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  • On eve of poll, Ukraine leader seeks support for pro-Europe course

    KIEV (Reuters) - President Petro Poroshenko called on Ukrainians on Saturday to elect a majority on Sunday that would see through a pro-Europe, reform agenda and break with the Soviet past. Poroshenko, who is expecting a big win for his political bloc in...
  • Lisa Madigan leads big in attorney general race, Tribune poll finds

     Lisa Madigan leads big in attorney general race, Tribune poll finds
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan holds an overwhelming advantage against her Republican challenger as she seeks her fourth term, a Chicago Tribune poll finds. The survey found Madigan with 61 percent support compared with 24 percent for Paul...
  • Brown for governor

    Brown for governor
    During the last eight years, we largely supported Gov. Martin O’Malley’s policies and continue to believe they were the right ones for the times. But the state faces a new challenge today. A historic retrenchment of federal government spending...
  • Crime and race produce fact-free exchange during Florida debate

     Crime and race produce fact-free exchange during Florida debate
    Congratulations Florida. Our two candidates for governor moved from the political debacle forever known as "Fangate" to a more traditional slugfest of a debate in Jacksonville. The only thing missing from this week's exchange were the onstage security...
  • Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist

    DUBAI (Reuters) - A 26-year-old Iranian woman convicted of murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her as a teenager was hanged on Saturday, the official news agency IRNA said, despite international pleas for her life to be spared. Reyhaneh...
  • The rise of Florida's rogue voters

    The rise of Florida's rogue voters
    At least on paper, more of Florida’s voters this year have been looking for a third way. They are choosing to buck the Republican and Democratic parties when they register to vote as independents, Libertarians or with other non-mainstream parties....
  • Bill Walker: Unity ticket in Alaska governor's race 'unprecedented'

    Bill Walker, Alaska's Republican-turned-independent candidate for governor, and Byron Mallott, who won the state's Democratic primary, were set to take on incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell, a Republican, for the opportunity to run the 50th state. Alone, they...
  • 3 questions: Where Costa Mesa City Council, Orange County Board of Supervisors and State Assembly candidates stand on the issues

      Costa Mesa City Council One incumbent and eight challengers are running for two spots on the five-member council. The Daily Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) Based on the decisions of this most recent council, do you think...
  • Libertarian traverses Maryland to make his case for governor

    It's a hefty trip from southern Calvert County to Havre de Grace, but not even the thought of driving 111 miles on crowded Interstate 95 could dampen Shawn Quinn's spirits. Quinn, 52, the Libertarian Party candidate for governor, had taken the day off...
  • For Navajo Nation, candidate stirs questions about saving dying language

    For Navajo Nation, candidate stirs questions about saving dying language
    Navajo elder Jay Tsosie winces when he recalls those torturous classroom drills from his childhood. Back when the 77-year-old was a skinny, rambunctious schoolboy, teachers from the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs tried to exorcise a part of Tsosie...
  • Brown brings in $4.1 million over recent stretch, while GOP raises $770,000 for Hogan effort

    Brown brings in $4.1 million over recent stretch, while GOP raises $770,000 for Hogan effort
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown reported Friday that he has raised $4.1 million for his race over the last two months. The Brown campaign said that, together with the Maryland Democratic Party, it has about $900,000 in cash on hand...