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Elections

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  • In Florida governor's race, Democrat woos crucial black vote

    TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - As the leading Democratic candidate for Florida governor, Charlie Crist would be expected to draw overwhelming support from the state's more than 1.6 million registered black voters. But rallying them is proving a challenge for...
  • Moscovici says confident will have important economic role in EU Commission

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's candidate for the European Commission Pierre Moscovici is convinced he will have an important economic portfolio, he told Reuters on Wednesday, rebuffing German concerns that France lacked the budget credibility to take such a...
  • Workers' Party boss sees Rousseff re-election despite inflation

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - High inflation should not keep Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff from getting re-elected in October because wage earners have been cushioned by social gains made during a decade of Workers' Party rule, the party's boss said. "It's...
  • With Ukraine, Putin is courting the home crowd

    The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has finally spurred the United States and Europe to agree on imposing additional sanctions on Russia. But Vladimir Putin's tactics in Ukraine are likely to be far more influenced by his domestic political...
  • John Kass: Obama, Emanuel need to put Chicago's kids first

    On the Chicago block where that 3-year-old boy was shot in the stomach, a victim of the city's murderous gang wars, there was a woman watering her flowers. "Please don't put my name," she said, her thumb directing the spray. "Don't put my name." Her arm...
  • State senator faces opposition from within Haitian community

    State senator faces opposition from within Haitian community
    Oscar Braynon is the only incumbent South Florida state senator to draw a challenger in this primary election. The freshman Democrat represents District 36, which includes parts of Hallandale Beach, Margate and West Park as well as North Miami and Miami...
  • Gun safety, joyful noise, and Fair Districts: Letters

    Gun safety or control? Mary Sanchez on Sunday demonstrated the meaning of elasticity ("Put politics aside, treat gun safety as public-health issue"). You have to hand it to the liberal columnist: No fact will remain unstretched in her zest to enact gun-...
  • South Korea president's party wins vote, green light for economic reforms

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean voters in 15 districts gave President Park Geun-hye's ruling party an enhanced parliamentary majority in by-elections on Wednesday, and the political momentum to drive an economic stimulus program and regulatory reforms....
  • Kass: Obama, Emanuel need to put Chicago's kids first

    Kass: Obama, Emanuel need to put Chicago's kids first
    On the Chicago block where that 3-year-old boy was shot in the stomach, a victim of the city's murderous gang wars, there was a woman watering her flowers. "Please don't put my name," she said, her thumb directing the spray. "Don't put my name." Her...
  • Judge candidate slams elections chief Snipes, says he's contemplating legal action

    Judge candidate slams elections chief Snipes, says he's contemplating legal action
    A website snafu that resulted in an unknown number of people viewing, and possibly printing out, an incorrect sample ballot for the Aug. 26 primary and nonpartisan elections prompted a candidate for judge to condemn the county elections supervisor and...
  • Berlin Council Moves Hearing On Proposed New Police Station To August

    BERLIN — The town council voted Tuesday to move a public hearing on a proposed $21 million bond issue to build a new police station from Sept. 16 to Aug. 12. The earlier date, approved by a 4-3 party line vote with majority Democrats prevailing,...