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What Amazon’s Sales Tax Deal in Massachusetts Means for Shoppers, Retailer

Filed under: Amazon.com, Retail, Shopping, GovernmentIt’s going to cost the 6.6 million residents of Massachusetts a little more to shop on Amazon.com (AMZN) next holiday season.

The leading online retailer and the Massachusetts Office for Administrat…

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Virginia Jeweler Closes Store for a Day to Mourn Obama’s Reelection

Filed under: Video, Small Business, Election 2012A Virginia jeweler incensed about the results of Tuesday’s election has turned his storefront into a makeshift billboard, closing Lyons Jewelers for a day to protest four more years of President Obama.

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Nate Silver Almost Certainly Has Millions at Stake in Tonight’s Election

Filed under: People, Money and Politics, Election 2012By Joe Weisenthal

The other day, Nate Silver proposed a $2,000 bet (for charity) with Joe Scarbrough on the outcome of the election.

But let’s be honest, Silver has WAY more at stake than $2,000 a…

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Election Day Roadmap: How the Swing State Results Will Roll in on the Way to 270

Filed under: Election 2012

Well, here we are: Election Day.

After $2 billion in total campaign spending, three presidential debates, hundreds of campaign ads, and thousands of campaign appearances, the presidential race is … wait for it … a t…

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Election Home Stretch: 5 Things to Watch for Before Nov. 6

Filed under: Election 2012With less than a week to go before Election Day, there are usually two or three clear indicators that one candidate has momentum and the other doesn’t, some idea of how the remaining undecided voters are going to break. It was…

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