Independent challenging Cole again for U.S. House
Congress’ actions over the past several years, including the decision to bail out troubled banks, prompted R.J. Harris to seek federal office two years ago.
Slate's Explainer: Do candidates color coordinate?
Many astute readers have noticed that President Obama wore a blue tie in the first debate and a red tie in the second debate. Mitt Romney did the opposite, wearing a red tie in the first encounter and a blue tie in the second. Do the candidates communicate before the debate to make sure they're not wearing the same thing?
Obama leads Romney in Halloween mask polls
With Halloween approaching, there may be another way to predict the election outcome: the popularity of Democrat President Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney masks.
Moderator Crowley makes presence felt
True to her predictions, moderator Candy Crowley was an active, aggressive and prominent presence in Tuesday night's second presidential debate.
The longtime CNN reporter and host pressed, poked and prodded President Barack Obama and GOP nominee Mitt Romney when necessary, and occasionally played fact-checker and referee between the two men, during a town-hall debate at Hofstra University in New York.
VIDEO: Questions at town-hall debate reflect economic angst
The everyday Americans who engaged the candidates at Tuesday's second presidential debate spoke directly to a question widely expected to decide this election:
Whom can they trust to improve their faith in the economy, the country and their futures?
Slate: Obama wins, narrowly
On the seal of the United States, the eagle turns its head toward its right talon, which holds an olive branch, and away from the talon holding 13 arrows. It is meant to suggest a preference for peace.
SOCIAL: Tweeting the second Presidential debate
This collection of Tweets spans some of the biggest moments from last Tuesday's second Presidential debate. The debate, a town meeting, covered foreign and domestic issues and was held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.
Council mulls decision on city manager
The Ada City Council discussed the employment of the city manager during a closed session on Monday but did not take action.
VIDEO: New York professor says 'election at stake' for Obama in debate
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney stayed out of the spotlight Monday, underscoring the intense focus on the second presidential debate. Hofstra University Professor David Weiden says 'the election is at stake' for Obama.
VIDEO: Pressure on Obama to come out punching in round two
Following Mitt Romney's commanding performance in the first presidential debate and the bump it gave him in the polls, President Barack Obama is under pressure to perform well in debate number two.
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