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  • Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot

    Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot
    Just a few months before announcing plans to become Chicago's next Democratic mayor, Rahm Emanuel strolled down the gravel path to a Montana resort restaurant with Republican businessman Bruce Rauner, both men smiling as they carried bottles of wine. In...
  • Turkey's Erdogan consolidates power with ascent to presidency

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan will cement his position as modern Turkey's most powerful leader when he is sworn in as president on Thursday, advancing his drive to reshape the country but heralding what critics fear will be an increasingly...
  • Rise in EU migration to Britain tests PM Cameron's immigration pledge

    LONDON (Reuters) - The number of European Union citizens moving to Britain has risen significantly, data showed on Thursday, putting pressure on Prime Minister David Cameron and his pledge to cut immigration - a key political issue ahead of a 2015...
  • Primary reveals Democrat Crist's weak spots in Florida governor's race

    TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - Florida voters handed Charlie Crist his first victory as a Democrat in Tuesday's primary election for governor, while also exposing weaknesses in his nationally watched bid to take back the job he once held as a Republican. Crist...
  • Immigration could set stage for big U.S. budget showdown

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservatives in the U.S. Congress who object to President Barack Obama's immigration policies are threatening to tie a must-pass budget bill to the issue, making for a possible showdown in September and raising the specter of a...
  • The shaky mantle of 'reformer'

    The shaky mantle of 'reformer'
    Millions of dollars in state grant money was scattered haphazardly over Democratic voting enclaves, where much of it was misspent, lost or otherwise unaccounted for, a state audit says. Hundreds of applicants were clouted into positions at the...
  • August election postmortem — Yawn if you voted

    August election postmortem — Yawn if you voted
    Sorting out Tuesday's Broward election results: Winner: Charlie Crist. It doesn't matter what party label he wears or how he flip-flops … uh, evolves on key issues – Crist is living proof of the power of likeability in politics. The...
  • Unions escalate fight with Garcetti over Employee Relations Board

    Eight Los Angeles public employee unions have taken their fight with Mayor Eric Garcetti into a new arena by seeking to curtail his power to select who can serve on a panel that decides the city's biggest labor disputes. Unions representing police...
  • Primary campaigns cost almost $25 million

    Primary campaigns cost almost $25 million
    Candidates for governor in Maryland's June primary spent a record of almost $25 million — paying roughly $35 for every voter who showed up at the polls. Campaign finance reports filed with the State Board of Elections this week show that the...
  • State Sen. Witkos Of Canton Given State Grant For Reelection

    State Sen. Kevin Witkos has received enough donations to his campaign from people in the district he represents to qualify for an infusion of state money as he seeks to hold onto his seat. On Wednesday, Witkos said he has received a from the state's...
  • Fourth Annual Newtown Labor Day Parade To Feature Lots Of Pols

    The fourth annual Labor Day Parade in Newtown on Monday, Sept. 1 will kick off at 10 a.m. and it will feature many of the state's politicians who will be running for office in the general election in November. Robin Buchanan, the parade organization's...