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  • Six of 11 counties reject secession in blow to Colorado effort

    Six of 11 counties reject secession in blow to Colorado effort
    Voters in a half-dozen counties in rural Colorado have rejected a call to break away and create a new state, dealing a serious setback to an effort that always seemed a long shot. Residents of 11 Republican-leaning counties cast ballots in an advisory...
  • Houston voters skip nostalgia, reject measure to save Astrodome

    Houston voters skip nostalgia, reject measure to save Astrodome
    HOUSTON -- The Astrodome, once lauded as the "Eighth Wonder of the World," may soon be a landmark of the past. About 53% of voters Tuesday rejected a ballot measure that would have paid to renovate the country’s first air-conditioned domed...
  • Moderates win the day in off-year election

    Moderates win the day in off-year election
    Republican Gov. Chris Christie rolled to easy reelection Tuesday in New Jersey, setting up an expected 2016 presidential bid, while former national Democratic Party Chairman Terry McAuliffe squeezed past his tea party Republican opponent to seize the...
  • Pennsylvania case a chilling one for death-with-dignity advocates

    Pennsylvania case a chilling one for death-with-dignity advocates
    I keep waiting for the news that prosecutors in Pennsylvania have come to their senses and dropped criminal charges against Barbara Mancini. But so far, that hasn't happened, which means the Philadelphia resident, an emergency room nurse, may soon be on...
  • Bill de Blasio wins New York mayoral election

    Bill de Blasio wins New York mayoral election
    NEW YORK – With violent crime at historic lows but rents and homelessness at record highs, New Yorkers elected Democrat Bill de Blasio as their next mayor Tuesday after embracing his vow to bridge the gap between rich and poor and to end police...
  • Gov. Chris Christie wins reelection in New Jersey

    Gov. Chris Christie wins reelection in New Jersey
    HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Republican Gov. Chris Christie romped to an easy reelection in this blue-leaning state Tuesday, according to Associated Press projections, appealing to voters across ideologies after a race that set him up for a potential presidential...
  • In tight race, Virginia elects Democrat McAuliffe as governor

    In tight race, Virginia elects Democrat McAuliffe as governor
    HERNDON, Va. – Democrats took the governor’s office in Virginia late Tuesday, as longtime party insider Terry McAuliffe outpaced his socially conservative rival in an election that raged with national arguments about the federal government...
  • L.A. council members want statewide measure for quake safety funding

    L.A. council members want statewide measure for quake safety funding
    Two Los Angeles City Council members are calling for their colleagues to back a statewide ballot measure that provides funding to cities for "earthquake safety improvements," including helping property owners strengthen potentially dangerous buildings...
  • New Jersey voters expected to show strong support for Christie

    New Jersey voters expected to show strong support for Christie
    HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Voters were heading to the polls in New Jersey on Tuesday, where incumbent Gov.  Chris Christie  is expected to win in a landslide victory, an outcome some see as a step toward a presidential campaign in 2016. A poll released this...
  • Demographics pose hurdle for GOP Virginia governor hopeful Cuccinelli

    Demographics pose hurdle for GOP Virginia governor hopeful Cuccinelli
    HERNDON, Va. -- Some of the old-timers who came out to vote Tuesday in this suburb near Dulles International Airport can remember a time when a social conservative like the state GOP’s gubernatorial nominee would have dominated election returns...
  • Policing, taxes at issue as New Yorkers choose a new mayor

    NEW YORK -- New York City’s mayoral campaign drew to a close Tuesday as voters began choosing between two main candidates who portrayed themselves as far different from outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg, but who each offered starkly opposing views on...