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Jul 01, 2014

Afghan presidential runoff results delayed by fraud allegations

Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission announced Tuesday that results of the presidential runoff election will be delayed by at least several days as votes from nearly 2,000 polling places are reviewed in response to allegations of massive fra...

Jun 16, 2014

Deadline is today for proposals for the Obama presidential library

President Obama's approval rating may be upside down in some polls, but it hasn't lessened the crowded field of contenders vying for his presidential library...

Jun 14, 2014

Afghans head to the polls in presidential runoff

Ahmad Yousuf Nuristani, the head of the election commission, officially opened Saturday's runoff at 7 a.m. local time by casting his vote...

Jun 16, 2014

Deadline is today for proposals for the Obama presidential library

President Obama's approval rating may be upside down in some polls, but it hasn't lessened the crowded field of contenders vying for his presidential library...

Jul 10, 2014

Debate: Are Republicans cold-hearted?

The image of the heartless, Scrooge-like Republican is a staple of the liberal imagination, but does it have any bearing in reality? Recent poll results from the Pew Research Center raise the question anew: They show that 86 percent of self-described... #Ronald Reagan #Pew Research Center #Mitt Romney #U.S. Republican Party #Wall Street Journal

Jul 06, 2014

Cuomo could be key to preventing LIRR strike, say officials

ALBANY -- As the labor dispute at the Long Island Rail Road heads toward its final innings, some officials are beginning to look to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, whom they see as the Mariano Rivera of political closers. "His track record on these matters is ... #New York Islanders #Long Island Rail Road #Andrew Cuomo #LIRR #Metropolitan Transportation Authority #Rob Astorino #Working Families Party

Jul 07, 2014

Cuomo could be key to preventing LIRR strike, officials say

ALBANY -- As the labor dispute at the Long Island Rail Road heads toward its final innings, some officials are beginning to look to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, whom they see as the Mariano Rivera of political closers. "His track record on these matters is ... #New York Islanders #Long Island Rail Road #Andrew Cuomo #LIRR #Metropolitan Transportation Authority #Long Island, NY #Rob Astorino #Working Families Party

Jul 10, 2014

Afghanistan president Karzai backs UN plan to check votes for fraud

Hamid Karzai buckles amid mounting political crisis after pledging no foreign involvement in the election Afghanistan's president Hamid Karzai has thrown his support behind a UN plan to audit 3.5 million ballots for fraud, equivalent to nearly half t... #Afghanistan #Hamid Karzai #Kabul #John Kerry

Jul 09, 2014

Indonesian election: polls open after tightly fought presidential campaign

Election pits Jakarta governor Joko Widodo against Prabowo Subianto, a former general with a chequered human rights record Continue reading..... #Jakarta #Prabowo Subianto #Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono #Indonesia

Jul 09, 2014

Indonesia election 2014: Jokowi and Prabowo both declare victory - as it happened

Rolling coverage of election day in the world's third-largest democracy, as Indonesia decides its next president Read the end-of-day summary Jokowi and Prabowo both claim victory Five reasons why Indonesia's presidential election matters 12.48am AEST... #Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono #Indonesia #Jakarta #Jusuf Kalla