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GovBeat: June, 2014

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 06/30/2014

Two years after liquor privatization, booze in Washington state costs more

Taxes meant to keep the initiative revenue-neutral are hitting consumers’ bottom lines.

By Reid Wilson  |  03:56 PM ET, 06/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 06/30/2014

Maps: A fourth of Americans live in poor neighborhoods

In Mississippi, nearly half the population lives in a neighborhood with high levels of poverty.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  01:29 PM ET, 06/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 06/30/2014

Diversity in America’s counties, in 5 maps

GOVBEAT | More than half of U.S. counties are more than 90 percent white, new Census figures show.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  10:33 AM ET, 06/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 06/30/2014

Illinois to allow same-day registration, expand early voting hours

Gov. Pat Quinn (D) has said he will sign the measure -- which is likely to help him in November.

By Reid Wilson  |  09:19 AM ET, 06/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 06/29/2014

Gloves may come off in California bars, restaurants

The California legislature has passed a measure allowing restaurants to forgo gloves for their employees.

By Sarah Ferris  |  06:01 AM ET, 06/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 06/28/2014

How The Washington Post and the New York Times covered Archduke Ferdinand’s assassination

There were a lot more columns on the front page in those days.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:01 AM ET, 06/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  history

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 06/27/2014

Wyoming, BLM reach first agreement on sage grouse habitat

The deal is the first of several states hope to strike with the federal government to keep land open for development.

By Reid Wilson  |  02:35 PM ET, 06/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 06/27/2014

Alcohol shaves about 3 days off each American’s life each year

New CDC research shows the toll alcohol takes on American’s lives.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:31 PM ET, 06/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 06/27/2014

Emails show job offer was in works before Virginia Democrat resigned from state Senate

The head of the state tobacco commission warned the connection between the resignation and the new job would start “WW3.“

By Jenna Portnoy and Laura Vozzella  |  11:02 AM ET, 06/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 06/27/2014

California is the Best State in America

The Golden State tackled implementation challenges under the Affordable Care Act better than anyone else.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:18 AM ET, 06/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 06/27/2014

Emails show job for Virginia Democrat was in works before he quit state Senate

The head of Virginia’s state tobacco commission worried announcing the new appointment would start “WW3.“

By Jenna Portnoy and Laura Vozzella  |  08:16 AM ET, 06/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Health care, legislature, newsletter, puckett, States, virginia

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 06/26/2014

The age of modern America, in 6 maps

A look at how the median age is changing, by gender and state.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  03:54 PM ET, 06/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 06/26/2014

A look back at the same-sex marriage movement’s victory-filled year

The movement has scored nearly two dozen consecutive successes.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  10:01 AM ET, 06/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 06/25/2014

The gay marriage movement scores new victories in Utah and Indiana

Two rulings Wednesday join a long list of victories on the eve of the one-year anniversary of an historic Supreme Court decision.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  01:12 PM ET, 06/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 06/25/2014

The American dream over the past few decades, in 6 maps and charts

Two new reports offer modern and historical measures of American well-being and access to opportunity.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:12 PM ET, 06/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 06/25/2014

Louisiana higher education officials stick to Common Core, despite Gov. Jindal’s objections

The Board of Regents told educators not to abandon the curriculum standards.

By Sarah Ferris  |  06:01 AM ET, 06/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:29 PM ET, 06/24/2014

10 things to know about Chris McDaniel, who nearly beat a 36-year incumbent

His wife is a former Miss Mississippi, and he loves the Cubs.

By Reid Wilson  |  11:29 PM ET, 06/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 06/24/2014

A 15-part plan to restore democracy to America’s states

A new, ambitious report laments the state of democracy, but offers up recommendations for reform.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:50 PM ET, 06/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 06/24/2014

What paid family leave looks like in the three states that offer it

Such policies got a high-profile push on Monday by President Obama.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  07:01 AM ET, 06/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 06/23/2014

Michigan’s budget includes $800,000 for abortion alternatives

The money would go to clinics that encourage adoption and coach women on how to tell loved ones they plan to keep the child.

By Sarah Ferris  |  03:24 PM ET, 06/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 06/23/2014

Map: The largest company by revenue in every state

A look at some of the biggest economic drivers in each state.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  06:01 AM ET, 06/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 06/21/2014

Vermont is the best state in America

The little New England state is home to the healthiest kids in the union.

By Reid Wilson  |  08:31 AM ET, 06/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 06/20/2014

National Park Service: Drones are not welcome, for now

The ban is a temporary measure as the agency develops a way to regulate the technology.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  02:10 PM ET, 06/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 06/20/2014

Pope Francis slams drug legalization, but U.S. Catholics are mixed — at least on pot

At least when it comes to marijuana use, American Catholics are split on its morality.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:20 PM ET, 06/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 06/20/2014

Gov. Scott Walker dismisses allegations of campaign law violations

The Wisconsin governor says the accusation in a court document released Thursday is “categorically false.“

By Niraj Chokshi  |  11:32 AM ET, 06/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 06/20/2014

New York will likely be the 23rd state to OK medical marijuana—just don’t smoke it

The law would legalize medical marijuana for seven years, with restrictions.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  10:04 AM ET, 06/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 06/19/2014

Cesar Chavez booted from Arizona ballot, attributes name change to dog food, athletes

He says he plans to appeal the judge’s decision to remove him from the ballot.

By Sarah Ferris  |  03:31 PM ET, 06/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 06/19/2014

Prosecutors allege Gov. Scott Walker schemed to bypass campaign laws

By Niraj Chokshi  |  03:29 PM ET, 06/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 06/19/2014

Report: Cities in states expanding Medicaid could see big drops in the uninsured

The impact could be double that in cities where the low-income health care program is not expanding.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:44 PM ET, 06/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:31 AM ET, 06/19/2014

Map: The most adaptable state economies

A new report ranks states best equipped for a shifting global economy.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  07:31 AM ET, 06/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 06/18/2014

How the average American day has changed over the past decade

New data reveal how we spend our time.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  01:49 PM ET, 06/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 06/18/2014

California bill would fast-track firings for teachers accused of misconduct

By Sarah Ferris  |  12:18 PM ET, 06/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 06/18/2014

Why Southern Republicans want a seat at the House leadership table, in four charts

The percentage of House Republicans hailing from Southern states has spiked since 1968.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:43 AM ET, 06/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 06/18/2014

How corruption (in states like Mississippi or Louisiana) distorts spending

Corrupt states tend to spend more on construction and less on education, a new report finds.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  07:01 AM ET, 06/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 06/17/2014

Map: 22 states have passed new voting restrictions over the past four years

Nearly half the nation will face tighter restrictions this fall.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  01:09 PM ET, 06/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 06/17/2014

Where your ideology says you should live

Answer a few quick questions. Pick your state. Call your real estate agent.

By Reid Wilson  |  08:01 AM ET, 06/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 06/17/2014

Gov. Martinez’s former campaign manager pleads guilty to intercepting her e-mails

He admitted providing her political opponents with those e-mails.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  06:02 AM ET, 06/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 06/16/2014

Fight over school shooting list underscores difficulty in quantifying gun violence

A detailed look at the much-disputed list.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  04:53 PM ET, 06/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 06/16/2014

Illinois bans ticket quotas to boost public trust in police

By Sarah Ferris  |  03:38 PM ET, 06/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 06/16/2014

Mapping Chick-fil-A Nation

A migratory population means all politics isn’t local -- especially in a Republican primary.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:23 AM ET, 06/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 06/16/2014

Spending to air TV ads in Senate campaigns zooms past $100 million

Democrats and Republicans have spent more than $115 million on the airwaves this year alone.

By Reid Wilson and Gene Thorp  |  06:01 AM ET, 06/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 06/14/2014

Happy Flag Day! Can you identify these 10 state flags?

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:03 AM ET, 06/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:31 AM ET, 06/14/2014

Arizona Republicans threaten action over immigration

Arizona officials are threatening legal action to stop the Obama administration from moving hundreds of undocumented immigrants from Texas to their state.

By Reid Wilson  |  07:31 AM ET, 06/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 06/13/2014

Maryland is the Best State in America

Maryland kept college costs down at a time when other states saw tuition spikes.

By Reid Wilson  |  03:11 PM ET, 06/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 06/13/2014

California leaders strike deal on pre-kindergarten

Legislative leaders have agreed on a deal that would provide access to 234,000 students.

By Reid Wilson  |  02:09 PM ET, 06/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 06/13/2014

How high schoolers use pot, in three maps

More than 2 in 5 has tried pot and nearly 1 in 4 reported using within the past month.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  01:01 PM ET, 06/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 06/13/2014

Medical marijuana company fires back at Hershey over pot-candy lawsuit

A Colorado medical marijuana says it changed its packaging.

By Abby Phillip  |  12:05 PM ET, 06/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 06/13/2014

Maine governor blocks aid for illegal immigrants

The state’s Health and Human Services department will ban spending on undocumented immigrants.

By Sarah Ferris  |  06:02 AM ET, 06/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 06/12/2014

The most partisan state legislatures, in one interactive chart

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By Niraj Chokshi  |  03:01 PM ET, 06/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 06/12/2014

The political center is shrinking. Here’s proof.

There are more partisans today than ever before, and they hate the other side.

By Reid Wilson  |  02:02 PM ET, 06/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 06/12/2014

Billionaire benefactor Sheldon Adelson eyes Florida, Pennsylvania races

Adelson is spending money against a medical marijuana initiative in Florida.

By Sarah Ferris  |  11:54 AM ET, 06/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 06/12/2014

Map: How a $10.10 minimum wage could affect workers in every congressional district

A new report sheds light on the relative impact of a federal minimum wage hike.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  06:02 AM ET, 06/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 06/11/2014

Map: When every state adopted its income tax

A look at the policy that swept the nation during the early 1900’s.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  04:18 PM ET, 06/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 06/11/2014

Hickenlooper: Marijuana legalization ‘one of the great social experiments of the 21st century’

Colorado governor says other states, as they legalize marijuana usage, can learn from his state’s trials and errors.

By Reid Wilson  |  01:46 PM ET, 06/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 06/11/2014

Map: Economic output grew in 49 states last year

North Dakota, the runaway leader last year, has seen output growth of 44 percent since 2010.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  10:26 AM ET, 06/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 06/10/2014

Map: There have been at least 74 shootings at schools since Newtown

The nation has seen an average of one school shooting a week for the last year and a half.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  02:08 PM ET, 06/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 06/10/2014

What Americans want out of immigration reform

A new poll shows how regions of the country differ in their preferred approach to the issue.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:48 AM ET, 06/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 06/10/2014

Just 1 of your 6 friends cares a lot about the November elections

Even among registered voters, only a slice is intently tracking news on this fall’s congressional elections.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:01 AM ET, 06/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 06/10/2014

Vermont minimum wage will rise to $10.50 an hour

Gov. Peter Shumlin signed the measure Monday.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:01 AM ET, 06/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:03 PM ET, 06/09/2014

Obama, Western governors make plans for fire season

The Obama administration told Western governors it would push for changes in fire fighting budgets.

By Reid Wilson  |  08:03 PM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 06/09/2014

Hershey sues edible marijuana company over ‘Gangja Joy’ and other candy bars

These candy bars come with a buzz and a hint of imitation.

By Abby Phillip  |  03:01 PM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 06/09/2014

Interior Secretary Jewell connects Las Vegas shooting to Bundy ranch

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell highlights reports that the two suspedts had been to Cliven Bundy’s ranch.

By Reid Wilson  |  01:32 PM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 06/09/2014

Just 1 in 3 New Jerseyans plan to stay put for retirement

More than half of respondents to a recent survey said they plan to spend their golden years out of state.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:48 PM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 06/09/2014

Map: Where the average student loan burden is largest

More than a million Americans this year will graduate with substantial student loan debt.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:25 AM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 06/06/2014

Federal judge finds Wisconsin’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional

It’s unclear whether marriages can begin immediately.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  05:22 PM ET, 06/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 06/06/2014

New York is the Best State in America

The Empire State has already started cutting its carbon output.

By Reid Wilson  |  03:02 PM ET, 06/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 06/06/2014

Nation’s last unchallenged gay marriage ban brought to court

North Dakota was sued Friday afternoon over its refusal to allow gay marriages.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  02:56 PM ET, 06/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 06/06/2014

Colorado passes nation’s first law regulating uberX, Lyft

States are struggling to figure out how to regulate the new ride-sharing industry.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:34 AM ET, 06/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 06/06/2014

Half of Americans say gay marriage is a constitutional right

The Equal Protection clause grants gays that right, they say.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  07:02 AM ET, 06/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 06/05/2014

Map: The states college kids can’t wait to leave

Northeastern states see a lot of student flight.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  02:20 PM ET, 06/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 06/05/2014

North Carolina moves to repeal Common Core

The Tar Heel State would join Indiana as the only two states to back out of Common Core standards.

By Reid Wilson  |  02:00 PM ET, 06/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 06/05/2014

Support for death penalty still high, but down

Support has declined from all-time highs, though a clear majority still favors the death penalty.

By Reid Wilson and Scott Clement  |  07:02 AM ET, 06/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 06/04/2014

The second-largest religion in each state

Buddhism, Islam and Judaism have the most followers after Christianity in most of states.

By Reid Wilson  |  04:14 PM ET, 06/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 06/04/2014

Virginia’s McAuliffe has begun planning for Medicaid expansion

He doesn’t have legislative approval yet, but McAuliffe is making plans anyway.

By Laura Vozzella  |  01:26 PM ET, 06/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 06/04/2014

One California county votes to secede, two counties vote to stick around

Northern Californians have been debating secession for 70 years. They’re not much closer than they were back then.

By Reid Wilson  |  12:52 PM ET, 06/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 06/04/2014

From White House cabinet to county office: Why Hilda Solis is back home

A Los Angeles homecoming for both Solis and the Latina movement.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:34 AM ET, 06/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:57 AM ET, 06/04/2014

Runoff elections a relic of the Democratic South

Today, runoffs frequently determine Republican nominees. That wasn’t always the case.

By Reid Wilson  |  05:57 AM ET, 06/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 06/03/2014

Illinois term limit amendment could end up on November ballot

A constitutional amendment to impose term limits will be part of this year’s gubernatorial race.

By Reid Wilson  |  12:55 PM ET, 06/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 06/03/2014

Louisiana wants in on Super Tuesday 2016

A Super Tuesday boost for Bobby Jindal?

By Sarah Ferris  |  11:42 AM ET, 06/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 06/03/2014

California’s new ‘jungle primary’ gets its second-ever test on Tuesday

Will the new primary achieve its goal of transforming campaigning and boosting turnout?

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:31 AM ET, 06/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 06/03/2014

Bars vs. grocery stores: Mapping America’s beer belly

Wisconsinites are much more likely to find a bar than a grocery store.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:01 AM ET, 06/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:44 PM ET, 06/02/2014

Seattle to enact $15 minimum wage

The higher wage will phase in over the next three to seven years.

By Reid Wilson  |  07:44 PM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 06/02/2014

DOJ says it will monitor Tuesday elections in California, New Mexico counties

The agency will watch for violations of voting rights laws.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  03:23 PM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 06/02/2014

Just 10 states have a ‘stable’ housing market, report finds

And only four of fifty metro housing markets are on stable ground.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  02:59 PM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 06/02/2014

Supreme Court will hear Alabama redistricting case

The court will take up an appeal after a lower court said the district lines were just fine.

By Reid Wilson  |  12:11 PM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 06/02/2014

The states that will be hit hardest by the EPA’s coal regulations, in one map

West Virginia, Kentucky and Wyoming, get out your wallets.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:42 AM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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