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  • 'Here comes the mayor!' - Greek far right fires up Athens campaign

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek far-right Golden Dawn lawmaker Ilias Kasidiaris strode into a packed hotel room in central Athens last month to the sound of a marching song and supporters' cries of "Here comes the mayor!" "In less than 100 years, Greeks will...
  • Gov. Scott, where are you on toll hikes?

    Gov. Scott, where are you on toll hikes?
    Before another moment passes, let us comment on an underlying issue in the recent dust-up within Gov. Rick Scott's re-election campaign: highway tolls. Specifically, we'd like to know whether the governor supports the toll increases being imposed by...
  • Suspect in Kansas Jewish center shootings has long history of hate

    AURORA, Mo. — The elderly man was well known in this slightly faded farm town for his failed attempts at elective office, his libertarian leanings, his Southern charm. But Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, who also went by the name of Frazier Glenn...
  • Is Jeb Bush too old school for the new GOP?

    Is Jeb Bush's moment over? Not in his mind. The former governor of Florida says he's considering a campaign to become his family's third president, even though he dreads "getting back into the vortex of the mud fight." But as enticing as it is for the...
  • Ukraine radical pro-Russia presidential candidate is beaten

    KIEV (Reuters) - A Ukrainian presidential candidate, known for his radical pro-Russia views, was beaten early on Tuesday by a crowd that took exception to comments he made in a television interview. Oleh Tsarev, who has backed Ukraine's membership of the...
  • O'Malley, a good second choice [Commentary]

    O'Malley, a good second choice [Commentary]
    Why is Martin O'Malley running for the democratic presidential nomination when everyone on the planet knows it belongs to Hillary Clinton? After all, he is not a man known for flights of fantasy. And, according to a Baltimore Sun poll, most...
  • Bobby Shriver's ties that bind

    Bobby Shriver's ties that bind
    Kennedy memorabilia is scattered around Bobby Shriver's campaign headquarters. On one wall hangs a photo of a giant Robert F. Kennedy mural, on another the signed text of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's 1980 speech to the Democratic National Convention: "To...
  • India's Sonia Gandhi in TV appeal to stop 'divisive' BJP

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Sonia Gandhi, president of India's ruling Congress party, has issued a rare direct appeal to the nation not to return an opposition she said was motivated by "hatred and falsehood" in the country's general election. The three-minute...
  • Holder's race card

    Last week, the president's lap dog blew his dog whistle (a dog whistle, if you didn't know, is coded language intended for a special constituency). Speaking to the National Action Network, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said, "The last five years have...
  • Congress candidates try to score points with voters on tax day

    On the same day a new poll showed Americans still don't think much of Congress, several California candidates tried to show their solidarity with people on taxes. Some, including Republican congressional candidates Doug Ose, Tony Strickland and Paul...
  • Head of Orange teachers union re-elected; impasse hearing set

    Head of Orange teachers union re-elected; impasse hearing set
    Diana Moore, head of the Orange County Classroom Teachers Association, has been re-elected to another term, according to unofficial results. Moore, who bargains on behalf of the district's more than 13,000 teachers, beat out two challengers. Of the just...