CANELLOS | ANALYSIS
Obama's clear-cut victory can be read as a mandate for some very specific policy changes.
African-Americans reflect on Obama's campaign. (Boston Globe)
Map your own election scenario.
BALLOT QUESTION 1
The arguments for and against eliminating state income tax.
How would you cut 40% of the state's budget?
BALLOT QUESTION 2
The arguments for and against the decriminalization of marijuana.
BALLOT QUESTION 3
The arguments for and against banning dog racing in Massachusetts.
Stories from The Politico, a national publication covering the politics of Capitol Hill, lobbying, and the presidential campaign.
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- W.H. stands by watch-list probe pick
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(Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff)
Boston, Lawrence, and other cities avoided the major disputes of past elections and reported mostly minor glitches during the record voter turnout. (Boston Globe)
Battered by a drumbeat of dire news from the workplace and Wall Street, a wave of American voters went to the polls concerned about the economy and chose Senator Barack Obama as the candidate best equipped to lead the country in a new direction. (Boston Globe)
In a middle class, largely black neighborhood of neatly tended stucco ranch houses and condo buildings, Obama's presence is felt. (By Lisa Wangsness, Political Intelligence)
Democratic candidate Barack Obama cast his ballot in Chicago with his wife and daughters. (By Scott Helman, Globe Staff)
John McCain cast his ballot in Arizona, then headed out to Colorado and New Mexico for campaign stops. (By Sasha Issenberg, Globe Staff)
The next president is about to inherit an economy in a nose dive and a stock market flat on its back. That's painfully bad news for most of us, but a big opportunity for him. (Boston Globe)