Morning Minutes Nov. 2, 2010
Word of the Day
Caucus KAW-kus (noun) A closed meeting of a group of persons belonging to the same political party or faction usually to select candidates or to decide on policy; a group of people united to promote an agreed-upon cause - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Tracking election results
PBS NewsHour will be tracking and streaming live online coverage of the general election results starting at 10 a.m. and continuing until early the next morning. Expect up-to-the-minute video, maps, interactive graphics and blog posts to help you make sense of the results in relation to the political landscape.
Number to Know
37: Number of Senate seats up for grabs in today's elections.
This Day in History
Nov. 2, 1983: President Ronald Reagan signs a bill creating Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Today's Featured Birthday
Actor David Schwimmer (44)
"I believe that voting is the first act of building a community as well as building a country." - John Ensign