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Stories with subject: Political approval ratings
  • Putin vows to further strengthen Russian military story has photos
    Updated: Jun-25-15 12:13 pm

    MOSCOW - Russia needs a mighty military to fend off threats near its borders, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, in a stance that reflects soaring tensions with the West over the crisis in Ukraine.

  • Approval rating for Brazil's president falls to 10 percent 
    Updated: Jun-21-15 5:05 pm

    RIO DE JANEIRO - The approval rating of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has fallen to a level not seen in the more than two decades since a president was impeached for corruption, her hit coming amid an economic crunch and a huge corruption scandal at the state energy company.

  • Ritz for governor sets up fight for Democratic nomination 
    Updated: Jun-01-15 8:13 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Democrats could face a tough campaign to choose their 2016 nominee for governor as they sense an opening to oust Republican Gov. Mike Pence from office.