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Elections

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  • NWI leaders remember Landske as bipartisan role model

    NWI leaders remember Landske as bipartisan role model
    Former Indiana State Sen. Sue Landske died Friday morning after battling lung cancer that forced her to step down from public office last year after 40 years of service. She was 77. Northwest Indiana public officials remembered the Cedar Lake Republican...
  • A haze of uncertainty over Washington, D.C.'s marijuana law

    A haze of uncertainty over Washington, D.C.'s marijuana law
    The city that brought America government shutdowns and all-night filibusters made recreational marijuana use legal Thursday. And the foggy dispute over whether the law is even valid has probably made some people in the District of Columbia wish they...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 1

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 1
    "I will not be a placeholder president, Claire. I will win. And I will leave a legacy." -Frank Underwood "You mean we will." -Claire Underwood The Adventures of Doug Stamper We spend the first third of the episode watching Doug Stamper recover from a...
  • Why Lesotho's election is a crucial test for African democracy

    Why Lesotho's election is a crucial test for African democracy
    In Africa’s year of elections, with democracy in retreat in many parts of the continent, Lesotho is a pygmy beside giants like Nigeria and other larger nations facing votes. But many observers are watching the small mountain nation as it heads...
  • Candidate's Suicide Reflects Appalling Politics

    Candidate's Suicide Reflects Appalling Politics
    Sometimes the hateful words that slither out of people's mouths are shocking. But what ought to keep us up at night is the silence that often follows — the way that listeners ignore, or fail to compose themselves to answer, the harmful things that...
  • FCC's new net neutrality rules are sure to be challenged

    FCC's new net neutrality rules are sure to be challenged
    After two failed attempts to enact rules for Internet traffic, regulators adopted a heavily criticized — but legally stronger — strategy to try to make sure their net neutrality rules stand up in court. But an expected lawsuit is only one...
  • Why would GOP candidate for Missouri governor kill himself?

    Why would GOP candidate for Missouri governor kill himself?
    Missouri's auditor, who fatally shot himself in an apparent suicide, had vowed to take down the state's most powerful politicians and donors, including his fellow Republicans, when he launched an anti-corruption campaign for governor last month. But...
  • Missouri auditor apparently killed himself with single gunshot, police say

    Missouri auditor apparently killed himself with single gunshot, police say
    Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, a Republican candidate for governor, died Thursday, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot, police said. There was no immediate motive for the apparent suicide, Clayton Police Chief Kevin Murphy said in a televised news...
  • Scott Walker, GOP presidential hopeful, is poised to sign Wisconsin's right-to-work law

    Scott Walker, GOP presidential hopeful, is poised to sign Wisconsin's right-to-work law
    Sometime in the next few weeks, Wisconsin will likely become the 25th state to get a right-to-work law, opposed by organized labor because it eliminates the requirement that workers must pay union fees. For Gov. Scott Walker, who ignited a spate of...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti's silence on L.A. issues helps no one

    Mayor Eric Garcetti's silence on L.A. issues helps no one
    Averse to controversy and hesitant to take sides, Mayor Eric Garcetti has often avoided staking out positions on divisive issues over his 19-month tenure. But finally, he has taken an unambiguous stand, telling Angelenos that … his favorite movie...
  • Loretta Lynch wins Senate panel vote to be attorney general

    Loretta Lynch wins Senate panel vote to be attorney general
    The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved the nomination of Loretta Lynch to be the 83rd U.S. attorney general and the first African American woman to hold the post The vote was 12 to 8, with 3 Republicans voting in favor of Lynch, who is...