Due to a bizarre quirk in New York's constitution, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) could win a landslide popular vote victory this fall -- and yet still wind up having to give up the governor's mansion to a candidate that the majority of his state's voters did not want as their governor.
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America's railroads -- and with them, its economy -- nearly ground to a halt in 1894 because one of the wealthiest men in American history decided to grow his own fortune on the backs of hungry workers.
Judge Yeakel produced a penetrating opinion that tears away the justification abortion opponents have offered to justify laws that exist for one and only one purpose -- to take away women's ability to choose to have an abortion.