WNEW Election Watch 2012
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.
Consistency is the theme in D.C. after voter ballots returned Holmes Norton, Barry and Mendelson to office.
Voters have approved an amendment to the Virginia Constitution limiting government’s ability to take private property through eminent domain.
Democrat John Delaney has defeated Republican congressman Roscoe Bartlett in Maryland’s westernmost House district.
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.
Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin has won re-election to the U.S. Senate, defeating a Republican and a well-financed independent.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is expected to begin receiving regular intelligence briefings from the Obama administration in the coming days.
In a largely symbolic vote, the Republican-led House voted 244-185 to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care law.
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.