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Campaign 2010 | GOP GAINS EXPECTED

Results may shrink
president’s agenda

President Obama will reduce the scope of his legislative ambitions if Republicans seize control of the House today as is widely predicted, jettisoning proposals to control greenhouse gases and overhaul immigration laws in favor of more modest efforts such as improving education and highways. (By Bryan Bender, Globe Staff)

Democrats mount broad ground effort

Staggered by the uprising that sent Republican Scott Brown to the US Senate in January, Massachusetts Democrats are unleashing a massive, aggressive, and potentially risky effort to get voters to the polls today. (By Brian C. Mooney, Globe Staff)

Candidates pursue support to the end

The two front-runners in the governor's race, Democrat Deval Patrick and Republican Charles Baker, brought their fierce battle to a close, ending their campaigns in the embrace of their respective hometowns. (By Noah Bierman and Michael Levenson, Globe Staff)

Harvard uses top chefs
to spice up science

Science of the Physical Universe 27 is the hottest course at Harvard this fall. Also known as Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft Matter Science, it uses the culinary arts as a way to explore phases of matter, electrostatics, and other scientific concepts. (By Devra First, Globe Staff)

Superintendent wants to
revisit school closures

Under pressure from fiscal watchdogs and some School Committee members, Superintendent Carol R. Johnson is seeking to delay a vote on her proposal to close five schools as she examines the possibility of shuttering more schools to balance the budget. (By James Vaznis, Globe Staff)


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