US Mid-Term Elections : Latest Senate Races Polls
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:59:33 GMT
Here is the latest numbers using as before the Real Clear Politics average of polls data and Nate Silver's numbers. A reminder the current numbers in the Senate are Democrats 55 - Republicans 45. In Colorado a state which Obama won in both 2008 and 2012.
Low oil prices hurting some US shale operations; slumping oil prices putting pressure on drillers
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:46:21 GMT
The number of active rigs drilling for oil and gas fell by their most in two months, according to the latest data from oil services firm Baker Hughes . There were 19 oil rigs that were removed from operation as of Oct. 17, compared to the prior week.
$79K spent on ads for minimum wage ballot measure
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:41:00 GMT
Supporters of a higher minimum wage took their message to Nebraska's airwaves in the final few weeks before voters decide whether to approve a gradual increase to $9 an hour. The group Nebraskans for Better Wages has spent an estimated $79,000 on ads supporting the ballot measure, according to analysis released Thursday by the Center for Public Integrity.
Noteworthy ballot measures in upcoming election
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:03:12 GMT
More than 140 ballot measures will be decided by voters in 42 states in the Nov. 4 general election. Among the noteworthy subjects being addressed: In Colorado, a "personhood" amendment would add fetuses to those protected by the state's criminal and wrongful death act.
More than $560K spent on doctor ballot measure ads
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:41:27 GMT
Activists on both sides of the "any willing provider" ballot measure that would give South Dakota patients more choice of in-network doctors say the issue is too complicated for sound bites, but have still spent more than $560,000 on television ad to sway voters ahead of Election Day. Under the proposal, Initiated Measure 17, doctors who agree to conditions set by insurers can join the insurers' preferred providers, or in-network, list.
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