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Elections

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  • Zambia president Scott rejects cabinet's call for resignation

    Zambia's acting president Guy Scott rejected calls by cabinet ministers for him to resign on Wednesday as two sides within the ruling party intensified a power struggle ahead of an election next month. The Patriotic Front (PF) has been rocked by a bitter...
  • Greek deputy PM says ready for elections if president vote fails

    Greek deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos urged lawmakers on Wednesday to back the government in a crucial vote to decide the next president but said his center-left party would be ready for a snap election if the vote in parliament fails. "We...
  • Buhari catches anti-graft mood but divides Nigerian voters

    "I am not a rich person, I can't give you a pocketful of dollars or naira to purchase your support," Nigeria's former military leader Muhammadu Buhari wrote to opposition delegates last week before they chose him to contest next year's presidential...
  • Thai junta-backed council recommends PM directly elected

    A council appointed by Thailand's ruling military junta voted Wednesday to recommend stripping parliament of the power to appoint a prime minister and cabinet, triggering accusations that the move is aimed at curtailing democracy. The National Reform...
  • Nigeria's Buhari picks southern Christian lawyer as running mate

    Nigeria's main opposition contender Muhammadu Buhari has picked southern Christian lawyer Yemi Osinbajo to be his running mate in elections set for February 2015, the party leader said on Wednesday. Choosing a Christian from the south to run for the...
  • Greek government in peril as parliament fails to elect new president

    Greece’s embattled government failed Wednesday in its first of three attempts to elect a new president, raising the specter of snap elections and the rise of Europe’s first anti-austerity party. The parliamentary vote comes amid fresh market...
  • Bias alleged in Virginia's judicial evaluations

    Bias alleged in Virginia's judicial evaluations
    Legislators tasked with vetting Virginia judges criticized a pair of Peninsula judges during a six-hour hearing Friday that also brought forth bias concerns about the state's judicial evaluation tool. James City County Judge Colleen K. Killilea and...
  • Greek political fallout a worry, but financial contagion seen limited

    Five years after Greece sparked a sovereign debt crisis that threatened the euro's survival, the country again has the potential to rattle its currency partners if Greeks have to elect a new government next month. But this time any fallout for the euro...
  • Wall Street's Democrats

    Wall Street's Democrats
    In Washington's coming budget battles, sacred cows like the tax deductions for home mortgage interest and charitable donations are likely to be on the table along with potential cuts to Social Security and Medicare. But no one on Capitol Hill believes ...
  • John Dickerson: Jeb Bush's email dump points to a different kind of presidential run

    Jeb Bush announced last weekend that he is releasing 250,000 emails from his two terms as Florida's governor. North Korean hackers may be dismayed that he beat them to it, but Bush 2016 boosters are happy. This move, along with a planned e-book...
  • Stefan Pryor Expected To Head To Rhode Island As Commerce Secretary

    Stefan Pryor Expected To Head To Rhode Island As Commerce Secretary
    Outgoing Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor is expected to head to Rhode Island to serve as that state's first secretary of commerce. His last day with the Connecticut of Department of Education is scheduled for Jan. 7. Rhode Island Governor-elect Gina...