Alaska’s Murkowski, Peltola win re-election in latest Trump rebuke

Alaska’s Murkowski, Peltola win re-election in latest Trump rebuke

Republican US Senator Lisa Murkowski stands with supporters on US election night on the corner of Seward Highway and Northern Lights Boulevard, in Anchorage, Alaska, on Nov. 8.KERRY TASKER/Reuters Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski and Democratic Representative Mary Peltola of Alaska both won re-election against opponents backed by Donald Trump on Wednesday, the latest high-profile defeats … Read more

Justin Trudeau slammed for response after allegations of Chinese interference in 2019 election

Justin Trudeau slammed for response after allegations of Chinese interference in 2019 election

The federal government came under attack by opposition MPs in the House of Commons on Monday after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau denied over the weekend he had been briefed about allegations of interference by China in Canada’s 2019 federal election campaign. Earlier this month, Global News reported that Trudeau and several cabinet ministers had been … Read more

World’s longest-ruling dictator to extend his 43 years in power

World’s longest-ruling dictator to extend his 43 years in power

Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang speaks after casting his ballot during the country’s elections on Nov. 20, 2022.SAMUEL OBIANG/AFP/Getty Images The world’s longest-ruling dictator, boosted by vast oil wealth and strong US support, is expected to extend his 43 years in power in Equatorial Guinea this week when official results are announced in the latest … Read more

Trump’s growing list of Republican 2024 challengers revive fears of 2016 repeat

Trump’s growing list of Republican 2024 challengers revive fears of 2016 repeat

Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks at an annual leadership meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition on Nov. 19 in Las Vegas.John Locher/The Associated Press Memories of the tumultuous 2016 Republican primary hung over the Las Vegas ballroom this weekend during the first major gathering of the party’s potential contenders for the 2024 nomination. No … Read more

Elizabeth May returns as Green Party leader, with Jonathan Pedneault on joint ticket

Elizabeth May returns as Green Party leader, with Jonathan Pedneault on joint ticket

Green Party leadership candidate Elizabeth May speaks during a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Sept. 29, 2022.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press After a disappointing federal election result, internal conflicts spilling into the open and a downward trend in fundraising, the federal Green Party named a familiar face as its leader Saturday night, although … Read more

Democrats hold on to Senate control with Nevada win

Democrats hold on to Senate control with Nevada win

US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto at an election night party hosted by Nevada Democratic Victory at in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Nov. 8, 2022Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images US President Joe Biden’s Democrats have held on to control of the Senate with a victory in Nevada, continuing the party’s comeback in the midterm elections and making it … Read more

Mark Kelly wins in Arizona, putting Democrats one seat away from keeping control of Senate

Mark Kelly wins in Arizona, putting Democrats one seat away from keeping control of Senate

Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., addresses supporters at an election night event in Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 8, 2022.Alberto Mariani/The Associated Press Arizona Senator Mark Kelly has won re-election, putting the Democrats one seat away from holding the upper chamber in midterm elections and dealing another blow to form President Donald Trump’s far-right faction of the Republican … Read more

Why are key US Senate races still undecided? Democratic and Republican voting patterns could be a factor

Why are key US Senate races still undecided?  Democratic and Republican voting patterns could be a factor

Staff adjudicate ballots for the US midterm elections, at the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center in Phoenix, on Nov. 10.JIM URQUHART/Reuters Charismatic, pugilistic and telegenic, Kari Lake seized the political spotlight with her allegiance to Donald Trump’s stolen-election mantra, her disdain for the media establishment that once paid her gilded salary as a news … Read more

Danielle Smith’s landslide by-election win comes with a caveat

Danielle Smith’s landslide by-election win comes with a caveat

UCP Leader and Premier Danielle Smith celebrates her by-election win in Medicine Hat, Alta., on Nov. 8.Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has secured a seat in the provincial legislature after breezing to victory in a by-election, although the UCP Leader lost ground for her party in what is considered a staunchly conservative … Read more

As US midterm results continue to come in, Republican hopes for ‘red kingdom’ fade

As US midterm results continue to come in, Republican hopes for ‘red kingdom’ fade

Supporters react as they watch news of projected victory for Democratic candidate for Governor Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro at a 2022 US midterm election night party for Democratic US Senate candidate John Fetterman, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US, November 8, 2022.QUINN GLABICKI/Reuters A red wave. A red tsunami. “Baby, it is a red kingdom,” Newsmax … Read more