Elections

  • Congolese opposition demands clear election timetable

    The Congolese opposition demanded a clear election timetable on Tuesday after the adoption of a controversial law failed to ease fears President Joseph Kabila was trying to extend his term in office. "We are calling on the national election commission to publish without delay a comprehensive and…

    AFP
  • College basketball schedule and results: Texas-Iowa State headlines Monday's slate

    Complete coverage of this week's college basketball action.

    SB Nation
  • HUFFPOST HILL - Epic Snow Barely Affects Out-Of-Touch Washington

    Mitt Romney was called a “good man” by some 2016 hopefuls, which, of course, doesn’t mean “good man” but means Mitt Romney is “a deplorable miscreant who — and I’m just spitballing here — may flog seal cubs.” Hillary Clinton will likely announce her candidacy in the second quarter of this year,…

    Huffington Post
  • Conviction upheld over contributions to Sen. Harry Reid

    A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a former Nevada lobbyist accused of making illegal campaign contributions to Sen. Harry Reid's 2010 reelection campaign. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court ...

    Associated Press
  • ETFs Moving On Greek Election

    The Greek vote is in and the results were not a surprise; Syriza won the majority of votes and will take over the country. The news initially sent stocks around the globe lower; however, by the time the ...

    Benzinga
  • Koch Groups To Spend Nearly $1 Billion On 2016

    WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Conservative political advocacy groups supported by the billionaire Koch brothers plan to spend $889 million in the 2016 U.S. elections, more than double what they raised in 2012, the Washington Post reported on Monday. The newspaper said the goal was announced to…

    Huffington Post
  • Poll Attacks: Can you explain why you have SMC on your AP ballot?

    There are lots of schools that could reasonably be ranked in the 20s on an AP ballot. Again, there are 15-to-20 teams that could be reasonably ranked in the 20s on anybody's ballot, which is among the reasons 43 schools received votes this week. Daniel Shirley ranked SMC 25th on his ballot. Saint…

    CBS Sports
  • Chris Christie Moves Closer to Presidential Candidacy

    N.J. Gov. Chris Christie has formed a new political action committee to enable him to raise money for a potential 2016 presidential bid. WSJ's Heather Haddon has more. Photo: Getty

    MarketWatch
  • Greek vote is a rejection of failed plans, not austerity: UK's Osborne

    The Greek election result is not a defeat of austerity but a defeat of failed economic plans and should act as a reminder to Britain that it needs to stick to what it is doing, finance minister George Osborne said on Monday. Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras and his Syriza party swept to victory…

    Reuters
  • The Sarah Palin Ad for 2016

    Sarah Palin might run for president, and her speech this weekend in Iowa offered a preview at what her campaign might look like. So we cut her first ad for the 2016 race.

    Bloomberg Video
  • MURDOCH: Here’s Why Mitt Romney Should Not Run For President

    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch explained his...

    Business Insider
  • Report predicts 18 states will legalize pot by 2020

    Whether that pans out depends on Colorado, cash and the federal government.

    Fortune
  • Dropkick Murphys angry as Republican governor uses song

    The Dropkick Murphys, the Boston rockers known for their left-wing politics, have voiced outrage after union-busting Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin played their music at a conservative forum. We literally hate you!!! Love, Dropkick Murphys," the band tweeted over the weekend. Walker, who became…

    AFP
  • Inside Hillary Clinton's 2016 Plan

    Not only is she running, but we have a very good idea of what it will look like.Hillary Clinton is in the final stages of planning a presidential campaign that is likely to launch in early April, and has made decisions on most top posts, according to numerous Democrats in close contact with the…

    Huffington Post
  • Congo protests expose weakness of Kabila's coalition

    By Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) - Protests that blocked a reform which could have extended Congo President Joseph Kabila's rule have exposed deep rifts in his ruling coalition and galvanised opposition, increasing the chance of further unrest ahead of elections due next year. Kabila took power in…

    Reuters
  • Christie Launching PAC For Possible 2016 Run

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him to raise money for a potential 2016 campaign.Opening the political action committee allows Christie to begin to hire staffers, build the…

    Huffington Post
  • Kurtz: Why Sarah Palin doesn't seem 'serious'

    Buzz over former Alaska governor's recent comments

    FOX News Videos
  • Greek vote shows growing European backlash against austerity

    The election result in Greece reflects a growing European backlash against austerity policies. Across the continent, support is growing for parties and groups outside the mainstream like Syriza, which triumphed in Greece on Sunday after pledging to renegotiate the country's huge bailout agreements.

    Associated Press
  • 14 candidates to run against Bashir in Sudan election

    Fourteen candidates have registered to run against Sudan's Omar al-Bashir in a presidential vote in April, the country's electoral commission said on Tuesday. "The electoral commission has received a total of 15 candidacies for the post of the president of the republic," commission head Mokhtar…

    AFP