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Voters flood the polls for Catalonia's parliamentary elections

Voters flood the polls for Catalonia's parliamentary electionsPro-independence parties may keep their absolute majority in Catalonias regional parliament, an exit poll suggested after elections on Thursday, potentially prolonging Spains worst political crisis in decades. No official results have yet been published and it was unclear if final results would match the poll, published by La Vanguardia newspaper as voting stations closed. If confirmed, the projection would open a new, uncertain chapter and cast doubts over Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoys ability to draw a line under a crisis that has damaged Spains economy and prompted a business exodus away from Catalonia.

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 15:25:14 -0500
A state in bondage to its past confronts a difficult choice for Senate

A state in bondage to its past confronts a difficult choice for SenateIn Alabama, religion brings people together but blacks and whites still see the controversial Senate race through very different eyes.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:00:11 -0500
Divided by symbols, Americans see a 'serious threat' across the aisle

Divided by symbols, Americans see a 'serious threat' across the aisleThe nations divisions are growing dangerously deep and wide. Yet, When you turn from symbols to policy, theres less polarization, says Robert Jones, CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute, which conducts the American Values Survey.

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:05:44 -0500
For Democrats in 2018, how many candidates are too many?

For Democrats in 2018, how many candidates are too many?Democrats are flooding into key House races, but could too many candidates hurt the partys chances on retaking Congress? Californias nonpartisan primary system may play a role here.

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 11:29:05 -0500
64 hours in October: How one weekend blew up the rules of American politics

64 hours in October: How one weekend blew up the rules of American politicsA firsthand account of the drama that unfolded during Oct. 7-9, 2016, from the release of the infamous Access Hollywood tape to the second presidential debate and everything in between.

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 12:28:27 -0400
Packing and cracking: The Supreme Court takes up partisan gerrymandering

Packing and cracking: The Supreme Court takes up partisan gerrymanderingOn October 3, the second day of the new term, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that likely poses the most momentous question on its docket: Should it, for the first time in history, strike down a states electoral map on the grounds of partisan gerrymandering?

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 05:00:50 -0400
Democrats line up to take on Putins favorite congressman

Democrats line up to take on Putins favorite congressmanRep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., has won reelection from Orange County 14 times, but hell face more opponents next year than any other congressman.

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 05:00:02 -0400
Democrats rolling out 2018 midterms message next week

Democrats rolling out 2018 midterms message next weekDemocrats will begin rolling out their message for the 2018 midterm elections next week, Rep. Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., the No. 4 House Democrat, told reporters.

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:15:17 -0400
Democratic congressman: Our toxic brand under Pelosi makes it hard to win

Democratic congressman: Our toxic brand under Pelosi makes it hard to winRep. Tim Ryan says the partys toxic brand under House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is making it difficult for Dems to connect with voters.

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:00:30 -0400
Tens of thousands protest Trumps election victory

Tens of thousands protest Trumps election victoryAnti-Trump protests continued for a seventh straight day in large cities throughout the country. In Washington, D.C., more than 1,000 students staged a walkout and protested outside of Trump International Hotel, holding signs that read "Boycott Bigotry" and "Stronger Together."

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 09:00:07 -0500
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