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Oregon's new voting system is revolutionizing elections

This year, the Beaver State has implemented another unprecedented reform to its voting system: automatic voter registration.<p>So far the data suggests that it's working as policy-makers hoped.<p>According to a report published by the Center for American Progress on Monday, the new automatic registration …

Government

Carly Fiorina: The Anti-Woman Woman Ted Cruz Doesn't Need

If a quarter century of sexism hasn't bothered Republican voters up to now, what does Fiorina offer?<p>On Tuesday, Donald Trump swept all five …

World leaders declare progress in securing nuclear materials sought by terrorist and wayward nations, even as President Barack Obama acknowledges the task was far from finished

By JOSH LEDERMAN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press<p>WASHINGTON (AP) — World leaders declared progress Friday in safeguarding nuclear materials …

Trump Drops Out of CPAC, Riding High After Super Tuesday

Donald Trump pulled out of his speech at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, an unusual move for a front-runner for the Republican …

Republicans

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Could Potentially Win Their Primaries Outright on March 1st

The much-hyped three-way fight for the GOP presidential nomination that just about everyone predicted months ago has finally arrived. With the exit of Jeb Bush after a poor performance in the South Carolina primary, both news media and most voters are turning their attention to frontrunner Donald …

Government

Republican 'voter summit' underway in Texas; Trump notably absent – as it happened

Follow us on the trail after a raucous caucus night in Nevada that saw Donald Trump put distance between himself and rivals Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz<p>The caucuses: Trump cements frontrunner status after big win in Nevada The chaos: Reports of double voting, Trump attire on poll staff The fallout: …

Government

Who Won the Democratic Debate?

The gloves have certainly come off.<p>Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders squared off for the sixth time on Thursday evening, in a debate moderated by …

Government

Actually, Marco Rubio Is The One Pitting Americans Against Each Other

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) slammed President Barack Obama's visit to a mosque on Wednesday, during which the president denounced anti-Muslim rhetoric, for "pitting people against each other."<p>But Rubio, who often advocates for religious liberty and speaks of his …

Republicans

Hillary Sent Her Book To Almost Every GOP Presidential Candidate

Following attacks on her during the last Republican presidential debate, Hillary Clinton sent a copy of her book, “Hard Choices,” to all of the …

Government

Australia seeks United Nations Security Council seat

Australia is to make a fresh bid for another seat at the United Nations Security Council.<p>Foreign Minister Julie Bishop will unveil the bid for a …

The Latest: Governor's aide says pope blesses Sandra Lee

NEW YORK (AP) — Latest developments in Pope Francis' visit to the United States. All times local:<p>11 p.m.<p>New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) and his longtime partner, celebrity chef Sandra Lee, had a few moments with the pope after the prayer service at St. Patrick's Cathedral.<p>An aide to the …

Christianity

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