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  • Fight over Edmund Pettus Bridge simmers

    Alabama: It's complicated.
  • Battle flag controversy extends to statues

    WASHINGTON Alexander Hamilton Stephens, the vice president of the Confederacy, declared shortly after secession in 1861 that the new nation's "corner-stone rests upon the great truth, that the negro is not equal to the white man." Stephens is also one of...

    US Capitol's Confederate statues prompt renewed debate

    Alexander H. Stephens, onetime vice president of the Confederacy, sits memorialized in stone, right leg crossed over left, staring sternly into the distance as summer-clad tourists mill about him in the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall. Solemn and cold, he...

    Carl Leubsdorf: Democrats aim to overturn laws that curb voting

    Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton's call for an automatic national voter registration system has attracted predictable criticism ranging from doubts about the constitutionality of a federal standard to charges it's a partisan ploy to help the...

    US lawmakers are popular commencement choices

    Congress' most popular commencement speaker this year is Rep. John Lewis. By the end of graduation season, the Georgia Democrat will have spoken at six ceremonies, including one Saturday at Antioch College in Ohio. At Virginia's Hampton University on May...