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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Charles Rangel Fast Factsin Korea. 1961-1962 - Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New
Charles Rangel Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
in Korea. 1961-1962 - Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. 1966-1970 - Member of the New York State Assembly, representing the 72nd District in Central Harlem. November 3, 1970 - Is elected to the House of... Read more
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The News & Observer
An appeal to black voters in face of HB2 fear, trickerynot succumb to this trickery played by the local Republican Party. This is one
An appeal to black voters in face of HB2 fear, trickery
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
not succumb to this trickery played by the local Republican Party. This is one of the most important elections in our state’s history, a vote now based on fear, spiritual presumptions and transgender politics. This election can set back civil... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Redistricting map proposal facing court challengePEORIA,IL--Redistricting proponents are gearing up for a nasty court challenge.
Redistricting map proposal facing court challenge
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 4 days ago
PEORIA,IL--Redistricting proponents are gearing up for a nasty court challenge. Two weeks ago they presented nearly 600-thousand petitions to the state board of elections in Springfield. Now a Chicago attorney linked to top Democrats is suing them.... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Giving back means looking aheadprimary is different, and you will need to be knowledgeable, not only about the
Giving back means looking ahead
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
primary is different, and you will need to be knowledgeable, not only about the candidates, but actually where to vote. Redistricting has taken place and where you vote could be different from when you last went to the polls. If you are not... Read more
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SaukValley.com
How Illinois politicians use the law to pick their votersOutside the Illinois State Board of Elections was a 36-foot-long file cabinet,
How Illinois politicians use the law to pick their voters
SaukValley.com / Posted 5 days ago
Outside the Illinois State Board of Elections was a 36-foot-long file cabinet, filled with more than 500,000 signatures, each one symbolizing a vote of no confidence in a rigged political system. Throughout the state’s history, Illinois politicians... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Parkland taxpayers facing 3.7 percent tax increase, despite balanced budgetThe Parkland School Board has balanced its 2016-17 $166,737,339 budget, but tax
Parkland taxpayers facing 3.7 percent tax increase, despite balanced budget
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
The Parkland School Board has balanced its 2016-17 $166,737,339 budget, but taxpayers may still face a 3.7 percent increase in their school tax this summer. If that increase holds, Parkland residents owning homes assessed at $200,000 will see their... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Berg: How Illinois politicians pick their votersOutside the Illinois State Board of Elections was a 36-foot-long file cabinet,
Berg: How Illinois politicians pick their voters
Northwest Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Outside the Illinois State Board of Elections was a 36-foot-long file cabinet, filled with more than 500,000 signatures, each one symbolizing a vote of no confidence in a rigged political system. Throughout the state’s history, Illinois politicians... Read more
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Daily Press
May 16 Letters: Gender specific, Shelly Simonds, Wegmans— please. Sam Butler Hampton June 14 is the date set for Peninsula voters to
May 16 Letters: Gender specific, Shelly Simonds, Wegmans
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
— please. Sam Butler Hampton June 14 is the date set for Peninsula voters to select the Democratic candidate for the state Senate seat of the late John Miller. Shelly Simonds of Newport News will be opposed by Delegate Monty Mason of... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Head-to-head: Is Patrick a government enforcer or grandstander?a government enforcer or grandstander? Posted May. 12, 2016 at 7:41 PM The id
Head-to-head: Is Patrick a government enforcer or grandstander?
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 11 days ago
a government enforcer or grandstander? Posted May. 12, 2016 at 7:41 PM The idea that any federal or, as in this case, state government official would attempt to mess with a local school district is unsettling at best and wholly unacceptable at... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Redistricting rerun: Independent Map Amendment draws lawsuitThe people of Illinois want to change the state constitution so that lawmakers
Redistricting rerun: Independent Map Amendment draws lawsuit
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
The people of Illinois want to change the state constitution so that lawmakers don't draw their own districts. House Speaker Mike Madigan is determined not to let that change happen. Once again, a citizens' group has collected hundreds of thousands... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Madigan's Democratic lawyer sues to block redistricting reform referendumconsidering a proposed constitutional amendment that seeks to remove some of th
Madigan's Democratic lawyer sues to block redistricting reform referendum
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
considering a proposed constitutional amendment that seeks to remove some of the influence of partisan politics from how state House and Senate district boundaries are drawn. The suit was brought by the People's Map, the same group of prominent... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
10 things you might not know about the Illinois legislatureonly Illinois municipality west of the Mississippi. Meanwhile, Vandalia lost it
10 things you might not know about the Illinois legislature
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
only Illinois municipality west of the Mississippi. Meanwhile, Vandalia lost its capital status after three decades, when state Rep. Abraham Lincoln successfully pushed a move to Springfield. Sen. Leroy Lemke, shown in 1974, was ranked among the... Read more
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Roll Call
Scalia's Death Adds More Uncertainty to North Carolina Electionsin North Carolina, home to two of this cycle's more competitive Republican Hous
Scalia's Death Adds More Uncertainty to North Carolina Elections
Roll Call / Posted 11 days ago
in North Carolina, home to two of this cycle's more competitive Republican House primaries. A court order to redraw the state's map by Friday had already thrown into question the March 15 primary, but Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's... Read more
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Breitbart
Texas Lt. Gov. Calls for School Superintendent to Resign over Transgender Bathroom Policy‘Transgender Student Guidelines.'” Scribner announced the new “bathroom” guide
Texas Lt. Gov. Calls for School Superintendent to Resign over Transgender Bathroom Policy
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
‘Transgender Student Guidelines.'” Scribner announced the new “bathroom” guidelines at the Fort Worth ISD April 19 school board meeting. According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the action item was not included on the board’s agenda and no... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Size of Lafourche School Board up for discussionDuring the School Board meeting last week, Raceland Board Member Ronald Pere ex
Size of Lafourche School Board up for discussion
The Daily Comet / Posted 13 days ago
During the School Board meeting last week, Raceland Board Member Ronald Pere expressed frustration over not being able to give public school teachers bonuses and raises that they deserved. He said the School Board was “breaking a promise” to the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Size of Lafourche School Board up for discussionDuring the School Board meeting last week, Raceland Board Member Ronald Pere ex
Size of Lafourche School Board up for discussion
The Houma Courier / Posted 13 days ago
During the School Board meeting last week, Raceland Board Member Ronald Pere expressed frustration over not being able to give public school teachers bonuses and raises that they deserved. He said the School Board was “breaking a promise” to the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Will Paul Ryan Lose His GOP Primary? Probably NotOver the weekend, Sarah Palin had a message for House Speaker Paul Ryan: You're
Will Paul Ryan Lose His GOP Primary? Probably Not
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
Over the weekend, Sarah Palin had a message for House Speaker Paul Ryan: You're going to pay for not getting on board the Trump Train. The GOP's 2008 vice presidential nominee unleashed on her party's 2012 vice presidential nominee, saying, "his... Read more
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Salon.com
The Republican Party ruined conservatism long before Trump: Why they still don’t get itthe last three decades or so. They’ve won elections, they’ve raised ungodly sum
The Republican Party ruined conservatism long before Trump: Why they still don’t get it
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
the last three decades or so. They’ve won elections, they’ve raised ungodly sums of money, they’ve subverted democracy via redistricting, and they’ve expertly dictated the political and cultural narratives. What they haven’t done is govern... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Will Paul Ryan Lose His GOP Primary? Probably NotOver the weekend, Sarah Palin had a message for House Speaker Paul Ryan: You're
Will Paul Ryan Lose His GOP Primary? Probably Not
KERA North Texas / Posted 13 days ago
Over the weekend, Sarah Palin had a message for House Speaker Paul Ryan: You're going to pay for not getting on board the Trump Train. The GOP's 2008 vice presidential nominee unleashed on her party's 2012 vice presidential nominee, saying, "his... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
NC conservatives must get to pollsvote in. The only other primary race being decided that day is for the seat th
NC conservatives must get to polls
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 15 days ago
vote in. The only other primary race being decided that day is for the seat that could change the current balance of the state Supreme Court. For voters who choose the Republican or unaffiliated ballot, the seat currently held by conservative... Read more
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The News & Observer
How neo-carpetbaggers failing to honor NC visionhere. Phil Berger, president pro tempore of the N.C. Senate, was born in New Ro
How neo-carpetbaggers failing to honor NC vision
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
here. Phil Berger, president pro tempore of the N.C. Senate, was born in New Rochelle, N.Y. John Fennebresque, former UNC Board of Governors chairman, is from Oyster Bay, Long Island, and a graduate of Choate, a Connecticut prep school. Gov. Pat... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Taxpayer costs approach $4M in Virginia election lawsuitsRICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia taxpayers have so far spent $3.7 million on priva
Taxpayer costs approach $4M in Virginia election lawsuits
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 17 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia taxpayers have so far spent $3.7 million on private attorneys in three redistricting lawsuits, as well as a fourth case targeting the state's voter identification law. The Daily Press (http://bit.ly/1TrRa6j ) reports... Read more
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Daily Press
Taxpayer costs approach $4 million in Virginia election lawsuitsRICHMOND – Taxpayers have spent $3.7 million and counting on private attorneys
Taxpayer costs approach $4 million in Virginia election lawsuits
Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
RICHMOND – Taxpayers have spent $3.7 million and counting on private attorneys in three redistricting lawsuits, as well as a fourth case targeting the state's voter ID law. That includes nearly $180,000 billed so far by a state senator's law firm,... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Nearly 2 months later, NC primary results still being examinedvote to ensure a photo identification law enforced for the first time and other
Nearly 2 months later, NC primary results still being examined
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 18 days ago
vote to ensure a photo identification law enforced for the first time and other voting laws were implemented correctly. State election officials said such audits are designed to promote statewide uniformity by county election officials and local... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Some Hillsborough voters will have new polling placeCounty voters will have to head to a new polling location to submit their votes
Some Hillsborough voters will have new polling place
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 19 days ago
County voters will have to head to a new polling location to submit their votes in November. The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners approved new county precinct lines submitted by Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Nearly 2 months later, primary results still being examinedvote to ensure a photo identification law enforced for the first time and other
Nearly 2 months later, primary results still being examined
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 19 days ago
vote to ensure a photo identification law enforced for the first time and other voting laws were implemented correctly. State election officials said such audits are designed to promote statewide uniformity by county election officials and local... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
RIP day in Springfield as reform plans face tests and politicsremaining in the scheduled spring session, key deadlines begin to arrive and fi
RIP day in Springfield as reform plans face tests and politics
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 19 days ago
remaining in the scheduled spring session, key deadlines begin to arrive and final decisions are made. On legislative redistricting reform, as previously reported, both chambers of the General Assembly have passed competing plans with an eye... Read more
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The Advocate
Proposed school changes draw irespoke out against relocating the school’s health, performing arts or gifted aca
Proposed school changes draw ire
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
spoke out against relocating the school’s health, performing arts or gifted academies. The full Lafayette Parish School Board discussed the proposals Tuesday night at a joint meeting of its facilities and finance committees. More than 100 people... Read more
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The Advocate
Proposed school changes draw irespoke out against relocating the school’s health, performing arts or gifted aca
Proposed school changes draw ire
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
spoke out against relocating the school’s health, performing arts or gifted academies. The full Lafayette Parish School Board discussed the proposals Tuesday night at a joint meeting of its facilities and finance committees. More than 100 people... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Redistricting Reform Committee collects 580,000 signaturesPEORIA,IL--This Friday a citizens group will deliver nearly 600,000 signatures
Redistricting Reform Committee collects 580,000 signatures
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 21 days ago
PEORIA,IL--This Friday a citizens group will deliver nearly 600,000 signatures to the state board of elections in an attempt to change Illinois' redistricting process. Some residents say its time for changes in Springfield. The 10 month long budget... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Redistricting reform: Will an amendment finally make it on the ballot?legislative districts has reached a milestone. Volunteers say they collected tw
Redistricting reform: Will an amendment finally make it on the ballot?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
legislative districts has reached a milestone. Volunteers say they collected twice the necessary signatures to get a redistricting amendment on the November ballot. That effort is laudable. We're clapping. Hundreds of volunteers spent the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
North Carolina Republican Party chairman removed from postRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Republican Party's first black state ch
North Carolina Republican Party chairman removed from post
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 22 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Republican Party's first black state chairman was removed from his post Saturday, the climax of months of conflict with other party leaders who recently reprimanded him after deciding he exceeded his authority... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
North Carolina Republican Party chairman removed from postRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The North Carolina Republican Party's first black state ch
North Carolina Republican Party chairman removed from post
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 22 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The North Carolina Republican Party's first black state chairman was removed from his post Saturday, the climax of months of conflict with other party leaders who recently reprimanded him after deciding he exceeded his authority... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
North Carolina Republican Party chairman removed from postRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The North Carolina Republican Party's first black state ch
North Carolina Republican Party chairman removed from post
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 22 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The North Carolina Republican Party's first black state chairman was removed from his post Saturday, the climax of months of conflict with other party leaders who recently reprimanded him after deciding he exceeded his authority... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
County to consider architect's proposal Mondaypast nine decades likely won't be the one students attend at the start of the n
County to consider architect's proposal Monday
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 22 days ago
past nine decades likely won't be the one students attend at the start of the next decade.

At its May 2 meeting, the Board of Commissioners will consider an architect's proposal for the construction of a new school. That proposal says the... Read more

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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Chairman removed from postRALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Republican Party's first black state chairma
Chairman removed from post
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 23 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Republican Party's first black state chairman was removed from his post Saturday, the climax of months of conflict with other party leaders who recently censured him for exceeding his authority and trying to crash a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tia Mitchell: Public universities like UNF stand to win with incoming Senate president Negronhe knows what he wants to accomplish during his two-year term and is already wo
Tia Mitchell: Public universities like UNF stand to win with incoming Senate president Negron
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 23 days ago
he knows what he wants to accomplish during his two-year term and is already working on it. Negron visited all 12 of the state’s public universities last month in a four-day tour, including an April 19 stop in Jacksonville. Senate colleagues... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park Now OpenDepartment of Transportation logo The Virginia Department of Transportation ha
Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park Now Open
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 24 days ago
Department of Transportation logo The Virginia Department of Transportation has closed the right lane of northbound Interstate 81 for emergency bridge-deck repairs near mile marker 210 in Augusta County. The Virginia Department of Transportation... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Environmental Activists Celebrate Arbor Day in CharlottesvilleDepartment of Transportation logo The Virginia Department of Transportation ha
Environmental Activists Celebrate Arbor Day in Charlottesville
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 24 days ago
Department of Transportation logo The Virginia Department of Transportation has closed the right lane of northbound Interstate 81 for emergency bridge-deck repairs near mile marker 210 in Augusta County. The Virginia Department of Transportation... Read more
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The News & Observer
FEC resets campaign donation limits for NC congressional racesJune 7 congressional primaries just got more expensive. The Federal Elections
FEC resets campaign donation limits for NC congressional races
The News & Observer / Posted 25 days ago
June 7 congressional primaries just got more expensive. The Federal Elections Commission ruled Thursday that the state’s court-ordered redistricting process effectively creates a new election cycle – meaning that donors who’d hit the... Read more
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The Morning Call
East Penn School District could offer full-day kindergarten by 2018-19 school yearthe 2018-19 school year if the administration gets its way. Assistant Superint
East Penn School District could offer full-day kindergarten by 2018-19 school year
The Morning Call / Posted 26 days ago
the 2018-19 school year if the administration gets its way. Assistant Superintendent Kristen Campbell presented the school board Monday with a proposed timeline for implementation. It includes two years of research and planning, and key school... Read more
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examiner.com
Primary elections prove need for new Voting Rights Act protectionsfor preclearance by the historically bad actors. Literally within hours of She
Primary elections prove need for new Voting Rights Act protections
examiner.com / Posted 26 days ago
for preclearance by the historically bad actors. Literally within hours of Shelby County decision, Texas and some other states immediately moved to enact discriminatory new voter ID laws designed to make it harder for African-Americans and... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Advisory referendum to shrink size of McHenry County Board advancesThe board’s Management Services Committee voted Monday morning, 6-0, to advance
Advisory referendum to shrink size of McHenry County Board advances
Northwest Herald / Posted 28 days ago
The board’s Management Services Committee voted Monday morning, 6-0, to advance an advisory referendum to the full County Board. The amended question does not cite a particular target number, but merely asks voters if they want the County Board... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Resignations point to fault lines in Shelby County Democratic PartyFormer Shelby County Democratic Party chairman Bryan Carson, left, watches as t
Resignations point to fault lines in Shelby County Democratic Party
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 28 days ago
Former Shelby County Democratic Party chairman Bryan Carson, left, watches as the Tennessee Registry of Election Finance board discusses whether to fine the county party for late-filing financial disclosures required by the state. During the meeting,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Why November?Since the Helena-West Helena School District Community Advisory Board announced
Why November?
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
Since the Helena-West Helena School District Community Advisory Board announced at the March meeting of the Arkansas Board of Education its plan to hold the coming school board elections in November with a redistricting plan that called for five... Read more
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New York Magazine
The House the GOP Built: How Republicans Used Soft Money, Big Data, and High-Tech Mapping to Take Control of Congress and Increase Partisanshipconservative thinkers thought the 2008 results signaled danger for the GOP. Th
The House the GOP Built: How Republicans Used Soft Money, Big Data, and High-Tech Mapping to Take Control of Congress and Increase Partisanship
New York Magazine / Posted 29 days ago
conservative thinkers thought the 2008 results signaled danger for the GOP. That July morning, buried inside a story about state legislatures and census projections, Jankowski read something that made him think 2008 wasn’t so fateful after all:... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Capitol Insider: Does John Kasich expect to celebrate results of Tuesday's 5 primaries?Capitol Insider column on Sundays. The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affa
Capitol Insider: Does John Kasich expect to celebrate results of Tuesday's 5 primaries?
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 29 days ago
Capitol Insider column on Sundays. The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Did John Kasich’s team anticipate the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Judges try their hand at drawing political district mapsPM Simulation at Duke looks at the possibility of ‘impartial redistricting’
Judges try their hand at drawing political district maps
The News & Observer / Posted 30 days ago
PM Simulation at Duke looks at the possibility of ‘impartial redistricting’ With gerrymandering, fewer than one in 10 N.C. legislative races are truly competitive Advocates on both... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
2016 primary election nonpartisan voters guideopen 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. This Voters Guide may be taken into the voting booth. F
2016 primary election nonpartisan voters guide
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted a month ago
open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. This Voters Guide may be taken into the voting booth. For election information, contact your county Board of Elections or visit www.Votes PA.com. The League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizen Information Center also... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Edmond's Bret Towne named superintendent of the year for Oklahoma and Cleveland countieswill be recognized during a banquet in June and is eligible for the Oklahoma su
Edmond's Bret Towne named superintendent of the year for Oklahoma and Cleveland counties
The Oklahoman / Posted a month ago
will be recognized during a banquet in June and is eligible for the Oklahoma superintendent of the year competition. The state winner will be announced in June. Towne is in his first year as superintendent of Edmond Public Schools. Last year, he... Read more
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