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Wells Fargo board members re-elected amid anger over unauthorized accounts – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWells Fargo board members re-elected amid anger over unauthorized accountsUSA TODAYWells Fargo's board of directors was re-elected Tuesday, despite angry and at times shouted opposition from investors who demanded the panel's ouster in response to the bank's scandal over millions of unauthorized accounts. All 15 of the board members ...and more » … [Read more...]

Far-right Le Pen unlikely to pull Trump-like upset win in French election – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFar-right Le Pen unlikely to pull Trump-like upset win in French electionUSA TODAYLe Pen's ascension to the second and final round of France's presidential election next month shows how much her Euro-sceptic, anti-immigration political movement resonates with French voters, but the odds are stacked against her ultimate victory ...Euro surges, yen dives as French election fears … [Read more...]

Don’t care about the French election? Your 401(k) does – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDon't care about the French election? Your 401(k) doesUSA TODAYFrench voters will head to the polls Sunday for Round 1 of their presidential election. If you don't care who wins, think again, because the results could affect your 401(k). Elections that upend the political status quo and inject uncertainty into ... … [Read more...]

Hornet heaven, UK elections, and trans children in the USA – this week’s podcast recommendations – The Guardian

The GuardianHornet heaven, UK elections, and trans children in the USA - this week's podcast recommendationsThe GuardianOK, I'll get it out of the way, in the UK there's going to be a general election. Everything's going to get very political and fraught. So if you don't want to read anything about it, visit the Museum of Failure and come back after recommendation 1 for ... … [Read more...]

Georgia election result makes clear that US House is in play in 2018 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGeorgia election result makes clear that US House is in play in 2018USA TODAYA special election this week in Georgia that turned into a referendum on President Trump has made one thing clear: the U.S. House is in play in 2018 — something that, until recently, was considered highly unlikely. While the Democrat, Jon Ossoff, fell ...Georgia election a 'wake-up call' for US … [Read more...]

Montana special election pits millionaire against cowboy poet – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMontana special election pits millionaire against cowboy poetUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — With congressional special elections completed in Kansas and awaiting a June runoff in Georgia, the nation turns its eyes to Big Sky Country and the election to replace former Montana congressman and current Interior Secretary Ryan ...and more » … [Read more...]

Devon Dick | Losing graciously in politics and sports – Jamaica Gleaner

Devon Dick | Losing graciously in politics and sportsJamaica GleanerRichard Nixon conceded the 1960 USA presidential election to John F. Kennedy in spite of election fraud evidenced in a situation where the Democratic Party gained more votes than there were electors in a Chicago area. This information was contained in ... … [Read more...]

Georgia election a ‘wake-up call’ for US Republicans – Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comGeorgia election a 'wake-up call' for US RepublicansAljazeera.comA young Democrat, Jon Ossoff, in the US state of Georgia has come very close to winning congressional seat held by Republicans for decades. Ossoff won 48 percent of Tuesday's vote in Atlanta's 6th District and will go into a runoff vote in June with ...Georgia election seen as Trump political barometerUSA … [Read more...]

Exclusive: Putin-linked think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 US election – documents – Reuters

ReutersExclusive: Putin-linked think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 US election - documentsReutersWASHINGTON A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters' faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former U.S. ...and more » … [Read more...]

Muslim voters oust Jakarta’s Christian governor – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMuslim voters oust Jakarta's Christian governorUSA TODAYJAKARTA, Indonesia — The Christian governor of the capital in this mostly Muslim country lost a runoff election Wednesday that was filled with religious and ethnic tensions. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, who is of Chinese heritage, trailed former education ...and more » … [Read more...]

TREASURIES-US bond prices rally on French election, geopolitical concerns – Reuters

TREASURIES-US bond prices rally on French election, geopolitical concernsReuters(Adds quote, data, updates prices) * French election uncertainty boosts bond demand * Tensions with North Korea rising * U.S. Federal Reserve rate hike expectations falling By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, April 18 U.S. Treasury yields fell to five-month ...and more » … [Read more...]

Vulnerable Senate Democrats see fundraising surge ahead of tough midterms – USA TODAY

USA TODAYVulnerable Senate Democrats see fundraising surge ahead of tough midtermsUSA TODAY1 and March 31, more than twice what they collected during the comparable period of their last Senate campaigns, a USA TODAY tally of newly released figures shows. There will be no shortage of money on the Republican side, ... Nathan Gonzales, who ...and more » … [Read more...]

Computer Issues Are Causing Voting Problems In Georgia House Special Election – PoliticusUSA

PoliticusUSAComputer Issues Are Causing Voting Problems In Georgia House Special ElectionPoliticusUSAElection officials are hoping to keep two polling places open later than the 7 PM closing time after computer errors, and late poll workers caused some voting problems in Georgia's US House special election.and more » … [Read more...]

Kansas, Georgia elections ‘wake-up call’ for Republicans – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKansas, Georgia elections 'wake-up call' for RepublicansUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — U.S. House special elections this week in Kansas and Georgia are showing Democrats making inroads in traditionally conservative Republican districts, offering the first snapshot of the U.S. political landscape after President Trump's ...and more » … [Read more...]

Cyberwar on elections is just starting: Steven Strauss – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCyberwar on elections is just starting: Steven StraussUSA TODAYRussia's suspected interference in the 2016 election might not have influenced the outcome, but it broke American laws, violated our citizens' privacy, and created a political climate of distrust. And, as FBI ... POLICING THE USA: A look at race ...and more » … [Read more...]

Putin slams US election meddling claims as ‘lies’ – CNN

CNNPutin slams US election meddling claims as 'lies'CNNIncluding the people of the USA. I think it's a big mistake and I hope the situation will normalize -- and the sooner the better." The Russian leader also said that he would be open to meeting Trump on the side lines of an Arctic summit in Finland in ...Putin says claims that Russia interfered in US elections are … [Read more...]

When is Donald Trump’s inauguration and what time is it? Everything you need to know – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukWhen is Donald Trump's inauguration and what time is it? Everything you need to knowTelegraph.co.ukThe time between US election and inauguration allows for the incumbent, or 'lame duck', president to tie up any loose ends, and for the incoming president to prepare for his tenure by working on policy and appointing his cabinet. But the main reason ...Trump's aim in … [Read more...]

In Trump Nation, healing is overrated – USA TODAY

The Nation.In Trump Nation, healing is overratedUSA TODAYBoth are members of Trump Nation, an array of Trump voters in all 50 states who've spoken with the USA TODAY Network. Although ... His nine-state, post-election victory tour was marked by cries, familiar from the campaign against Clinton, of “Lock her ...Post-Election Survey: Democrats Can Still Reach Trump VotersThe Nation.Jonathan … [Read more...]