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  • In picking presidents, New Hampshire forgoes producing them

    When it comes to presidents, New Hampshire is much better at picking them than producing them. While the 14th president, Franklin Pierce, was a New Hampshire native, no one else has come close in the 100 years since the state began holding statewide...
  • Venezuelan struggling socialists hold legislative primaries

    Members of Venezuela's ruling socialist party selected candidates to compete in December's legislative elections that the opposition is favored to win amid a punishing economic crisis that is eroding support for President Nicolas Maduro. National...
  • Pro-European candidate calls for new govt to be formed

    The new, pro-European Union mayor of Moldova's capital called Monday for the former Soviet republic to renew efforts to form a pro-European government. Dorin Chirtoaca, who is also deputy chairman of the Liberal Party, told Radio Chisinau that Moldova...
  • Turkey fails to elect new speaker in initial voting

    Turkey's parliament has failed to elect its new speaker after two rounds of voting that were being watched for an early indication of the Turkish parties' strength in the coalition-building process. Ismet Yilmaz, the ruling party's candidate and the...
  • Venezuela's ruling party taps celeb candidates to woo youth

    With only 26 years of age, Jesus Casanova has already earned a degree in journalism, is the owner of a South American swimming championship and last year was crowned Mister Venezuela in this beauty-obsessed nation. Now he wants to add a new title to his...
  • Pro-European candidate leads in Moldova vote

    Near-final results gave a pro-European Union candidate a comfortable lead in the runoff vote for mayor of Moldova's biggest city Sunday, in an election seen as a test of whether the former Soviet republic moves closer to the EU or to neighboring Russia....
  • Unofficial results: Baker re-elected to lead Cherokee Nation

    The Cherokee Nation re-elected Principal Chief Bill John Baker on Sunday, according to preliminary results, calming concerns that a four-candidate field would result in another tumultuous election to lead one of the largest American Indian tribes. The...
  • Now Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is in the Republican race

    Pitching himself as a "doer" in a field of talkers, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal declared his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination Wednesday and set about trying to distinguish himself from better known rivals. It's a long-shot effort...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Democrats aim to overturn laws that curb voting

    Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton's call for an automatic national voter registration system has attracted predictable criticism ranging from doubts about the constitutionality of a federal standard to charges it's a partisan ploy to help the...
  • Nick Berry: 2016 political landscape may favor Democrats

    Nick Berry: 2016 political landscape may favor Democrats
    The Republican Party has had a good two years at the polls, creating platforms that resonated with the voters. Here in Annapolis in 2013, Michael Pantelides pledged lower taxes, opposition to the Crystal Spring development and a plan for City Dock,...
  • Florida editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: June 20 Miami Herald on Haiti's fragile state: Haiti, a nation that always seems on the brink of some new peril, finds itself in a fragile state today, thanks, in part, to the threat from the next-door...