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In the Republican Party's developing effort to put on a new face after November's presidential defeat, the latest gesture is trotting out freshman Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida to deliver the GOP response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union...
My political prediction for 2012: Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton versus Mitt Romney and Marco Rubio. Joe Biden has been a good and energetic vice president, but President Obama will need to stir the passions of the Democratic base, and Mr. Biden won'...
Sun National StaffWhat began as one family's bitter split over painful end-of-life decisions and grew into an unprecedented political battle that reached Congress, the White House and the Vatican ended yesterday with the death of Terri Schiavo at a hospice in central...
Sun ReporterVice President Al Gore filed a brief with the Florida Supreme Court yesterday, asking it to overturn a judicial ruling that threw out his election challenge and to order an immediate manual recount of contested ballots that he believes will bring him...
Sun ReporterWith the presidency at stake, the Supreme Court will assemble today to seek a constitutional formula for ending the conflict over the last unsettled electoral votes - Florida's decisive 25. The nine justices, returning to their courtroom for the second...
Tags: History, Local Elections, Regional Elections, Elections, Al Gore
Sun ReporterFor Kirk Bloodsworth and his family, it was pure relief Friday when prosecutors announced a new suspect in the 1984 rape and murder of 9-year-old Dawn Hamilton. But amid the hugs and congratulatory phone calls, and the joy that suspicions about...
Tags: Baltimore County, Maryland, Sex Crimes, Prisons, Death
Sun ReporterThe U.S. Supreme Court, its deep division on full public display, stopped the vote counting in Florida yesterday and set the stage for a ruling that could make George W. Bush the next president. By a vote of 5-4, the court blocked a 22-hour-old ruling by...
Sun ReportersJust when it seemed Vice President Al Gore was gasping his last in a marathon struggle for the White House, the Florida Supreme Court gave him a shot of oxygen, ordering the manual recount of more than 40,000 contested Florida ballots that he hopes will...
The Orlando SentinelPINELLAS PARK, Fla. - Shortly before 2 p.m. yesterday, a chaplain, a doctor and other health care workers prayed in Terri Schiavo's room, gave her Holy Communion through her feeding tube and then tearfully disconnected the life support that has kept her...
Sun ReporterThe Supreme Court, splitting 5-4 and risking its reputation for staying above politics, appeared to end the disputed presidential election by ruling last night for Gov. George W. Bush of Texas. The five justices in the majority -- the same five who had...
Sun ReporterIn a wide-ranging inquiry into the legal side of the presidential election dispute, the Supreme Court took turns yesterday denouncing and defending a Florida court ruling that prolonged the feud. After a 90-minute hearing, before an audience peopled with...
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