If Dan Siegel is going to show himself to be a leader of the progressives of Oakland, let alone the next Mayor of Oakland, he will need to show it at KPFA. KPFA...

KTVU San FranciscoBrown, who served as Oakland’s mayor for eight years, joked that he might run for mayor again, saying that he gathered petition...

Denver Business JournalOne issue for Denver and several other cities: Republicans are believed to be interested in staging their convention in early...

Voice of AmericaProtesters seized the Kiev office of President Viktor Yanukovich on Saturday and the opposition demanded a new election be held by May,...

Dallas Morning News (blog)Cortez and his lawyers questioned Strother’s motives, criticized the police investigation and said the case was trumped...

MiamiHerald.comOn Wednesday, Miami-Dade County government is scheduled to revisit a time it would probably like to forget: the 2012 presidential election....

Examiner.comOn ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos yesterday, in a clip of Chris Christie giving a talk to the Economic Club of Chicago,...

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Focusing sharply on the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal criticized...

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Arvind Kejriwal’s abrupt resignation has defeated the Congress objective behind its audacious move to prop up its nemesis...

PoliticusUSAChris Christie is more like the last thing that we want in a president. America doesn’t a president who governs through fear, intimidation,...

ReutersROME (Reuters) – Italian center-left leader Matteo Renzi is young, dynamic and has never shied away from a challenge, but his decision to force party colleague Enrico Letta to resign as prime minister is a huge political gamble. Renzi is certain to be asked by …Matteo Renzi revels in Enrico Letta’s downfall as Italy awaits new prime ministerTelegraph.co.ukItaly’s...

Former Brown aide weighing run for Oakland councilInside Bay AreaSo far the only declared candidate in the District 4 race is Jill Broadhurst, who finished in second place four years ago. The incumbent, Libby Schaaf, is running for mayor rather than seeking re-election to the council. Print Email Font Resize Return … and more …read more Source: Libby...

Jill Broadhurst v Nicolas Heidorn For Oakland City Council Jill Broadhurst has a challenger in the race for the Oakland City Council District Four Seat: Nicolas Heidorn. Nicolas is a former intern to Cal Governor Jerry Brown. Jill is Executive Director of East Bay Rental Housing. This is her second run for the seat; it’s Nicolas’ first. With Rank Choice...

Voice of AmericaThailand’s opposition is moving ahead with legal challenges to Sunday’s election, which, though peaceful, failed to resolve...

BloombergAngry residents yell at police and officials protesting against not being able to cast… Read More. Angry residents yell at police and...

The News InternationalKABUL: Candidates for Afghanistan’s April 5 presidential election officially launched their campaigns Sunday with a series...

BBC NewsThe campaign for Afghanistan’s presidential election has been formally launched, with rallies for key candidates in the capital, Kabul. The election is scheduled to take place on 5 April, with 11 candidates to replace Hamid Karzai, who cannot stand again.Afghan Presidential Campaign Kicks OffVoice of AmericaAfghan presidential election campaign kicks offThe...

BloombergThai voters cast ballots across almost 90 percent of the country yesterday, defying efforts of protesters who disrupted polling stations in...

Wall Street JournalThai Prime Minister and Pheu Thai Party leader Yingluck Shinawatra poses before casting her ballot in the general election at a polling...

BBC NewsThe campaign for Afghanistan’s presidential election has been formally launched, with rallies for key candidates in the capital, Kabul....

ABC NewsCampaigning is officially underway for Afghanistan’s presidential election, with 11 candidates vying to succeed President Hamid Karzai....

San Jose Mercury NewsNEW YORK — While Ray Guy had to wait 23 years for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, linebacker Derrick Brooks and...

USA TODAYNEW YORK – Maybe Saturday’s first-ballot election of Seattle Seahawks left tackle Walter Jones as one of five modern-era entrants...

BBC NewsMillions of Thais are voting in a general election boycotted by the opposition and blighted by protests. Anti-government protesters say they...

New York TimesAn antigovernment protester with his pistol on Saturday during a clash in Bangkok with supporters of the government. Nir Elias/Reuters....

TIMEGunmen opened fire on pro-government demonstrators in Bangkok, Thailand on Saturday, wounding at least six people and ratcheting up tensions just...

BBC NewsAt least six people have reportedly suffered gunshot wounds in the Thai capital, Bangkok, amid anti-government clashes ahead of Sunday’s...

BusinessweekThailand’s Election Commission warned that voting in tomorrow’s general election may be called off in parts of the country’s...

ABC OnlineThailand’s anti-government protesters have sought to block ballot boxes being distributed in several parts of the country on the eve...

San Francisco ChronicleLeah Harris, a retired preschool teacher, has lived in the heart of East Oakland for 37 years. In the 2010 mayoral election, she voted for Jean Quan. She isn’t so sure she’d vote for Quan again. “I’d like to see some action,” Harris said. “Her rhetoric …Oakland: Mayor Jean Quan still trails mayoral money...

Christian Science MonitorEgypt’s top military council said its commander Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should heed calls to stand in a presidential election....

Sydney Morning HeraldBangkok: Anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban has asked for the protection of Thailand’s powerful military after...

Sydney Morning HeraldA Thai anti-government protest leader was shot dead on Sunday as demonstrators besieged polling stations in Bangkok and forced...

New York TimesAn antigovernment protester waved a flag in front of the locked gates of a polling station after it was forced to close. Damir Sagolj/Reuters....

Wall Street JournalA voter, center, reacts as antigovernment protesters stopped her from entering a polling station they blocked in central Bangkok...

BBC NewsProtesters in Thailand have surrounded polling stations, blocking early voting ahead of next week’s general election, officials say. Crowds...

XinhuaBANGKOK, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) — The Thai Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that a general election, earlier scheduled for February 2, may...

Fox NewsBANGKOK – Anti-government demonstrators in Thailand swarmed polling stations in the capital Sunday and chained their doors shut to block...

ReutersBANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai anti-government protesters surrounded almost half of the polling stations in Bangkok on Sunday, election officials...

The AgeProtest leader Suthep Thaugsuban gestures as he leads anti-government protesters marching through Bangkok’s shopping district. Photo: Reuters....

Business StandardThailand’s embattled government today said it would put off the February 2 snap polls if political rivals end their protests,...

BBC NewsThai protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban has promised that his supporters will not obstruct advance voting for next week’s general election....

ABC NewsThick black smoke from burning tires engulfed parts of downtown Kiev as an ultimatum issued by the opposition to the president to call early...

Telegraph.co.uk16.25 More Europe concern from Davos, where CEOs are worried that a shift to the right in May’s European parliamentary election...

NBC New YorkThe committee issued 20 new subpoenas Friday as the traffic jam plot reached deep into Christie’s administration; the Port Authority...

New York TimesThe fishing hamlet of Henoko, where Marine Corps’ Air Station Futenma is to be relocated. Kyodo/Reuters. TOKYO — Efforts to...

Irish TimesKnown for her volatile temperament, Valérie Trierweiler could yet do or say something that endangers François Hollande’s already...

Buffalo NewsIn fact, the Buffalo businessman and conservative who lost to Cuomo in the 2010 election has threatened to campaign not just against Cuomo...

Boston GlobeWASHINGTON — Mitt Romney sits on a couch in a hotel suite in Boston, surrounded by his anxious family. Someone calls to deliver the...

AFPBangkok — Angered by opposition protests seeking to thwart upcoming polls, a burgeoning pro-election movement in Thailand is taking a stand...

Reuters… Print. * Gandhi makes impassioned pre-election speech to fire up Congress party. * But he is not named candidate for prime minister....

ABC NewsMembers of India’s ruling Congress party erupted in rapturous applause Friday for Rahul Gandhi, heir to the country’s Nehru-Gandhi...

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