From the Times Free Press: The Hamilton County Election Commission has verified enough signatures on a petition to repeal the city's controversial domestic benefits ordinance. Mark West of the local PAC Citizens for Government Accountability...Show More Summary
Rep. Kevin Cramer has announced his 10th and 11th town hall events in North Dakota since being elected to the US House in 2012. The details on the latest events, to be held in Garrison and Harvey, are below. It’s worth noting that Cramer also continues to do a one-hour radio town hall on the...
With the clock running down ahead of an election due in March, new poll results find no respite for the Lara Giddings-led Labor government in Tasmania.
· Sriracha gets sassy about its allegedly noxious manufacturing process · Echo Park hardware store closing to make way for big apartment project · Palmdale has to pick new city council in non-discriminatory election · Welcome little P-32, P-33,...
Former Senator Scott Brown won a major upset victory in Massachusetts' 2010 special election by campaigning heavily against ObamaCare. And with the 2014 elections drawing near, he's raising speculation that he'll again run for a Senate seat — this time in New Hampshire — by, what else, railing against ObamaCare. Show More Summary
Looks like Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's son, Dante, is putting up a good fight about where his family will live, nearly a month after his dad won the election. The New York Daily News reports that the de Blasio family has yet to decide whether or not to move from their Brooklyn digs into Gracie Mansion, the mayoral residence.
Last week, the curiously named Colombian political party "U" named Carlos Valderrama as one of their candidates for the 2014 national elections. The legendary midfielder, however, is by no means the first professional footballer to transition into a career in politics. Here are 10 other players who have pursued government office when they hung up their boots. Begin Slideshow
The Republican strategy for the 2014 midterm elections is not a secret: tie the Affordable Care Act to vulnerable Democrats and hope it will drag them down to defeat. The road to GOP control of the Senate runs through Arkansas, where Rep. Show More Summary
In 2012 North Dakota voters shot down a ballot measure which, if passed, would have abolished property taxes. That measure faced fierce opposition from elected leaders and special interest groups, lead by the North Dakota Chamber of Commerce, who called it “extremism” among other things. Their argument – the name of their group, in fact...
Recent polling shows that an election wave of anti-ObamaCare sentiment is growing, and it is not only likely to hand the GOP control of the United States Senate, but might wipe out as many as 12 Democrat seats--many of which looked safe just a few months ago. Show More Summary
The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization has elected the following States to be Members of its Council for the 2014-2015 biennium: Category (a)
Events today: Board of State Canvassers meets to certify the results of last month's general election, noon, in the Statehouse Annex's Committee Room 5. Communications Workers of America union endorses Councilman Ras Baraka in the Newark mayoral election, 12:30pm at CWA Local 1037?s office in Newark. Show More Summary
In the states President Obama won twice, he will work to help elect Democratic governors. In particular, he’ll focus on Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin, Maine and Michigan. The White House has committed to its first Democratic Governors Association fundraising event of the cycle and pledged to help candidates next year, people familiar with the discussions […]
Charlie Cook urges caution in trying to predict what will have the most impact right now on the election a year from now, especially because so much has changed in just the last three months. Stuart Rothenberg: "Democrats have had a nice run recently of interesting House rec …
Gage Skidmore / Flickr I f there’s one simple lesson from past presidential elections I wish reporters and pundits could adopt, it’s this: Stop declaring candidacies dead before the primary even starts! Mistakes during the invisible primary can doom a campaign. Show More Summary
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Leading Off: • LA-Sen: A second Republican legislator who had considered a bid for Senate, state Sen. Elbert Guillory, has instead backed down and endorsed Rep. Show More Summary
If you can't win elections, just rig 'em. The post California Ballot Initiative Would Rig Presidential Elections For Republicans appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Honduran presidential candidate Xiomara Castro from left-wing LIBRE party has been calling for a recount of the votes from the country's recent presidential election. According to official results Castro won 29% of the votes, placing her second after conservative candidate Juan Orlando Hernandez with 37%. RNS in Honduras Culture and...
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The National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s Trade Talk gave us the opportunity to chat with leaders of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). President Elect for NCBA, Bob McCan, is from Victoria, TX and he operates a 5th generation purebred … Continue reading ?