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  • Critic of Hobart mayor announces GOP challenge

    Critic of Hobart mayor announces GOP challenge
    Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor will face a challenge in the November general election from Larry Brown, a longtime resident and vocal critic of the mayor and the Team Snedecor concept. Snedecor, incumbent council members, the clerk-treasurer and city judge...
  • Christie, stressing life story, launches uphill bid for president

    LIVINGSTON, N.J. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie formally launched his presidential candidacy Tuesday, kicking off what is predicted to be an uphill bid for the Republican nomination by drawing on his modest New Jersey beginnings. In the gymnasium of...
  • Turkey fails to elect new speaker in initial voting

    Turkey's parliament has failed to elect its new speaker after two rounds of voting that were being watched for an early indication of the Turkish parties' strength in the coalition-building process. Ismet Yilmaz, the ruling party's candidate and the...
  • Prickly City:Oh No She Didn't! She Referred To The Voters As WHAT?!

    Prickly City:Oh No She Didn't! She Referred To The Voters As WHAT?!
    2016 Presidential Election polls have shown that people find Hunny Bunny lacking in certain human qualities, like warmth and compassion. She aims to fix this by having her staff promote her warm and fuzzy side. Unfortunately, she doesn't seem to have one,...
  • Supreme Court's gay-marriage ruling settles nothing

    The long-expected decision of the U.S. Supreme Court imposing same-sex marriage on the country has been issued. The obvious next question is whether this settles the matter, and there's a one-word answer: "Hardly." If anything, the court's decision is...
  • Belarus sets presidential election for Oct. 11

    The parliament of Belarus decided Tuesday to set the next presidential election for Oct. 11, about a month earlier than originally planned. The decision intensified a debate among opposition parties on whether to put forward candidates for an election...
  • Political opposition groups gain money for 2016 race

    It was the perfect loop: The Republican opposition research group America Rising finds footage of Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley in agriculture-loving Iowa, seeming to put down the intelligence of farmers. That footage becomes part of a 30-...
  • Supreme Court's Arizona ruling hands voters a big victory

    The following editorial was written by Bloomberg View editors: The sentence cannot be found in the Constitution, but it best captures one of the fundamental democratic principles the Constitution exists to protect: "Voters should choose their...
  • Arizona takes its map back. Illinois, you're next.

    Arizona takes its map back. Illinois, you're next.
    The people of Arizona scored a big win in the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday. People of Illinois, were you watching? The nation's highest court sided with voters who were fed up with politicians rigging the outcome of elections. By a 5-4 vote, the court...
  • Arizona case gives Virginia redistricting reformers hope, not change

    Arizona case gives Virginia redistricting reformers hope, not change
    Groups calling for redistricting reform in Virginia were emboldened Monday by a U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding reforms in Arizona, but changes to Virginia's system remain a political long shot in the near term. In a 5-4 decision, the high court...
  • Postcards mailed to inactive voters in Wisconsin

    The state elections board has mailed postcards to nearly 100,000 registered voters in Wisconsin who have not cast ballots in the past four years. The state Government Accountability Board on Monday says the postcard titled "Notice of Suspension" is one...