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Midday Roundup: Nintendo scourged for not allowing fake gay marriages

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Avatar marriage. Nintendo is apologizing for allowing only heterosexual marriages in English editions of a life-simulator video game. The game, Tomodachi Life,

Supreme Court strikes individual campaign finance restriction

By Emily Belz
Posted

Supreme Court | In a sequel to the Citizens United case, justices lift aggregate limit on individual political donations

D’Souza’s defense pushes for his day in court

By Emily Belz
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Courts | NEW YORK—In a court appearance Tuesday, Dinesh D’Souza’s defense suggested that D’Souza was not likely to take a plea for criminal charges he faces…

Felonious intent or conservative target?

By Emily Belz
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Politics | Piecing through the strange details of the Dinesh D’Souza indictment and whether the charges were politically motivated

Midday Roundup: Houston gets ‘first lady’ in same-sex ceremony

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | First lady? Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Kathy Hubbard participated in a same-sex marriage ceremony in California on Thursday. In a statement released…

New year, new referendum for Egypt

By Julia Thompson
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Egypt | As Egyptians prepare to vote on a new constitution, many wonder how much power words can wield

DOJ seeks to revive Voting Rights Act after Supreme Court defeat

By Emily Belz
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Courts | Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) would seek to apply pre-clearance to Texas for the next decade, an…

Affirming action

By Cal Thomas
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Supreme Court | “Character, not circumstance, makes the person.” — Booker T. Washington The Supreme Court’s narrow 5-4 decision to strike down a central component of…

Court: Times have changed

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | A divided court strikes down a key provision in landmark civil rights law

Maverick enough?

Maverick enough?

By Megan Basham
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Elections | McCain's reputation for crossing party lines is costing him with the home base

Comeback candidates

Comeback candidates

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Elections | Off-year elections in Virginia and New Jersey test the potential for GOP revival in 2010

Mining 4 votes

Mining 4 votes

By Alisa Harris
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Elections | By digging for internet data on the electorate, young GOP candidates seek a needed advantage

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