Elections

  • Sarah Palin Hits Bill O'Reilly For Saying She And Donald Trump Would Make GOP 2016 Race A 'Reality Show'

    Former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin took a hit at Fox News host Bill O'Reilly for suggesting conservatives like herself and billionaire Donald Trump would turn the 2016 Republican primary into a "reality show."Palin argued there needs to be "unity" among…

    Huffington Post
  • Italian presidential vote to test Renzi government's stability

    By Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - The unity of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's party and the strength of his alliance on reforms with opposition rival Silvio Berlusconi will be tested on Thursday with a parliamentary vote to choose a new president. Though historically a largely ceremonial figure, the…

    Reuters
  • FIFA Election 2015: The presidential race that's not a presidential race

    With FIFA president Sepp Blatter, the master of political football, there is never any hope for change.

    FC Yahoo
  • Politics: "Two years ago, Mitt Romney...

    "Two years ago, Mitt Romney didn't think he would run for political office again. And in the aftermath of his bitter defeat in the presidential campaign, he embarked on something of a real estate spree. He simultaneously began building...

    Curbed Boston
  • Dem Donors Plot Campaign Battle Against $889 Million Koch Behemoth

    WASHINGTON -- Reactions from Democrats to news that the billionaire Koch brothers are planning an $889 million blitz for the 2016 election has run the gamut from outright alarm to shoulder shrugs. Various top party officials interviewed by The Huffington Post said they expected outside groups and…

    Huffington Post
  • Indonesian president's advisers urge him to drop police chief pick

    A team of advisers appointed by Indonesian President Joko Widodo urged him on Wednesday to withdraw his nomination for national police chief after the anti-graft agency declared the candidate a suspect in a bribery case. The declaration by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) that Widodo's…

    Reuters
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    After sparring with 2 Chainz, Nancy Grace debates pot with Dr. Drew

    On the heels of her endlessly entertaining debate with rapper 2 Chainz over the legalization of marijuana, Nancy Grace picked up the anti-pot argument on Tuesday with fellow HLN host Dr. Drew.

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  • Israeli center-left alliance looks to unseat Netanyahu

    JERUSALEM (AP) — When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dissolved his unwieldy coalition and called new elections last month, he appeared almost certain to be returned once more to office. But a new center-left alliance has surged past his Likud party in the polls, turning the March 17 contest into…

    Associated Press
  • Poll Shows Democrats Lose Swing Voters Over Amnesty

    Voters will side with the GOP if they fight President Obama’s effort to print work permits for millions of migrant workers, according to a new poll. The large poll shows that 47 percent of the 1,593 respondents approve of Obama’s overall performance — but also shows lopsided opposition to his…

    Wochit
  • Sarah Palin Just Gave A Pro-Hillary Group A Big Boost

    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) has helped raise so much money for a pro-Hillary Clinton super PAC that she qualifies to co-chair the group's national finance council.The group, Ready For Hillary, used comments about Clinton that Palin made over the weekend in Iowa to raise more than $25,000.…

    Huffington Post
  • Politics Today: Jan. 28, 2015

    WSJ's Sara Murray wraps up the day's political news, including who may or may be testing the presidential campaign waters. Photo: AP.

    MarketWatch
  • Romney takes aim at Obama, Clinton in Mississippi

    Mitt Romney hasn't officially declared himself a presidential candidate again, but the 2012 Republican nominee looked and sounded like one during a stop Wednesday in Mississippi, back-slapping at a popular ...

    Associated Press
  • National donors pick winners in state elections

    Two giant D.C.-based players dominated political giving in 2014 state-level elections.

    Center for Public Integrity
  • Top Nevada lawyer joins suit against Obama's immigration relief plan

    Nevada's newly minted Republican attorney general has joined a multi-state lawsuit seeking to block President Barack Obama's order easing the threat of deportation for millions of undocumented immigrants, without the support of the state's moderate governor. Attorney General Adam Laxalt, sworn in…

    Reuters
  • Texas judge denies bid by ex-Governor Perry to drop charges

    By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A Texas judge on Tuesday denied a request from former Governor Rick Perry to throw out felony abuse of power charges filed against the Republican politician seen as a potential candidate for the party in the 2016 presidential race. The decision by Judge…

    Reuters
  • How to defeat Hillary Clinton

    Karl Rove on the three main issues that could be problematic for the possible presidential candidate

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  • Tax law quirk means pot may pay off for Coloradans literally

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado's marijuana experiment was designed to raise revenue for the state and its schools, but a state law may put some of the tax money directly into residents' pockets, causing quite a headache for lawmakers.

    Associated Press
  • Congolese opposition demands clear election timetable

    The Congolese opposition demanded a clear election timetable on Tuesday after the adoption of a controversial law failed to ease fears President Joseph Kabila was trying to extend his term in office. "We are calling on the national election commission to publish without delay a comprehensive and…

    AFP
  • 14 candidates to run against Bashir in Sudan election

    Fourteen candidates have registered to run against Sudan's Omar al-Bashir in a presidential vote in April, the country's electoral commission said on Tuesday. "The electoral commission has received a total of 15 candidacies for the post of the president of the republic," commission head Mokhtar…

    AFP