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Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Blocked for Nov. Election

A judge said today that Pennsylvania’s new voter ID law cannot take effect until after the Nov. 6 presidential election, meaning that voters in this swing state won’t yet have to show ID at the polls. In his ruling, Judge R...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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House Passes Deal to Avert ‘Cliff’

The bill’s passage sealed a hard-won political triumph for President Obama. By: Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Past its own New Year’s deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Though Acceptance for Gay Americans Is Growing, Discrimination Persists

A new survey by the Pew Research Center offers a complex view of what it’s like to be an LGBT American. The survey found that while 92 percent of LGBT Americans say society is more accepting, 53 percent say they still fac...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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The Boston Bombers: Who Knew What When

One of the most devastating revelations in the wake of 9/11 was that U.S. intelligence agencies had key pieces of information on the would-be hijackers — but didn’t share them with each other in time to prevent the attack. ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Obama Set to Name Hagel, Brennan to Top Positions

BY: CHRISTINA BELLANTONI AND TERENCE BURLIJ And we’re back. With a battle over raising the debt ceiling on the horizon, President Obama also appears to be spoiling for a fight with Republicans in Congress when it comes...
by Michael Cadenhead