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  • U.S. FCC votes to refocus Internet subsidy for schools

    (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday voted along party lines to begin to transition E-Rate, the largest U.S. educational technology subsidy program, to focus on high-speed Internet and increasingly on Wi-Fi in the next few years....
  • Republicans wage uphill battle to win over black voters

    CHARLOTTE N.C. (Reuters) - After losing the 2012 presidential election, Republicans vowed to expand their appeal beyond their shrinking base of white males. But as they concede, winning over black voters is likely to be a long and difficult task. Since...
  • Republicans call Ventura County Democratic leader's tweets offensive

    National Republicans are seizing on a local California Democratic leader’s controversial tweets to try to gain traction in a competitive congressional race straddling Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Every day this week the National Republican...
  • Should President Obama act without Congress on immigration policy?

  • Judge asked to block North Carolina voting changes before midterms

    WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - North Carolina's overhauled election law should be halted before the midterm elections in November to avoid discrimination against African Americans and young voters, lawyers for the Justice Department and civil rights...
  • Obama calls on Congress to meet him half way

    AUSTIN, Texas Taking a page from Harry Truman's successful 1948 campaign against a "do-nothing Congress," a loose and acerbic President Barack Obama on Thursday challenged Republicans in Congress to "do something." "If you're mad at me for helping people...
  • Investigation urged after Latino caucus rejects Republican lawmaker

    Shortly after he was elected, state Assemblyman Rocky Chavez took what he said was a natural step and asked to join the California Latino Legislative Caucus. The Oceanside Republican said his request last year was at first met with silence. "When I...
  • Kerry flies to Afghanistan to tackle presidential election dispute

    Secretary of State John F. Kerry made an unscheduled stopover in Kabul early Friday in an attempt to resolve the dispute between two politicians claiming to have won Afghanistan's protracted presidential election, the State Department announced. Angry...
  • Controller recount highlights concern about California election law

    In much the way surgeons need skilled hands and fighter pilots must have great eyesight, there is at least one key requirement for election workers handling the recount in California's controller race: long attention spans. Starting Friday, they will...
  • Britain 'seriously concerned' over Hong Kong press freedom

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - A British government report on Hong Kong expresses "serious concerns" about press freedom and self-censorship in its former colony and about reports that leading British banks had pulled advertising from a local pro-democracy...
  • Candidate's values more important than political party

    The recent decision of the U.S. Supreme Court regarding Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties is another reason, our Christian friends tell us, to vote for Republican candidates, regardless of their identification with the elitist, statist,...