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  • Women to make up half the winners in local French elections

    In France's upcoming local elections, one thing is certain: Women will win half the seats. After years of largely failed efforts to get more women in politics, electoral officials devised a new rule for March 22 and March 29 elections. Instead of...
  • In Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress, a message for Israel

    In Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress, a message for Israel
    The setting will be a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress, but Benjamin Netanyahu's most crucial audience may be the one back home: the Israeli electorate. The Israeli prime minister's planned speech on Tuesday, two weeks before Israel's general...
  • Who killed at CPAC, the GOP's red meat 2016 auditions?

    Who killed at CPAC, the GOP's red meat 2016 auditions?
    The fervent Republicans who throng the Conservative Political Action Conference every year aren't representative of the American electorate. They aren't even representative of the GOP electorate. For four of the last five years, their straw poll for...
  • Rubio's real close on presidential decision

    Rubio's real close on presidential decision
    PALM BEACH — Marco Rubio isn't quite ready to say he's running for president, yet admits it sure does look like he will seek the White House in 2016. “I think that's reflected in both our travel and some of the staffing decisions that we'...
  • As in first round, no limits on fundraising in mayoral runoff

    As in first round, no limits on fundraising in mayoral runoff
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s well-oiled fundraising operation will get to collect donations money without the constrictions of state limits in his race against Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, thanks to $110,000 an Emanuel-aligned political action committee...
  • Estonian premier aims for coalition talks to create new govt

    Estonia's prime minister was preparing to form a new government Monday, a day after his ruling Reform Party won parliamentary elections. Taavi Roivas' center-right group, which includes the Social Democrats, lost seven seats in the vote and now has 45...
  • Obama finds his veto pen

    Obama finds his veto pen
    With the Republicans now in control of both houses of Congress, President Barack Obama has finally invoked his weapon of last resort against being run over by them, by vetoing the Keystone XL pipeline bill. After more than six years in office and having...
  • Coalition gathers signatures for 2016 vote on solar energy

    Coalition gathers signatures for 2016 vote on solar energy
    A petition drive that would let Florida voters expand the market for solar energy is racking up signatures. About month into the drive, Floridians for Solar Choice announced they've gathered 100,000 of the nearly 700,000 signatures needed to add their...
  • Quickly for March 1: 'Way to go, Andrean theater'

    Quickly for March 1: 'Way to go, Andrean theater'
    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at (312) 222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. A one week extension — really? Republicans control both houses of Congress and...
  • Romanian parliament approves new spy chief

    The Romanian parliament has approved a new spy chief who has named the fight against corruption and cyber security in Ukraine as his priorities. Lawmakers voted 498-15 in favor of installing Eduard Hellvig to the post. The previous chief resigned after...
  • Chicago mayoral election: Results mapped by precinct

    Chicago mayoral election: Results mapped by precinct
  • Marco Rubio admits it looks like he'll run in 2016, but no decision yet

    Marco Rubio admits it looks like he'll run in 2016, but no decision yet
    Marco Rubio isn't quite ready to say he's running for president, yet admits it sure does look like he will seek the White House in 2016. "I think that's reflected in both our travel and some of the staffing decisions that we've made," the Florida...