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Newark Mayor Cory Booker's campaign path has been far bumpier than anticipated

Cory Booker's path to Wednesday's U.S. Senate election has been bumpier than anticipated. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2013


It's on: Abbott, Davis begin Texas governor duel

Republican Greg Abbott doesn't think he and Democrat Wendy Davis will wind up waging the most expensive governor's race in Texas history. Read more »

Oct. 4, 2013


Govt to sue Texas over voter ID law

The Justice Department said Thursday it will sue Texas over the state's voter ID law and will seek to intervene in a lawsuit over the state's redistricting laws. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2013


What Eric Holder and Rick Perry have in common: Reducing the number of Americans incarcerated

The Economist takes a look at the situation of the federal prison system and what steps the feds and states are taking to fight it. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2013


New book: Mitt Romney had second thoughts about 2012 run for president

Mitt Romney had second thoughts about making another run for president in the spring of 2011 because of what he believed would be drawbacks for GOP voters, including... Read more »

Aug. 10, 2013


50 years later, voting rights not secure for all Americans

Aug. 28 will be the 50th anniversary of the day Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech at the great March on Washington. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2013


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