Texas newspaper that endorsed Ted Cruz in 2012 is now throwing its support behind Democrat Beto O’Rourke for the midterm election

Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool, File The Houston Chronicle has endorsed Democrat Beto O’Rourke for US Senate in Texas over the Republican incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz. The newspaper endorsed Cruz in 2012, but this time around, it had some harsh words for the junior senator, saying Cruz has “exhibited little interest in […]

Merkel's sister party CSU suffers worst election result since 1950 in Bavaria

Germany’s political landscape is crumbling as Merkel’s sister party, the CSU, has only received 35.5% of the votes in Bavaria, an exit poll shows. Meanwhile, the anti-establishment AfD has entered parliament for the first time. Voters in Bavaria headed to the polls to decide on the composition of the 180-member parliament on Sunday. The Christian […]

Brazil’s right-wing Bolsonaro narrowly misses first round win in presidential election

Brazilian right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro will head to the second round of the country’s election, facing leftist candidate Fernando Haddad on October 28, after narrowly failing to secure fifty percent of first round votes. Bolsonaro is leading the polls in the first round of the presidential election, with 47 percent of the vote and 92.5 percent […]

‘Labour’s Starmer may have just cost his party the next election’ – George Galloway

Former Labour MP George Galloway has told RT that Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer’s announcement that his party must retain the option of another public vote on Brexit “may have just cost Labour the next election.” Galloway was responding to Starmer statement to Labour members at the party’s annual conference, in which he said all […]

Jeremy Corbyn: If Theresa May can’t deliver Brexit, she must give us an election

REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo Jeremy Corbyn has said that if Theresa May can’t deliver Brexit, then an election must be given. A second Brexit referendum could “stoke xenophobia”, so Corbyn maintains the best solution is to push for a general election. The news follows media polls that found 86 per cent of Labour members think voters […]

22 regional Russian leaders including Moscow mayor to be chosen by voters on single election day

Russian citizens go to the polls on Sunday to elect the heads of 22 regions, including the mayor of the capital, Moscow. They will also elect lawmakers in 16 regional legislatures and thousands of municipal councils. The Moscow mayoral elections are probably the most important event of election day, with five candidates running for the […]

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Trump-backed Republican Troy Balderson holds narrow special election lead over Democratic newcomer Danny O’Connor in deep-red Ohio district that Trump dominated in 2016

AP Photo/John Minchillo Trump-backed Republican Troy Balderson held a narrow lead over Democratic insurgent Danny O’Connor in Ohio’s 12th District special election on Tuesday night, leading the race by nearly 1,800 ballots. A victory for Balderson was not unexpected in the deep-red district where Donald Trump won by 11 points in the 2016 presidential election, […]

Sec. Nielsen on 2016 US election interference: ‘It was the Russians’

Oliver de Ros/AP Photo Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen backed up US intelligence findings on interference in the 2016 US presidential election Tuesday, saying “it was the Russians.” Speaking at a cybersecurity conference, Nielsen offered a sharp condemnation of Russian hacking and cybersecurity threats as a chief concern of the department. Nielsen’s comments […]