WNEW Election Watch 2012

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Md. Voters Approve State’s Version of Dream Act

Voters on Tuesday approved allowing illegal immigrants who meet certain criteria to pay in-state tuition at public colleges, making Maryland the first state in the nation to pass by popular vote a version of the Dream Act.


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D.C. Roundup: Brown Unseated by Grosso

Consistency is the theme in D.C. after voter ballots returned Holmes Norton, Barry and Mendelson to office.


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Va. OKs Constitutional Limits On Eminent Domain

Voters have approved an amendment to the Virginia Constitution limiting government’s ability to take private property through eminent domain.


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Eleven-Term Bartlett Defeated by Delaney in Md. 6th District

Democrat John Delaney has defeated Republican congressman Roscoe Bartlett in Maryland’s westernmost House district.


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After 90-Minute Delay, Va. BOE Resumes Reporting Results

The tallying of votes in Virginia was suspended for an hour and a half as lines wrapped around buildings after the polls closed at 7 p.m.


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Cardin Wins Re-Election; Other Maryland Results

Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin has won re-election to the U.S. Senate, defeating a Republican and a well-financed independent.


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Mitt Romney to Begin Receiving Intelligence Briefings

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is expected to begin receiving regular intelligence briefings from the Obama administration in the coming days.


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Republican House Votes To Repeal Obama’s Health Care Law

In a largely symbolic vote, the Republican-led House voted 244-185 to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care law.


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GOP Superdelegates: It’s Over, Mitt Romney Is Nominee

That’s the growing consensus among Republican National Committee members who will automatically attend the party’s national convention this summer and can support any candidate they choose.