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  • Commentary: Union endorsements are telling in Newport race

    When it comes to endorsements, the employee associations usually stay with what they know, instead of what might be. And they usually will go with the candidates who will best serve their interests. The Newport Beach Police Management Assn....
  • In New Haven, Michelle Obama Urges Democrats To Get Out The Vote

    In New Haven, Michelle Obama Urges Democrats To Get Out The Vote
    NEW HAVEN — First Lady Michelle Obama headlined a campaign rally for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Thursday as the Democrats embark on a final drive to get out the vote for Tuesday's election. The party chose New Haven for the first of two high-profile...
  • 'Wistful' Obama launches last-gasp campaigning for elections

    PORTLAND Me. (Reuters) - Wistful about fighting his last campaign, President Barack Obama touted a burst of U.S. economic growth on Thursday to try to limit Democratic losses in next week's elections, in a speech at one of the few voter rallies he is...
  • Costa Mesa's conservative mayor on mailer with Democrats

    Costa Mesa's conservative mayor on mailer with Democrats
    Costa Mesa voters saw an odd pairing of political candidates in their mailboxes this week when they received a flier promoting conservative Mayor Jim Righeimer with a slate of heavy-hitting Democrats up for election. Gov. Jerry Brown topped the list,...
  • How does campaign financing affect polarization?

    WASHINGTON An interesting debate is swirling around next Tuesday's midterm elections for Congress. It involves the extent to which the sources, amounts and uses of campaign contributions will affect not only the outcomes of various hotly contested races...
  • Coup brews against NRCC chairman

    WASHINGTON While most Republicans are focused on Tuesday's midterms, some members are already eyeing another race: The battleto be the next chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee. The current NRCC chairman, Greg Walden of Oregon,...
  • Steady in Brazil: Voters re-elect a president who has made progress

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Wednesday, Oct. 29: Brazil, the world's fifth-largest country by area and population, completed the second round of its presidential election Sunday, approving incumbent Dilma...
  • Citizens United threatens right to a fair trial

    As a public defender, I fought for people who were charged with crimes not because they were guilty but because they were poor. Americans want to know that if they ever face a judge, their case will be decided based on the law. That is only possible...
  • Undercover French politicians sample "real life" for TV show

    * Elected officials to play real citizens on reality TV * Show debases political office, some say * Public confidence in politicians at record lows By Alexandria Sage PARIS, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Eight French politicians will disguise themselves as...
  • Tunisia's Islamists down but not out after election defeat

    TUNIS (Reuters) - After Tunisia's Islamist party Ennahda conceded defeat in Sunday's parliamentary elections, there were no fireworks, concerts or cheering rallies outside the headquarters of its rival, the secular Nidaa Tounes alliance. Instead it was...
  • Q Poll: Crist pulling independents

    Q Poll: Crist pulling independents
    TALLAHASSEE -- A new Quinnipiac University poll finds Democrat Charlie Crist with a slight edge over incumbent Gov. Rick Scott, although the advantage is within the error margin. The poll of 817 likely voters conducted Oct. 22-27 found Crist with 43...