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Stories with subject: Political resignations
  • Police: Ex-ISU president says he yelled at worker 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:52 pm
  • NORMAL, Illinois - An Illinois State University Police report indicates former President Timothy Flanagan acknowledged yelling at an employee but denied he spat on or made contact with the man.

  • 3 Albuquerque police oversight members resign 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:19 pm
  • ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Half of the members of Albuquerque's Police Oversight Commission have resigned, citing a lack of independence and inability to provide any real citizen oversight of the troubled department.

  • W.Va. mayor accused of lying to US agent 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:38 pm
  • CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The government says Williamson Mayor Darrin McCormick has been charged with lying to a federal agent.

  • NY judicial commission notes 1,770 complaints 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 2:20 pm
  • ALBANY, New York - New York's Commission on Judicial Conduct says it processed 1,770 new complaints against judges last year, conducting 477 preliminary inquiries and authorizing 177 full investigations.

  • Livingston Charter Commission postpones meetings 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 10:19 am
  • LIVINGSTON, Louisiana - The chairwoman for Livingston Parish's Charter Review Commission has postponed the group's meetings until four of the five commissioners who resigned over the past month have been replaced.

  • Williamson mayor to step down April 30 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 10:05 am
  • WILLIAMSON, West Virginia - Williamson Mayor Darrin McCormick is stepping down at the end of the month.

  • Senator wants review of Iowa Veterans Home firings 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:37 pm
  • IOWA CITY, Iowa - A lawmaker called for an investigation Monday to determine why so many more workers at the Iowa Veterans Home have been fired and disqualified from future state employment under Gov. Terry Branstad than his predecessors.

  • Disappointment, forgiveness mix in La. scandal 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 2:42 pm
  • MONROE, Louisiana - To Louisiana voters accustomed to tawdry scandals involving elected officials, disappointment with an eye toward forgiveness is the prevailing sentiment about their new congressman, caught on video embracing an aide married to one of his friends.

  • State TV announced members of Mali's new Cabinet 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 5:43 am
  • BAMAKO, Mali - State television has announced the members of Mali's new Cabinet, following the government's resignation earlier this month.

  • Connecticut ex-governor pleads not guilty 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:07 pm
  • NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland pleaded not guilty Friday to conspiracy and other federal charges in an alleged pursuit of secret consulting roles with two congressional campaigns.

  • McAllister video scandal revives talk of Vitter 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:37 pm
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The outcries from Louisiana Republican leaders calling for Rep. Vance McAllister to resign after he was caught on video kissing a married woman stand in sharp contrast to the muted GOP response seven years ago during Sen. David Vitter's prostitution scandal.

  • La. congressman rebuffs calls for his resignation 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 3:46 am
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister stayed out of sight as calls grew louder from Republicans back home demanding the GOP congressman's resignation after he was caught on video kissing the wife of a friend.

  • Rangel, challengers meet in primary's first debate 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 10:59 pm
  • NEW YORK - Two candidates looking to replace Rep. Charles Rangel in Congress wasted no time in using his long career and an ethics scandal against him in the first Democratic primary debate for the 13th Congressional District.

  • AP source: GOP chair pushes McAllister resignation 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 8:58 pm
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Captured on tape kissing another man's wife, a married Republican congressman was urged Wednesday by the leader of the Louisiana GOP to resign from the seat he's only held since November.

  • Clodfelter sworn in as Charlotte's new mayor 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 3:02 pm
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Dan Clodfelter has been sworn in as the fourth mayor of Charlotte since last spring.

  • Cameron ally resigns in UK expenses row 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 9:05 am
  • LONDON - British Culture Secretary Maria Miller, who was in charge of legislation on press regulation and gay marriage, resigned Wednesday after an embarrassing row over her parliamentary expense account.

  • Ex-Mali prime minister: Government is incompetent 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 10:56 am
  • BAMAKO, Mali - Mali's former prime minister says he resigned because the country's new government is dysfunctional.

  • Atheists march around Mormon Temple Square in Utah 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 10:34 pm
  • SALT LAKE CITY - About 75 atheists, most of them former Mormons, marched around Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Sunday during the faith's general conference.

  • Texas judge: Former judge cases "random chaos" 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 5:53 pm
  • HOUSTON - A first-year Houston family law judge's resignation has left in limbo hundreds of divorce, child support and custody cases dating back to 2012 and could cost litigants additional money to finalize them.

  • Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen to quit 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 6:43 pm
  • HELSINKI - Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen says he will resign as head of the government and leader of the conservatives when the party meets to elect a new leader in June.

  • Judge in porch shooting case won't step down 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 5:38 pm
  • DETROIT - A judge denied on Friday a request to remove herself from the case of a Detroit-area man who fatally shot an unarmed woman on his porch, a move that triggers a review by the chief criminal judge that will delay the case.

  • Rowland says he's leaving Conn. radio show 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 7:38 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland, identified in federal court as a co-conspirator in a campaign finance fraud case, signed off from his afternoon radio talk show Thursday, saying he's leaving the station to "take care of some personal issues."

  • Oakland administrator is latest to leave city 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 5:16 pm
  • OAKLAND, California - Oakland's top non-elected city official has resigned to take a high-profile philanthropic position in San Francisco, becoming the second person to announce they are leaving the city post in as many months.

  • Former AG Gonzales to be Belmont Law College dean 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 11:43 am
  • NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has been named dean of Belmont University's College of Law.

  • Missouri senator resigns for utility position 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 11:34 am
  • JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A Missouri senator has resigned to take a new position on the state's utility regulatory commission.