Critics say municipal election in country's biggest city, Yangon, is flawed, with only one vote per household allowed.
The New Year could end up being a very good one for Bill Polian. He could end up rejoining the Buffalo Bills as soon as Monday, and he could end up being elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame despite his return to the NFL. Unlike coaches and players, who must endure a five-year…
Right-wing favorite, Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan, just vetoed an effort to outlaw an election of Delegates to an Article V Convention to propose amendments to the US Constitution. Over the last 50 years there have been efforts to start and resist state applications for an Article V Convention, which requires the states to cross a [...]
2015 Precap By Peter Funt The year gone by was marked by a tangle of stories involving midterm elections, grand juries and scandalous outfits worn by Sasha and Malia Obama. No need for a tedious yearend recap. Here instead is a precap of news certain to break in 2015: JAN. 1 – President Obama ushers [...] The post 2015 Precap appeared first on The Moderate Voice.
An Orange County Superior Court judge has ordered a private investigator to stay away from two Costa Mesa councilmen whom he allegedly followed and kept under surveillance in the run-up to local elections in 2012.
The Swedish prime minister saves his government by agreeing to carry out the opposition's budget.
Last weekend, Milwaukee was in the grip of fierce racial tensions as the city waited for the decision by Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm on whether to charge former Milwaukee Police Officer Christopher Manney, who is...Show More Summary
An elected official with the sanitary district’s board of directors in California has been censured for racial slurs and sexist remarks he made to district employees. “Mr. Landis has made sexist comments to our female district staff. And it’s becoming more and more of a pattern of behavior,” board president Tim Becker told KPIX Landis, [...]
People in places like rural Kansas and downtown Washington, DC often have a misplaced trust in authority and elected officials. They are inclined to take their comments at face value, not realizing that these people often have ulterior...Show More Summary
Move follows deal with opposition that would allow coalition of Social Democrats and Greens to continue in power.
For the first time since the collapse of the "peace process" in 2000, Israel’s center and left parties sniff the chance for victory.
President Obama told NPR that the country is “less racially divided now” than before he became president. Obama told Morning Edition Host Steve Inskeep that low morale around race relations in the U.S. is exaggerated by the national conversation around recent violence and not an accurate reflection of the state of affairs around the country. [...]
“To save the life of the mother.” It’s one of the conundrums that advocates of elective abortion use to justify a woman’s decision to compromise the health or end the life of her unborn child in favor of protecting her own. But while ethicists and advocates may discuss and debate the relative morality of these […]
As Politico's Michael Grunwald writes below (we believe non-satirically), the midterm election’s discontent was illegitimate. The point is that Americans should cheer up! And whose fault is all the collective doom? Well, Bill De Blasio already explained that, as Grunwald confirms, the press has a problem reporting good news. Show More Summary
A few days before the election, a Chicago radio host introduced Bruce Rauner and wife Diana, telling listeners "behind every great man is a great woman."
Since the midterm election President Obama has really been flexing his executive authority. In just the past month he has done two big actions to accomplish popular goals and it has paid off. The first was his move on immigration. While the public would prefer the issue wasn’t handled via executive action, the public overwhelmingly [...]
The management of Liverpool's goalkeeping situation has officially crossed from "bad joke" to "giant mess." For Liverpool's high-stakes match at Manchester United, Brendan Rodgers elected to sit a struggling Simon Mignolet in favor of bringing in Brad Jones for his first start. Show More Summary
Given their deep pockets and high profiles, it’s no wonder Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z elected to enjoy an Icelandic Christmas getaway. The “Crazy in Love” singer and her rapper hubby posted photographs via Knowles’ official website to show their fans all the fun they had. Show More Summary
Okay, so you guys keep asking why Texas is so crazy. Hell, where else could Louie Gohmert get elected and Rick Perry be considered a hot presidential prospect? Well, customer Rick may have found the answer. He was thumbing though old...Show More Summary
The impression given by both the Times and Politico is that Obama is now unleashed because he doesn’t have to cater to public opinion or worry about upcoming elections.