Political News Stories
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s brash style of politics was on full display Wednesday when he told a heckler critical of the state’s response to Superstorm Sandy to “sit down and shut up.” “Somebody like you doesn’t know a damn … Continue reading
View photo . U.S. President Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with Deputy Secretary of State William Burns at the Diplomatic Corps … President Barack Obama’s fondness for rewarding big donors with plum diplomatic posts overseas made international headlines earlier this year … Continue reading
By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) – Democrat Charlie Crist holds a large edge among Florida’s independent voters, giving him a narrow lead over incumbent Republican Governor Rick Scott in their bid for the nation’s largest swing state, a poll … Continue reading
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) – Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, died on Thursday at age 71 from cancer, his family said in a statement. Menino, a Democrat, … Continue reading
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A move by U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan to classify a key assessment of multibillion dollar efforts to train and equip local security forces is “inexplicable” and hides issues from the public, a U.S. government watchdog said. John … Continue reading
By Lacey Johnson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Washington lawmakers took a step toward legalizing the sale of marijuana in the U.S. capital on Thursday, holding a hearing on rules and taxes ahead of a referendum next week. The proposed legislation to … Continue reading
Republicans enter the final six-day stretch before Election Day with a cautious air of confidence. They believe more than six seats needed to win the Senate are within their grasp. But they still aren’t sure, exactly, just which six they … Continue reading
View gallery . In this Oct. 9, 2014 photo, campaign worker Gabe Tegoseak makes a note on a list of voters he keeps on his phone … There’s a time-honored cliche that political pundits tend to trot out whenever they’re asked, … Continue reading
By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – From viral videos to selfies, listicles and “throwback Thursday” photos, candidates in the Nov. 4 midterm elections are leaving no social media stone unturned. Where a 2010 gubernatorial or congressional campaign could proudly claim … Continue reading
By Rich McKay ATLANTA (Reuters) – Five black women are on the November ballot for statewide offices in Georgia, a record in a state that just 11 years ago featured a Confederate battle emblem on its flag. The candidates, all … Continue reading
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