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Molly Ball at The Atlantic writes The One Number That Will Decide This Year's Election:
What will be the deciding factor in this year's elections? Will it be Obamacare? The chaos erupting across the globe? The president's approval rating? Will it besingle women voters, Hispanics, young people?
Mike Podhorzer crunched the numbers and found there's one factor that, with eerie consistency, explains the way elections have swung for the past decade.
BOSTON (Reuters) – Five members of a family, including three children, were found shot dead at their southern Maine home on Sunday, with a gun located near one of the bodies and no outside involvement suspected, a police spokesman said.
The five, a father and mother in their 30s and three children believed to be 4, 7 and 12, were discovered on Sunday afternoon in three rooms of their second-floor apartment in Saco, about 17 miles (27 km) southwest of Portland, state police spokesman Stephen McCausland said.
They were found by a person affiliated with the management company that runs the apartment building where they lived, after a family friend expressed concern about their well-being.
Police were still notifying next of kin and did not expect to release the identities of the victims before Monday, McCausland said.
(Reporting by Scott Malone; Editing by Eric Walsh)