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Voters Decide on Sanctuary City, Airbnb Rentals

Voters in the West took a dim view of taxes, while New Yorkers backed a new way to elect some of their leaders and a New Jersey city cracked down on Airbnb. Tucson voters seemed uninterested in becoming a sanctuary city, and those in Washington weighed whet...

New California Law Expands Same-Day Voter Registration

SACRAMENTO — California will allow voters to register on Election Day at all polling places in 2020. California's voter registration period closes 15 days prior to Election Day. The conditional registration period is anytime between 14 days prior to an elec...
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Opinion: On Oct. 3, Happy Deficit Day

Imagine that the federal government received all the revenue it will receive for the year in a lump sum on Jan. 1, and then proceeded to spend that money at a constant rate. If the federal government’s budget w...
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Debate Offers Harris Chance to Regain Momentum in 2020 Race

LONDONDERRY, N.H. — Seven months after Kamala Harris burst into the race for the Democratic presidential nomination with a flag-draped launch rally and the confidence of a front-runner, the California senator is facing persistent questions about whether she ca...
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Trump’s America: Where Politics Dictate Definition of Racism

ERIE, Pa. — It was the last morning of the workweek, and Scott Bremner, a popular talk-radio host here, found himself — again — in the role of accidental referee on the issue of race. And again, the discussion was inspired by racial provocations from Presid...