Category: Candidates

Chicago celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago kicked off its St. Patrick’s Day festivities Saturday morning with the dyeing of the Chicago River and then a downtown parade. The river was dyed at about 9 a.m. between Columbus Drive and State Street. About 40 pounds of dye was used in the quarter-mile stretch of the river. Thousands of […]

WA’s Federal Nationals candidates’ face ‘sex quiz’

WA Nationals candidates for the next Federal election are being quizzed by party officials about their sex lives, including whether they had “visited brothels” or “swingers clubs”. A preselection nominees application form tells candidates they should “give careful consideration to any and all issues in your private and professional life” that could bring the party […]

2 Mexican independent candidates forced out of presidential election

MEXICO CITY ––Mexico’s electoral regulator said millions of signatures gathered to put independent candidates on the presidential ballot are unverifiable, disqualifying two candidates and providing a lift to leftist front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. More than 3 million signatures couldn’t be verified, leaving left-leaning Armando Rios Piter and former Gov. Jaime Rodriguez off the ballot […]

Trump Still Touts Pennsylvania Visit After GOP Candidate’s Loss to a Democrat

On Saturday, President Donald Trump’s newsletter highlighted his visit to the Keystone State this week, yet it did not make a mention of GOP candidate Rick Saccone’s loss to Democratic hopeful Conor Lamb during a special election in the deeply conservative 18th Congressional District. The newsletter indicated Trump’s visit to Pittsburgh on March 10 for […]

Russians to Vote Sunday in Presidential Election; Putin Victory Expected

Russians are to vote Sunday in a presidential election expected to result in another six-year term for Vladimir Putin, who has been in a position of leadership in Russia for 18 years. He faces seven challengers but no real threats from any of the contenders. Each of the other candidates — a reality TV star […]


Friday’s 5 p.m. deadline has passed for candidates for Iowa statehouse, statewide and congressional offices to submit the paperwork required to have their names placed on June Primary ballots. Incumbent Steve King faces a primary challenge from Republican Cyndi Hanson for Iowa’s 4th District Congressional seat. Democrats J.D. Scholten, Leann Jacobsen and John Paschen all […]

Conservative Democrat Rep. Lipinski struggles to fend off progressive primary challenge

LYONS, Ill. — Rep. Dan Lipinksi, a conservative-leaning Democrat unaccustomed to close elections, came to make his pitch at the St. Patrick’s Day party for seniors just as the retirees finished their corned beef and cabbage. Before the seniors got to their dessert, the veteran lawmaker facing a progressive insurgency brewing in his party touted his commitment to […]

Pritzker defends putting $69.5 million of his fortune into campaign as politicians march in St. Patrick’s Day parade

Political candidates for governor on down the ballot engaged in the election-year ritual of marching in the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday, shaking hands and jockeying for the attention of TV cameras just days away from Tuesday’s primary election. Prior to hitting the parade route along Columbus Drive, Democratic governor candidate J.B. Pritzker […]

Presidential Candidate Adam Kokesh Launches Crypto-Fueled ‘Book Bomb’

News The American libertarian and anti-war political activist, Adam Kokesh, is running for the 59th quadrennial U.S. presidential election in 2020. Kokesh says his platform is simple, because as soon as he is elected, he plans to sign one executive order to dissolve the entire federal government. In order to spread his […]