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Virginia students to attempt electoral redistricting

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Every 10 years, Virginia lawmakers redraw the House and Senate districts of the General Assembly and the congressional electoral districts to reflect changes in population growth. The state’s partisan redistricting process has long drawn complaints that it ...

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GOP hopefuls trip, explain in early 2012 jockeying

WASHINGTON — This month’s early, under-the-radar campaigning by potential Republican challengers to President Barack Obama is a reminder of something too easily forgotten: Running for president is harder than it looks, and Obama ultimately will stand against a flesh-and-blood nominee ...

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In Congress, a harder line on illegal immigrants

WASHINGTON — The end of the year means a turnover of House control from Democratic to Republican and, with it, Congress’ approach to immigration. In a matter of weeks, Congress will go from trying to help young, illegal immigrants become ...

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Top 5: ‘This whole case was a tragedy of cataclysmic dimension’

Brendan Kearney’s story on the Baltimore County music teacher wrongfully arrested on child sexual abuse charges dominated last week’s list of the most-read stories by The Daily Record’s legal team. 1. Settlement terms revealed in wrongful arrest case On the ...

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C. Fraser Smith: Obama in the briar patch

Have Republicans thrown President Barack Obama into the briar patch? Have they done just what he wanted them to do — make it possible to give the economy the stimulus it would not get in the new, deficit-preoccupied Congress? He’s ...

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Tax package heads toward high stakes vote in House

WASHINGTON — A massive tax package that would save millions of Americans thousands of dollars in higher taxes is headed for a vote in the House Thursday even as rebellious Democrats complain it is too generous to the wealthy. House ...

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