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In long-awaited speech, Biden to decry voting restrictions

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will lay out the “moral case” for voting rights as he faces growing pressure from civil rights activists and...

Left-leaning groups pressure Schumer to act on voting bill

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WASHINGTON — Dozens of left-leaning organizations are asking Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to schedule a new vote this month on Democrats' sweeping voting...

Chicago banker convicted in loans-for-Trump job scheme

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NEW YORK — A Manhattan jury on Tuesday convicted a Chicago banker of criminal charges for enabling Paul Manafort to get $16 million in...

Texas Democrats dig in after exodus; GOP threatens arrest

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Democrats who hurriedly fled to Washington to block sweeping new election laws back home acknowledged Tuesday they can't stay away...

Audit finds folds behind New Hampshire election miscount

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Auditors concluded that miscounts in a New Hampshire election were primarily caused by the way ballots were folded, according to a report released Tuesday. ...

Activists sue federal agency over voting system guidelines

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The first new federal technology standards for voting equipment in 15 years should be scrapped because language that would have banned the devices from...

Trial to begin for suspended Georgia insurance commissioner

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ATLANTA — More than two years after he was accused of defrauding his former employer of more than $2 million and indicted on federal...

Pro-EU party in Moldova wins clear majority in election

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CHISINAU, Moldova — A pro-reform party seeking closer ties for Moldova with the European Union has won a clear majority in the parliamentary election,...

No clear winner in Bulgaria’s general elections

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SOFIA, Bulgaria — Bulgaria’s early election ended without a clear winner, the central electoral commission said on Monday with 95 % of the ballots...

Cunningham announcing plan to legalize marijuana in SC

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MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — Joe Cunningham — the former one-term Democratic congressman now running to unseat South Carolina Republican Gov. Henry McMaster — is...