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  • Garcia vs. Emanuel could be proxy for fight within national party

     Garcia vs. Emanuel could be proxy for fight within national party
    After forcing Mayor Rahm Emanuel into a runoff election to keep his job, Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is framing the head-to-head showdown as part of an ideological fight for the soul of the Democratic Party. That narrative seeks to...
  • All 8 statewide Mississippi officials challenged in election

    Each of the eight statewide elected officials in Mississippi has at least one challenger this year, although some of the newcomers might run low-budget campaigns. Just before candidates' qualifying deadline Friday, a teacher who describes herself as...
  • 2015 Virginia legislative session wraps up with ethics rules

    Virginia's 2015 legislative session is in the books. Lawmakers adjourned Friday after passing legislation at the last minute aimed at tightening the state's ethics rules for public officials and curbing sexual assaults on Virginia's college campuses....
  • Poland's 'Barbie' candidate dashes hope for left's revival

    Poland's main left-wing party was once a major player. It helped bring Poland into the European Union, sent troops to Iraq and let the CIA operate a secret prison for terror suspects. Today the Democratic Left Alliance — heir to the Cold War-era'...
  • Lesotho votes in bid to overcome tension

    The southern African nation of Lesotho on Saturday held an early election aimed at overcoming tension among political factions that has led to violence among security forces since last year. Polling stations closed after peaceful voting in the mountain...
  • 'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 2

    'House of Cards' recap, Season 3, Episode 2
    The Underwoods are in crisis mode. Frank is meeting with the top Democrats in congress. He thinks that they're meeting to talk about his jobs program, America Works. In reality, they're confronting him, telling him that it's in the best interests of...
  • Gay group seeks official recognition from California Republican Party

    Gay group seeks official recognition from California Republican Party
    A gay GOP group is seeking official recognition by the California Republican Party at its biannual gathering in Sacramento this weekend, potentially setting the stage for a divisive floor fight on Sunday. Charles Moran, chairman of the group, the...
  • With GOP in control of Virginia's legislature, McAuliffe agenda sunk

    RICHMOND — They canned his name for a health-care initiative, changed the name of his economic development fund, whacked his effort to expand pre-school — all in all, the governor had a tough time in the General Assembly this year. But it...
  • Diverse set of candidates vie for vacant 37th state Senate district seat

    The head seat in the Sacramento office for the 37th state Senate district might be empty now, but at least four candidates are vying for the spot to represent a swath of Orange County ranging from artsy Laguna Beach, eclectic Costa Mesa and surfer-vibe...
  • Rep. Aaron Schock's wide travels raise questions

     Rep. Aaron Schock's wide travels raise questions
    Rep. Aaron Schock lives large and loudly on Instagram, where he broadcasts his exploits from the Greek Isles to the glaciers of Patagonia. He's shown surfboarding in Hawaii, doing the tango in Buenos Aires and parasailing in the Andes. The 33-year-old...
  • Who scored, who didn't, at CPAC conference

    OXON HILL, Md. Scott Walker has momentum with conservatives. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul have the passion. And Jeb Bush still faces widespread skepticism that's not going away. Those were some of the conclusions as thousands of conservatives ended a four-...