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  • 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...
  • Chris Christie faces a minefield of issues on national stage

    Chris Christie faces a minefield of issues on national stage
    Chris Christie seems poised to cruise to a big victory in New Jersey, setting the stage for a potential presidential run in 2016. He’s spent the end of his campaign on a bus tour throughout the state, trying to drum up even more votes and prove that...
  • Democrats outspend GOP in Virginia governor's race

    Democrats outspend GOP in Virginia governor's race
    If there was any doubt that the stakes in Tuesday’s Virginia gubernatorial election extend far beyond Old Dominion’s borders, just look at the campaign funds the major party candidates have raised. Most of it comes from outside the state....
  • High court's refusal to hear Oklahoma appeal is blow to abortion foes

    High court's refusal to hear Oklahoma appeal is blow to abortion foes
    WASHINGTON — The legal push in some Republican-controlled states to restrict abortion rights suffered a setback Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Oklahoma's appeal seeking to reinstate a law that effectively banned the use of...
  • Opponents of new Texas abortion law appeal to Supreme Court

    Opponents of new Texas abortion law appeal to Supreme Court
    HOUSTON -- Planned Parenthood and others opponents of new Texas abortion restrictions have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate an injunction blocking portions of the law concerning doctors’ admitting privileges. The appeal was filed...
  • Supreme Court preserves Oklahoma ruling against abortion-drug limits

    Supreme Court preserves Oklahoma ruling against abortion-drug limits
    WASHINGTON — In a surprise victory for defenders of abortion rights, the Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Oklahoma’s appeal of a state law¬†that would have effectively prevented doctors from prescribing two drugs commonly used to induce...
  • Abortion rights battle in Texas is far from over

    Abortion rights battle in Texas is far from over
    It’s unfortunate that an appellate court judge in Texas on Thursday lifted an injunction against two onerous restrictions in that state's new abortion law. Just days before, a lower court federal judge had ruled those restrictions unconstitutional...
  • Strict Texas abortion law takes effect

    Strict Texas abortion law takes effect
    HOUSTON — A federal appeals court allowed most of Texas' new abortion restrictions to take effect immediately, lifting an injunction Thursday that had suspended much of the law. The decision came three days after U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel...
  • Appeals court lifts injunction on Texas abortion law

    Appeals court lifts injunction on Texas abortion law
    HOUSTON - A three-judge panel of the federal appeals court in New Orleans lifted an injunction Thursday mostly allowing the state’s new abortion restrictions to take effect. The decision came three days after a federal judge in Texas blocked...
  • Federal appeals court could rule soon on Texas abortion law

    Federal appeals court could rule soon on Texas abortion law
    A federal appeals court in New Orleans had yet to rule Wednesday on Texas officials' request for an emergency order allowing a set of new abortion restrictions to take effect in their state as scheduled. On Monday, a federal judge in Texas issued a...
  • Judge rules part of Texas abortion law unconstitutional

    Judge rules part of Texas abortion law unconstitutional
    Some controversial new Texas abortion restrictions are unconstitutional and will not take effect as scheduled Tuesday, a federal judge ruled Monday. "Today's ruling marks an important victory for Texas women and sends a clear message to lawmakers: It is...