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Nov 7th, 2010

Summary: Tea Party-backed candidates helped and hindered Republicans in the 2010 midterm election, injecting enthusiasm into campaigns but losing Senate seats held by Democrats in Delaware, Colorado, and Nevada that the GOP once had big hopes of capturing. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on November 7, 2009, Aubrey Immelman featured the latest news and information about the disappearance of missing Maple Lake, Minn., student Joshua Guimond.

Aug 25th, 2010

Summary: Biographical profile of U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann by Paul Harris of the London Observer, republished here for informational purposes and annotated with sidebars. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on August 24, 2009 Aubrey Immelman provided his weekly report of U.S. military deaths in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) and reported that NATO deaths in Afghanistan had hit a record high.