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Bush wins electoral mandate

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush claimed a re-election mandate Wednesday after a record 59 million Americans chose him over Democrat John Kerry and voted to expand Republican control of Congress as well.


BUSH WINS SECOND TERM, AS KERRY PHONES TO CONCEDE

WASHINGTON -- President Bush won a second term from a divided and anxious nation, his promise of steady, strong wartime leadership trumping John Kerry's fresh-start approach to Iraq and joblessness.


Lawyer: Dartmouth murder suspect will argue insanity defense

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) A teen-ager accused of killing two Dartmouth College professors will use an insanity defense at his trial, his lawyer said in a court filing Friday. Robert Tulloch, 18, of Chelsea, Vt., will argue he suffers from a ''severe mental defect or disease and that his acts were the direct result of the mental defect or disease,'' public defender Richard Guerriero said in the filing. Tulloch's trial is set for April 8 in Grafton County Superior Court. Tulloch and his friend, James Parker, 17, are charged with first-degree murder in the Jan.



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