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Elections

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  • Democratic congressional race heating up in Bucks County

    Democrats Shaughnessy Naughton and Kevin Strouse have opened campaign offices barely a block apart on Mill Street, the main drag in Bristol. Neither of the candidates seeking their party's nomination for Congress lives in Bristol, but the struggling...
  • Megan McArdle: Vermont's single-payer dream a nightmare

    Of the plans that states have hatched for the Affordable Care Act, none has been bolder than that of Vermont, which wants to implement a single-payer health-care system, along the lines of what you might find in Britain or Canada. One government- operated...
  • Observers give Guinea-Bissau vote clean bill of health

    BISSAU (Reuters) - Observers from the West African regional bloc ECOWAS on Monday said Guinea-Bissau's weekend election was free and fair, and called on international donors to restart cooperation suspended in the wake of a 2012 coup. Bissau-Guineans...
  • Student killed in opposition protest at Cairo University: medic

    CAIRO (Reuters) - A student was killed on Monday in clashes between police and Muslim Brotherhood supporters at Cairo University, a medic said, in a protest called by the Islamist opposition against the army-backed government. Security forces fired...
  • Benefit Restoration Gets Complicated

    WASHINGTON —- Renewal of important expired federal tax benefits for homeowners took a major step forward last week, but the route to final congressional approval is beginning to look longer —- and potentially bumpier —- than previously...
  • A state divided is no longer golden

    SACRAMENTO — Cracking California into six pieces and calling each chunk a state sounds really crackpot. Don't like this state government? How about five more? What about the notion of Los Angeles students attending UC Berkeley or San Diego State...
  • U.S. lawmakers visit Afghanistan to press case for troops to stay

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, John Boehner, is leading a delegation of Republican lawmakers on a trip to Afghanistan to underscore their call for U.S. forces to remain there and also to review the country's...
  • India's BJP opposition party heading for majority: opinion poll

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Hindu nationalist BJP opposition party and its allies are set to win a narrow majority in the world's largest democratic election, the latest opinion poll showed on Monday. The Bharatiya Janata Party, led by prime-...
  • Rep. Joe Garcia raises $460,000 in 3 months

      Congressman Joe Garcia, long considered one of the most vulnerable Democrats in the House, improved his re-election chances by raising $460,000 in the first quarter this year.  He has raised a total $2.2 million, his campaign reported....
  • Egypt to raise electricity prices before election -minister

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Egypt plans to boost electricity prices for the richest 20 percent of its citizens before the presidential elections at the end of May, as the country has 'no time to waste' in starting reforms, the planning minister said. Ashraf...
  • Steve Paul: The tea leaves suggest Hillary Clinton would be a formidable candidate

    No matter what happens in the midterm election this November, a larger political scenario looms for 2016. For the Democrats right now, the presumptive though not entirely certain presidential nominee is Hillary Rodham Clinton. ("I'm thinking about it,"...