Elections

  • Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick Launches Senate Bid to Unseat John McCain

    As popular Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain seeks a sixth term in the U.S. Senate, a potential Democratic opponent today emerged after Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, a three-term lawmaker from Flagstaff, entered the race. "In Arizona we tell it straight, so let’s get right to it,” Kirkpatrick said in a…

    ABC News
  • From Evolution to Revolution: A New Campaign

    The 2016 presidential campaign has already begun in earnest, and I have been thinking there are three strategic approaches that the campaigns have a choice in making. And while each one has its benefits and risks, only one has the chance of really moving us forward as a country to a new and better…

    Huffington Post
  • First count shows Bouterse party gets majority in Suriname

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname (AP) — The party of former military dictator Desi Bouterse obtained the majority of Parliament seats in the South American country of Suriname, according to preliminary results released Tuesday.

    Associated Press
  • Spain's ruling parties punished in the polls

    Spanish stocks fell over 2 percent on Monday amid political uncertainty after local elections that analysts say usher in a new "era" for the country.

    CNBC
  • Bloomberg for President? Today There Was a Telling Tweet

    Who is the only person who could nail the Democratic nomination for president if Hillary Rodham Clinton falters? According to USA Today columnist Michael Wolff , it’s not declared candidate Sen. Bernie ...

    The Fiscal Times
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    Ed Henry on covering Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign

    FNC’s Ed Henry on covering Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.

    Fox Business Videos
  • UN, EU, Africa urge dialogue in Burundi after politician's killing

    By Clement Manirabarusha BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - The United Nations, the European Union and African nations urged Burundi's government and the opposition on Sunday not to let violence derail dialogue, after an opposition politician was shot dead and some groups said they were boycotting talks. U.N.…

    Reuters
  • Carly Fiorina says the Chinese ‘don’t innovate’

    The presidential hopeful explained 'that is why they are stealing our intellectual property'.

    Fortune
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  • US Sen. Thad Cochran marries longtime aide, his office says

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran — the Mississippi Republican whose 2014 primary campaign drew national attention over an aspiring blogger's photos of his bedridden wife — has married his longtime aide, his office said Monday.

    Associated Press
  • Catalonia separatists pin hopes on September vote after setback

    By Sarah White MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan leaders said on Tuesday they would press ahead with regional elections in September meant as a proxy vote on independence from Spain, despite separatist parties losing in Barcelona's town hall election. A leftist coalition led by social activist Ada Colau…

    Reuters
  • Suriname elects strongman's party: partial results

    Suriname has given President Desi Bouterse's party an absolute majority in parliament, according to partial election results Tuesday, consolidating the ex-dictator and convicted drug trafficker's grip on power. Voters gave Bouterse's National Democratic Party (NDP) 27 seats in the 51-member…

    AFP
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    Major losses for Spain's ruling party in local elections

    Anti-austerity parties celebrate as Spain's ruling party suffers worst local election results in 20 years. Julie Noce reports.

    Reuters Videos
  • Scott Walker Suggests He May Skip Florida Primary

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) suggested Tuesday that, if he decides to run for president, his campaign would sit out the Florida Republican presidential primary and let the Sunshine State's two native sons -- Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio -- duke it out in the expensive political market."If we get in…

    Huffington Post
  • Hillary Clinton enters swag primary with pantsuit T-shirt

    There's a Hillary hoodie, a "future voter" onesie for the Charlotte generation, and even a pillow stitched with the words "A woman's place is in the White House." The latter slogan is a throwback to 2008. One of President Barack Obama's great successes during that campaign was turning the old free…

    Vox.com
  • C. Africa pleads for aid to hold elections

    The interim president of the Central African Republic, Catherine Samba Panza, urged rich donor countries Tuesday to deliver on aid promised to her war ravaged nation, including funds to pay for elections later this year. "I reaffirm my determination to organise democratic and credible elections...…

    AFP
  • Unpopular but defiant, Myanmar ruling party unfazed about poll prospects

    By Andrew R.C. Marshall NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Myanmar's ruling party is led by former members of a military junta, evolved from an organisation that democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi once compared to a Nazi militia, and took office through electoral fraud. This dubious history doesn't seem to faze…

    Reuters
  • Spanish voters push parties to form coalitions: analysts

    By voting in local elections for upstart parties that vow to fight corruption and an economic downturn, Spanish voters will force their politicians to learn to form coalitions, analysts say. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's conservative Popular Party suffered huge losses in Sunday's regional and…

    AFP