| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:36 AM
Voting numbers have been up
dated after the polls closed at 8 p.m. Some results were still being counted, including some large state and national races, as of 8 a.m. Wednesday.
Barack Obama (D) 59,567,135, 303 electorial votes
Mitt Romney (R)...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:05 PM
Obamacare, same-sex marriage and marijuana legalization dominated the hot-button ballot initiatives before voters in a number of states on Tuesday.
A key component of President Barack Obama's signature health care reform law is on the line in a...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 4:34 AM
There are some things you should do through the ballot box and some things you shouldn't — and the flood of Michigan constitutional amendment-adding ballot proposals come November is the latter of those.
There are six proposals on the ballot for...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 12:44 PM
The Alaska Supreme Court tossed out the Alaska Redistricting Board’s latest redistricting plan for the state Friday, rejecting it on the same grounds as previous versions: failing to sufficiently follow the state Constitution in an attempt to...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Ravens center Matt Birk is expected to film a video this week opposing Maryland's new same-sex marriage law, making him the second player on the team to take a public stand on the referendum.
Birk, a Roman Catholic and father of six, is pressing a view...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Two photographers who were detained by Maryland Transit Administration police this year and told they were forbidden to take pictures of MTA facilities expressed relief Wednesday after the head of the agency flatly repudiated the officers' actions....
| Jun 20, 2011
| 1:31 PM
There's a debate swirling in the country right now about the War Powers Act in relation to the war/non-war/"squirmish" in Libya.
The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to cut funding for the Libyan war unless President Barack Obama seeks...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:45 PM
SOUTH BEND - The actions of a South Bend police officer during an arrest 18 months ago have led to a federal lawsuit in which 27-year-old Germaine Harris alleges he was falsely arrested, wrongfully imprisoned, and the victim of excessive force.
| May 19, 2011
Last year, a Muslim congregation in Murfreesboro, Tenn., a pleasant college town of about 110,000 people southeast of Nashville, decided that the time had come to build a proper mosque.
For 20 years or more, the town's roughly 250 Muslim families had met...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The crosses at Camp Pendleton erected to memorialize fallen Marines are a sensitive issue. On the one hand, the religious symbols are a way to honor people who scarified their lives for our country. On the other, there's the constitutional......
| Oct 20, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Los Angeles-area Tunisians are thrilled to vote in their country's elections, the first since the ouster of the country's strongman in an uprising early this year....