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House Votes to Extend Gun Law Without New Provisions

The House voted to extend a law banning firearms that can pass undetected through X-ray machines, but did not include provisions regulating guns made with 3-D printers.

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Illinois Lawmakers Vote to Allow Same-Sex Marriages

Votes on Tuesday in the Illinois Legislature positioned that state to become the largest in the heartland to legalize gay marriage.

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The GOP’s Inconvenient Math

The GOP’s 2016 presidential nominee will have a heck of a time winning the Electoral College.

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Iran Votes for Reform

In a surprise victory, a pragmatist candidate was declared Iran’s next president today.

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Pakistani Leader Moves Quickly to Form Government

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif named the next finance minister even as votes from Saturday’s election were still being being tallied and outrage grew over accusations of vote-rigging.

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No, Democrats Did Not Just Want to “Count All the Votes” in the 2000 Election.

“Count all the Votes” became the rallying cry after the courts told Democrats they couldn’t just count some of the votes

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Senate Sets Flurry of Crucial Votes on Gun Measures

A showdown was set for Wednesday on gun control that will determine the shape of legislation inspired by the shootings in Newtown, Conn.

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Razor-Thin Win

Nicolás Maduro eked out the Venezuelan presidential election by 235,000 votes. By Mac Margolis.

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Common Sense: Sham Shareholder Democracy

There are 41 publicly traded companies with directors who lost their elections last year. Despite these votes of no confidence, they remained in their posts.

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Goal-line technology given go-ahead

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The Premier League has voted to introduce goal-line technology from the 2013-14 season, using Hawk-Eye technology.

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Senate Votes 68-31 to Allow Debate on Gun Legislation

The Senate on Thursday cleared the way for debate on the first piece of major gun control legislation to be considered in that chamber in two decades.

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More Senate Republicans Oppose Filibuster on Gun Bill

With backers of gun safety laws increasingly optimistic that they can corral the votes necessary to begin debate, Senator Harry Reid said he would schedule a vote for Thursday.

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Kenya’s Presidential Vote Yields Winner, but Margin Is Slim

Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta won 50.03 percent of votes after a troubled counting process. The result is likely to bring a challenge from Prime Minister Raila Odinga.

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Snags in Vote Tabulation Spur Anxiety in Kenya

Confusion rose on Wednesday as results from the presidential election were delayed by electronic breakdowns and officials announced a late-night change in tabulating votes.

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Early Tally Shows Kenyatta Ahead in Kenya Vote

Uhuru Kenyatta, who is accused of crimes against humanity, held a commanding lead with more than a third of the votes counted in Kenya’s presidential election.

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Violent Start to Kenya Vote: Police Die in Attack

A pre-dawn attack on police in Kenya on Monday killed several officers hours before Kenyans began casting votes in a nationwide election being held five years after more than 1,000 people died in election-related violence.

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Chris Christie is the Real Deal

A Quinnipiac Poll shows support for Chris Christie in New Jersey (14 electoral votes) that is simply astounding.

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Voter Waiting Time Disparities Draw Democrats’ Scrutiny

With studies suggesting that long lines at the polls cost Democrats hundreds of thousands of votes in November, party leaders are beginning a push to make voting and voter registration easier.

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Bipartisan Filibuster Deal Is Reached in the Senate

Lawmakers and aides said the new rules would end the use of a tactic that forces the majority party to marshal 60 votes to bring a bill to the floor.

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Bipartisan Filibuster Deal Is Taking Shape in Senate

New rules would end the majority party’s need to marshal 60 votes to bring a bill to the floor.

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