Alexander Yellin became famous a decade ago for the song he wrote that became the anthem of Vladimir Putin, praising him as the perfect Russian man. But now, as Putin runs for re-election and his popularity wanes, Yellin has written the anthem of the anti-Putin crowds.
Vladimir Putin, the former Russian president who is once again running for the office, is facing a wave of popular opposition to him claiming a third and potentially fourth term as Russia's president. Still, he's expected to win the election.
After enduring a week of withering criticism on social media sites, coupled with negative coverage in traditional media, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation reversed course Friday morning, announcing it would not move forward with a plan that would lead to the defunding of Planned Parenthood.
Pakistan's lawyers work in an area that looks more like a Middle Eastern market than a court and judicial system. But that's just the beginning of their problems, which also include a judicial system that can be extremely slow at it's best, and downright corrupt at its worst.
Nevada and Maine will both hold caucuses this weekend to help determine who will win the Republican nomination to face Barack Obama in the presidential election. The candidates are concentrating on Nevada, where Mitt Romney received an endorsement from Donald Trump on Thursday
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels this week signed the right to work bill into law. Labor unions, which say the bill will weaken them, are bringing their protests to Super Bowl week, but they face a difficult balancing act.
Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour ignited a firestorm of controversy when he pardoned nearly 200 individuals, some of them still in jail and at least one a convicted murderer, shortly before he left office. Now the state Supreme Court will take up the case.
Despite a resounding defeat in Florida, Newt Gingrich was looking for positives on Tuesday night, declaring that it was a two-man race and he was staying in until the end. Some political experts, however, say he'll have a tough road ahead of him.
Perhaps no man has made Super PACs more well-known than comedian Stephen Colbert. And he wouldn't be able to do that without the help of his attorney, former FEC commissioner Trevor Potter. Potter said the disclosures come too late and too slowly to help voters make decisions.
The Secret Service, responsible for protecting presidents, former presidents and nominated presidential candidates will being protecting Mitt Romney on Wednesday after his campaign requested — and received permission — for their services.