Editors’ Choice: 29/10/2012
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Today’s choices: Hurricane Sandy’s aim to blow election off course
Photo of the Day
As the last trains arrive at Grand Central Station, New York, the station closes early as a safeguard against Hurricane Sandy.
For more photos of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s preparations for Hurricane Sandy, click here.
Tweet of the Day
On AF1, Carney is asked if power is still out on Election Day, whether Obama has power to delay the election.”I don’t know,” he says.
— Roger Simon (@politicoroger) October 29, 2012
A story that you may have missed…
Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass.) has pulled of the final debate with Elizabeth Warren (D.), his campaign revealed today.
The debate was due to take place Tuesday evening in Boston. Organizers were planning to continue despite the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on the state.
However, Brown’s spokesman Colin Reed said it wasn’t appropriate to go forward with a political debate when a disaster had struck.
Video of the Day…
President Barack Obama addressing the nation this afternoon on the impact of Hurricane Sandy.