OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Sunday called a parliamentary election for October 19, kicking off a marathon 11-week campaign likely to focus on a stubbornly sluggish economy and his decade in power. Polls...Show More Summary
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced pressure from conservative allies on Sunday to run for a fourth term in 2017 after an opinion poll showed they could win an absolute majority if an election were held next wee...
MADRID (Reuters) - Shortly after she took office in June, Madrid's left-wing anti-establishment mayor Manuela Carmena set up 'Version Original', a website her council uses to rebut media reports it considers "inexact or open to misinterpretation".
With Michel Platini, French footballing legend and boss of UEFA (Union of European Football Associations), hotly priced at 8/13 by online bookmaker Betway Group to become the next President of FIFA, the sports global governing body, the sports betting firm currently has odds of 5/1 that the World Cup will [...]
by SHALOM GOLDMAN for ISLAMiCommentary Opinion polls and election results indicate that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s rhetoric — which compares the Islamic republic of Iran to the Nazi regime and the recently-signed…
Prime Minister Stephen Harper broke with Canadian political tradition by formally opening the campaign in the middle of summer during what is a holiday weekend in most of the country.
If [the unborn would only] die, they had better do it [early], and decrease the surplus population. Quote modified with apologies to Ebenezer Scrooge to fit the burgeoning Marxist utopia
For discerning, super-wealthy donors looking for a distinctive way to advertise clout, the 2016 presidential election offers a new perk - their own specially tailored "super PAC."
THANK YOU "COX ENTERPRISES" / WSB / AJC - THERE ARE SOME BLACK PEOPLE WHO APPRECIATE THE "MUCKRAKING" THAT YOU DO IN DEFENSE OF UNDER-DEVELOPED BLACK PEOPLE WHO ARE LURED INTO "DISARMAMENT VIA UNITY"
After months of the Conservatives carpet-bombing the air waves with an ad declaring Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau just not ready, the Liberals finally responded with an ad of their own yesterday: Ready.While many initially dismissedShow More Summary
McCrory among 15 elected officials who scored invites to exclusive Koch brothers’ donor retreat (Washington Post) -- Seven sitting governors including North Carolina’s Gov. Pat McCrory, six incumbent senators and two House members — all Republicans — have flown to Dana Point, California this weekend for the Koch donor network conference. Show More Summary
Maher also admitted that he has wrestled with the fact that many of his show’s younger viewers use Real Time as a primary news source. Real Time host Bill Maher shot down the idea again of going from political commentator to politician while promoting a show in San Diego. Show More Summary
The PM will head to Rideau Hall this morning to meet with Governor General David Johnston The post Stephen Harper set to trigger 11-week election campaign appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Conservative ads portray NDP leader as an unethical opportunist The post Tories launch anti-Mulcair attack ads on eve of election call appeared first on Macleans.ca.
The Digital.Bodleian website, launched in July, includes more than 100,000 images covering everything from beautifully illustrated manuscripts and centuries-old maps to Victorian board games and Conservative Party election posters from the last 100 years. Show More Summary
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KC Star: Black men had been granted the right to vote in 1870 in the 15th Amendment, which said people should be allowed to vote regardless of their race or previous condition of slavery. But soon after Reconstruction, which ended … Continue reading ?
Lawrence-Journal World editorial: Secretary of State Kris Kobach and election officials in Sedgwick County should welcome an audit that would compare election results reported by voting machines in that county with the paper backup that records each ballot cast on … Continue reading ?
In case there was any doubt that money in the presidential campaign has reached unprecedented levels, filings with the Federal Election Commission made it clear how important millionaires and billionaires have become to the process of electing a commander in chief. Show More Summary
Pennsylvania state capitol building When we think of important elections in America, typically the list starts with the president, then Congress, governors, etc., while judicial elections are a lower priority for voters. Foreign election...Show More Summary