A 142-year-old Louisiana law that created a cumbersome process for naturalized citizens to provide proof they are citizens has been repealed. The next step? Voter advocates say they want to be sure changes are made at registrar offices.
Mexico holds mid-term elections on June 5, and more independent candidates are on the ballots. Pedro Kumamoto pioneered this political shift, defeating candidates from entrenched parties and raising small donations given by people fed up with politics as usual.
Monday's legislative elections in Pakistan are critical to the country's future, but voter turnout may still be low because not only is there the threat of violence, but as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports
The ruling party of Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has admitted defeat in the country's parliamentary elections and now, the country's next government is likely to be run by a coalition of opposition parties
President Pervez Musharraf's party was the big loser in Monday's parliamentary election, and now the two main opposition parties are calling for him to step down, but Musharraf says he has no plans to do so
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Anatol Lieven a teacher of War Studies at King's College in London; Lieven is working on a book about Pakistan, and he explores US policy options in dealing with a new Pakistani government.