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The increasing possibility of a Trump presidency is feeding nations’ worries about everything from the continuation of their trade deals to military ties with the US.
The decision capped a wild week in which Kitzhaber seemed poised to step down, then changed his mind, but ultimately bowed to calls from legislative leaders that he quit the state's top job.
'City of Brotherly Love' is cited for its place in American history, along with hosting past political gatherings.
House GOP leader Steve Scalise gains the support of party leaders in an ongoing controversy surrounding his speech to a white supremacist group.
A Russian emergency worker evacuates a cat from a burning animal shelter in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 14. The Emergencies Ministry said its workers saved 300 cats and seven dogs from the fire.
President Obama stood toe-to-toe with faux conservative icon Stephen Colbert on 'The Colbert Report' and held his own (except against the Grumpy Cat video).
By a wide margin, Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana lost her reelection bid to Rep. Bill Cassidy Saturday, strengthening the GOP’s position in the Senate and confirming the widening racial divide in the South regarding party affiliation and elections.
Republicans stole the show during the midterm elections. But their victory might point to a similarly emphatic Democratic win in 2016. Welcome to Seesaw Nation.
From Maryland to Colorado, as many as 19 states will have power split between political parties. And unlike federal politics, the result could be pragmatism and compromise more than gridlock.
The 2014 midterms marked the first time that pro-gun rights, NRA spending was matched, even exceeded, on the campaign trail, to support pro-gun-control candidates and ballot initiatives. Votes in Connecticut, Colorado, and Washington State stand out.
Some see Berkeley, Calif., as an outlier, but others say the soda measure’s success on Tuesday, after other failed attempts, represents a tipping point.
The Republican tide that swept through Congress and governorships in mid-term elections, also had an effect in state legislatures, as Republicans made headway into some blue states.
The momentum for legalized marijuana grew Tuesday as Oregon, Alaska, and the District of Columbia all made possession of small amounts legal. Pro-pot forces are now targeting California.
Voters approved minimum wage boosts and went against the antiabortion movement. In all, more than 140 ballot measures up for state-level votes. Here’s a rundown of major ones.
Mia Love is one of three newly elected black Republicans heading to Congress, increasing the number of elected black Republicans in Congress to ... three.
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