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Elections

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  • Massachusetts launches online voting registration system

    Massachusetts is now the 21st state to offer online voter registration. Secretary of State William Galvin said Tuesday that residents can use the new system to register to vote, change their address for voting purposes and change party affiliation. He...
  • Madonna and Young: Will Pennsylvania matter in 2016 presidential race?

    It's been a long 40 years! Not since 1976 has Pennsylvania really mattered in a presidential primary for either major party. This irrelevance has not been caused by competing presidential candidates simply snubbing state voters or from any decline in...
  • FEC sues Utah businessman over donations to 2 US senators

    The Federal Election Commission is suing a Utah businessman, saying he made $170,000 in illegal campaign contributions to U.S. Sens. Harry Reid of Nevada and Mike Lee of Utah and former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff in 2009 and 2010. The FEC's...
  • Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton: Neither would be 'more of the same'

    Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton: Neither would be 'more of the same'
    Hillary Rodham Clinton is the front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary, and Jeb Bush is a front-runner in the Republican one. And although there is a lifetime of politics between now and the next election, there's a good chance that, on Nov. 8,...
  • Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader ends hunger strike

    Jailed Venezuelan politician Leopoldo Lopez has ended a 30-day hunger strike after authorities set a date for legislative elections, a key demand of opponents of President Nicolas Maduro's socialist administration. "We're ending the strike, but our...
  • Socialist-led coalition wins town hall elections in Albania

    A coalition led by the governing Socialist Party has won three-fourths of mayoral elections in Albania, seen as a possible step toward improving its bid to launch membership negotiations with the European Union. Erion Veliaj, a 35-year-old former...
  • Markley, Pavia, Romano Vie For GOP Chief Tuesday

    Markley, Pavia, Romano Vie For GOP Chief Tuesday
    Back in the summer of 2006, the Connecticut Republican Party was riding high. Gov. M. Jodi Rell was headed toward a crushing victory over Democrat John DeStefano in the fall election, and well-known Republicans – Chris Shays, Rob Simmons and Nancy...
  • Hillary Clinton to meet with church officials near Ferguson unrest

    Hillary Clinton to meet with church officials near Ferguson unrest
    Hillary Rodham Clinton is putting America's struggle with race relations at the forefront of her presidential campaign, joining with church members near the epicenter of violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, as the nation grapples with the deadly...
  • Super PACs: Gobbling up democracy?: Front & Center

    Super PACs: Gobbling up democracy?: Front & Center
    "A sense of dread" is how the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette prefaced the 2016 presidential campaign. Not only for flawed candidates, but because of their reliance on super political-action committees. Not everyone agrees. Super PACs, they say, shrink...
  • Confederate flag debate puts African-American GOP senator in spotlight

    The revived debate about the Confederate battle flag has climaxed with exceptional speed in South Carolina, where the state's three most prominent Republicans led a bipartisan call Monday for removing the banner completely from the state capitol. Sen....
  • Will a jump in women candidates mean an increase in women in the General Assembly?

    Virginia’s General Assembly may end up looking just a little bit more like Virginia after the next election, as the number of women seeking open seats or to knock off incumbents has jumped sharply. According to a tally by the Virginia Public...