Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) asked Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate election integrity org True the Vote and its associated Tea Party group, King Street Patriots, immediately before the U.S. Department of Justice began targeting the group in June 2010. Show More Summary
Los Angelenos will go to the polls on May 21 to elect a new mayor, city controller, city attorney, and to vote on propositions for medical marijuana regulation and campaign finance reform. See the League of Women Voters Smart L.A. Voter Guide. The L.A. Show More Summary
Director Bryan Singer tweeted a photo of Jennifer Lawrence made up as Mystique on the set of X-Men: Days of Future Past. Don't think you can really call blue paint and a lot of rubber appliqués a "costume." Vote! Tuesday is Election Day, so Shepard Fairey made this nifty new poster to remind you to go hit up that ballot box already. Show More Summary
By CarlHere’s the thing: the best strategy for Republicans is to just let it go: WASHINGTON — The scandals dogging President Barack Obama are a political gift to Republicans, who could use some good luck after recent election losses....Show More Summary
Liberal Seattle City Council member Mike O'Brien and moderate Albert Shen, an engineering consultant running a well-funded challenge campaign, must unexpectedly slog through the primary election after a third, eleventh-hour candidate...Show More Summary
The scandals of the Obama administration seem to be hurting not just the White House but MSNBC as well while Fox News Channel had its second best week of the year. After double digit gains during last year’s Presidential election, May...Show More Summary
Alex the election is over. Your dude lost. Get over it. Alex Jones Says Democrats Stole Election According to Raw Story Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones rang some familiar Republican talking points in a phone interview with Gun Owners of America
On Saturday, Virginia state Sen. Mark Obenshain clinched his party's nomination for attorney general in the November election. And much like the rest of the GOP ticket, he's got some baggage. Think Progress swiftly unearthed a bill he...Show More Summary
Near the 2012 election, and after bragging about killing bin Laden based on intelligence gained by water boarding (a tactic he campaigned against), Obama and his O-bots lied to us about Benghazi.
Hundreds of hopeful Iranians, including thirty women, have registered as candidates to replace President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the forthcoming election even though they have no chance whatsoever of being elected.
Brian Scweitzer will take over the U.S. producer of palladium and platinum.
Brian Schweitzer, the recently retired two-term governor of Montana, has been elected Stillwater Mining's chairman of the board, the company announced today. Schweitzer was initially elected to Stillwater Mining's board on May 2 at its...Show More Summary
A palm full o Pot! bloomberg.com Tomorrow is election day in Los Angeles and beyond the biggest race (for mayor between a pair of dull left of center bureaucrats of whom the less said is better), the most important ballot measures are...Show More Summary
The Republican Party, despite making its one salient point (politicizing intelligence during an election) long ago, simply refuses to let the Benghazi attack fade. Whether the motivation to continue comes from some vague hope in snagging...Show More Summary
The big story about L.A.’s city election taking place Tuesday is that very few Angelenos are likely to vote. Never mind that we’re electing a mayor of Los Angeles tomorrow. Only 21% of voters turned out for the March 5 primary election, and The Times’ forecast this time isn’t optimistic.
BCF gets new president Sylviah DiseleCorrespondent The Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) has a new president. Tshenolo Maruatona was elected BCF boss at a congress held at Mokala Lodge in Jwaneng on Saturday. Maruatona scooped 65 votes to beat Cinky Boikanyo (10) after Reuben Makgatlo pulled out of the race. Show More Summary
In an effort to prove that they learned absolutely nothing from the 2012 elections, Republicans in Virginia have nominated a right-wing minister, E.W. Jackson, as lieutenant governor. Jackson, who has been tagged by a Bloomberg writer...Show More Summary
For many frustrated Filipinos, Faulkner's characters perfectly match what they -- have and continue to -- see as a group of vicious, greedy politicians using the language of public service and invoking familial pedigree to woo a largely underprivileged electorate.
Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes is not volunteering for voluntary workouts. And while that seems like the definition of no news, the fact it’s so unusual makes it so. According to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald, Spikes has been working out on his own, and isn’t staying away because he’s unhappy with his contract, which…
Tomorrow, Los Angeles voters go to the polls to elect a new Mayor. (At least a few of them, anyway: current estimates predict only 25% turnout, about which more later). In September, New Yorkers will do the same. And depending upon the way things turn out, political and cultural reporters could have a field day. […]