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4:37 pm
Thu June 25, 2015

Univision Cancels Miss USA Over Donald Trump's Mexico Comments

Originally published on Thu June 25, 2015 7:17 pm

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Politics
4:37 pm
Thu June 25, 2015

Conservative Kansas Legislature Turns Heads With Huge Tax Hike

Originally published on Thu June 25, 2015 5:18 pm

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7:17 pm
Wed June 24, 2015

Texas Abortion Curbs Go Into Effect Soon, Unless Supreme Court Acts

On July 9, 2013, opponents and supporters of a bill to put restrictions on abortion hold signs near a news conference outside the Texas Capitol in Austin. The bill was passed, but has been battled in the courts for two years; now, the law is set to go into effect July 1.
Eric Gay AP

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 8:01 pm

At the hands of the Texas Legislature, the last four years have been long for supporters of abortion rights.

The next blow lands on July 1, when a new law will go into effect in Texas and drastically reduce access to abortion services — likely leaving just nine clinics that perform abortions open in the entire state.

The controversial law, passed in 2013, requires clinics to meet tougher building standards and doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

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5:51 pm
Wed June 24, 2015

Strength Of Governors In Presidential Races Takes A Dip In 2016

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 8:27 pm

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5:51 pm
Wed June 24, 2015

Changing Demographics Influenced Shift In Southern Political Landscape

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 8:01 pm

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