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For first time, unmarried households reign in U.S. Posted 10/15/2006 6:29 PM ET WASHINGTON — It is by no means dead, but for the first time, a survey has shown that traditional marriage has ceased to be the preferred living arrangement in the majority of U.S. households. The...
Scalia Debates Law, Liberties With ACLU Chief In a televised session, the Supreme Court justice defends his views before a liberal crowd of 1,500. By David G. Savage, Times Staff Writer October 16, 2006 WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia went before 1,500 members...
Hollywood’s Democrats Watch and Wait, Cautiously By ALLISON HOPE WEINER Published: October 16, 2006 LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15 — At last week’s fund-raiser celebrating the 25th anniversary of People for the American Way, one of the core liberal groups in Hollywood, the comedian and...
Candidates talk tough on sex crimes 4 in governor's race back 25-year minimums for assaults on children 05:50 AM CDT on Monday, October 16, 2006 By DIANE JENNINGS / The Dallas Morning News In appealing for votes, Texas candidates are pushing to get tough on violent sex offenders...
Texas No. 1 in legislators-turned-lobbyists They relish pay, staying in politics, but critics say system open to abuse 11:27 PM CDT on Thursday, October 12, 2006 By KAREN BROOKS / The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN – Lawmakers regularly leave office to pound the pavement as...
Gambling interests stake out Texas Big donors with different goals spending millions on governor's race By R.G. RATCLIFFE and LISA SANDBERG Copyright 2006 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — Candidates for Texas governor have received more than $2 million from gambling...
Costs billed after DeLay indicted Records show bulk of Travis DA's expenses for 3-year case turned in after September 2005 By MICHAEL HEDGES Copyright 2006 Houston Chronicle AUSTIN — Weeks before Texas Republican Tom DeLay resigned from Congress, five of Travis County District...
Law students at UT chided for having a 'ghetto' party By ARMANDO VILLAFRANCA Copyright 2006 Houston Chronicle A group of first-year law students at the University of Texas at Austin has been chided by the dean for participating in a "Ghetto Fabulous"-themed costume party and...
Kinky didn't get invitation to NAACP event He's only major candidate who won't speak at group's summit 11:24 PM CDT on Wednesday, October 11, 2006 Associated Press AUSTIN – Kinky Friedman, whose racially charged comments have infuriated minority groups, is the only major...