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Minnesota House passes anti-bullying bill

04/09/2014 12:40am
The Minnesota House voted early Wednesday to pass a bill aimed at strengthening the state's anti-bullying law, sending the measure to Gov. Mark Dayton to sign.

DA rejects Hatch Act complaint against assemblyman

04/09/2014 4:31am
Prosecutors in Las Vegas have rejected a complaint alleging that Nevada state Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson violated a ban on federal workers engaging in partisan politics.

Senate Dems' committee outraises GOP rivals

04/09/2014 7:11am
The campaign committee to elect Democrats to the Senate again outraised its Republican counterpart in March.

RNC raises $10m in March

04/09/2014 12:11pm
The Republican National Committee says it raised $10.2 million in March and has more than $12 million in the bank heading toward November's elections.

GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap

04/09/2014 3:01pm
Republicans blocked a Senate bill Wednesday aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women, an election-year ritual that Democrats hope will help spur women to back them in this fall's congressional elections.

Clinton: New voter restrictions are a step back

04/09/2014 8:11pm
Former President Bill Clinton used the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act to criticize efforts in several states to restrict voting, notably photo identification requirements, saying they threaten to roll back half a century of progress.

Gay marriage's win streak to be tested in higher court

04/09/2014 10:31pm
The gay rights movement's winning streak in same-sex marriage lawsuits faces its biggest test yet in Denver where a federal appeals court will weigh whether to give an important victory to gay couples' right to marry or halt their momentum.