Elections

  • Rick Santorum on Running for President 2016: 'Ready to Do This Again'

    Rick Santorum, the former Republican senator from Pennsylvania who lost the GOP nomination to Gov. Mitt Romney in 2012, says he’s “ready” to run for president in 2016. “I’m ready to do this again,” he said in an exclusive interview with ABC News' Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos. “It's an…

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  • Republicans Are Fine With Capping Their Debates At 10 Candidates

    Fox News' decision last week to limit the first Republican debate to the top 10 performers in national surveys generated some unhappiness from party leaders and candidates. Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.), who's currently averaging below 2 percent in the polls, described the rules as "arbitrary"…

    Huffington Post
  • The ‘One Person, One Vote’ Case Relies On Statistics That Nobody Has

    “One person, one vote” is a deceptively simple promise, but a Texas woman wants to clarify which persons count. On Tuesday the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Evenwel v. Abbott, a suit that challenges exactly who should be counted as a person when states draw their district boundaries in pursuit…

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

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

    Fortune
  • 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
  • US presidential elections used to be way more chaotic. This map shows all of them.

    This map of every US presidential election shows how many political parties we used to have. Every presidential election, mapped. The election of 1824 was a scramble between four candidates of the Democratic-Republican party, which had been established to challenge the Federalists and was the only…

    Vox.com
  • Denmark to hold general election on June 18

    Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt on Wednesday called a general election for June 18, as opinion polls show her centre-left coalition trailing an opposition bloc bolstered by the success of the far-right. "Denmark is back on track, we are out of the crisis... It's time to ask the Danes…

    AFP
  • Ethiopia's ruling party sweeps parliament in early vote results

    By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's ruling party and its allies have won a big majority in parliament, election officials said on Wednesday, based on an early count in a weekend election in which the opposition complained of harassment. Charges of abuses were dismissed by Prime…

    Reuters
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    'Awkward' GOP primary ahead: Larry Bossidy

    Larry Bossidy, former Honeywell CEO, weighs in on the upcoming Republican primary as the field of contenders continues to grow. Also Bossidy shares his thoughts on trade.

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  • Rick Santorum officially launches presidential bid

    Former Senator Rick Santorum is entering a White House contest that will test his clout in an evolving GOP.

    CNBC
  • The crazy thing about Bernie Sanders's plan to save America

    The crazy thing about Bernie Sanders's platform is that it's pretty sane. "The issue of wealth and income inequality is the great moral issue of our time, it is the great economic issue of our time, and it is the great political issue of our time. "If you're born poor today, you're more likely to…

    Vox.com
  • 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
  • Campaign Finance Watchdogs Call On Justice Department To Investigate Jeb Bush's Super PAC Scheme

    WASHINGTON -- Proponents of campaign finance reform are asking the Department of Justice to appoint an independent special prosecutor to investigate possible violations of campaign finance law by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as he seeks the Republican Party's presidential nomination.The request…

    Huffington Post
  • Madagascar president challenges impeachment vote count

    By Lovasoa Rabary ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - Madagascar President Hery Rajaonarimampianina challenged on Wednesday an impeachment vote against him in parliament, where critics say he has dragged religion into politics and failed to deliver on his promises. The vote by 121 of 151 members of parliament…

    Reuters
  • Danish prime minister calls June 18 parliamentary election

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Social Democratic Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt on Wednesday announced that parliamentary elections will be held on June 18.

    Associated Press
  • Did GOP create ISIS? Why Rand Paul says so

    Sen. Rand Paul (R) of Kentucky, who is a candidate for his party's 2016 presidential nomination, has created a national brand as a man unafraid of challenging party orthodoxy.

    Christian Science Monitor
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    Kelley Paul weighs in on the 2016 race

    Kelley Paul, wife of Sen. Rand Paul, talks supporting her husband on his 2016 presidential run.

    Fox Business Videos
  • Rick Santorum To Announce He's Running For President In 2016

    Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) will announce Wednesday that he is running for president in 2016, ABC and the Wall Street Journal report.Santorum will make the announcement in Butler, Pennsylvania, where he grew up.It's the second presidential campaign for Santorum, who also sought the GOP…

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  • 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