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How a great-great-granny could settle the voter ID issue

Posted 1 year, 8 months ago.

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State laws requiring identification cards for voters have raised big issues that will carry into fall election, but it could be one great-great-grandmother from Philadelphia who could help settle the issue.

Does Bachmann risk House censure with Abedin claims?

Posted 1 year, 9 months ago.

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Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann has set off a firestorm with comments about Huma Abedin, a top State Department aide. But will her accusations force House colleagues to rebuke her publicly?

Historic poll trends give edge to Obama

Posted 1 year, 9 months ago.

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A review of presidential polling data back to 1948 shows that Barack Obama’s edge in the latest Gallup poll is a positive sign for his re-election chances.

Constitution Check: Do the Boy Scouts have a constitutional right to exclude gay boys and men?

Posted 1 year, 9 months ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at a controversial issue that is seemingly headed back to the Supreme Court: the legal rights of the Boy Scouts of America to exclude gays from membership.

Eye-opening facts from candidate tax returns

Posted 1 year, 9 months ago.

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Which president paid just 7 percent in taxes? And how did Al Gore make $100 million after leaving office? We dug up some interesting facts by looking at the tax returns of presidential candidates.