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  • 10 Quotes That Show Warren Buffett's Lighter Side

    The world of Wall Street can be an intense and serious place. Fortunes are gained and lost on every tick of the market. Sometimes the public perception of the successful stock trader is closer to a ruthless, ...

    Benzinga
  • Egypt court formally delays parliamentary election

    Egypt's administrative court formally delayed Tuesday this month's parliamentary election, after the electoral commission announced it would not be held on time due to legal obstacles. The constitutional court ruled Sunday that part of the electoral law was unconstitutional, prompting the electoral…

    AFP
  • It's back! The most loved beer label contest!

    We're looking for the most loved beer labels from 2014. Here's how to cast your vote for the best.

    CNBC
  • Personal Income Data Reveals Tight Consumer Spending

    Personal income fell short of expectations of .4% and spending data for January proved to be disappointing. MarketWatch's Viktor Reklaitis interprets the numbers. Photo: Getty Images

    MarketWatch
  • Poll shows close race between Emanuel, Garcia

    A new poll finds the Chicago mayoral runoff is a dead heat between incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus ''Chuy'' Garcia.

    WLS – Chicago
  • Chicago's Black Voters Key In Heated Race

    By Mary Wisniewski and Tracy Rucinski CHICAGO, March 2 (Reuters) - Winning more support from Chicago's black community, which makes up about one third of the electorate, will be essential if Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is to cause one of the biggest political upsets of recent years by defeating incumbent…

    Huffington Post
  • Namibia leader wins $5m Mo Ibrahim African leadership prize

    Namibia's outgoing president was on Monday named winner of the Mo Ibrahim Prize for "good governance" in Africa, the world's richest award that has seen a dearth of worthy candidates. Hifikepunye Pohamba, 79, is only the fourth winner of the $5 million annual prize, launched in 2007 with the aim of…

    AFP
  • Opinion Journal: Rand Paul in the Lead?

    Americans for Prosperity President Tim Phillips discusses the politics of the Conservative Political Action Conference and how to read the straw poll results. Photo credit: Associated Press.

    MarketWatch
  • Did Warren Buffett Just Mansplain Politics to Elizabeth Warren?

    There's plenty of reason to be mad at Wall Street, but dismissing women as angry is too common. And it hurts them at work.

    Money
  • Egypt court suspends legislative election after court ruling

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court suspended the country's upcoming parliamentary elections Tuesday, following an earlier Supreme Constitutional Court ruling deeming laws regulating the vote unconstitutional.

    Associated Press
  • Is Hillary a Sure Thing in 2016?

    You hear two competing stories about Hillary Clinton and the Democrats in 2016. According to the first, she has a lock on the nomination and the election. Hillary is sure to win the nomination, because there are no other plausible candidates, especially if Elizabeth Warren doesn't get in. And…

    Huffington Post
  • Supreme Court throws doubt on one state's bid to end gerrymandering

    At issue is an innovative attempt in Arizona to address the kind of partisan gerrymandering that is routine in most states. Six other states, including California and New Jersey, also assign congressional redistricting to independent commissions, and election reform advocates have pushed for more…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Ugandan President Museveni replaces finance, security ministers

    Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni replaced his finance, security and transport ministers in a reshuffle on Sunday, which analysts said was aimed at rewarding his allies ahead of an election due early next year. Museveni, in power since 1986, is widely expected to seek re-election. In the reshuffle,…

    Reuters
  • Tajik ruling party sweeps polls, opposition out

    Tajikistan's ruling party looked set to win a hefty parliamentary majority while the main Islamic opposition cried foul after being shut out in weekend elections said by Western observers to have been marred by "significant" cheating. With 65 percent of Sunday's vote counted, the People's…

    AFP
  • Women to make up half the winners in local French elections

    PARIS (AP) — In France's upcoming local elections, one thing is certain: Women will win half the seats.

    Associated Press
  • New Poll Shows Chicago Mayor `Dead Even` With Opponent

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia crossed paths Monday in the campaign for mayor, as a poll of a thousand voters showed them in a dead heat for next month`s runoff election.

    WGN - Chicago
  • 'The Dean of Senate Women' Is Leaving Washington

    When Maryland's Barbara Mikulski steps down in January 2017, she'll close a chapter in Senate history. Was I going to go the celebrity route or the Senate route? The Baltimore native has since become the dean and convener of women in the Senate. The progress on women's representation since…

    The Atlantic