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  • As election nears, control of Senate looks surprisingly uncertain

    Just over a month before the midterm election, control of the U.S. Senate remains surprisingly up for grabs as Democrats parlay a financial edge and other advantages to battle history and a strong anti-Obama tide. Republicans still enjoy the more secure...
  • New Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani's transformation and winning strategy

    New Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani's transformation and winning strategy
    With his Ivy League pedigree and professorial air, Ashraf Ghani long seemed ill-suited to the rough-and-tumble politics of his native Afghanistan, especially after a quarter-century as an academic in the United States. After a disastrous presidential...
  • Christie: "I Don't Think They Teach Plagiarism At Harvard Business School"

    Christie: "I Don't Think They Teach Plagiarism At Harvard Business School"
    New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie recently attacked a gubernatorial candidate for portions of a policy proposal that were lifted directly from other sources. But when Christie said, "I don't think they teach plagiarism at Harvard Business...
  • Hillary Clinton cancels Brown fundraising appearance, sends Bill Clinton

    Hillary Clinton cancels Brown fundraising appearance, sends Bill Clinton
    New grandmother and former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton has decided to stay home in New York with daughter Chelsea today, skipping a planned high-dollar fundraiser for Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown.  Instead, former President Bill...
  • Supreme Court grants Ohio's request to shorten early-voting period

    The Supreme Court ordered a halt Monday to early voting in Ohio that was scheduled to begin this week, clearing the way for the state to close polls on the Sunday before election day, when African American turnout has been heaviest. The emergency order,...
  • Brown attacks on Hogan seem shady, even desperate

    Brown attacks on Hogan seem shady, even desperate
    I went on YouTube to watch a gruesome video of a wild animal called a fisher, or fisher cat, attacking a silver fox — someone told me it would be educational, if you must know why — but I had to watch Anthony Brown tear into Larry Hogan first....
  • Party of Indonesia president-elect denied parliament speaker role

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's highest court on Monday rejected a legal challenge by president-elect Joko Widodo's party to a law that prevents it from filling the role of parliamentary speaker, complicating efforts to push through economic reforms....
  • Northern Afghans threaten to rebel if power-sharing deal fails

    PANJSHIR Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghans in a strategically important province north of the capital have threatened to rebel if the country's new president does not respect an agreement to share power with their chosen leader, Abdullah Abdullah. Ashraf...
  • Death and taxes in Senate race

    Death and taxes in Senate race
    Sen. Dick Durbin clashed repeatedly Monday with his Republican rival, state Sen. Jim Oberweis, as the two staked out sharp differences on issues ranging from deploying ground troops to fight Islamic State militants to reforming Social Security and...
  • Hong Kong protesters issue ultimatum to Beijing

    HONG KONG Protesters threatened to expand the unrest throughout Hong Kong Tuesday if their demands for electoral reforms are not met. Leaders of the two main protest organizations made a joint appearance to issue an ultimatum to Beijing and the city's...
  • Egypt's Sisi delivers economic reforms but hurdles remain

    CAIRO (Reuters) - In his first 100 days in office, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made a fast start on economic reform: slashing costly fuel subsidies, raising taxes and devising infrastructure projects to secure long-term revenues and ease...