Elections

  • Italy Elects Sicilian Judge As President

    ROME (AP) — Italian lawmakers elected Sergio Mattarella, a Constitutional Court justice widely considered to be above the political fray, as the nation's new president on the third day of voting Saturday.Mattarella's election as head of state was clinched when he amassed 505 votes — a simple…

    Huffington Post
  • How Newlyweds Can Better Manage Their Money

    The Allstate Blog offers everyday peace of mind through tips and education about safety, preparedness, maintenance and more.

    AdChoicesAllstateSponsored
  • Life after Mitt: What does the GOP do now?: Kudlow

    Here's what the GOP needs to do now that Mitt Romney has dropped out of the 2016 race, says Larry Kudlow.

    CNBC
  • Tens of thousand rally for Spain's Podemos before elections

    Tens of thousands marched in Madrid on Saturday in the biggest show of support yet for anti-austerity party Podemos, whose surging popularity and policies have drawn comparisons with Greece's new Syriza rulers. Podemos ("We Can") was formed just a year ago, but produced a major shock by winning…

    Reuters
  • New Greek PM Supports Palestinian Rights

    The results of the snap elections in Greece, which propelled the leftist Syriza Party to power this week, sent shockwaves to many world capitals.Alexis Tsipras, the new prime minister, has vowed to fulfill his electoral promises, including reversing the harsh austerity plans that Europe has imposed…

    Huffington Post
  • Rand Paul Is Turning Out to Be 2016's Troller-in-Chief

    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, may be mulling a bid to be the next commander-in-chief in 2016, but he may already have earned himself the informal title of troller-in-chief.

    ABC News
  • Capital Journal: The GOP and 2016

    The Republican Party has jumped quickly into the race for the presidency in 2016 as all the potential candidates jump behind Jeb Bush declaring their intent to run. WSJ's Patrick O'Connor explains. Photo: ...

    MarketWatch
  • Nancy Pelosi Refuses To Joke About Mitt Romney

    Nancy Pelosi was asked what she thought about Romney's decision not to run in the 2016 election.

    NowThis
  • Upgrade to Windows 7 for Much Less

    Compare the latest prices and save big on the edition of Windows 7 you want. We make performance affordable!

    AdChoicesComputerlaneSponsored
  • Mitch McConnell's Misguided Coal Crusade

    Flush from victory last November, Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell threw down the gauntlet. "What the administration has done to the coal industry is a true outrage," he said, referring to the loss of mining jobs in his home state of Kentucky. President Obama, he continued, is conducting "a war on…

    Huffington Post
  • Will RFS play big role in 2016 presidential elections?

    With the 2016 US presidential election already getting rolling, the debate over the Renewable Fuel Standard could play role in farming-intense states. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, a supporter of the mandate, thinks candidates who don't support the RFS could be at a disadvantage there for the very…

    Autoblog
  • Mitt Romney To Update Supporters On Plans For 2016 Campaign

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After a three-week flirtation with a new campaign for the White House, Mitt Romney announced Friday that he will not seek the presidency in 2016."After putting considerable thought into making another run for president, I've decided it is best to give other leaders in the party…

    Huffington Post
  • What does Romney dropping out mean for GOP field?

    Former presidential candidate will not run in 2016

    FOX News Videos
  • Lindsey Graham Explores 2016 GOP Presidential Run

    WASHINGTON (AP) — South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham on Thursday said he has set up a committee to explore running for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016, portraying himself as a proven winner and a conservative willing to work with Democrats.Graham told reporters that the committee, called,…

    Huffington Post
  • Far-Right Leader Leads French Presidential Poll

    The leader of France's far-right National Front party came out on top in a new poll on potential 2017 presidential candidates. The survey, published in Marianne on Thursday, pitted Marine Le Pen against French President Francois Hollande, former President Nicolas Sarkozy and other potential…

    Huffington Post
  • How these two women guided the Keystone bill through a divided Senate

    In a rare moment for the US Senate, the two lawmakers who had just spent three weeks steering the Keystone pipeline bill through choppy waters were chatting amiably on the floor during the final vote. Senators can remember only a handful of times when two women have acted as “floor managers” of…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Israel issues tenders for new settler homes ahead of election

    Israel published tenders on Friday for the construction of 450 new housing units in occupied Palestinian territory, a move that critics denounced as a political gesture ahead of a March general election. Ariel Rosenberg, spokesman for Israel's Housing Ministry, said the government was simply…

    Reuters
  • Nigeria's Time of Uncertainty

    With the presidential election looming on February 14, Nigeria is at a crossroads. The outcome of the election will have serious implications both for the country itself and for how it is viewed around the world. This election is taking place at a very difficult time, when after almost 14 years of…

    Huffington Post
  • Need Melamine Plates?

    Trust the Pro to save you money! We've got fantastic deals on a huge selection of melamine plates right here.

    AdChoicesHome Garden ProSponsored
  • Romney Wire: Everyman Mitt Romney Might Sell His Car-Elevator Mansion

    Mitt Romney's former home in La Jolla, California, which he tore down to construct a mansion three times as big, with a now-infamous car elevator. After his presidential hopes were dashed in 2012, Mitt Romney did what any self-respecting man...

    Curbed