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  • Mexico's ruling party proposes cutting seats from Congress

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's ruling party on Wednesday proposed holding a referendum next year to reduce the size of Congress, which could strengthen its own hand and streamline legislative decision-making. Mexico's Congress is made up of the lower...
  • Indictment of Rick Perry is a Texas-sized overreach

     Indictment of Rick Perry is a Texas-sized overreach
    Say this for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, he takes a good mug shot. He looks dapper, confident, even a little smug in that photo released Tuesday after he was processed at the Travis County Courthouse. As if he's thinking: I may not win this battle, but I'm...
  • Danger: Politics Ahead

    Danger: Politics Ahead
    There's an interesting piece on Politico today in which Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell hints at what will happen if Republicans take control of the Senate in this fall's election. Here's an excerpt: In an extensive interview here, the typically...
  • Rick Perry's lawyers accuse Democrats of pushing a 'red herring'

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s legal team on Thursday¬†stepped up its aggressive strategy to fight two felony charges against him, arguing that Democrats were floating a “red herring” by suggesting that Perry was motivated to veto funding for...
  • Italy federation chief faces UEFA racism probe

    BERNE (Reuters) - Italian football federation (FIGC) president Carlo Tavecchio is to face a disciplinary investigation by European football's governing body over allegedly racist remarks made during his election campaign, UEFA said on Wednesday....
  • Poll: Californians strongly support measure regulating health insurance rates

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Californians are showing overwhelming support for one of the most hotly contested propositions on the November ballot a measure allowing the state's insurance commissioner to reject proposed health insurance rate hikes. A new Field...
  • Prosecutor in Rick Perry cased called ethical, fair

    AUSTIN, Texas By all accounts, Michael McCrum is a man of contradictions. He's been a prosecutor and a defense attorney. He's backed both Republicans and Democrats for office. He's a criminal defense attorney who had to defend himself earlier this year....
  • McDonnell trial: Former Gov. McDonnell testifies about his life, not yet about his marriage

    McDonnell trial: Former Gov. McDonnell testifies about his life, not yet about his marriage
    RICHMOND – Former Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand in his own defense Wednesday afternoon, speaking directly to jurors for the first time in the 18-day-old federal trial against him and his wife. McDonnell eased into his testimony, laying out a...
  • Biden to raise money for Quinn, Democrats in Chicago

    Biden to raise money for Quinn, Democrats in Chicago
    WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden will visit Chicago on Monday to raise campaign money for Gov. Pat Quinn and Democrats running for Congress, a White House aide said. ¬† The Democratic governor is in a tough re-election fight against...
  • Rousseff, rivals change tack in Brazil's reshaped election

    SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - When Brazil's notoriously private President Dilma Rousseff showed up in her kitchen cooking pasta in a campaign TV ad this week, it was one of the clearest signs yet that the country's October election is up for grabs....
  • Turkish foreign minister set to be Erdogan's new PM

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish president-elect Tayyip Erdogan named Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as his future prime minister on Thursday and said a power struggle with a U.S.-based cleric, a Kurdish peace process and a new constitution would be his top...