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Elections

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  • THE LATEST: US will vote for Prince Ali in FIFA election

    The Latest on FIFA developments: 12:31 a.m. (2231 GMT, 6:31 p.m. EDT) The United States says it will vote for Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein for FIFA president on Friday and not for incumbent Sepp Blatter. U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil...
  • House Approves Sweeping Changes To Public Financing System

    The state House of Representatives approved legislation Thursday that overhauls Connecticut’s public financing system by cutting the size of candidates' taxpayer-funded grants and by limiting wealthy donors' ability to funnel money into campaigns. ...
  • Review Shows Bevin Holding Lead In Kentucky GOP Primary

    FRANKFORT, Ky. — Matt Bevin held on to his 83-vote lead after a state review of vote totals Thursday in Kentucky's Republican primary for governor, but his rival did not concede and suggested he was not done contesting the result. Secretary of...
  • Compromise Connecticut election reform bill clears Senate

    The Connecticut Senate has passed a wide-ranging bill that attempts to professionalize the state's election system following a string of problems at the polls. The bill approved unanimously Thursday marks a compromise reached between state lawmakers, the...
  • Possible Mayoral Race: Stewart vs. McNamara vs. Mayo

    NEW BRITAIN — Republican Mayor Erin Stewart is running for re-election, and she may end up facing one of the city's most outspoken Democratic leaders: John McNamara. Stewart posted a video on her Facebook page this week declaring that she wants...
  • Retention elections for justices gets tentative NC Senate OK

    North Carolina lawmakers finally seem willing to change how voters can choose appellate court judges after legislation in previous years has gone nowhere. The Senate gave tentative approval Thursday to a method giving most sitting state Supreme Court...
  • U.S. Soccer chief says FIFA election will be close

    U.S. Soccer chief says FIFA election will be close
    U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati said Sepp Blatter’s reelection for a fifth term as FIFA’s top executive is far from certain, saying he expects Jordanian Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein to make a strong showing in Friday’s vote at the annual...
  • Hillary Clinton campaign outlines plans for fundraising and first big speech

    WASHINGTON Hillary Clinton's campaign aides knocked down speculation that they're aiming to raise $2 billion for the primary and general elections, saying the total they expect to need to win the White House is closer to the $1 billion that President...
  • Review shows Bevin holding lead in Kentucky GOP primary

    Matt Bevin held on to his 83-vote lead after a state review of vote totals Thursday in Kentucky's Republican primary for governor, but his rival did not concede and suggested he was not done contesting the result. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan...
  • Britain's EU membership at heart of Cameron's European tour

    Britain's EU membership at heart of Cameron's European tour
    Hot on the heels of his election victory, Prime Minister David Cameron embarked on a whirlwind two-day tour of Europe aimed at renegotiating Britain’s membership in the European Union. Cameron met with leaders in Holland and France on Thursday and...
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: 5 things to keep in mind about an otherwise meaningless early GOP race

    It's started again, the quadrennial obsession of presidential campaigns, news organizations and, indeed, the entire political punditocracy with polls, especially those in the crucial early voting states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina. Just...