Barney Frank, one of the first openly-gay politicians and one of Massachusetts' most well-known politicians, announced he would not seek re-election. Frank, who has usually coasted to re-election, has come u...
If your country went through an outrageously corrupt election that was exposed by an "impartial" governing body, you'd think as president you'd have the balls to sack the chief of your electoral commission, especially after agreeing to a run-off election with your main opponent.
A few weeks ago it seemed like AfghanistanÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s main candidates for president, the incumbent Hamid Karzai and his former foreign minister Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, were locked in a dead heat, running side by side toward that coveted post; to govern a country rocked by economic troubles and war.
So it was back to square one, and now 30 years later, a revolution is brewing again. But this time, more work needs to be done behind the scenes. The people will fight, but religious leaders and Hashemi Rafsanjani need to challenge the legitimacy of this government before it gets out of hand.
In the video, Ahmadinejad compares the rioting to misplaced passion by fans of the losing team after a soccer match. Degrading.
"I personally strongly protest the many obvious violations and I'm warning I will not surrender to this dangerous charade," said Mousavi, according to Reuters.
Pennsylvania and New Hampshire have been called for Sen. Barack Obama, by NBC News and other media outlets. Losing Pennsylvania is a huge negative for the McCain camp, he hoped to carry that state.‚ He has ...