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  • Texas' top court upholds dismissal of Tom DeLay convictions

    AUSTIN, Texas Texas' highest criminal court agreed Wednesday with a lower court's decision to throw out money-laundering and conspiracy charges against former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay. The 8-1 ruling by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals...
  • Ted Cruz a longshot in 2016

    Ted Cruz's presidential campaign, which began more or less the day after he was elected as a Republican senator from Texas almost two years ago, is becoming a bit more official. "It's 90-10 he's in," a Cruz aide told the National Journal. That's not...
  • Environmental Group Endorses Malloy for Governor

    Environmental Group Endorses Malloy for Governor
    HARTFORD – The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters has, for the first time in its history, made an endorsement in a gubernatorial campaign and its choice of candidate is the Democratic incumbent, Dannel Malloy. "We believe Gov. Malloy has...
  • John Dickerson: Why Romney will not run for president

    John Dickerson: Why Romney will not run for president
    Romney 2012 could really have benefited from the speculation about Romney 2016. When Mitt Romney was a Republican presidential candidate, he had to suffer boomlets of enthusiasm for other contenders as GOP Wise Men rooted around for alternatives. What...
  • In blow to GOP, Kansas judges refuse to force Democrat onto Senate ballot

    In a further setback to Republican incumbent Pat Roberts, a Kansas District Court declined Wednesday to force Democrats to place a candidate on the ballot in the state’s too-close-to-call U.S. Senate race. The decision appeared to cement a two-way...
  • How long will Beijing let Hong Kong pro-democracy protests go on?

    HONG KONG China's Communist Party seems determined to snuff out any "contagion" from Hong Kong's lively pro-democracy demonstrations reaching the mainland. In the days since protests broke out in the former British colony, at least a dozen mainland...
  • Britain's Hill charms but fails to sway EU lawmakers

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The installation of a new executive team for the European Union hit a first major obstacle on Wednesday when EU lawmakers ordered Britain's Jonathan Hill to return next week to try again to convince them he could be trusted to oversee...
  • Court says Kansas Democrats don't have to run Senate candidate

    Court says Kansas Democrats don't have to run Senate candidate
    KANSAS CITY Kan. (Reuters) - A court ruled on Wednesday that Kansas Democrats do not have to put a candidate on the ballot for the U.S Senate, a decision that is expected to boost chances of an independent beating the Republican incumbent in an election...
  • US appeals court blocks 2 provisions of N. Carolina elections overhaul bill

    RALEIGH, N.C. The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that two provisions of North Carolina's 2013 election law overhaul cannot be enforced during the November election. The three-judge panel's ruling reinstates same-day registration and...
  • What message will voters send Washington in November? Maybe nothing

    In my column on Wednesday, I wrote that most of the campaigns for this November’s Senate elections haven’t set voters on fire. Instead of a “Seinfeld election,” the television show that comes to mind is “Curb Your Enthusiasm&...
  • Special Report: In 'Umbrella Revolution,' China confronts limits of its power

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - In the heart of Mong Kok, one of the most densely populated districts on earth, an abandoned Hong Kong police van is enveloped in the student-led demonstrations paralyzing swathes of the city. Along with yellow ribbons and flowers,...