Morning Examiner: Early turnout looks good for GOP

Silver: Early voting confirms GOP intensity advantage, and a good showing among independents will help.

President Obama looking for swing vote in….Rhode Island?

Public Housing projects: A bad idea that only gets worse with time.

In California, local government is for sale. In Massachusetts, it’s even worse than that.

Obama’s legislative nemesis continues to embarrass Illinois Democrats.

Bailed-out firms are donating generously.

Courier-Journal: He might have tipped off his brother that he was being investigated for drugs, and he may be running the worst gutter-campaign in the nation, but we endorse Jack Conway for Senate anyway. Big surprise.

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