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At $4 Billion, Midterm Elections Poised to Become Most Expensive Non-Presidential Vote in US History; “Free Speech for People” Coalition Calls for Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United Decision Allowing Unlimited Corporate Spending on Elections; The Right to Food: Corporate, Foreign Gov’t Land Grab Causing Hunger in Poor Countries.

Today’s Headlines

    * Report: Election Spending to Hit Record $4B
    * Obama Defends Record, Urges Patience
    * Angle Criticized for Anti-Immigrant TV Ad
    * Wells Fargo to Modify 55,000 Foreclosure Documents
    * Afghanistan Delays Ban on Private Military Firms
    * Obama Issues Waiver to Send Military Aid to Countries Using Child Soldiers
    * Virginia Resident Charged with Plotting to Bomb DC Metro Stations
    * Computer Malfunction Knocked US Nukes Offline
    * Arkansas School Official Facebook Post Urges Gay Youths to Commit Suicide
    * Chicago Parents End Elementary School Sit-In
    * Arizona Executes Prisoner after Supreme Court Lifts Stay
    * Fmr. Argentine President Kirchner Dies of Heart Attack