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Sep 12, 2014

Planned Parenthood Pushes Back Against GOP on Birth Control Support

The organization says the candidates are playing politics with women's healt... #Planned Parenthood Federation of America #U.S. Republican Party

Sep 06, 2014

Congress reacts to Obama's decision on immigration reform

Republicans blast Obama for playing politics; Democrats defend and condemn him... #Planned Parenthood Federation of America #U.S. Republican Party

Sep 16, 2014

Mumbai Musings

With Uddhav having declared his chief ministerial ambitions and the Shiv Sena playing hardball, the assembly polls on October 15 have heated up the political atmosphere Now the city can boast of having its first woman Dalit mayor, Snehal Ambekar of t... #Mumbai #Shiv Sena

Aug 26, 2014

French Government Crisis Is About Power, Not Economy

France is about to get a third center-left government under Socialist President François Hollande in an internal party power play that risks to aggravate the country's economic predicament and add turmoil to confusion in a political cacophony set to ... #Mumbai #Shiv Sena

Sep 08, 2014

'Shameless' Salmond accused of playing politics with Royal baby joy after congratulating 'Earl and Countess of Strathearn'

The SNP leader used the official Scottish titles of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in a message welcoming the news this morning... #Mumbai #Shiv Sena

Sep 15, 2014

Public praise, private Belfast funeral for Paisley

(AP) -- Northern Ireland's Catholic and Protestant politicians united Monday to praise their former power-sharing leader, Ian Paisley, as his family held his funeral in conditions of exceptional privacy. Paisley, 88, died Friday after a half-century ... #Belfast #Northern Ireland #Ian Paisley #Ulster #Gerry Adams #Martin McGuinness #Northern Ireland Assembly #Peter Robinson #Ian Paisley, Jr. (politician) #Irish Republican Army #Sinn Fein

Sep 14, 2014

Westwood show highlights Scotland, not fashion

(AP) -- Vivienne Westwood may be staging a catwalk show, but Scotland -- not clothes -- is foremost on the designer's mind. Never one to shy away from making a political statement, the eccentric 73-year-old grand dame of British fashion used her Lond... #United Kingdom #Vivienne Westwood #Wikileaks #Julian Assange

Sep 16, 2014

Next title: Elizabeth, Queen of Scots?

(AP) -- Queen Elizabeth II can keep her magnificent Scottish castle at Balmoral should Scots vote for independence -- and chances are she will be able to keep her role as well. As Thursday's referendum nears, questions are being been raised about Sco... #Canada #Australia #Scotland #Alex Salmond #Solomon Islands #Queen Elizabeth II #Oxford University #National Party

Sep 14, 2014

Congressional campaign puts focus on Kathleen Rice's record on Moreland Commission

Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice uses her record prosecuting public corruption as a key credential in her congressional bid -- and is relying on it to rebut attacks by her Republican opponent, Bruce Blakeman. Her campaign biography notes that R... #Andrew Cuomo #Carolyn McCarthy #Kathleen Rice #U.S. Republican Party #Bruce Blakeman #Mineola, NY #U.S. Democratic Party