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  • As he launches 2016 bid, Christie embraces underdog role

    When New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie enters the race for president this week, he'll do so as an underdog. The launch of the Republican governor's White House campaign is the culmination of years of groundwork that began even before his landslide re-...
  • In picking presidents, New Hampshire forgoes producing them

    When it comes to presidents, New Hampshire is much better at picking them than producing them. While the 14th president, Franklin Pierce, was a New Hampshire native, no one else has come close in the 100 years since the state began holding statewide...
  • Venezuelan struggling socialists hold legislative primaries

    Members of Venezuela's ruling socialist party selected candidates to compete in December's legislative elections that the opposition is favored to win amid a punishing economic crisis that is eroding support for President Nicolas Maduro. National...
  • Pro-European candidate calls for new govt to be formed

    The new, pro-European Union mayor of Moldova's capital called Monday for the former Soviet republic to renew efforts to form a pro-European government. Dorin Chirtoaca, who is also deputy chairman of the Liberal Party, told Radio Chisinau that Moldova...
  • Jindal announcement light on Louisiana's elected officials

    It seemed like a no-miss event in Louisiana politics, a sitting governor announcing his bid for the White House. But the crowd at Gov. Bobby Jindal's presidential campaign kickoff rally noticeably lacked for political star power. None of Louisiana's...
  • Montana moves to reveal corporate campaign spending

    Montana, a state that has long prided itself on strict campaign finance laws, is giving up on barring corporations from political spending and is instead attempting to expose every penny spent by them in elections. Proposed rules released Wednesday to...
  • Elections Agency Votes To Enforce Subpoena On Democrats

    Elections Agency Votes To Enforce Subpoena On Democrats
    HARTFORD — The State Elections Enforcement Commission decided Thursday to take legal action against the state Democratic Party over its refusal to comply with a May 29 subpoena for documents and internal communications concerning the 2014 re-...
  • Changes to NC voter ID rankle some, but could preserve law

    Federal and state lawsuits filed nearly two years ago challenging what's in North Carolina's election overhaul law are finally heading to trial starting next month. But unexpected moves on the way to the courthouse could break down arguments of...
  • Episcopal Church elects first black presiding bishop

    The Episcopal Church elected its first African-American presiding bishop, choosing Bishop Michael Curry of North Carolina during the denomination's national assembly Saturday. Curry was elected by a landslide in a vote at the Episcopal General...
  • House of Delegates members paying while climbing the legislative ladder?

    House of Delegates members paying while climbing the legislative ladder?
    As members of the House of Delegates climb the ladder of power, they often pause to send a few thousand dollars to Speaker Bill Howell's political action committee shortly before ascending to the next rung. Since the speaker founded his Dominion...
  • GOP tries to portray Feingold as a hypocrite over PAC spending

    WASHINGTON Republicans are eager to use former Sen. Russ Feingold's signature issue against him in 2016, as the Wisconsin Democrat wages a comeback bid in a Senate contest key to his party's quest for the majority. After losing re-election to a fourth...