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  • Thirty years ago tonight: Geraldine Ferraro makes history

    Thirty years ago tonight, all she had to say were five words and, just like that, thousands of delegates to the Democratic Party's 1984 convention nearly blew off the roof of San Francisco’s Moscone Center. “My name is Geraldine Ferraro,&...
  • Turkish PM Erdogan says Israel 'surpasses Hitler in barbarism'

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel on Saturday of having "surpassed Hitler in barbarism" through its attacks on Gaza, but warned Turks against taking out their anger on the country's Jewish community. Erdogan...
  • Wrigley rooftops' political donations dry up

    Wrigley rooftops' political donations dry up
    The bitter quarrel between the Chicago Cubs and nearby rooftop owners over signs at Wrigley Field remains hot, but the rooftops' political contributions have cooled off this year. The city's landmarks commission has approved a plan to upgrade the...
  • Jokowi: The new face of Indonesian politics

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - When Indonesian furniture business owner Joko "Jokowi" Widodo turned to a career in politics nine years ago, he was a complete novice. But the can-do, clean image he has cultivated as a small-city mayor, and over the past year-and-a-...
  • Congressmen Paul Ryan, Charlie Dent raise money in Allentown for House Republicans

    Paul Ryan, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, and Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent appeared Tuesday in Allentown to raise money for fellow U.S. House Republicans. Dent, R-15th District, hosted the National Republican Congressional Committee...
  • Poll shows Brazil's Rousseff would win presidential runoff

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil President Dilma Rousseff would win a second-round runoff against either opponent and has 38 percent of voter support ahead of her October re-election bid, a new poll by the IBOPE polling institute showed on Tuesday.     Her...
  • Hard fight ahead to win approval of peace process in Colombia

    BOGOTA, Colombia When Colombia's Congress is seated on Sunday it may set the stage for one of President Juan Manuel Santos' fiercest political battles yet: winning approval for the peace process. Santos' U Party will be the biggest single block in a...
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton's deal: a 52-year pact

    As political marriages go, few have fascinated the American public more than Bill and Hillary Clinton’s 38-year union. Their bond faced strenuous tests during their journey from the Arkansas governor’s mansion to the White House. With the...
  • la-blank-file-test-2

    Their bond faced strenuous tests during their journey from the Arkansas governor's mansion to the White House. With the stress and legal hassles of the Whitewater, Monica Lewinsky and impeachment cases, many voters openly wondered whether the couple would...
  • McKinney Crossed Line In Altering Foley's Words

    McKinney Crossed Line In Altering Foley's Words
    Casting one's opponent in the worst possible light is a longstanding political practice. As communication techniques become ever more sophisticated, and the opportunity for capturing every word, gesture, or facial expression becomes easier, smearing the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Special Voter Registration Session in Granby

    Tuesday, July 29th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm Registrar's Office at Granby Town Hall 15 North Granby Road, Granby, CT The Registrar of Voters will be holding a special session of voter registration two weeks before the Republican primary. This is an opportunity...