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Kenya Election Results Declared 'Null and Void'

Nairobi is braced for unrest

(Newser) - Kenya's Supreme Court on Friday nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's election win last month and called for new elections within 60 days, shocking a country that had been braced for further protests by opposition supporters. No Kenya presidential election has ever been nullified. "It's a very historic... More »

Missouri Poised to Scrap All Federal Gun Laws

Democrats will join Republicans to override governor's veto

(Newser) - It looks like Missouri is about to order the federal government to butt out in terms of gun laws. The state legislature appears to have the votes to override the governor's veto of a bill that nullifies all federal gun legislation, reports the New York Times . (The AP talks... More »

GOP Plays With 'Crazy Fire' on State Sovereignty

(Newser) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s stand against the intrusion of federal power on states’ rights is straight from an 1832 playbook, Ed Kilgore writes for the Democratic Strategist. And the argument John C. Calhoun made then is still wrong. Miffed that the GOP is out of power, Kilgore writes, Perry... More »

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