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THE FIX | While only 36 percent of voters cast ballots, the raw data offer clues on the state of the electorate.
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Americans participate in politics in many more ways than voting or campaign volunteering. Yet the media usually pays little attention.
There’s been a steep drop in how often senators are in session on Fridays in recent years.
We asked legal experts to explain the law that governs the grand jury reviewing the Michael Brown case.
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A decade ago, less than a quarter supported marriage for same-sex couples.
Wesley Lowery, Kimberly Kindy and Sarah Larimer
A grand jury has reached a decision on whether to indict officer Darren Wilson, sources close to the process said. News conferences are expected by the county prosecutor’s office and the Missouri governor later today.
Smack in the middle: Wisconsin.
Here's a look at how the defense secretary responded to some of the issues during his tenure.
Including Lindsey Graham, that guy and that statement.
Republicans bitterly opposed Hagel’s confirmation in 2013 but now object to his removal.
There are a few names being floated to replace Chuck Hagel, but remember President Obama had promised to keep someone specific in mind...
Did it ever really exist?
Shameless politicians will say anything and blame anyone.
Assemblyman Ira Hansen came under fire for columns that included racist and sexist comments.
Body language, for the win.
He served longer than two other Obama officials, too.
Proposed legislation would allow voters to show a utility bill or bank statement to prove their address when they vote.
Mary C. Curtis
He brags to the faithful about his still-standing marriage; she smiles as she sits beside her husband in uncomfortable interviews.
She doesn’t have it.
And what he’s always gotten wrong.
Unemployment is falling, but that nonetheless masks some bad news.
Contractors fear shift to outside staffing firms could cut workers and international programming at VOA.
A recent Gallup poll tested public opinions toward 13 agencies, finding only one with a declining image last year.
A newspaper article published nearly a quarter-century ago is creating debate.
A grand jury in the shooting of Michael Brown is expected to reconvene today.
Robert Costa and Josh Hicks
Republicans tried to craft a viable response as outrage among the most conservative continued to boil.
Chico Harlan, Wesley Lowery and Kimberly Kindy
Many residents welcomed the spotlight, but some say say news organizations produced a warped portrait of the city.
Maine is among the states that could see 2016 ballot initiatives on marijuana legalization.
THE FIX | SNL mocked the president’s executive order with a parody of “Schoolhouse Rock!”
A roundup of news from across the nation.
The implication of President Obama’s words is that the United States would act simply as a conveyor belt.
Those in attendance celebrated Obama’s executive actions but vowed to push Congress to do more.
The most Seattle thing ever just happened.
Much groundwork has been laid for a 2016 campaign, but she’ll need a disciplined strategy.
In both instances, the Obama administration says it is making a practical choice.
By country and continent of birth.
Stacey Addison, from Oregon, has been held in Timor-Leste since early September for sharing a cab with a man carrying drugs.
Almost half of the 114th Congress has been elected in the four wave elections since 2010.
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