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1 hr ago | Detroit News

Four Michigan donors take advantage of court ruling to increase political giving

Four Michiganians are among 310 nationwide who have taken advantage of a U.S. Supreme Court decision four months ago that eliminated limits on the amount of overall political contributions and have increased their giving, according to a Center for Responsive Politics analysis.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, Michigan

2 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Appeals court upholds Indiana's anti-union 'right to work' law

The validity of an Indiana state law that bars companies from requiring workers to join a union and pay union dues was affirmed on Tuesday by a U.S. appeals court in a win for "right to work" advocates.

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Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

2 hrs ago | Advocate

Which State's Marriage Equality Proposal Will Make SCOTUS Say 'I Do?'

With the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court scheduled to return to work on September 29, the marriage equality movement has entered what might be considered "Pre-SCOTUS Season."

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Related Topix: US News

3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Danville: San Ramon Valley Democrats told Prop. 49 fight to be long one

So why shouldn't Californians statewide have their chance to vote on whether corporations should be able spend big money to sway elections? That was the question Proposition 49 aimed to answer.

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Related Topix: California, US News

4 hrs ago | Common Dreams

As Expected, Big Money Flood Grows Bigger in Wake of McCutcheon Ruling

Cornell Woolridge of Windsor Mill, Md., holds protest signs in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in October 2013.

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Related Topix: US News, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Liberal Political News

6 hrs ago | Reuters

Texas voter ID law heads to trial in U.S. court

A U.S. court in Texas will hear arguments on Tuesday in a case over a law requiring voters to present photo identification, a move the state's Republican leaders say will prevent fraud while plaintiffs call it a veiled attempt at suppressing minority turnout.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US News, Rick Perry, US Governors

7 hrs ago | JD Supra

Collateral Damage: Criminal Convictions and the Lasting Consequences

Prosecutors and often even judges do not appreciate the collateral consequences of a criminal conviction, regardless of whether it results from a trial or a plea agreement.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News

11 hrs ago | OUPblog

The US Supreme Court should reverse Wynne - narrowly

Maryland State Comptroller of the Treasury v. Brian Wynne requires the US Supreme Court to decide whether the US Constitution compels a state to grant an income tax credit to its residents for the out-of-state income taxes such residents pay on out-of-state income.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, US News, Tax, Howard County, MD

15 hrs ago | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

More Court Filings In Same-Sex Marriage Case

More court filings in the same-sex marriage case. Paperwork has been filed by two clerks of circuit court.

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Related Topix: US News

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Daily Record

Behind the News

Arkansas needs to change its system of selecting judges, and we need to do it before the people who elect them lose confidence in their courts.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Tenure ruling heats up November...

In this file photo, CA Superintendent of Schools Tom Torlakson was speaking to educators gathered at a summit.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US News

St. Cloud Times

Letter: Elected officials lack religion to help ruleLetter: Elected...

Letter: Elected officials lack religion to help rule We have become a nation of evil people, and we have only ourselves to blame.

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Related Topix: US News, Mark Dayton, US Governors, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Al Franken, Amy Klobuchar, Opinion

WHAS11

US Supreme Court to weigh Kentucky case next month

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider on Sept. 29 whether to take the case of a former Fort Campbell soldier sentenced to death for killing three children and attacking a woman in southwestern Kentucky.

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Related Topix: US News

Forbes.com

Financial Questions Remain For LGBT Couples More Than A Year After DOMA Decision

I write about stock markets, art markets, millennials and their money. Before joining the markets and personal finance desk I produced the investing section of Forbes.com.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Journalism, US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, Gay/Lesbian

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Texas voter ID battle to continue in court

As it is required in every election in Texas since last November, people voting in the special election in state Senate District 28 must show government-issued photo identification before casting their ballots.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas, US House of Representatives, Representative Marc Veasey, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election

Sun Aug 31, 2014

ThinkProgress

Florida Mayor Ejects Resident From Public Meeting For Not Standing During Prayer And Pledge

A Florida mayor ejected one of his constituents from a City Commission meeting on Thursday because he declined to stand during the invocation and pledge to the flag at the beginning of the meeting.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Greenwich Citizen

Analysis: Mississippi may be on execution hiatus

Mississippi hasn't had an execution in two years, and state Attorney General Jim Hood says he can't predict when another might occur.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, US News, Prison, Death Penalty

Common Dreams

As Diversity in Schools Increases, So Does Segregation

Percent of public school students in the South who are Latino, now the largest racial/ethnic minority group in the region's public schools: 23.5 Year that the number of Hispanic children under 18 surpassed the number of African-American children in the U.S., becoming the largest minority group among children: 1998 Percent increase in number of ... (more)

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Related Topix: African-American, South Carolina, US News, Liberal Political News

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Infamous killer of 2 NH professors could get new sentence under Supreme Court ruling

The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Friday that four men who committed murders as juveniles, including the killer of two Dartmouth College professors in an infamous 2001 slaying, deserve new sentence hearings, vacating their terms of life in prison without parole.

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Related Topix: Dartmouth College, US News, Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Anchorage Daily News

Senate candidates disagree on solution to outside spending 'problem'

One of the few areas in which incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and his Republican challenger Dan Sullivan see eye to eye is their position on the more than $12 million spent this year by outside groups seeking to influence the outcome of their election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren

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