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  • Liberal party endorses military man's rival for Egypt presidency

    CAIRO – A liberal Egyptian political party said Wednesday it is endorsing leftist presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabahi in his race against the overwhelming favorite, former army chief Abdel Fattah Sisi. The endorsement shows the Constitution...
  • Algeria's bloody past, energy wealth keep status quo for now

    ALGIERS (Reuters) - Cramped with his young wife and three infants in a shack in Algiers' Citi Hofra slum, Amin Kerchach could be forgiven for being angry at missing out on Algeria's gas wealth. But after waiting for years to get a new state-built...
  • Bongino's non-existent plan for reducing carbon emissions [Letter]

    Bongino's non-existent plan for reducing carbon emissions [Letter]
    Letter writer and Republican congressional candidate Dan Bongino apparently has never heard of George Shultz, former President Ronald Reagan's secretary of state. That's the only way to explain Mr. Bongino's assertion that a revenue-neutral carbon tax...
  • Paul, Rubio lead potential Republican 2016 contenders in spending

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Groups supporting Senators Rand Paul and Marco Rubio lead the pack of potential Republican presidential candidates in spending money and investing in possible campaigns this year, more than 20 months before the first votes are...
  • Michael Smerconish: What Jeb Bush was really saying

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush made news last weekend at the 25th anniversary celebration of his father's inauguration while speaking about his approach to a potential run in 2016. Even when appearing extemporaneous in an interview with Fox News' Shannon...
  • Why poverty across the world matters to Americans

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Sunday, April 13: A child starving in South Sudan should matter to Americans. That was the message delivered last week by Nancy Lindborg, whose job at the U.S. Agency for International...
  • Is Jeb Bush too old school for the new GOP?

    Is Jeb Bush's moment over? Not in his mind. The former governor of Florida says he's considering a campaign to become his family's third president, even though he dreads "getting back into the vortex of the mud fight." But as enticing as it is for the...
  • Kass: Obama shouldn't embrace race-rousing Sharpton

     Kass: Obama shouldn't embrace race-rousing Sharpton
    It was disappointing the other day to see President Barack Obama embracing the vulgar race hustler Al Sharpton. President Obama once eloquently confronted race in a memorable speech in Philadelphia in 2008. That speech was remarkable and honest and,...
  • Hogan posts strong fundraising in GOP campaign for governor

    Hogan posts strong fundraising in GOP campaign for governor
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan has emerged as a major force in his party's chase for campaign cash, collecting more money since he joined the race three months ago than his rivals took in all of last year, figures from the campaign show....
  • Oberweis says he and Durbin are both millionaires

    Oberweis says he and Durbin are both millionaires
    Republican Senate candidate Jim Oberweis disclosed Tuesday that he and his wife had an adjusted gross income of more than $1.3 million last year, and he asserted that his opponent, Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin, is also in the ranks of millionaires. At...
  • Prosecutors detail admissions of bribery by state Rep. Derrick Smith

    Prosecutors detail admissions of bribery by state Rep. Derrick Smith
    Shortly after his 2012 arrest on bribery charges, state Rep. Derrick Smith admitted to the FBI that he had pocketed a $7,000 kickback and even took agents to his home to retrieve some of the ill-gotten cash stashed in his bedroom, federal prosecutors said...