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 - www.merriam-webster.com

    Website of the Day

    Tracking election results

    www.pbs.org/newshour

    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