At least 15 people have killed in election day violence in Kenya, but that hasn't stopped millions of citizens from waiting for hours to vote in the nation's first presidential election since 2007.
With more than half the votes counted in Kenya's presidential election, Uhuru Kenyatta holds a commanding lead over his rival and current boss, despite the fact he will soon find himself at the Hague.
The results will not only decide who controls a new government but how the country will continue to deal with economic crisis at home and across Europe. And depending on which way things swing, Rome could end up even more divided than Washington.
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After all the dust has settled, Israeli's hard-fought parlimentary election yesterday appears to have an ended in a virtual tie. So how is that going to work, exactly?
Voters are out in force for the national elections, and while Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition was expected to retain power, high turnout is leading to chatter of a coming surprise. What will change?
Rock the Vote, an organization whose sole purpose is to encourage more young people to vote, has an "awesome event" that will feature music, Assassin's Creed III, lots of flavored water, and voter registration, all at Chicago's Columbia College on October 12. The only problem? The last day to register to vote in Illinois is October 9.
Grindr, the very popular location-based dating app for men who like men, has announced that it will jump into the election fray this morning and announced its plan to "mobilize gay men as a political bloc." No, we're not kidding.
It's rare that politics offers so much excitement for the grammatical folks among us, but this season is shaping up quite nicely, what with "Amercia"-gate, and now some great word nerd backlash about Obama's campaign slogan.
Enrique Peña Nieto appears to have won Mexico's presidential election on Sunday, though his closest challenger refused to concede the race despite a sizable deficit at the polls.
Hong Kong's new chief executive, Leung Chun-ying, was sworn in on Sunday. He was later welcomed by hundreds of thousands of protestors who were angry at -- among other things -- him.
Egyptians are patiently contending with long lines and equally long ballots to cast their votes in the first free presidential election in the nation's history.&nbs
The Associated Press is highlighting a fun story: a Texas city council election resulted in a tie, and rather than spend the city's money on a re-vote, the candidates decided to just flip a coin, which is apparently something that Texas election law actually allows.
This weekend's surprising election results may have permanently upended Europe's plans for economic reform as voters are making it clear that they are sick of austerity.
The first round of voting for France's presidency closed today, and incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy is surprisingly behind with 50 percent of the votes counted.
French president Nicolas Sarkozy is having a rough time on the campaign trail, and on Thursday he ducked into a bar just to avoid the throngs of protesters who threw eggs at him after booing him offstage.
On this holiday reserved to honor and appreciate the accomplishments of all American presidents, it's also a moment to take stock of what the losers have given us.
At this point in the show we're basically down to the final two. And, really, the final one. We know who's going to win this thing, but the season's not over yet, so we have to watch challenges that ultimately don't mean anything but at least make for some good TV.
Incumbent Joseph Kabila officially won the presidency in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday, but then his closest rival, Etienne Tshisekedi, rejected the results and proclaimed himself president.
Despite long lines and confusing rules, Egyptians have turned out in droves to vote in the country's first elections since the end of Hosni Mubarak's decades-old regime.
The Obama campaign's national finance director Rufus Gifford sent an email on Thursday reminding everyone that "there's nothing better than getting a good deal when you're shopping for the holidays" and urging people to take advatage of a $5 coupon at the Barack Obama 2012 campaign store.
A poll worker in Ohio has allegedly innovated a new form of voter intimidation: biting the voter's face.
The former Massachusetts governor receives a round of guffaws from Iowa voters
Reading the results from last night's primaries and special election
In a 5-4 ruling, Court strikes down part of Arizona's attempt to level the playing field
Despite others' worries that it's too soon, Arizona Democrats are preparing
Some don't like the Oklahoma City imagery, but how's it different form how 9/11 ads?
Some state lawmakers think students are too "foolish" and "inexperienced" to vote
For an announcement of candidacy, this was pretty ambiguous
Sunshine State's refusal to reschedule primary could give GOP a taste of what Democrats endured in 2008
The New Jersey governor gave a very, very well-reviewed speech in Washington Wednesday
Michael Glasser advised Bob Dole and John McCain
People close to her hope she'll recover quickly enough for a campaign
National Review's Rich Lowry makes the case for why Jeb needs to run in the next election
The potential presidential candidate issues a non-apology for his health care plan, touts states' rights
We last saw him in a trailer-like pre-campaign ad. Here he is looking a little more serious
The current U.S. ambassador to China inches closer to a presidential bid, Politico reports
Don't worry, America: Sharron Angle hasn't ruled out running for president
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