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The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan’s ban on the use of racial preferences in university admissions, a decision that might encourage other states to adopt similar prohibitions.
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He says the nation will stand behind Oso, Wash., for “as long as it takes” to recover.
The measure, which affects political candidates, raises constitutional doubts.
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Shooting in Utah took place in a new facility that authorities hope will help ease tense courthouse situations.
The cuts have led to fewer employees, less training, bad service and a drop in revenue.
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National Reconnaissance Office employees and contractors made the admissions during screenings for security clearance, according to an inspector general.
Sotomayor’s impassioned dissent in affirmative action case draws a tart response from the chief justice.
Played by Martin Sheen, “West Wing” character says the country’s goal should be to have a “justice system that avoids unnecessary incarceration and irresponsible spending.“
In Washington on Tuesday, Native Americans from several western states joined with cowboys from Nebraska, Texas and South Dakota to protest the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
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Republicans say “Fun Home,” which features a woman and her gay father, does not reflect state’s conservatism.
2016 will be a tough election for the GOP to win. 2024 might be impossible.
A national group has poured funds into ads and billboards to persuade voters to drop the House speaker.
The Texas governor continues his assault on other states to lure businesses away.
With the release of her memoir, political insiders are wondering, will Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) run for president? If she does, Warren poses the biggest threat to expected Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.
A bipartisan group of House members has “substantial concerns” about new Obama administration rules for the Combined Federal Campaign.
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Alabama state Rep. Steve Hurst brings his gun, and his barbecue, with him wherever he travels.
Just 5% of congressional districts are ticket splitters.
Change is coming.
In honor of Earth Day, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy will throw the first pitch(es) at Tuesday’s Red Sox-Yankees game.
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An African American first lady takes her message for military families South to a country music audience, which isn’t as strange as it seems.
The party says a city’s ties to big labor will be a factor in their decision.
The popular adage that governments “do not negotiate with terrorists” appears to be untrue, at least in civil war.
A new poll shows liberals are hardly thrilled with the New York governor -- and they would actually vote against him too.
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Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-Pa.) doubles down on the health-care law.
A new analysis shows many of the states that provide the most benefits to the poor are in the Northeast.
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15 years after the mass shooting in Colorado, gun control groups are still searching for ways to reach voters and policy makers.
Those who cite Smith as providing a justification for inequality are missing the bigger point: that steep inequality was never meant to arise in his system.
The usual suspects have been conspicuously absent from the air war.
Was a senior Obama staffer in the Easter bunny costume on Monday? We may never know.
“With my mind on my money and my money on my mind.“
Journalists Katty Kay and Claire Shipman say that women are holding themselves back by being perfectionists
Gov. Chris Christie heads to Washington Tuesday to mix and mingle with New Jersey movers and shakers.
The shift from the August ballot could mean higher turnout on the same day as one of the nation’s highest-profile Senate races.
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