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  • Women need to step up as campaign donors

    Roger Vivier shoes are perhaps the finest in the world, and they'd better be, considering they can retail for $2,500 a pair. Wealthy women are snatching them up. They're also buying Hermes Birkin handbags that can cost $20,000. Where they don't spend...
  • Arundel council shoots down special elections for vacancies

    Anne Arundel County Councilman Chris Trumbauer said this past week's failure to adopt a special election to replace council members who leave office early was his most disappointing moment in politics. "This was an opportunity to restore the power to the...
  • Gov. Walker spent $320,000 from campaign on Doe defense attorneys

    MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker funneled more than $320,000 from his campaign account to defense attorneys over the last six months as he and his allies fought a secret probe into fundraising and spending during the 2012 recall election....
  • Ukraine votes to call up more military reserves to protect border

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's parliament approved a presidential decree on Tuesday to call up more military reserves and men under 50 to fight rebels in eastern Ukraine and defend the border against a concentration of troops in Russia. Some 45 days after...
  • Rand Paul is determined to keep 2016 interesting [Commentary]

    Rand Paul is determined to keep 2016 interesting [Commentary]
    I know it's disturbingly early to get into this, but here is my out-of-nowhere prediction for the 2016 presidential race: Hillary Clinton vs. Rand Paul. Ms. Clinton is an easy pick. She was on "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart on Tuesday night looking...
  • Myanmar opposition party says 5 million sign petition to change constitution

    YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's main opposition party says it has collected about five million signatures seeking reduced powers for unelected military members of parliament as the country, which emerged from dictatorship in 2011, moves towards an election...
  • Cambodia opposition drops boycott after PM makes rare deal

    PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's opposition on Tuesday agreed to drop a parliamentary boycott following talks with Prime Minister Hun Sen, ending a year-long deadlock and easing political tension stemming from a disputed 2013 election. The decision came...
  • Obama, Biden highlight job-training in middle-class push

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will put a spotlight on job-training programs on Tuesday as part of a White House push to boost economic opportunities for middle-class Americans, an important voting group in...
  • Obama says Biden would make 'superb' president: New Yorker

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 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 on...
  • Turkey's Erdogan says wants to see more power in hands of president

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said he wanted to see the powers of the presidency boosted, adding that he expected his ruling AK Party to propose a new constitution after parliamentary polls in 2015. Erdogan is hoping to...
  • Kansas senator's years in Washington are both advantage, vulnerability

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Sen. Pat Roberts sits in a Lenexa, Kan., fast-food restaurant, spooning ice cream from a cup. It's already been a long day. That morning, the 78-year-old Republican braved the heat of the Lenexa July Fourth parade; after lunch, he...