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  • Indonesia's Prabowo withdraws from presidential vote count

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - After spending a decade, and a chunk of the family fortune, in trying to become Indonesia's president, an outraged Prabowo Subianto watched as leadership of the world's third-largest democracy slipped through his fingers this week....
  • Fundraisers yes, Jimmy Kimmel no during Obama's Los Angeles visit

    As violence exploded in the Middle East and the world recoiled at the destruction of a commercial jetliner, President Obama kept largely to his schedule, which included recent appearances at Democratic fundraisers that drew criticism from political...
  • A former congressman asks: Can we make Congress move?

    Throughout my time in Congress, and particularly since leaving the House of Representatives last year, the question I'm asked most often is some variation of “Just how bad is it really?” Frequently the question is answered before it is asked:...
  • Targeting legislative leaders

    Targeting legislative leaders
    While we're waiting for the courts to decide whether the people of Illinois will get to vote on a constitutional amendment to limit the terms of state lawmakers, let's ponder a related question: What if we just term-limited Mike Madigan? A more...
  • Rauner, Quinn and your taxes

    Rauner, Quinn and your taxes
    On Thursday, Bruce Rauner came a long way toward answering the many voices — this page included — that had criticized his gossamer-thin proposals for reviving Illinois' economy and governance. The Republican candidate for governor issued his...
  • Obama: Biden would make 'superb' president

    Obama: Biden would make 'superb' president
    President Barack Obama said Joe Biden would make a "superb" president, but questioned whether his vice president or potential rival Hillary Clinton would want to endure another campaign for the White House, a media report Monday said. Obama, in an...
  • Turkey's Kurdish candidate says peace does not hinge on Erdogan

    BERLIN/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's peace process with Kurdish militants will go on whether or not Tayyip Erdogan wins the presidency in August, his pro-Kurdish rival said, but he declined to reveal whether he would back the prime minister in the event...
  • Republicans look to improve brand, tech skills in Silicon Valley

    Republicans look to improve brand, tech skills in Silicon Valley
    It's not easy being a conservative in Silicon Valley. People who lean to the right are vastly outnumbered in the nation's high-tech hub, and say they sometimes have to downplay their views. "It does make you stand out a little bit. You have to be...
  • Tensions at Pasadena City College threaten school's reputation

    Tensions at Pasadena City College threaten school's reputation
    Pasadena City College's stature as one of the state's best two-year schools wasn't lost on members of a visiting team of advisors this year. "You've got a great reputation," one member told campus employees. But that reputation, and maybe even the...
  • Modi's BJP puts political twist on local Indian sex abuse case

    BANGALORE India (Reuters) - A local sexual abuse case took on national political overtones on Monday as students from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party accused a state government run by the country's main opposition of inaction. Hundreds of students...
  • Why experts see little hope for GOP plan to sue Obama over law's delay

    Why experts see little hope for GOP plan to sue Obama over law's delay
    Throughout American history, Congress has often been at odds with the president. But so far, the legislative body has not turned to the third government branch — the judiciary — with a lawsuit claiming the chief executive violated the...