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The battle for Taichung is on

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — On the evening of November 24, 2018, the citizens of Taiwan’s second-largest city were stunned as Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) of the Kuomintang (KMT) beat incumbent Taichun...

State lawyer alleges Newsom interfered in Activision lawsuit

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A lawyer for California's civil rights agency has resigned over what she alleged were undue attempts by Gov. Gavin Newsom and his office to interfere in a state lawsuit again...

Newsom wants tax rebate, touts 'California Way' of governing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed sending money back to taxpayers to offset record-high gas prices but rejected calls to increase oil drilling, saying he wants to free th...

Tsai says referendums must not be political weapons ahead of Taipei recall vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said recall referendums must not be used as political weapons ahead of the recall vote on independent Legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐). Voters i...

Socialist Kshama Sawant faces recall vote in Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — A controversial member of the Seattle City Council – firebrand socialist Kshama Sawant – faces a recall election Tuesday one month after voters chose moderate candidates over progressiv...

Socialist Kshama Sawant faces recall vote in Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — At first, Henry Bridger II supported Kshama Sawant, Seattle’s combative socialist city councilmember. A liberal voter in one of the most liberal neighborhoods in an extremely liberal ci...

Crime weary San Franciscans to vote on recall of divisive DA

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Elections officials announced Tuesday that a recall election against San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin will appear on the ballot in June, giving residents of the politi...

Letter to Editor: Taiwan's hateful recall campaigns should be deterred

Following the successful recall of Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) Legislator Chen Po-wei (陳柏惟), the country's fragile democracy is at a serious crossroads, with Chen's recall serving as a di...

Taiwan KMT recall campaign ‘hateful’: Sankei Shimbun Taipei director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yaita Akio, the director of Sankei Shimbun’s Taipei branch, has identified three lines of defense for Taiwan's security, adding the nation has become a "Pur...

Politician criticizes KMT's recall of Taiwan Statebuilding Party legislator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Independent Legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐) criticized the Kuomintang (KMT) for their campaign against Taiwan Statebuilding Party Legislator Chen Po-wei (陳柏惟), who was removed...

TSP legislator rounds up support to counter recall campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) Legislator Chen Po-wei (陳柏惟) has hit the streets of Taichung to garner support and counter the Kuomintang-organized recall campaign agains...

Japanese city councilor denounces Taiwan opposition party's recall campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese City Councilor Norihiro Uehata, from the city of Kobe, on Sunday (Oct. 10) expressed his opposition to the Kuomintang’s (KMT) efforts to recall Taiwan State...

Cowboys for Trump founder survives county recall campaign

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Cowboys for Trump founder Couy Griffin has prevailed against efforts to recall him from office as a county commissioner in southern New Mexico. Recall committee...

First Latino justice on California's high court dies at 90

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Cruz Reynoso, a son of migrant workers who worked in the fields as a child and went on to become the first Latino state Supreme Court justice in California history, has died. H...

Celebrity politicians test voter interest in post-Trump era

WASHINGTON (AP) — From Ronald Reagan and Arnold Schwarzenegger to Al Franken and Donald Trump, there’s a rich history of celebrities trying out new careers in politics. The list cou...