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Elections

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  • An electric Ferrari? Don't count on it

    At least that's what Ferrari president Luca di Montezemelo told Engadget in a recent interview. From Engadget:   Montezemelo said "You will never see a Ferrari electric because I don't believe in electric cars, because I don't think they represent an...
  • Personal, Political Artifacts At John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

    Personal, Political Artifacts At John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    In honor of the recent election, DayTrippers takes a tour of the incredible John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, which houses a large collection of personal and political artifacts.  Situated on Boston's Columbia Point, the museum's...
  • Spain's poll-topping Podemos tones down radical plans in manifesto

    Spain's newest political party Podemos, riding high in opinion polls just 10 months after its launch, released an economic manifesto on Friday that rowed back on earlier pledges to cut the retirement age and default on the national debt. Podemos ("We...
  • Jim Webb explores candidacy in 2016

    WASHINGTON -- Political crystal-ball gazers widely predicting a cakewalk for Hillary Clinton to the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination are not likely to change their minds in light of former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb's decision to form an exploratory...
  • Taiwan elections will be major test for ruling party, China ties

    Taiwan's ruling Nationalist Party will test its popularity in midterm elections Saturday after six years of leading the island to landmark deals with longtime adversary China. Losses for the Nationalists, or Kuomintang, would indicate dwindling...
  • In Afghanistan, women face entrenched harassment

     In Afghanistan, women face entrenched harassment
    Twenty-nine-year-old Masouma was walking down a street in Kabul one day recently when a boy no older than 5 tried to grab her. She moved to avoid him, but what he did next, she recalled, spoke volumes about attitudes toward women and girls in the Afghan...
  • Namibia's ruling party seen winning Africa's first electronic vote

    Namibians voted on Friday in Africa's first electronic election that is expected see the SWAPO party to extend its 24-year rule as people in the mineral-rich country seek stability in the face of a global commodities downturn. Despite an 11th hour...
  • Brazil scrapes out of recession on government spending

    Brazil's economy crawled out of a recession in the third quarter as public spending rose before presidential elections, suggesting growth could be short-lived as the government plans to tighten its budget. The economy grew 0.1 percent in the third...
  • With contribution limits off, Emanuel reels in more cash

    With contribution limits off, Emanuel reels in more cash
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has received $400,000 in political donations that he was able to keep only because the state's campaign contribution limits were eliminated through the actions of an obscure candidate who threatened to run, but didn't. The...
  • An obscene amount of money spent on the election

    After observing the reactions of Republican and Democratic pols and pundits to the national midterm election results — one side preening, the other chastened — I’ve distilled my own characterization of the entire campaign down to one...
  • FAU taps into booming demand for politicos

    A huge outpouring of money into political campaigns has led to a lot of mudslinging in recent years, but it's also led to a lot of new jobs. Florida Atlantic University plans take advantage of the fast growing field of political consulting by offering an...