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  • Christie to embrace underdog role as he launches 2016 bid

    When New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie enters the race for president this week, he'll do so as an underdog. The launch of the Republican governor's White House campaign is the culmination of years of groundwork that began even before his landslide re-...
  • Venezuela's ruling party taps celeb candidates to woo youth

    With only 26 years of age, Jesus Casanova has already earned a degree in journalism, is the owner of a South American swimming championship and last year was crowned Mister Venezuela in this beauty-obsessed nation. Now he wants to add a new title to his...
  • Unofficial results: Baker re-elected to lead Cherokee Nation

    The Cherokee Nation re-elected Principal Chief Bill John Baker on Sunday, according to preliminary results, calming concerns that a four-candidate field would result in another tumultuous election to lead one of the largest American Indian tribes. The...
  • Pro-European candidate leads in Moldova vote

    Near-final results gave a pro-European Union candidate a comfortable lead in the runoff vote for mayor of Moldova's biggest city Sunday, in an election seen as a test of whether the former Soviet republic moves closer to the EU or to neighboring Russia....
  • Changes to NC voter ID rankle some, but could preserve law

    Federal and state lawsuits filed nearly two years ago challenging what's in North Carolina's election overhaul law are finally heading to trial starting next month. But unexpected moves on the way to the courthouse could break down arguments of...
  • Episcopal Church elects first black presiding bishop

    The Episcopal Church elected its first African-American presiding bishop, choosing Bishop Michael Curry of North Carolina during the denomination's national assembly Saturday. Curry was elected by a landslide in a vote at the Episcopal General...
  • House of Delegates members paying while climbing the legislative ladder?

    House of Delegates members paying while climbing the legislative ladder?
    As members of the House of Delegates climb the ladder of power, they often pause to send a few thousand dollars to Speaker Bill Howell's political action committee shortly before ascending to the next rung. Since the speaker founded his Dominion...
  • GOP tries to portray Feingold as a hypocrite over PAC spending

    WASHINGTON Republicans are eager to use former Sen. Russ Feingold's signature issue against him in 2016, as the Wisconsin Democrat wages a comeback bid in a Senate contest key to his party's quest for the majority. After losing re-election to a fourth...
  • Editorials from around New England

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers: The Providence Journal (R.I.), June 26, 2015 Under federal election law and the First Amendment, citizens and groups of citizens have a right to speak out on...
  • The Latest: Gay-marriage ruling another blow to GOP beliefs

    The Latest on the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage. (All times Eastern) ___ 1:50 p.m. For the second time in two days, the Supreme Court has struck at the heart of the Republican Party platform. Yet the conservative outrage that followed...
  • Arizona takes its map back. Illinois, you're next.

    Arizona takes its map back. Illinois, you're next.
    The people of Arizona scored a big win in the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday. People of Illinois, were you watching? The nation's highest court sided with voters who were fed up with politicians rigging the outcome of elections. By a 5-4 vote, the court...