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Hillary Clinton Has Edge Over Donald Trump In General Election

Hillary Clinton would have a significant electoral advantage over Donald Trump in the general election, based on an NPR analysis.The Democratic former secretary of state would start out with already exactly enough electoral votes to win the presidency, 270-191, based on states considered safe, likely and to lean toward either candidate. The ratings, which will be updated at least monthly until Election Day, are based on fundamentals — historical trends and demographics, plus reporting and...
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New York state Senate Republicans in the Elections Committee cast a vote on closing a campaign finance loophole that has played a role in recent corruption trials of the former legislative leaders on Monday, but the act could doom the measure for the 2016 session.
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Hillary Clinton would have a significant electoral advantage over Donald Trump in the general election, based on an NPR analysis.

The Democratic former secretary of state would start out with already exactly enough electoral votes to win the presidency, 270-191, based on states considered safe, likely and to lean toward either candidate. The ratings, which will be updated at least monthly until Election Day, are based on fundamentals — historical trends and demographics, plus reporting and polling (both public and private).

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In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his big night. 

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Cities and towns across the region honored military veterans today with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies,and speeches. One western Massachusetts college held its annual multigenerational observance.

Rain forced the relocation of American International College’s Veterans Day celebration from its traditional location at the permanent veteran’s memorial on the main Springfield campus to an indoor venue.

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The redevelopment of Union Station in Springfield, Massachusetts into a regional transportation hub – a project that took decades to realize – is one year away from completion

The $88.5 million taxpayer-funded project is on-time and on-budget according to Christopher Moskal, executive director of the Springfield Redevelopment Authority.

"Right on budget, right on time we should be open to the public in late December ( 2016)," said Moskal.

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The federal government has awarded Berkshire Community College nearly $2 million to improve student graduation rates and expand its ability to serve low-income students.

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Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal says the suspected bombing of the Russian passenger plane over Egypt by ISIS terrorists could change the response Russia has had towards the group.

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Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal says new House Speaker Paul Ryan will be hemmed by his own Republican Party.

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Congressman Richard Neal was in Pittsfield Friday to meet with city leaders and representatives of SABIC. The Saudi-based company has announced plans to move its Pittsfield plastics division to Texas next year.

 The Iran vote was one of the most contentious of this entire term.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why he supported the agreement. 

  The White House has begun a hard sell on the Iran deal.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he’s busy going line-by-line before deciding.

  A Marine from Springfield was buried Monday after being shot and killed in Tennessee.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Sullivan will be warmly remembered.

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