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  • First Ala. city freed from Voting Rights Act

    First Ala. city freed from Voting Rights Act

    Monday, June 10 2013 9:55 AM EDT2013-06-10 13:55:16 GMT
    The city of Pinson is the first in Alabama to be free of the federal requirement for prior approval of election-related changes. The Birmingham News reports (http://bit.ly/IlWBUj ) a three-judge panelMore >>
    The city successfully argued it doesn't have the history of voting discrimination that caused Congress to impose the anti-discrimination law's requirements on certain places across the country in 1965.More >>

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  • Lawmakers complain Obama too aloof with Congress

    Lawmakers complain Obama too aloof with Congress

    Saturday, July 26 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-07-26 17:13:05 GMT
    President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democrats and Republicans.More >>
    President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democrats and Republicans.More >>
  • US faces intel hurdles in downing of airliner

    US faces intel hurdles in downing of airliner

    Saturday, July 26 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-07-26 16:36:33 GMT
    A series of unanswered questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shows the limits of U.S. intelligence-gathering even when it is intensely focused.More >>
    A series of unanswered questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shows the limits of U.S. intelligence gathering even when it is intensely focused, as it has been in Ukraine since Russia seized Crimea in...More >>
  • Gifts-for-favors trial set for ex-governor, wife

    Gifts-for-favors trial set for ex-governor, wife

    Saturday, July 26 2014 12:25 PM EDT2014-07-26 16:25:52 GMT
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, his reputation already tarnished and his political future destroyed by a gifts-for-favors scandal, faces the possibility of an even greater loss when his trial on federal...More >>
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, his reputation already tarnished and his political future destroyed by a gifts-for-favors scandal, faces the possibility of an even greater loss when his trial on federal corruption...More >>

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