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AirTalk for October 29, 2012

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US-WEATHER-STORM-SANDY

East Coast braces for historic hurricane Sandy

As Hurricane Sandy moves closer and closer to the East Coast, it promises plenty of damage and destruction.
US-VOTE-2012-DEMOCRATIC CAMPAIGN-STORM-OBAMA

How will Hurricane Sandy affect next week’s election?

What impact will Hurricane Sandy have on the campaigns in these crucial final days? How will Romney and Obama’s responses to Sandy’s destruction affect voters?
Early Voting Starts In Special Election For New Miami Mayor
Should states use ballot machines to tally votes? How should the economic ties between candidates and companies that own e-voting machines factor into elections?
Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)

Senator Dianne Feinstein counting on six more years

What are Feinstein’s plans for her next term? What changes does she think the next administration will bring? How has she succeeded in a GOP-weighted congress?
Is this a case of the NSA over-stepping their boundaries? Should the U.S. be able to spy on their own citizens without a search warrant?
How might opinions on immigration continue to change? What kinds of propositions concerning undocumented immigrants might California see on future ballots?
Halloween Brings Out Trick-Or-Treaters, Young And Old

Halloween is getting bigger and gorier than ever

Americans love to be scared, and the number one day of the year that people revel in all things spooky is Halloween. How young is too young for gorier costumes?

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