- Democrat Terry McAuliffe was
elected governor in a tight race in Virginia, challenging the
notion the place is a blue state yet, while in traditionally
Democrat New Jersey Republican Chris Christie
easily won re-election, and Bill de Blasio
becomes the first Democrat to be elected mayor of deep blue New
York City since David Dinkins in 1989. Will he last as long? In
other cities, Marty Walsh
won the mayor’s race in Boston, and former prosecutor Mike
won the mayor’s race in Detroit.
- Kathleen Sebelius will be
back on Capitol Hill to testify more about how she’s
accountable for Obamacare’s problems and how they’ll be fixed
- Ladar Levison, who ran the e-mail service used by NSA leaker
Edward Snowden before being forced by government actions to shut
down, plans to
launch a surveillance-proof and easy –to-use se-mail service
- At least one person was
killed by a series of bomb blasts outside the Chinese Communist
Party’s headquarters in the provincial capital of Taiyuan.
- France is
not planning on delaying its withdrawal from Mali any further
in the face of a resurgence of violence that included the killing
of two French journalist.
- Diplomats from Iran, Israel, other Middle Eastern countries and
even the US
reportedly met in secret last month to talk about the
possibility of organizing a conference on the banning of nuclear
weapons in the region.
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from Hit & Run http://reason.com/blog/2013/11/06/am-links-terry-mcauliffe-chris-christie