Obama, in low demand, suits up for governor races

Oct 30, 2014

Obama, in low demand, suits up for governor races

President Barack Obama is picking some temperate spots in an otherwise chilly political landscape to campaign in the final days before midterm elections, avoiding hostile Senate terrain in favor of tight governor races where his liabilities are less likely to stick to Democratic candidates. ...

Oct 27, 2014

Democrats enlisting Latinas across the U.S. for top of ballot

The Democratic lieutenant governor candidates from Florida, Texas and Nevada all have colorful biographies: a Colombian-born business executive; a pharmacist-turned-veteran lawmaker; and a juvenile delinquent-turned-lawyer. And all balk at yet another “How does it feel to be the first Latina?” question. “I’d like to ...

Oct 27, 2014

Jeb Bush 'moving forward' on 2016 White House run

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is “moving forward” on a potential 2016 White House run and it appears more likely he will enter the Republican field, according to his son, who’s running for office in Texas. George P. Bush told ABC’s “This Week” that ...

Oct 27, 2014

Ukraine separatists turn backs on parliament election

Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine spurned a parliamentary election being held Sunday, saying they already knew the results: more war. “There is nothing good to expect from these elections in Ukraine. War, bombardments, all this horror will continue,” said Natalia, 42, a resident of ...

Modi's BJP makes big gains in Indian state polls

Oct 20, 2014

Modi's BJP makes big gains in Indian state polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party has made big gains in two Indian state elections, results showed Sunday, in an endorsement likely to encourage him to step up the pace of economic reforms. Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was set to win 122 ...