Elections

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Neck and neck in Mississippi

By Edward Lee Pitts
Posted

Elections | Closely watched Republican primary will drag on for another three weeks as the candidates ready for a runoff

Midday roundup: Tea party gets an edge in Mississippi primary

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Republican coup? A tea party-backed candidate is headed for a runoff with six-term Republican Sen. Thad Cochran after yesterday’s primary in Mississippi.

The tea party lives—in Europe

By Cal Thomas
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Elections | BELFAST, Northern Ireland—While tea party candidates underperformed against establishment Republican incumbents in recent U.S. primary elections, in Europe…

Texas tea party reigns in runoffs

By J.C. Derrick
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Elections | The ultra-conservative wing of the Republican party proves moderates can’t discount them yet

Big night for Republican establishment

By J.C. Derrick
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Elections | Tea party challenges fall short against GOP incumbents in six states

Midday Roundup: More than 200 gay couples get Arkansas marriage licenses

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Awaiting a stay. More than 200 gay couples obtained Arkansas marriage licenses Monday after a judge tossed out the state’s 10-year-old same-sex marriage…

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
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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

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