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  11/2/2010, Cheshvan 25, 5771

Polls Open in US


Polls opened several hours ago on the east coast of the U.S., as Americans vote in what many believe will be the most fateful midterm elections in over a decade. Most polls in Congressional districts around the country indicate that the Republicans are set to score a big victory, retaking the House of Representatives and seriously eroding the Democrat majority in the Senate.

Although he is not running for office, most commentators believe that the elections - and the negative results forecast for the Democrats - is a referendum on President Barack H. Obama's policies.