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New voter-identification and similar laws passed by Republican-led legislatures seen as helping the party win in the mid-terms.
Gubernatorial candidates are eager for the star power he still brings when it comes to firing up the core constituencies in the party.
Lawmakers grilled a top federal health official who refused to say whether the Obama administration is considering such restrictions.
Protesters march in downtown St. Louis for Ferguson October, a national campaign protesting police brutality.
International Monetary Fund aims to boost economic growth, aid in Ebola efforts with funding.
Bombings kill 45 in Shiite areas of Baghdad, as Islamic State militants continue to sweep across northern Iraq.
Americans for Prosperity campaigns against sales tax increases in South Carolina while pushing for the election of conservatives.
Mass mob movement brings thousands of suburban Catholics together to make artistic and sometimes political statements.
The Supreme Court blocked two of the strictest voter photo-identification laws in the United States — in Wisconsin and in Texas.
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber rejected his election challenger’s demand for a special prosecutor to look into her consulting business.
Recent court decisions about voting rules, coming so close to midterm balloting, are causing confusion and may potentially affect outcomes.
The Republicans lead by at least 4 percentage points in enough races to finish with 50 seats.
Texas abortion clinics scrambled to redirect patients after a U.S. appeals court action shut 13 of them abruptly.
It was a victory for groups challenging similar restrictions in states across the United States.
The Obama administration declared guidelines to ensure that all public schools students have access to equivalent policies and facilities.
The harsh criticism came just hours after President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met at the White House.
Supreme Court, on 5-4 ideological split, blocked appeals court ruling that maintained Ohio’s seven days of early voting.
India’s new prime minister, once shunned by Washington, appeared before an enthusiastic crowd in a famed New York sports arena Sunday.
Conversely, the United States overestimated the ability of the Iraqi army to fight the militant groups, President Barack Obama said.
This comes about a week after Omar J. Gonzales, 42, was arrested and charged with unlawful entry into the White House complex.
The justices meet for the first time Monday to consider a thick pile of pending appeals.
Scan a product’s bar code with this smartphone app -- and up pops a record of campaign contributions made by the company.
Third-party candidates could play an important role in closely-contested races in some states.
Leading Republicans rebuked an unpopular President Barack Obama while skirting divisive social issues.
The first black attorney general could be leaving several things undone as he transitions out.
Allied airstrikes aim to knock out Islamic State oil installations in Syria, a key source of revenue for the extremist group.
An attorney general who will be remembered as controversial but who consistently forwarded the administration’s agenda.
About 70 percent of illegal families caught crossing border fail to report for later hearings, immigration agents say.