Elections

  • There’s Only One Candidate People Actually Like – and It’s Not Trump or Clinton

    The only one of the declared presidential candidates that Americans have positive feelings for overall isn’t a frontrunner and has never held public office before. According to a poll released Thursday by Public Policy Polling, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson is the sole presidential candidate…

    The Fiscal Times
  • Maine Voters Hope To Restore Their Revolutionary Election System

    WASHINGTON -- In 1996, Maine became the first state to enact a public financing system for statewide elections, inspiring other places, including Arizona, Connecticut and New York City, to follow suit. This year, Maine hopes to blaze a trail again by becoming the first state to fix the heavy damage…

    Huffington Post
  • Denver officials to discuss possible pot use in clubs, bars

    Supporters of a proposed Denver ballot initiative to allow some marijuana use in clubs, bars and hotels are pulling the measure while they negotiate with city officials. City officials promised to work ...

    Associated Press
  • Portugal political risk rises with election race in dead heat

    By Axel Bugge LISBON (Reuters) - Uncertainty surrounding Portugal's general election rose on Friday as the first poll after the summer break showed the tightest race to date with no clear winner, raising the chances of political logjam after the Oct. 4 vote. The poll showed the difference between…

    Reuters
  • In Colorado, Smoking Pot Legally Is Harder Than You Might Think

    Although Colorado was one of the first states to legalize recreational marijuana, the state is still struggling with laws that prevent people from smoking it in public places. However, as marijuana tourism ...

    Benzinga
  • Bob Dole jokes he's running for president in 2016

    The former senator and frequent presidential candidate spoke at a V-J Day event

    CBS News
  • In Backing Kim Davis, Cruz & Co. Betray the Rule of Law

    "We must ... never surrender to judicial tyranny." -- Mike Huckabee"it's absurd to put someone in jail for exercising their religious liberty." -- Rand Paul"Today, judicial lawlessness crossed into judicial tyranny." -- Ted CruzKim Davis may be deluded, shrewd, or both. Whatever her motives, the…

    Huffington Post
  • Trump says Iran deal struck by 'totally incompetent people'

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says that if elected he would work to improve the "horrible" international agreement with Iran to rein in that country's nuclear arms program.

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  • Guatemala swears in new president amid corruption storm

    Guatemala's Congress swore in former judge Alejandro Maldonado as president Thursday as his disgraced predecessor appeared in court over corruption allegations hours after resigning in the face of unprecedented protests. Maldonado, a 79-year-old conservative who only became vice president in May,…

    AFP
  • Rand Paul's presidential app is no joke

    Imagine an app with which you can vote on the bills in the Senate in real time. Today Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) released an app promoting his bid for the presidential nomination of the GOP, and it includes all of the filler you'd expect. A calendar lists Paul's public events, a meme generator helps…

    The Verge
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    Hillary Clinton and the Email Scandal

    Democratic candidate's campaign seems to be suffering amid scrutiny over emails.

    ABC News Videos
  • Stephen Colbert Mocks Jeb Bush Plan To Run Campaign Contest Off ‘Late Show’ Debut

    UPDATED with Jeb Bush response: The GOP candidate took to Twitter tonight to make the best of the dressing down Stephen Colbert gave him for not checking with Colbert first before launching a contest to raise money off his first night hosting The Late Show: . @StephenAtHome I'm in. See you…

    Deadline
  • Kanye West's Early Presidential Polling Numbers Not Looking Great

    Sad as it makes us to say it, the Kanye West 2020 presidential campaign is off to an incredibly slow start, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll.Half of those polled by YouGov this week said they have a “strongly unfavorable” opinion of the noted fresh juice advocate. Only 13 percent said they…

    Huffington Post
  • Greek conservatives pull ahead of leftist Syriza: opinion poll

    Greece's conservative New Democracy party has taken a tiny lead among voters over leftist Syriza ahead of the Sept. 20 election, a new opinion poll published on Friday showed. New Democracy has rapidly closed the gap with Syriza in recent days, and the Metron Analysis poll on Friday was the second…

    Reuters
  • Joe Biden Jokes About 2016 Speculation

    WASHINGTON -- Joe Biden flew to Miami, Florida, on Wednesday to deliver a speech on higher education and income inequality. But as he began his prepared remarks at Miami Dade College, the vice president couldn't help but slyly comment on the intense speculation over his possible candidacy in the…

    Huffington Post
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  • Donald Trump: I have agreed to sign GOP pledge

    "I will be totally pledging my allegiance to the Republican Party and the conservative principles for which it stands," Trump said.

    CNBC
  • Rupert Murdoch urges snap poll in Australia

    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has urged "snap" elections in Australia, describing the country as "almost ungovernable" due to the make-up of the Senate. Murdoch said conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott remained by far the best choice of leader and criticised the centre-left opposition Labor Party…

    AFP