BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's ruling Fidesz party suffered an unexpected setback at a local government by-election on Sunday when an opposition-backed independent comfortably beat the Fidesz candidate for mayor weeks before a national election.
The minor party previously endorsed Gillibrand in 2010 when she ran to fill out the term of former Sen. Hillary Clinton and again in 2012.
Former UK Independence Party Leader Nigel Farage praised President Trump during his address Friday afternoon at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), saying that his decision to back Trump in 2016 was the best decision Ive ever made in my life.
Nigel Farage, the former leader of the UK Independence Party and current MEP for Southeast England, shared some jokes about his purported "Russia connections" with the crowd at CPAC on Friday - confessing that, though rumors of his involvement...Show More Summary
India is the largest democracy in the world and therefore its political system is made of multitude of factions and political parties. While some of these parties rooted from the Independence Struggle, some others were born to revolutionize the new age India and free it from the shackles of Corruption. Show More Summary
Only one non-major party U.S. Senate candidate in Missouri history has won five percent of the vote.
Mexico's political parties have officially nominated their presidential candidates, who will face off in the July 1 election to succeed President Enrique Pena Nieto.
Kansas City lawyer Craig O’Dear (I) officially launched an independent bid for U.S. Senate in Missouri, “entering a race that could decide which party controls the chamber next year,” the Kansas City Star reports. “O’Dear said he thinks he can win [...]
Sally Potter’s office is tucked away in East London near Haggerston Park, encompassing several floors in an old building where the British filmmaker both lives and works. Removed from the corporate media landscape of central London, it’s not an unlikely setting for such a resolutely independent...
Gov. John Kasich’s (R) “brand is built around the idea of ‘two paths’ for the Republican Party: one for center-right pragmatists like him, the other for flamethrowers like Donald Trump,” BuzzFeed News reports. “But as the Ohio governor considers a [...]
A state senator who entered Nebraska’s gubernatorial race as an independent said on Tuesday he had joined the Democratic Party to bolster his bid to unseat Republican Governor Pete Ricketts. “I have 90 days before the May 15 Primary Election to introduce myself to Nebraskans registered in the...
“Steve Poizner, the wealthy Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur and 2010 Republican gubernatorial candidate, has announced he’ll seek statewide office as an independent in 2018 — marking a high-profile defection from the state Republican Party as President Trump’s approval ratings sink [...]
At his State of the Union address last Tuesday, President Trump sent out a clarion call that portends where he will set his legislative sights next. “We can lift our citizens from welfare to work, from dependence to independence, and from poverty to prosperity,” Trump insisted. Translation: Expect...
Neil Simon, a businessman from Potomac, said he’s disillusioned by major party politics.
Exclusive: SNP Deputy leader at Westminster says her party have failed to make Scottish independence "relevant" to the public. Kirsty Blackman tells BI the party has a "framing issue" about independence. "A lot of people don't get up...Show More Summary
Catalonia's separatist parties have to decide in the coming days whether to set their differences aside and back ousted, exiled leader Carles Puigdemont or seek an alternative. Unlike other major independence movements in Scotland and...Show More Summary
There is almost no gender gap in grading President Trump's standing as a role model. Every party, gender, education, age and racial group, except Republicans, say the president falls short, the independent Quinnipiac University Poll finds. Show More Summary
In Cambodia, Prime Minister Hun Sen has held power since 1998, a reign characterized by systematic looting, political patronage and violent suppression of human rights; when opposition parties used Facebook to organize a strong showing in the 2013 elections, Hun Sen turned to the tool to consolidate his slipping hold on power. (more…)
Britain's anti-EU, anti-immigration UK Independence Party was in chaos Monday after its leader Henry Bolton refused to resign despite calls from a string of senior colleagues. The 54-year-old former soldier said attempts to remove him...Show More Summary
The U.K. Independence Party, which played a key role in Britain's decision to leave the European Union, is in disarray as its leader resists growing calls to quit. The party's … Click to Continue »