response as Senate schedules hearings

By Phil Stewart and Susan Cornwell, Reuters on Oct. 31, 2012, at 7:04 a.m.
President Barack Obama’s response to the attacks in Libya has been a contentious issue in the hard-fought U.S. presidential race.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney gets off his campaign plane in Tampa, Fla., Oct. 30.

Mitt Romney’s comments on Jeep outsourcing become campaign fight

By Julie Bykowicz, Bloomberg News on Oct. 31, 2012, at 7:01 a.m.
A Romney campaign ad contradicts Chrysler’s assertion that it has no intention of shifting Jeep production out of North America.
Damage after Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the southern New Jersey coastline is seen in this U.S. Coast Guard handout photo in Brigantine, New Jersey, Oct. 30, 2012. In the storm's wake, Obama issued federal emergency decrees for New York and New Jersey, declaring that "major disasters" existed in both states. One disaster-forecasting company predicted economic losses could ultimately reach $20 billion, only half insured.

Obama, FEMA hustle disaster relief to victims of Sandy’s wrath struggling to recover

By Susan Cornwell and David Lawder, Reuters on Oct. 31, 2012, at 6:09 a.m.
Then-Maine Gov. Angus King (right) greets Apple CEO Steve Jobs, during a visit to Portland High School in June 2002.

King’s laptops leveled playing field, but academic benefits hard to assess

By Ricki Morell, Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting on Oct. 31, 2012, at 5:40 a.m.