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For This Colorado Voter, Oil And Gas Debate Plays Out On His Property  |   

Knocking on doors in Colorado, Steve Inskeep asks Antionio Covello about the election. The successful Denver business owner, a conservative, weighs mineral rights, foreign policy and division at home.

In Swing State Of Colorado, Voter Says She Has To Settle For Choice Of Evils  |   

One of the contests that could decide control of the Senate is in Colorado. Steve Inskeep traveled there to knock on voters' doors. In this first part, we meet Ili Bennett, a woman hit hard by the Great Recession and hungry for big changes in the country.

Activists Against Voter Restrictions May Be Hindering Their Own Cause  |   

Those fighting new voting laws are watching the polls closely for evidence that the legislation restricts the right to vote. But these same groups are pushing voter turnout, in some cases to vote the proponents out of office.

Kennedy: Are We Ready For Big Tobacco-Style Marketing For Marijuana?  |   

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy warns that if marijuana is legalized — there are votes Tuesday in Oregon, Alaska and D.C. — kids will be the ones to take the hit.

The Devastating History Of Midterm Elections  |   

Over the past century, midterm elections have been pretty rough on the party that holds the White House.

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