Elections

  • Greeks vote in high-stakes referendum

    Polls close at 7 p.m. local time (12 noon ET) .

    USA TODAY16 mins ago
  • The Latest: Greek vote causes deep divisions in families

    The latest from the referendum in Greece (all times local): ___ 10:25 a.m. The Greek referendum on whether or not to accept bailout demands by creditors is causing deep divisions, even among individual ...

    Associated Press
  • This July 4th, Americans love America less

    You might be thinking about how much you love America this Independence Day. You might even say you're extremely proud to be an American. Gallup also found that pride in America tends to drop among younger generations: 64 percent of 65-and-older respondents said they're extremely proud to be…

    Vox.com
  • Founder of German eurosceptic party calls for end to feud

    The founder of the eurosceptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) appealed to colleagues on Saturday to end a bitter leadership dispute that threatens to rip apart the two-year-old party. The infighting has hit the ratings of the AfD and left it floundering at a time when it could have capitalized on…

    Reuters
  • Denver campaign would allow marijuana use in bars

    Beer? Wine? Or weed? A campaign is underway to ask Denver voters about allowing marijuana consumption in bars and other places that only allow people over 21. Activists who campaigned for recreational ...

    Associated Press
  • Mitt Romney Hosts A Sleepover With Marco Rubio And Chris Christie

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney will be hosting two rival Republican presidential contenders at a holiday sleepover Friday evening.New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will both be staying over at Romney's property in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, an aide to…

    Huffington Post
  • Leftist Spanish parties back 'No' vote in Greek referendum

    Six Spanish leftist parties and platforms on Friday backed a "No" vote in Sunday's Greek referendum on its bailout terms. "We think that the Greek people will be courageous, that they will be on the 'No' side," said Rommy Arce, a Madrid city councillor who belongs to a leftist "Ahora Madrid"…

    AFP
  • 9 photos show the chaos in Greece right now

    On Sunday, July 5, Greece will have a referendum on whether to accept an accord with its...

    Business Insider
  • Greek PM Faces Uncertain Future

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Whether Greeks decide in Sunday's referendum to accept their lenders' bailout deal or reject it, the government's hold on power may be shakier than its brash prime minister has calculated, analysts say.Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is banking on fellow Greeks to deliver a…

    Huffington Post
  • Jon Stewart Bashes Trump, His Supporters on 'Daily Show'

    "I believe we have our campaign slogan: 'Trump 2016: Somebody’s doing the raping.'"

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Campaigns End as Greek Citizens Prepare to Vote on Referendum

    Update: On Friday, Greece's top court rejected an appeal to cancel the vote that will allow citizens to accept or reject creditors' terms on sovereign debt it owes.

    TheStreet.com
  • Narendra Modi's Secret Weapon

    There are billions of Indians. A few million don't live in India. Those few million are very important.

    Ozy
  • Association managers not allowed to campaign with board directors

    Question: Most owners in our homeowner association are thoroughly dissatisfied with the board and claim that voter fraud got the directors elected. Accordingly, a bunch of us launched a recall, asking ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • Bernie Sanders is drawing bigger crowds than any other 2016 candidate

    Last night, Bernie Sanders managed to get 10,000 people to show up to a campaign rally in Madison, Wisconsin to watch a speech. Whether he wins or loses, Sanders' ability to inspire that kind of intensity around a political campaign has important implications for the future. At the rally, Sanders…

    Vox.com
  • Congo's president calls for dialogue, opposition holds out

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's president has called for dialogue with the opposition to reduce tensions in the Central African country, a move the opposition and international community fear will delay elections.

    Associated Press
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    Bernie Sanders an Unlikely Source of Competition for Hillary Clinton

    The Vermont senator has been drawing huge crowds, raising big money and climbing in the polls.

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  • German anti-euro party marks shift to right with new leader

    Germany's Alternative for Germany (AfD) party ousted its co-founder and frontman Bernd Lucke Saturday to elect a new leader from its right wing, signalling a shift in focus to immigration from its anti-euro origins. Frauke Petry, who heads a national conservative faction within the fledgling AfD,…

    AFP
  • Will Joe Biden run for president? Drumbeat picks up

    Vice President Joe Biden has long harbored dreams of being president. After the death on May 30 of Mr. Biden’s beloved elder son, Beau, such talk was put on hold. New York businessman Jon Cooper, a former Obama fundraising bundler now working on a draft effort to get Biden into the race, told the…

    Christian Science Monitor