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Election building blocs

Politics | In a midterm election with record turnout, subgroups of voters made a big difference
by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/08/18, 04:05 pm

WASHINGTON—Early estimates show Tuesday’s midterm elections saw record voter turnout, but smaller blocs of voters held the biggest sway on outcomes.

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The birthright question

Politics | Can the president end automatic citizenship for everyone born here? Should he?
by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/01/18, 04:31 pm

WASHINGTON—Top scholars and leading politicians waded into a hot debate over birthright citizenship after President Donald Trump indicated that he wants to sign an executive order ending the practice. In a interview with Axios on Monday for HBO, the president said, “It was always told to me that you needed a constitutional amendment. Guess what? You don’t.

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Another storm still rages in Florida

Politics | The contentious gubernatorial race is a microcosm of U.S. politics
by Anne K. Walters
Posted 10/25/18, 04:31 pm

Florida’s gubernatorial candidates have faced a slew of political storms along with a literal hurricane in their closely watched contest to lead the nation’s third largest state.

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