Elections

  • Mitt Romney rips Ted Cruz on Twitter for Obama terror comments

    Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, criticized Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on...

    Business Insider
  • A new poll has another batch of bad news for Hillary Clinton

    She has received her worst favorability rating ever. She has lost ground on Republicans' three...

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  • Fox's lawyer to meet with election regulators about finances

    A lawyer for imprisoned former House Speaker Gordon Fox said he has a meeting scheduled for Thursday with Board of Elections staff as he tries to sort out his client's campaign account, which Fox pilfered ...

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  • A Witch Hunt For Kurdish Politicians Is Brewing In Turkey

    A witch hunt is brewing in Turkey, one that could result in the leading politicians within the country's pro-Kurdish party being sent to jail as terrorists.“Executives of this party should pay,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at a fiery press conference Tuesday, referring to the…

    Huffington Post
  • Opinion: Can John Kasich Fix Washington?

    Opinion: The successful governor of Ohio shares many attributes of great CEOs. Maybe that?s what we need in Washington.

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  • Soccer-Prince Ali says Platini candidacy is "not good for FIFA"

    Former FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan has described Michel Platini's decision to stand for the post in February's election as "not good for FIFA." UEFA president Platini announced earlier on Wednesday that he intended to stand in the election to choose a replacement…

    Reuters
  • You've Been Trumped!

    Every election needs an organizing catchphrase and that goes doubly for the Republican presidential race, with 16 candidates having entered the fray and more on the way. I think I have the perfect one for the moment: "You've been Trumped!" After all, one striking thing about the Republicans, now…

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    Penn Jillette talks Donald Trump, 2016 election

    Penn & Teller’s Penn Jillette discusses Donald Trump’s insults aimed at him, and the 2016 election.

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  • Somalia unable to hold full elections in 2016: parliament

    War-torn Somalia will not be able to hold full elections due next year, lawmakers said Tuesday, although it remained unclear whether some kind of voting process would still be held. The current President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and parliament were appointed by clan elders in 2012 with foreign backers…

    AFP
  • Hillary Clinton: Planned Parenthood videos "disturbing"

    The Democratic presidential frontrunner says people shouldn't single out the organization for criticism, however

    CBS News
  • Niger to hold presidential election on February 21

    The first round of Niger's presidential election will be held on February 21 in 2016, the country's election commission said, with incumbent Mahamadou Issoufou set to seek a second term. "The first round of the presidential election, along with legislative elections, will take place on Sunday,…

    AFP
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    What to expect from the first Republican debate

    FNC’s Bret Baier on the 2016 presidential race and the upcoming Republican debate.

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  • Strike While the Donald Is Hot

    Today's Republican Party is a disgrace like nothing ever seen before at center stage of American politics. From 2001 to 2009, it gave us the most lawless presidency in the history of the nation, and then from 2009 till now, it has given us the most obstructionist opposition party the nation has seen.

    Huffington Post
  • Greek PM says may have to call early election

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday he may have to call an early election to bolster a parliamentary majority that has been strained by bailout reforms demanded by creditors. About three dozen of his 149 lawmakers have refused to back reforms agreed by Tsipras at a European summit…

    Reuters
  • Scott Walker orders American on cheesesteaks, avoiding gaffe

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The governor of the nation's top cheese-producing state visited the capital of cheesesteaks on Tuesday and ordered two topped with American, skipping the customary Cheez Whiz but avoiding the blunder of a former presidential candidate who was ridiculed for wanting his with Swiss.

    Associated Press
  • John Boehner will survive this weak coup attempt, explained

    Speaker John Boehner is facing the boldest challenge yet to his job, but one that's highly unlikely to end up costing him the House gavel. Instead, his resolution was referred to the House Rules Committee, where it will surely die an ignominious death.

    Vox.com
  • Spain PM backs controversial ex-mayor to stand in Catalan polls

    Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday backed a former mayor whose comments have been called xenophobic as his party's top candidate for regional elections in independence-minded Catalonia. The prime minister said he was "proud" of the decision to nominate Xavier Garcia Albiol, a former…

    AFP
  • There's Something About Bernie

    Frankly, not even Bernie Sanders thought this—Berniemania—would happen. “The campaign is moving so fast the infrastructure can’t keep up,” Sanders confesses. “It sometimes reminds me of a military campaign, where the front line of the army is moving faster than the supply chain.” Since Berniemania…

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