Elections / Voting

Bolivia exiled ex-president Morales calls on radio for armed militias

Bolivia exiled ex-president Morales calls on radio for armed militias

Published 13/01/2020

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Bolivia´s exiled former president Evo Morales on Sunday defended a call he made for the formation of armed groups, a recording [more…]

Buttigieg gets endorsement from Iowa congressman ahead of February 3 caucus

Buttigieg gets endorsement from Iowa congressman ahead of February 3 caucus

Published 13/01/2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was endorsed by veteran Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack on Sunday, a high-profile boost for the [more…]

As Amazon.com flexes its muscle, Seattle moves to curb corporate political donations

As Amazon.com flexes its muscle, Seattle moves to curb corporate political donations

Published 13/01/2020

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle, the Pacific Northwest city where home-grown online retailer Amazon.com has increasingly flexed its political muscle, is expected to approve on Monday [more…]

Bernie Sanders picks up backing of influential New Hampshire union

Bernie Sanders picks up backing of influential New Hampshire union

Published 13/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders gained the support on Sunday of a large and influential labor union in New Hampshire, an important early-voting [more…]

Warren, Sanders campaigns spar in rare show of discord between progressive Democratic contenders

Warren, Sanders campaigns spar in rare show of discord between progressive Democratic contenders

Published 12/01/2020

DAVENPORT, Iowa/MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (Reuters) - A rare sign of discord emerged on Sunday between progressive Democratic presidential contenders Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders over a [more…]

Desperate to defeat Trump, Democrats grapple with ‘electability’

Desperate to defeat Trump, Democrats grapple with ‘electability’

Published 12/01/2020

MASON CITY, Iowa/DAVENPORT, Iowa (Reuters) - Kristen Marttila braved sub-freezing temperatures on Saturday to knock on doors in Mason City, Iowa, trying to convince voters [more…]

Pelosi says Republicans will pay price for denying impeachment witnesses

Pelosi says Republicans will pay price for denying impeachment witnesses

Published 12/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said House Democrats will determine on Tuesday when to send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump [more…]

Don’t read too much into election results, Taiwan tells China before vote

Don’t read too much into election results, Taiwan tells China before vote

Published 09/01/2020

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Beijing should not see Taiwan’s elections as representing a win or loss for China, Taiwan’s foreign minister said on Thursday, days ahead [more…]

Allegations of man claiming to be Chinese spy roil Taiwan election campaign again

Allegations of man claiming to be Chinese spy roil Taiwan election campaign again

Published 09/01/2020

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Allegations in Australian media about China’s efforts to interfere in Taiwan’s elections roiled the island on Thursday, after new reporting said a [more…]

Resigning California congressman’s seat to be left vacant for year

Resigning California congressman’s seat to be left vacant for year

Published 09/01/2020

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom has decided against calling a special election to fill the seat U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter will leave [more…]