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Archive: October 10, 2010 - October 16, 2010

How do you feel about driving in D.C.?

By Abha Bhattarai | October 15, 2010; 6:22 PM ET | Comments (13)

What would it take for you to make your home solar?

By Abha Bhattarai | October 15, 2010; 5:50 PM ET | Comments (1)

Do you think there will be a 2010 recount?

With less than three weeks until Election Day, polls show that at least a half-dozen Senate races are too close to call, and perhaps four or five times as many House contests are undecided. Of course, not all of these...

By Abha Bhattarai | October 15, 2010; 3:47 PM ET | Comments (8)

Are you ready to give up your desk chair?

By Abha Bhattarai | October 15, 2010; 3:44 PM ET | Comments (2)

How do you feel about political seniority?

Voters are upending the once-inviolable notion that seniority is always to be treasured. How do you feel about political seniority? Does it make you more or less likely to vote for a politician?...

By Andrea Caumont | October 15, 2010; 9:00 AM ET | Comments (15)

Foreclosures in Florida: What do you think the judges should do?

Judges in Florida are under intense pressure to clear their foreclosure dockets because the state's real estate market is crippled and its lagging economy may not recover until cases work their way through the courts. But the recent reports about...

By Abha Bhattarai | October 14, 2010; 5:25 PM ET | Comments (11)

Should DNA testing be a civil right for prisoners?

Supreme Court justices asked an hour's worth of questions Wednesday about Henry Skinner's request that a Texas district attorney turn over all existing DNA evidence in the triple murder that sent Skinner to death row. But they never got around...

By Abha Bhattarai | October 13, 2010; 6:47 PM ET | Comments (1)

Grade Michelle Rhee's progress

D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee announced that she is resigning at the end of October, bringing an abrupt end to a tenure that drew national acclaim but also became a central issue in the recent mayoral primary race....

By Abha Bhattarai | October 12, 2010; 7:29 PM ET | Comments (63)

Should the Obama administration appeal the 'don't ask, don't tell' injunction?

A California federal judge has issued an injunction stopping the military from enforcing its "don't ask, don't tell" policy, which bans gays and lesbians from serving openly in uniform. U.S. District Judge Virginia A. Phillips ruled Tuesday that the policy...

By Abha Bhattarai | October 12, 2010; 6:27 PM ET | Comments (24)

Should public schools be serving dinner to kids?

D.C. public schools have started serving an early dinner to an estimated 10,000 students, many of whom are now receiving three meals a day from the system as it expand efforts to curb childhood hunger and poor nutrtition. Free and...

By Abha Bhattarai | October 12, 2010; 5:20 PM ET | Comments (38)

Deep-water drilling: Do you agree with the Obama administration?

The Obama administration announced Tuesday that it is lifting the temporary ban on deep-water drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico....

By Abha Bhattarai | October 12, 2010; 4:15 PM ET | Comments (2)

What should be on the headstones of troops killed in Iraq?

Along the meticulously spaced rows of graves at Arlington National Cemetery, the names of the nation's wars are clearly etched into the headstones: World War I, World War II, Vietnam, Korea, the Persian Gulf. Soon, a new inscription for troops...

By Abha Bhattarai | October 11, 2010; 7:03 PM ET | Comments (24)

Test your knowledge of Helium

Trapped within a subterranean expanse of porous rock near Amarillo, Tex., is the world's largest supply of helium, the Federal Helium Reserve. The U.S. government is on track to sell the last of this stockpile within five years and let...

By Abha Bhattarai | October 11, 2010; 5:40 PM ET | Comments (2)

Who is your favorite female character on 'Mad Men'?

The three leading women in AMC's hit series "Mad Men" are complicated characters. Vote for your favorite and tell us why you like her in the comments....

By Andrea Caumont | October 11, 2010; 1:48 PM ET | Comments (18)

Do you think Lisa Murkowski will win the
Alaska senate race?

By Abha Bhattarai | October 11, 2010; 8:56 AM ET | Comments (8)

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