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Elections

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  • College of DuPage reverses course, allows candidates forum

    College of DuPage reverses course, allows candidates forum
    The College of DuPage has reversed its decision to ban a forum for Board of Trustees candidates from taking place on campus, according to the union chief organizing the event. College officials could not be reached Wednesday to confirm that the ban has...
  • Council May Vote Next Week On Ousting Hartford Registrars

    Council May Vote Next Week On Ousting Hartford Registrars
    HARTFORD — The city council is expected to vote next week on whether to proceed with a proposal to remove Hartford's three registrars of voters from office. A resolution to be presented at Monday's council meeting alleges that the registrars,...
  • Civil, sacred marriage considered by NC House panel

    Clergy and advocates differed Wednesday whether over judicial officials are obligated by law to carry out civil same-sex marriages in North Carolina even if they object to gay marriage due to their religious beliefs. Several people addressed a House...
  • Veteran pollster says Walker 'very likely" to run

    Gov. Scott Walker is "very likely" to get into the race for president but has yet to make a decision, a veteran Republican pollster and one of the governor's top advisers said Wednesday. Ed Goeas, president and CEO of The Tarrance Group, made the...
  • L.A. residents explain why they did -- or didn't -- go to the polls

    L.A. residents explain why they did -- or didn't -- go to the polls
    Riva Kim, 38, an attorney and downtown resident, was one of the fewer than 10% of registered voters who cast ballots in Tuesday’s Los Angeles city election. She was surprised to hear that she was part of a tiny minority. “Really? That’...
  • Netanyahu says he gave 'practical alternative' to Iran deal

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday his speech to the U.S. Congress offered a "practical alternative" to a possible Iranian nuclear deal, while opinion polls showed his party received a slight bump following his address ahead of the...
  • It's not just L.A. -- other major cities struggle with low voter turnout

    It's not just L.A. -- other major cities struggle with low voter turnout
    Los Angeles is not the only city struggling with low voter turnout. Turnout in New York’s 2013 mayoral race was 26% and last week’s mayoral race in Chicago garnered 34% turnout, according to unofficial results. Just under 21% of registered...
  • Chris Van Hollen to run for Senate in Maryland

    WASHINGTON Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen announced Wednesday he will run for the seat of retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, moving swiftly as numerous other ambitious Democrats have their eye on the race. "I am excited to share that I have decided to...
  • Appeal of decision to toss case against Argentine president

    An Argentine prosecutor on Wednesday appealed a judge's decision to throw out an investigation that accused President Cristina Fernandez of a cover-up deal with Iran, the latest twist in a case that has rocked the South American country in an election...
  • Arkansas Senate votes to put state exchange plans on hold

    Arkansas lawmakers voted Wednesday to put the state's plans to set up its own insurance exchange under the federal health law on hold while the nation's highest court weighs a legal challenge over tax subsidies granted through the overhaul. The bill...
  • Rise of pragmatic Arab politician shakes up Israeli politics

    A charismatic Arab politician, who confidently jousts with Jewish rivals on TV and wants to build a broad Arab-Jewish "alliance of the disadvantaged," has emerged as one of the biggest surprises of Israel's election campaign. Ayman Odeh, a 40-year-old...