Elections

  • 'Yes' camp takes slim lead in Greek bailout referendum poll

    Supporters of Greece's bailout terms have taken a wafer-thin lead over the "No" vote backed by the leftist government, 48 hours before a referendum that may determine the country's future in the euro zone, a poll showed. It could also determine whether Greece becomes the first country to crash out…

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  • Greeks Perplexed And Undecided Ahead Of Referendum

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Costas Christoforidis hasn't decided how to vote in Sunday's referendum on a bailout deal for Greece's troubled economy. The problem is, the 37-year-old farmer isn't sure what he's voting for."If it's saying 'No' to austerity, then it's a 'No' from me too. But if we are…

    Huffington Post
  • America Ferrera Slams Trump

    Donald Trump's recent comments about Mexican immigrants continue to haunt the Presidential hopeful, but now he's being thanked by America Ferrera. The actress penned an open letter to Trump on Huffington Post Latino Voices taking aim at his "ignorant and racist" remarks he made last month when he…

    Access Hollywood
  • Jim Webb enters the Democratic race, hoping to challenge Clinton and Sanders

    Former Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) announced Thursday afternoon that he would run for the Democratic presidential nomination. Webb is presenting himself as a bipartisan problem-solver, while critiquing the Democratic establishment (and, by implication, Hillary Clinton) on both economic and foreign…

    Vox.com
  • Rahm Emanuel Proposal Could Benefit Campaign Donors

    Just 12 weeks after Rahm Emanuel won a bruising battle for re-election, the Chicago mayor has unveiled a pension initiative that could be a significant financial boon for his largest campaign contributors.

    Huffington Post
  • How do you optimize reference checks for prospective employees?

    Asking references these questions is pertinent to building your best team.

    Fortune
  • Greek referendum shines light on divisions after five-year misery

    ELEFSINA, Greece/ATHENS (Reuters) - Georgia Golemi, a pharmacy owner, plans to oppose international bailout terms in a Greek referendum on Sunday, while Michalis Fioravantes, a state-funded teacher, says he will vote for them. Greece's creditors say the reforms they are seeking should stabilise its…

    Reuters
  • U.N. says Burundi election was not free, fair or credible

    Burundi's parliamentary election was not free, fair, transparent or credible and violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms were committed, the United Nations said on Thursday. Burundi has been locked in its worst political crisis since its civil war ended a decade ago, with protests…

    Reuters
  • Say Goodbye To Another Ridiculous June On The 2016 Campaign Trail

    Well, kids, another month of presidential electioneering is in the books. We've made it to July of 2015, and what a frabjous day it is for our nation. At this point, just about everyone who is going to try to run for president in the 2016 election cycle is in the race. The lone holdouts are…

    Huffington Post
  • Ted Cruz's 'audition' for 'The Simpsons': Eeexcellent or D'oh?

    Buzzfeed got presidential candidate Ted Cruz to “audition” for “The Simpsons,” and it’s a performance to behold. Cruz has a reputation for being a tad self-important, and here was a way to show his lighter side. Buzzfeed had Cruz “audition” for the cast.

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Former Democratic Senator Jim Webb just announced his campaign for president

    Former Sen. Jim Webb (D-Virginia) on Thursday became the latest contender to throw his hat into...

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    Rick Perry: Donald Trump doesn’t represent the GOP

    Former Governor Rick Perry, (R-TX), breaks down his economic plan, 2016 bid for the White House and weighs in on Donald Trump’s comments on Mexicans.

    Fox Business Videos
  • This Is What We Fought For

    The 2008 theme of Senator Barack Obama's presidential campaign was summed up with the word "change." As a field operative for his campaign in the state of Florida, it was essential we bought into the premise with all of the doe-eyed naiveté that early-to-mid twenty year olds could muster. And buy…

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  • Greece opinion poll shows Yes vote 44.8 percent, No vote 43.4 percent

    ATHENS (Reuters) - A new opinion poll on Greece's bailout referendum on Sunday pointed to a closely balanced result with a slight lead for the Yes vote in favour of the bailout on 44.8 percent against ...

    Reuters
  • 3 Experts On Sunday's Greek Bailout Referendum

    Greece may be on the brink of financial meltdown, but so far financial markets are not in a panic. U.S. markets are all in the green, and the Global X FTSE Greece 20 ETF (GREK) is up 6%, while U.S.-traded shares of the National Bank of Greece (NBG) are up more than 8%. After all, the Greek…

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  • Scott Walker To Announce Presidential Campaign July 13

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) will announce his campaign for president on July 13, Politico reported Thursday.Aides to Walker told the AP the governor will file the necessary paperwork for a 2016 run on Thursday, and hold an official kickoff later in the month in Waukesha, Wisconsin.According to…

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  • Uganda opposition chief launches presidential bid

    Prominent Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye has entered next year's election race against veteran President Yoweri Museveni, one of Africa's longest-serving leaders, a report said Thursday. A key leader of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Besigye is currently in Britain and submitted…

    AFP