Elections

  • Sarah Palin's Bizarre Speech Gets Thanks -- From Democrats

    Shortly after declaring that she's "seriously interested" in running for president in 2016, Sarah Palin delivered a confusing speech that was panned by many, even some on the right. Speaking at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines on Saturday, the former Alaska governor and one-time vice…

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  • DR Congo adopts new electoral law after protests

    Parliament in the Democratic Republic of Congo voted on Sunday in favour of a new election law after deadly protests erupted over opposition charges it would extend President Joseph Kabila's term in office. Specifically, it does not contain a clause demanded by senators stating clearly that…

    AFP
  • 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…

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  • Greece's Syriza on verge of outright majority in vote

    Greece's anti-austerity leftist party Syriza will easily win Sunday's election but may fall short of an absolute majority in parliament by as little as one seat, the first official projection of the vote showed. An official from Singular Logic, which processes the election results for the interior…

    Reuters
  • 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
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    Greece’s Syriza Party Wins Election

    Jan. 26 -- Greece’s anti-austerity party has won the election that some say may decide the fate of the euro. Bloomberg’s John Dawson reports on “First Up.”

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  • Syriza poised for victory in Greek election

    Greece’s radical leftist Syriza party was poised to win a historic victory in national elections Sunday as exit polls showed voters rejected a ruling party that had implemented Europe’s harsh austerity ...

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  • 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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  • Scott Walker Is Running for President…Maybe

    The governor received a standing ovation—before jetting off to California, where he will deliver similar conservative-crowd pleasing remarks to the Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce in Palm Springs alongside Sens. Walker has previously been mentioned as a potential presidential contender in…

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  • 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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  • Voters go to polls in Comoros ahead of 2016 presidential race

    Voters went to the polls Sunday in the chronically unstable Indian Ocean archipelago of the Comoros in a parliamentary election seen as a test for former leader Abdallah Sambi, a Muslim populist poised to make a comeback. The vote, which was reported to be peaceful, is the first in a cycle of…

    AFP
  • Greek centrists open to support leftist Syriza

    The leader of Greek centrist party To Potami (River) said on Sunday that his party would be open to supporting a leftist Syriza-led government but appeared to rule out a formal coalition. We will say yes to the things that we agree to and no when the country is being put at risk," leader Stavros…

    Reuters
  • Greek election: LIVE REPORT

    Athens (AFP) - 00:16 GMT - WE ARE CLOSING THIS LIVE REPORT on the Greek elections with the anti-austerity Syriza party led by Alexis Tsipras on course to be the largest party in the new parliament.

    AFP
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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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  • Trump: 'I would've won the race against Obama'

    Donald Trump says he should have stayed in 2012 race for White House.

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  • Perpetrators of violence in Nigeria will be denied visas for U.S.: Kerry

    By Warren Strobel and Tim Cocks LAGOS (Reuters) - The United States will deny entry to anyone responsible for stoking violence during Nigeria's election next month, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday, while urging the government not to delay the poll. Kerry was in Nigeria to urge its…

    Reuters
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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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