Morning Minutes Nov. 2, 2010

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

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 -

    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)

    Daily Quote

    "I believe that voting is the first act of building a community as well as building a country." - John Ensign