Unwanted feat for Dems: More votes, fewer seats

For House Democrats, the 2012 election felt like the one in 1996 _ more votes but no majority

Monday - 03/31/2014, 05:14am EDT

Early Mass. Senate district dubbed 1st gerrymander

Mass. Gov. Gerry created salamander-like Senate district in 1812; a 'gerrymander' was born

Monday - 03/31/2014, 05:08am EDT

GOP has a built-in advantage in fight for US House

Gerrymandering, geography give Republicans a built-in advantage in this year's House elections

Monday - 03/31/2014, 05:06am EDT

Some push for changing Md.'s redistricting process

Maryland's congressional redistricting process in 2011 reflected a common theme in many states: There isn't much preventing a political party that controls state government from drawing the state's congressional map to its benefit.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 04:09am EDT

Gerrymandering distorts Virginia's House makeup

Democrats have been dominating major elections in Virginia, but you wouldn't know it from looking at the state's congressional delegation.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 04:08am EDT

Turkey PM has boost in apparent local election win

Turkey's prime minister gets boost in apparent decisive win for party in local elections

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 11:46pm EDT

Egyptians to elect new president in late May

Egyptian election commission sets first round of voting for new president for May 26 and 27

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 09:10pm EDT

Rogers, GOP hawk, quitting Congress for radio show

Rogers, GOP security hawk, announces he'll leave Congress next year to begin radio career

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 09:02pm EDT

GOP challenger is the focus in Colo. Senate race

Democrats aim to define GOP challenger in Colorado Senate race before he can define himself

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 08:44pm EDT

Klitschko backs billionaire for Ukraine presidency

Ukrainian ex-world boxing champ Klitschko backs billionaire ally Poroshenko for president

Sunday - 03/30/2014, 10:18am EDT

Newcomer Andrej Kiska elected Slovak president

Independent newcomer Andrej Kiska wins Slovak presidential election

Saturday - 03/29/2014, 09:26pm EDT

Mayoral race leaves questions on school boundaries

Vince Gray will announce changes in September, but they won't take effect until 2015.

Saturday - 03/29/2014, 02:30pm EDT

Assad preparing to run for president despite war

Syrian president preparing to run for third term despite deadly civil war

Saturday - 03/29/2014, 09:36am EDT

Voter rights groups appeal documentation ruling

Groups appeal order that election agency help Kansas, Arizona enforce proof-of-citizenship law

Friday - 03/28/2014, 08:00pm EDT

Dayton denies telling mother to buy pot on street

Minnesota governor denies suggested mom of sick child to buy marijuana off the street

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:50pm EDT

3 California state senators' legal troubles

3 California state senators and their legal troubles

Friday - 03/28/2014, 06:28pm EDT

Paterno's son drops Pennsylvania election bid

Jay Paterno, son of longtime Penn St. coach, abandons run for Pennsylvania lieutenant governor

Friday - 03/28/2014, 05:50pm EDT

In Turkey's local elections, all eyes on Erdogan

As Turks vote in local elections, all eyes are on Prime Minister Erdogan's next moves

Friday - 03/28/2014, 04:51pm EDT

FBI sting shows San Francisco Chinatown underworld

FBI sting reveals underworld, seamy history of San Francisco's storied Chinatown

Friday - 03/28/2014, 04:41pm EDT

GOP governors back Adelson on online gambling

Wooing Adelson? GOP governors support billionaire patron's opposition to Internet gambling

Friday - 03/28/2014, 03:51pm EDT
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