| May 8, 2012
| 11:02 AM
The economic and political tumult in Europe has continued this week with anti-incumbent votes in France and Greece as well as signs of disaffection in Italy, Great Britain and Germany. The electorate is angry, and the election results have raised...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 9:20 AM
Last month, for the first time in their history, Egyptians voted for president in a largely free and fair election. For the second time in less than a year, a new, democratic regime is emerging from the outgrowth of the Arab awakening.
In the final...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Since it has been determined to be absolutely necessary to overthrow the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, even though Egypt and Israel had managed to co-exist for several decades, the results are now a tragedy ("Islamist wins Egypt presidency," June 25)....
| Jul 6, 2012
| 6:28 AM
MEXICO CITY -- With 99.92% of election returns officially counted, Enrique Peña Nieto has been confirmed as the winner of Mexico's presidential election.
Peña Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, was ahead of runner-up Andres Manuel...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 1:16 PM
In choosing a slate of pro-Western moderates to form a new national assembly, voters in Libya'sfirst elections since the ouster of former dictator Moammar Gadhafi last year have shown that the rise of democracy in the Arab world doesn't automatically lead...
| Oct 3, 2011
Are Democrats beginning to reconsider their vote in the 2008 Democratic primary?
With the nation's economy -- and arguably its politics -- in shambles, it is not very surprising to find in a recent Bloomberg poll that 34% of respondents think it would...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 6:39 PM
Virginia is set to hurl over a "fiscal cliff" on Jan. 1 if lawmakers in Washington cannot come up with a deal before then to stop nearly $500 billion in cuts in military spending put in place by last summer's deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling.
| Sep 15, 2012
| 6:00 PM
At the center of the fall campaigns, from the presidential race on down, is whether to extend all or some of President George W. Bush's temporary tax cuts which are set to expire at the end of the year.
President Barack Obama wants the Bush-tax cuts to...
| Oct 28, 2008
The presidential candidates pursued votes in the same Midwestern states Monday but entered their final week of persuasion with messages that could scarcely be more different in tone and substance.
Sen. Barack Obama began offering in Pittsburgh and in...
| Nov 7, 2008
Hyde Park and Kenwood, a neighborhood that prefers to interact with the outside world on an intellectual level, is besieged by aliens these days: media from Europe and Asia, security agents talking into lapel microphones, Oscar the Secret Service dog....
| Jan 9, 2008
Sen. Barack Obama got a new campaign slogan Tuesday night when he lost the New Hampshire primary here in an upset that surprised his staunch supporters but left them no less ready for a fight.
"Yes, we can!"
He unveiled it after a long and painful night...