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  • Some June write-in candidates made it to the November ballot

    Some June write-in candidates made it to the November ballot
    The state's relatively new top-two primary election system has helped more than a dozen June write-in candidates earn places on the Nov. 4 ballot -- and without paying filing fees. Under the top-two system, all the candidates for a given California...
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg, Linda Ronstadt Among Presidential Medal of Arts Recipients

    Jeffrey Katzenberg, Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones, Albert Maysles and John Kander are among the recipients of this year's National Medal of Arts, which President Obama will present at the White House on Monday. Also on the list of recipients were...
  • Pursuit of same-sex marriage promises to be a bumpy one

    Americans love our democracy; we want to spread it across the world. We believe in the will of the people. We love our three branches of government, and we are practically giddy electing our peers to represent our districts and our states. And every...
  • Battered by election, Indonesia's new president faces party clash

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - After winning Indonesia's closest ever presidential election, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo now faces what could be his toughest battle yet - winning over his own party. To do that, he must deal with Puan Maharani, the politically ambitious...
  • Christie Dances Around Gun Control

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is trying to have it both ways on gun control, and he can't. He is either for sensible and lawful regulation, or he isn't. And voters should so note. Mr. Christie was in Connecticut this week to campaign for Republican...
  • Bulgarian central bank governor ready to step down

    SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's Central Bank Governor Ivan Iskrov told parliament on Tuesday he was ready to step down if it can agree on a successor first. In a letter, first reported by Reuters and then subsequently published with a statement on the...
  • Georgia Republicans to vote on U.S. Senate nominee after long fight

    ATLANTA (Reuters) - A former Fortune 500 executive who campaigned as a Washington outsider defeated an 11-term congressman on Tuesday in a key Republican runoff election in Georgia, setting the stage for November's race to fill an open Senate seat....
  • Cardin, Paul seek voting rights for former felons

    Cardin, Paul seek voting rights for former felons
    WASHINGTON -- Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin teamed up with an unlikely political ally on Tuesday -- Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky -- in pushing for federal legislation to allow millions of Americans with felony convictions to regain their right to vote. Paul, a...
  • Greenberg Is Now A GOP 'Contender'

    Greenberg Is Now A GOP 'Contender'
    WASHINGTON — The National Republican Congressional Campaign committee has elevated Mark Greenberg, a candidate for the 5th District congressional seat, to "Contender" status. That means Greenberg is one step away from being a "Young Gun," or top...
  • Campaign sign theft season arriving in Harford

    Campaign sign theft season arriving in Harford
    Campaign signs in Harford County are more prominent than ever. As this year's general election inches closer, boards bearing the names of all kinds of candidates have been taking over street corners and local lawns. And, some candidates are already...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 23: Outlet mall; Bicyclist rules; Roaming pets

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 23: Outlet mall; Bicyclist rules; Roaming pets
    Outlet mall "When is construction going to start on the new Harris Teeter? The Outlet Mall has been vacant for some time now, and the weeds have grown just as tall as the building." "Why doesn't the county step in and do something about the weeds...
  • Indonesia's new leader promises to make life easier for investors

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's new president, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, promised to make life simpler for investors by beefing up the country's threadbare infrastructure, untangling near-impenetrable regulations and sacking his ministers if they aren't up to...