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From New York City, to New Jersey, to Virginia, and beyond, here's your complete wrap up for election night 2013.
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The government shutdown is dragging on and 32 House representatives stand in the way of it reopening. Here they are, in one chart, along with contact information for telling them how you feel.
McCutcheon v. FEC could be bigger than Citizens United and unlock a flood of money into politics. At the heart of it all is one GOP activist: Shaun McCutcheon.
The NYC mayoral election candidates leave a lot to be desired. And if you're one of the almost 3 million registered voters unlikely to turn out to vote ... there is another option.
In 1963, at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered one of the most iconic speeches of the Civil Rights Movement. Where are we today?
The NYC comptroller race is a David vs. Goliath match between Eliot Spitzer and Scott Stringer. Where do they stand on the big issues?
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court issued its landmark opinions on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8. The effects will be wide ranging, but there's room for debate.
Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court will issue its opinion on a section of DOMA and Prop 8. PolicyMic pundits have been offering incredible opinions and insights all week.
At the end of June, the Supreme Court will issue its opinion on Prop 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act. It will be a historical and pivotal moment in the debate over gay marriage and LGBT rights.
President Obama is in Berlin Wednesday morning, on the heels of the G8 summit. He's expected to address nuclear arms reduction and other trending global issues.
Major stock market indices are at an all-time high. The Federal Reserve has spurred on the growth with its stimulus efforts, but they're coming to an end. A few precautionary steps are in order.
President Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron are holding a press briefing Monday at 11:15 am EDT, to give updates on the Syrian civil war. Iran and the IRS could also be on the agenda.
As part of the new immigration law, a "pathway to citizenship" would open up to 11 million undocumented immigrants currently in the U.S. However, it would play out much differently on the ground.
This weekend was the French Quarter Festival, the largest free festival in the South. It featured the best of New Orleans musicians, including Glen David Andrews.
Our growth in science is exponential. Stanford researchers are using a transparent human brain to understand a range of mental illnesses. It should be pretty easy to replicate, they say...
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