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  • Prickly City: It's Another Dimension All Right

    Prickly City: It's Another Dimension All Right
    Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone may have made its appearance in 1959, but with drones, a seemingly endless number of Republican candidates for the 2016 presidential election, being watched by the NSA and Hillary Clinton's avoidance of mainstream media, it...
  • Gerrymandering reform: putting the interests of the people before the party

    Gerrymandering reform: putting the interests of the people before the party
    Last week the Supreme Court paved the way for fundamental gerrymandering reform by upholding redistricting commissions that are independent of state legislatures in its decision in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission....
  • For many Greeks, a 'no' vote on bailout deal doesn't mean no to the EU

    For many Greeks, a 'no' vote on bailout deal doesn't mean no to the EU
    To the leaders of the European Union who warn that Greece might soon be expelled from their midst, Lydia Lenossi has an ancient reminder. Remember where Europe got its name? From the beautiful princess Europa, a popular figure in Greek mythology. "The...
  • Voters are shifting to Democrats, flashing a warning for Republicans

    Voters are shifting to Democrats, flashing a warning for Republicans
    The Gallup organization reported its latest findings on party identification late last week, and the report contained good news for the Democrats and a flashing yellow for Republicans. The Democrats "have regained an advantage" over the GOP in party...
  • A look at the race to replace ex-Illinois Congressman Schock

    Five candidates — three Republicans and two Democrats — are vying to replace former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, who resigned in March amid questions about his use of taxpayer and campaign funds. The winners of Tuesday's primaries will face off...
  • Ruling party nominee wins Turkish house speaker post

    Turkey's parliament has elected the ruling party's candidate as its new speaker with the tacit support of a right-wing nationalist party, a move that represents a serious gesture to the ruling party as Turkey heads toward coalition-building talks....
  • Scott Walker sees Iowa lead shrink in latest Quinnipiac poll

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker continues to lead prospective and declared 2016 Republican presidential candidates in Iowa, although his support is shrinking, a Quinnipiac University poll shows. In an election season where there will likely be at least 16...
  • Russian opposition leader campaigns against voter apathy

    Alexei Navalny, the opposition leader who organized massive street protests in Moscow against Vladimir Putin four years ago, had a much harder time drawing a big crowd in Siberia's largest city last month. Maybe it was the scorching heat of the short...
  • Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon enters 2016 mayoral race

    Sheila Dixon, who became Baltimore's first black female mayor but resigned in disgrace after an embezzlement conviction, announced Wednesday that she is running to reclaim her old job — the first direct challenge to incumbent Stephanie Rawlings-...
  • Federal Election Commission fines Sanders-affiliated PAC

    The Federal Election Commission has fined a political action committee associated with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders for missing financial reporting deadlines. The Vermont Press Bureau reports that the FEC in December sent a letter...
  • Legislature gears up for summer with quiet and busy spells

    The Assembly will be a rare sight in the capital this summer, with legislators preparing for an election where they will be at the top of the ticket. Senators, led by Democratic Senate President Steve Sweeney, will schedule hearings that will keep them...