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  • As 2016 heavyweight, Hillary Rodham Clinton will debate challengers

    As 2016 heavyweight, Hillary Rodham Clinton will debate challengers
    Democrats will sanction six presidential primary debates, the party announced Tuesday in a move welcomed by Hillary Rodham Clinton, the front-runner for its 2016 nomination. Clinton’s presence as the heavyweight with few challengers had led to...
  • Senate sustains Obama veto of bill gutting union rules

    The Senate on Tuesday sustained President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would have scrapped a new government rule on union elections. It marked the second time that Congress has failed to override an Obama veto since Republicans took control of...
  • Prosecutor tied to chokehold case wins NY special election

    A district attorney connected to the case of an unarmed black man who died after a white police officer's chokehold was elected Tuesday to fill a congressional seat left vacant when the incumbent pleaded guilty to tax fraud. The election of Staten Island...
  • Senate sets test vote on Iran sanctions bill

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set a test vote for Thursday on stalled bipartisan legislation to let Congress review and possibly reject any agreement the Obama administration makes to ease sanctions on Iran in exchange for concessions on...
  • Dan Donovan wins special election to succeed Michael Grimm in New York

    WASHINGTON Republican Dan Donovan easily won a special election in New York's 11th District on Tuesday night, solidifying his role as the successor to disgraced ex-Rep. Michael G. Grimm. The Staten Island district attorney defeated his Democratic...
  • Brainard wins in Carmel, Hogsett, Brewer win in Indianapolis

    A five-term mayor of an affluent Indianapolis suburb known for its sustained building boom defeated a challenger in the Republican primary who said the city was spending too much and would eventually need to raise taxes. Mayor Jim Brainard, who ran on...
  • Michigan voters defeat tax increases for road work

    Michigan voters on Tuesday resoundingly defeated tax increases that would have pumped $1.2 billion more a year into roads, a setback for Gov. Rick Snyder and others who warn that the state's infrastructure is falling into disrepair because of inadequate...
  • Mike Huckabee launches second White House bid

    Mike Huckabee launches second White House bid
    HOPE, Ark. — The other man from Hope is running for president again. Declaring Tuesday that he can bring "the kind of change that truly can get America from hope to higher ground," former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee announced his Republican...
  • Bill Clinton's gotta pay those bills, for him and the Good Wife

    Bill Clinton's gotta pay those bills, for him and the Good Wife
    Whether you like it or not, Bill and Hillary Clinton are America's wicked grandparents. And some grandparents — even fabulously wealthy and wicked people like the Clintons — just don't have time for wasteful activities like binge-watching...
  • Clinton vows to do more than Obama to protect immigrants

    WASHINGTON Eager to lock up the Latino vote against possibly strong Republican challengers, Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that she would do more than President Barack Obama to halt the deportation of immigrants who are in the United States...
  • Flow of voters driven by rain, controversy

    Flow of voters driven by rain, controversy
    A slow but steady flow of voters trickled into the Cedar Lake town complex Tuesday where a Hanover Community School Corp. referendum and several contested races on the Republican ticket have peaked interested of voters. William Kortokrax of Cedar Lake,...