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  • Biden to raise money for Quinn, Democrats in Chicago

    Biden to raise money for Quinn, Democrats in Chicago
    WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden will visit Chicago on Monday afternoon to raise campaign money for Gov. Pat Quinn and Democratic members of Congress, a White House aide said today. The fundraisers are separate, the aide said, and the event...
  • Opposition leader Khan opens talks with Pakistan government over protests

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Opposition leader Imran Khan opened negotiations Wednesday with the Pakistani government, a lawmaker from his party said, in an effort to end protests against the prime minister and overcome a political impasse. The announcement...
  • Karen Lewis inches closer to challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel

    Karen Lewis inches closer to challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel
    The gathering at the Beverly Woods Banquet Hall on Tuesday night had the feel of a campaign event: a jam-packed room, drinks flowing, soul music blaring and a raucous crowd cheering. There was only one thing missing from the event, dubbed “A...
  • Juppe joins race for French presidency in challenge to Sarkozy

    PARIS (Reuters) - Former prime minister Alain Juppe joined the race to be the presidential candidate of France's centre-right on Wednesday, posing a potential challenge both to a 2017 comeback bid by Nicolas Sarkozy and to the rise of the extreme right....
  • Chicago Tribune poll: Chicago voters split on luring Obama library

    Chicago Tribune poll: Chicago voters split on luring Obama library
    Voters in the city that launched President Barack Obama's political career are split over whether to put tax dollars into luring his presidential library to Chicago. Less than half of those surveyed in a Chicago Tribune poll — 47 percent —...
  • Vivaldi ices opponents in CD9

    Vivaldi ices opponents in CD9
    Updated 9:35 a.m. 8/20/14 with Platt's response. Step up or put up, Peter Vivaldi declared to his competition. Declaring that it's a chance for all the candidates to come together for a good cause -- in a race that has had some particularly nasty...
  • Poll: 69% favor Prop. 45 measure on regulating health insurance rates

    Poll: 69% favor Prop. 45 measure on regulating health insurance rates
    A new poll shows 69% of California voters back Proposition 45, a November ballot measure giving the insurance commissioner the power to stop excessive health-insurance rate increases. The Field Poll released Wednesday indicates broad support statewide...
  • Iranian parliament sacks minister, in setback for Rouhani

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's parliament sacked the science, research and technology minister on Wednesday, a victory for the conservative critics of moderate President Hassan Rouhani. In their impeachment motion - the first time parliament has sacked a...
  • Erdogan allies likely to dominate Turkey's new cabinet

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish president-elect Tayyip Erdogan looks set to maintain his influence on daily politics after being sworn in next week, with close allies likely to take on cabinet posts in a new government and his economic team expected to...
  • Redistricting Redux in the courtroom

    Redistricting Redux in the courtroom
    TALLAHASSEE -- The authors and critics of Florida's re-drawn congressional map were back in a courtroom Wednesday haggling over the same seat that sparked their two year legal fight: the African-American-leaning district of Rep. Corrine Brown, D-...
  • Palin goes 0-for-2 in Alaska as clout disappears nationally

    WASHINGTON Sarah Palin has lost the magic. The defeat of her choice Tuesday in a Republican Senate primary in her home state of Alaska capped a primary season in which her favored candidates across the nation have stumbled. A referendum to restore Palin'...