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New York Representative Rangel faces voters in congressional primary Voters in New York City's Harlem neighborhood and parts of the Bronx will go to the polls on Tuesday to decide the political fate of U.S. Representative Charles Rangel, who is running for a 23rd term in Congress. Rangel, who at 84 is among the longes
Yahoo! News | Jun 24, 2014 11:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Afghan election officer quits, opens way for Abdullah to return to race By Mirwais Harooni and Hamid Shalizi KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, who pulled out of the race alleging vote-rigging, indicated he might return after a senior election official resigned on Monday. Abdullah, one of two c
Yahoo! News | Jun 23, 2014 4:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Accusations of election fraud gather pace in Afghanistan By Mirwais Harooni and Hamid Shalizi KABUL (Reuters) - The party of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah broadcast audio on Sunday that it said showed mass fraud had been committed in an election that aims to transfer power democratically in th
Yahoo! News | Jun 22, 2014 2:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Louisiana's Edwards, after eight years in prison, leads poll in House bid By Lisa Bose McDermott SHREVEPORT La. (Reuters) - Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards, who served eight years in prison for racketeering, leads a crowded field for a November open primary in his bid for a U.S. House of Representatives seat but trails
Yahoo! News | Jun 20, 2014 8:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Republicans elevate Boehner ally to No. 2 House job By Susan Cornwell and Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Republicans on Thursday chose an ally of Speaker John Boehner for the No. 2 job in the chamber, a setback for some conservatives hoping to use a leadership electio
Yahoo! News | Jun 19, 2014 11:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Republicans choose Scalise as House party whip WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Republicans elected Steve Scalise of Louisiana on Thursday as the caucus' next whip, the No. 3 spot in the party's House leadership, a Republican aide said. Scalise defeated two other candidat
Yahoo! News | Jun 19, 2014 8:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Republicans pick McCarthy as House majority leader WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Republicans on Thursday chose Kevin McCarthy of California as the chamber's next majority leader, a Republican aide announced. McCarthy, currently the party's No. 3 leader in the House, defeated Re
Yahoo! News | Jun 19, 2014 7:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Poll finds confidence in U.S. Congress at historic low By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. public's confidence in its lawmakers in Washington, which has been on the decline for decades, is now at a historic low not just for Congress but compared to any major U.S. institution, according to a G
Yahoo! News | Jun 19, 2014 4:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Obama health plan would cover 31 million uninsured Reuters - The White House unveiled President Barack Obama's plan to overhaul the health insurance system on Monday that it said would provide coverage for 31 million uninsured Americans and set up federal monitoring of private insurers' rate increases.
Yahoo! News | Feb 22, 2010 3:06 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
San Fran mayor announces he's running for governor AP - San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has made it official — he's running to become California's next governor.
Yahoo! News | Apr 21, 2009 4:24 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend