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A supercomputer -- called the SGI UV 2000 Big Brain and housed at the University of Illinois -- tracks how Twitter users in the United States are feeling in real time.
For months, voters were bombarded by campaign ads for everything from the presidential and congressional races, to local ballot questions. In the end, outside groups spent enough on ads to buy each voter a nice dinner.
WTOP's European interns Alina Braun and Christine Amdam experience their first Election Day in the United States, and are surprised to find out that Americans celebrate political victories.
Maryland voters are seeing numerous ads about high-profile ballot questions such as same-sex marriage and gambling, but they are not hearing much about whether to approve or reject the state's congressional redistricting map.
Barrk Obama and Mitt'ns Romney are going paw-to-paw in the Washington Animal Rescue League's first "Paws to Vote" mock election.
The United States and Iran have agreed to discuss Iran's nuclear program for the first time, The New York Times reported Saturday evening.
The two rivals vying for a U.S. Senate seat in Virginia ended their fifth and final debate Thursday with spirited clashes over what consequences their policies would have on the military.
Arlington voters will be deciding on more than $150 million in bond requests when they head to the polls next month. The money would go to parks, an aquatics center and schools.
While most Maryland residents support gay marriage, they are sharply divided over casino expansion according to a new WTOP Beltway Poll.