Elections

  • Kerry in Nigeria to urge non-violence before presidential vote

    By Warren Strobel LAGOS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Nigeria on Sunday to urge its rival political camps to respect the outcome of a Feb. 14 presidential election, amid concerns that post-poll violence could undermine the fight against Boko Haram militants. Boko Haram…

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  • Bookmaker-funded Ginola campaign could breach FIFA rules

    Even if David Ginola gains the nominations required by Thursday's deadline to stand against Sepp Blatter, his improbable bookmaker-funded campaign could be scuppered by FIFA's gambling rules. Ginola's campaign is being organized by stunt-prone Irish bookmaker Paddy Power, which is paying the former…

    The Associated Press
  • The 10 Best Months For Presidential Election Poll Accuracy, Ranked

    This week, you probably saw some headlines that said things like, "Poll: Clinton clobbers potential GOP foes." Which sounds pretty definitive. But! You may have also noticed that the Republican National Committee did not publish a press release that read, "Piss it, we're conceding the race and…

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  • Opinion Journal: Gov. Cuomo Takes on Teachers Union

    New York Post Editorial Writer Robert George on the New York Governor’s latest bid to support school choice. Photo: Getty Images

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    Trump: I Don’t Think Hillary Would Be Easy to Beat

    (Bloomberg) -– Billionaire Doanald Trump talks about the possibility of running for president, other GOP candidates and how much he could spend on a race. He speaks with mark Halperin at the Iowa Freedom Summit. (Source: Bloomberg)

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  • Dems Will Also Have An Earlier Convention In 2016

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democrats still don't have a city for their 2016 presidential nominating convention, but they now have dates.The Democratic National Committee on Friday said their convention would take place the week of July 25, 2016. It comes right after Republicans plan to have their…

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  • Johnny Depp's 'Mortdecai' Now Playing In Theaters

    Meet Charlie Mortdecai - equal parts debonair art dealer, scampish rogue, and moustachioed connoisseur. Find showtimes and get tickets today!

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  • Don't Cry For Greek Entrepreneurs, Cry For Greek And German Bureaucrats!

    Disclosure: I own shares of GREK   As Greek citizens head to the polls this Sunday, there appears to be gloom and doom  -- over the prospects for the Greek economy if the election yields a regime that doesn’t adhere to the country’s debt obligations.   In our opinion, this gloom and doom is totally…

    Forbes
  • All Greek to me: What may happen in crucial vote

    Greeks will be heading to the polls on Sunday to elect a new government. How could the vote go?

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  • Greek leftists Syriza aim for landmark election win

    Greeks began voting on Sunday in an election expected to bring to power the radical leftist Syriza party, which has pledged to take on international lenders and roll back painful austerity measures imposed during years of economic crisis. "In Greece, democracy will return," the party's 40-year-old…

    Reuters
  • Potential GOP 2016 Candidates Head To Iowa

    (Adds details on Christie, other speakers) By Steve Holland DES MOINES, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Potential Republican presidential candidates for 2016 jockeyed for support from conservatives in the early voting state of Iowa on Saturday, and some raised doubts about the prospects for party front runners…

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    Trump Blasts Romney, Bush; Says GOP Has 'Nobody Like Trump'

    The New York real estate mogul addresses the Iowa Freedom Summit.

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  • Zambian opposition leader calls presidential vote a sham

    Zambian presidential candidate Hakainde Hichilema denounced the country's presidential election as a sham on Saturday, and accused rival Edgar Lungu of stealing the vote. Hichilema made the allegations as partial results released by the Electoral Commission of Zambia showed Lungu of the ruling…

    AFP
  • Zambia's new president Lungu pledges unity after tight vote

    Zambia's new President Edgar Lungu was sworn in Sunday, pledging to unite the country and rebuild the economy after narrowly winning a vote rejected by the opposition. Lungu, the former defence minister from the ruling Patriotic Front (PF), takes over the helm for the remainder of the late Michael…

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  • Ted Cruz To Potential 2016 Candidates: 'Don't Talk, Show Me'

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Texas' junior senator is challenging early caucus state voters to back only presidential candidates with a proven conservative track record. Sen. Ted Cruz tells conservatives gathered at the Iowa Freedom Summit that the standard should be, "Don't talk, show me." The…

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  • Greece Politics 101: The Parties & The Timeline

    Sunday's parliamentary election in Greece could really throw things into a tailspin for the Hellenes and Europe. Polls show the radical leftist Syriza Party will gather the most votes, but perhaps not enough votes to rule without creating a coalition government. Greek parties are splintered. The…

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  • Final polls before Greek election show gains for Syriza

    Opinion polls published on the last day of campaigning before general elections in Greece show the left-wing Syriza party has increased its lead over the governing conservatives, but would still need to ...

    Associated Press
  • Sarah Palin Is 'Interested' In Running For President In 2016

    Sarah Palin, the former governor of Alaska and...

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  • Factbox: How the Greek election works

    Greeks vote on Sunday in an election expected to bring in a government led by the leftwing Syriza party. The anti-bailout party led by Alexis Tsipras is leading in the polls but it is unclear if it can win enough seats to govern without having to rely on one or more of the smaller parties. - A…

    Reuters