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Michigan Republicans following Wisconsin's lead in curbing Democrats' power

06 Dec 2018

A day after Wisconsin Republicans approved a package of bills intended to restrict the powers of incoming Democratic leaders, Republican lawmakers in Michigan advanced a similar effort despite an outcry from Democrats.

USA Gymnastics, reeling from abuse claims, files for bankruptcy

06 Dec 2018

USA Gymnastics, the sport's governing body, filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, saying that it is staggering under the weight of lawsuits filed by hundreds of women who were sexually abused by former national team doctor Larry Nassar.

Wisconsin Republicans move to undercut incoming Democratic governor

05 Dec 2018

Facing the loss of complete control of state government next month, Wisconsin Republicans passed legislation on Wednesday to weaken the powers of the newly elected Democratic governor and attorney general. | Video

Calls of 'shame' as Wisconsin Republicans aim to curb incoming Democrats' power

05 Dec 2018

MILWAUKEE Protesters chanting "Shame!" disrupted a tree-lighting ceremony and a legislative session at the Wisconsin state capitol on Tuesday as Republican lawmakers moved toward a vote on bills to weaken the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general.

Republican state lawmakers scramble to curb incoming Democrats' power

04 Dec 2018

Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin and Michigan are scrambling to pass last-minute legislation to limit the powers of incoming Democratic officials before their iron grip on state governments is loosened following last month's elections. | Video

Judge strikes down Mississippi ban on abortions after 15 weeks

21 Nov 2018

A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday struck down a Mississippi law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks, ruling that it "unequivocally" violates women's constitutional rights. | Video

U.S. judge strikes down Mississippi ban on abortions after 15 weeks

21 Nov 2018

A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday struck down a Mississippi law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks, ruling that it "unequivocally" violates women's constitutional rights. | Video

REFILE-U.S. judge strikes down Mississippi ban on abortions after 15 weeks

21 Nov 2018

Nov 20 A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday struck down a Mississippi law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks, ruling that it "unequivocally" violates women's constitutional rights.

Trump's baseless voter fraud allegations could hurt U.S. faith in elections

14 Nov 2018

More than a dozen times in the past seven days, President Donald Trump has alleged, contrary to evidence, that the recount of Florida's elections for governor and the U.S. Senate has been marred by fraud.

Recounts, runoffs loom over high-profile elections in Florida, Georgia

09 Nov 2018

High-profile U.S. elections in Georgia, Florida and Arizona remained unresolved on Thursday, two days after the vote, with the prospect of legal challenges, recounts and ballot reviews setting the stage for possible weeks of uncertainty. | Video

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