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US Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Cases

Supreme Court Rejects Same-Sex Marriage Cases, Now Legal in 11 More States

The denial lets decisions from three federal appeals courts take effect, legalizing same sex marriage in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin and making appeals likely to follow in Colorado, Kansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming, as they share the same appellate court.
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Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart Says Obama Cares About Immigration Reform Temporarily, 'Broke His Word' [Video]

Despite President Barack Obama's promise to enact immigration reform before the end of 2014, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart says change isn't likely to happen until the beginning of 2015.
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Rock the Vote Expands Latino Voter Registration Outreach with New Partnership for Latino-Dense States

The midterm elections traditionally do not have the same popular voter turnout as the presidential election cycle, but national voter and media organizations are attempting to improve voting figures, particularly among Latinos and millennials.
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected hearing cases on gay marriage in its next term, which starts Monday.

Supreme Court Rejects Appeals on Marriage Equality

Seven appeals on same-sex marriage bans are pending
Dilma Rousseff

Brazilian Election Day: Incumbent President Dilma Rousseff Heads into Election Day Ahead of the Polls but for How Long?

Brazilian incumbent president Dilma Rousseff heads into election day ahead of the polls but for how long?
Ben Affleck

'Real Time with Bill Maher': Ben Affleck and Bill Maher Clash over Islam

Ben Affleck and Bill Maher got into a heated debate over Islam
Marina Silva

Marina Silva, Brazilian Presidential Hopeful: Her Poll Numbers Are Down and 'Avengers' Mark Ruffalo Withdraws His Support

Can Marina Silva make a quick comeback in the 2014 Brazil presidential elections? Mark Ruffalo is not supporting Silva because of her anti-gay ideals.
Fed-up Bulgarian Voters May Fail to End Political Deadlock

Fed-up Bulgarian Voters May Fail to End Political Deadlock

Bulgarian voters fed up with political deadlock may end up with another shaky coalition after a snap election on Sunday, leaving the European Union's poorest member struggling to resolve a banking crisis and revive growth.
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Man Pretending to Be Congress Member Slips Pass Secret Service at an Event With Obama

There are reports that an imposter managed to swindle his way backstage at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation awards dinner, where President Barack Obama delivered a speech.
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Allegations of Immigrants Being Sexually Assaulted Leveled Against Texas Detainee Guards

Central American women often running away from sexual violence in their home countries claim women are being sexually assaulted by guards at a Texas detention center, according to a civil rights group.
Joe Biden

Joe Biden: Being Vice President is a 'B---h' [Video]

Known for his colorful candor and word choice, Vice President Joe Biden recently told a college student that the position of VP can be a real "b---h."
John Boehner

House Speaker John Boehner on Latest Unemployment Rate: Democrats Trying to Convince 'Things Are Great'

The overall U.S. unemployment rate fell to its lowest levels in six years, but Republicans are not celebrating the achievement.
Mitt Romney May Run in 2016

Mitt Romney 2016 Presidential Chances: Will the Former Republican Nominee Run Again?

Mitt Romney's latest interview he does not turn down the possibility that he may run in 2016; however, other GOP members do not believe he will run.
Immigration Reform and the Republican Party

Immigration Reform News 2014: GOP Leaders Speak About Broken Immigration System

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus on Thursday urged his party to step past criticism of President Barack Obama's delay on Immigration Reform
Australia announced on Friday that it would be sending six fighter jets to launch airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq.

Australia Joins War Against Islamic State

Officials announce they are sending fighter jets to help the fight
New Poll: Support For Obama Among Latino Millenial Voters Dropping; 'Definite' Millennials Voters Prefer Republican-Controlled Congress

North Carolina Voting Laws Changed: Federal Court of Appeals Reverse Provisions Allegedly Discriminating Low Income Voters

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed two provisions of North Carolina's 2013 voting law that law groups claimed were restrictive against minorities.
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Presidential Elections 2016: Sen. Marco Rubio 'Not Quite Ready' to be President, Says Fellow GOP Senator

Immigration reform could factor the potential presidential run for Sen. Marco Rubio, R-FL, but his recent stance on the issue has soured the view of a fellow Republican senator.
Barack Obama

Immigration Reform Executive Action Between Midterm Elections and End of 2014, Obama Tells Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

President Barack Obama confronted the immigration system and plans for executive action to Latino attendees at the annual Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Gala on Thursday.
As Midterms Loom, Obama Shifts Spotlight to Economy

As Midterms Loom, Obama Shifts Spotlight to Economy

President Barack Obama tried on Thursday to turn the spotlight on the economy, the issue U.S. voters care about most ahead of November midterm elections, making the case that his policies have steered the country away from the brink of collapse and laid a foundation for growth.

Election 2014 Polls: Voters' Number One Concern Going Into Midterm Elections Surprises Pollsters

An AP-GfX poll asked voters as they head into the mid-term elections what was their main concern from a list to include terrorism, healthcare, social issues, immigration or the economy.
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