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Greeks vote overwhelmingly to reject creditors' bailout offer

[caption id="attachment_15649" align="alignright" width="300"] Athens, Greece[/caption]ATHENS, Greece (UPI) -- After weeks of posturing and refusals by Greece to accept to fiscal terms necessary to bail it out of deep fiscal trouble, Greek voters eff ...

Ferguson election has 'high' voter turnout

Voters in Ferguson, Mo., elected two more black candidates to its six-person city council Tuesday, the first local elections since the shooting death of Michael Brown last fall. Ward 1's Ella Jones and Ward 3's Wesley Bell were elected, meaning that ...

Oregon adopts automatic voter registration

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Seventeen years after Oregon decided to become the first state to hold all elections with mail-in ballots, it took another pioneering step on Monday to broaden participation by automatically registering people to vote. Gov. Kate Br ...

Rahm Emanuel forced into runoff election

[caption id="attachment_2220" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel failed to capture a majority of the vote in Tuesday's municipal election, an embarrassment for the former White House chief ...

Pennsylvania Voter Fraud

More than 700 Pennsylvania voters might have cast two ballots in recent elections, the secretary of State said Thursday. The figures show "there's potential voter fraud in Pennsylvania," said Carol Aichele, who added she is powerless to investigate o ...

Republicans pick up another House seat as Martha McSally wins in Arizona

Republican Martha McSally was declared the winner Wednesday in Arizona's second congressional district, the last contested race of the 2014 midterm elections. The victory, with a 167-vote margin, gives the party 247 seats in the new Congress. Democra ...

Senate Democrats pull funding for Landrieu run-off ads

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats' campaign committee on Thursday began canceling plans for television ads in Louisiana's major markets to help Sen. Mary Landrieu's runoff campaign against Republican Bill Cassidy, making her re-election bid an even ...

Utah elects solidly conservative Republican woman

SALT LAKE CITY - After being asked yet another question during an interview Wednesday about being the first black Republican woman in Congress, Rep.-elect Mia Love, R-Utah, playfully swatted at a reporter. "You keep mentioning that. I don't think any ...

Alaska Senate, gov. races await thousands of absentee votes

The final tallies on Alaska's hard-fought Senate and governor's races won't be in for several weeks, as tens of thousands of absentee and provisional ballots are counted. Republican Dan Sullivan led Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, by 8,149 votes on Wedne ...

Rand Paul to Hillary Clinton

[caption id="attachment_3909" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., used the Republican victory in the midterm elections to taunt Hillary Clinton with his eyes set on the 2016 Presidential elections. He took ...


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