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California votes today, with control of Congress in play

California votes today, with control of Congress in playFor the next 24 hours, California will be the center of the political universe — with repercussions that will almost certainly reshape this fall’s high-stakes midterm elections. Here’s everything you need to know about Tuesday’s key Golden State primaries.


Picking winners: National Democrats try to winnow the primary field, and not ...

Picking winners: National Democrats try to winnow the primary field, and not everyone is pleasedAhead of California’s nonpartisan primaries, the national Democratic Party is trying to winnow the field of contenders to avoid splitting the progressive vote. It’s a sound strategy, but the candidates pressured to drop out aren’t happy about it.


Amid the devastation left by ISIS, Iraqis vote, hoping for a better future

Amid the devastation left by ISIS, Iraqis vote, hoping for a better futureWhile Americans have been looking the other way, Iraqis are preparing to vote for Parliament, even in devastated areas like Mosul. In an optimistic sign for democracy, for the first time the parties aren’t divided strictly by religion.


Voting twice in Russia

Voting twice in Russia17 people were photographed by Reuters apparently casting ballots at more than one polling station Sunday during Russia’s presidential election in the town of Ust-Djeguta, southern Russia.Many appeared to be state employees, and some showed up in groups and in mini buses bearing the names of state-provided services.Here are a few.


Voters flood the polls for Catalonia's parliamentary elections

Voters flood the polls for Catalonia's parliamentary electionsPro-independence parties may keep their absolute majority in Catalonia’s regional parliament, an exit poll suggested after elections on Thursday, potentially prolonging Spain’s worst political crisis in decades. No official results have yet been published and it was unclear if final results would match the poll, published by La Vanguardia newspaper as voting stations closed. If confirmed, the...

A state in bondage to its past confronts a difficult choice for Senate

A state in bondage to its past confronts a difficult choice for SenateIn Alabama, religion brings people together — but blacks and whites still see the controversial Senate race through very different eyes.


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