Elections

  • Taking on immigrants in US could be time-bomb for Trump

    Billionaire Donald Trump has soared in opinion polls for the Republican presidential primary, but inflammatory anti-immigrant rhetoric could cost him the crucial Latino vote in the 2016 White House race. "What Trump is doing is political suicide," says Patricio Zamorano, executive director of the…

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  • Burkina dismisses election candidates linked to ex-president

    By Mathieu Bonkoungou OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's constitutional council on Saturday dismissed two election candidates close to ousted President Blaise Compaore, but allowed other members of the political old guard to stand. This week the same council rendered ineligible more than 40…

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  • Here's When You Can Expect Primary Polls To Really Start Mattering

    The 2016 campaign already feels like it's been going on forever. But if one thing's been consistent over the past three presidential elections, it's that closely contested primaries don't tend to start shaking out until considerably later in the election cycle. As GOP strategist Patrick Ruffini…

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  • Black Lives Matter marches on Minnesota State Fair

    Several hundred protesters from the Black Lives Matter movement marched to the Minnesota State Fair on Saturday to bring attention to race issues ranging from policing to underrepresentation of minorities at one of the nation's biggest state fairs. "There's a cliche that Minnesota is nice to…

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  • Rubio calls Obama an appeaser on China, despite policy similarities

    Marco Rubio and Scott Walker, both mired in single digits in recent polling, will try to gain traction on foreign policy in dueling speeches Friday. Both will accuse the Obama administration of weakness in the face of threats, but they'll focus on different parts of the world to do it. Rubio's…

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  • The 1 Battle That Marijuana Users May Not Win

    Medical marijuana's reach has grown by leaps and bounds, but inside the workplace its usage is still considered taboo among employers.

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  • Top Jeb Fundraisers Leave After Low Poll Numbers

    Three top Jeb Bush fundraisers abruptly parted ways with his presidential campaign on Friday, amid internal personality conflicts and questions about the strength of his candidacy, POLITICO has learned.

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  • Graft probe taints Catalan separatists ahead of election

    An anti-corruption operation targeted Catalonia's ruling CDC party on Friday, tainting a separatist coalition that wants the wealthy region to secede from Spain if it wins a regional election next month. Police searched the headquarters of the party and of its CatDem Foundation in Barcelona as well…

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    Guinean President Alpha Conde calls for "model election"

    Guinean President Alpha Conde hopes that the West African country's proposed presidential election will be a 'model' and calls on voters to put ethnic identity to one side and unite as Guineans.

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  • Sarah Palin Interviews Donald Trump For Trump Lovefest

    It has been settled.Donald Trump is amazing, as former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin adamantly asserted during an interview with GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump.The former Alaska governor lavished praise on the self-assured Trump, noting that he "made the sacrifice to hit the…

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  • Black Box Voting: Voter Intimidation

    Hard to believe, but true. Voters are flat-out intimidated to come to the polls.During the 2014 midterms, incumbent Mitch McConnell sent out warnings to Kentucky voters that read: ELECTION VIOLATION NOTICE. You are at risk of acting on fraudulent information that has been targeted for citizens…

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  • Recipe: Sweet Cherry Pecan Smoothie

    Shake up your nutrition! Enjoy this delightful smoothie recipe for breakfast, dessert or as a quick nutrient fix.

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  • Greek poll gives leftists small lead over conservatives

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' Syriza party would get 29 percent of the vote in a Sept. 20 snap election, versus 27.8 percent for the conservative New Democracy party, an opinion poll by Metron Analysis showed on Friday. Popular Unity, a party formed last week by…

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  • How Larry Lessig's presidential campaign changed the campaign reform agenda

    As you may have heard, Harvard law professor and activist Lawrence Lessig is, maybe, running for president, identifying as a "referendum candidate" on the single issue of political reform. There are lots of reasons to be dubious of Lessig's experimental political theory, many of them raised during…

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  • Turkish President Erdogan approves interim government

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday approved an interim government that will lead Turkey into a new election in November, paving the way for two legislators from Turkey's pro-Kurdish party to take up ministerial posts for the first time.

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  • Sweden's far-right wants referendum on immigration

    Sweden's far-right Sweden Democrats, which recently topped an opinion poll for the first time, want a referendum to be held on the country's generous immigration policy, its party leader said Saturday. "It's time for a referendum in Sweden on our immigration policy," Jimmie Akesson told supporters…

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  • French Socialists see reason to hope with Greens in turmoil

    By Ingrid Melander LA ROCHELLE, France (Reuters) - French Socialists welcomed a decision by two senior Green lawmakers to split away and create a new movement to support them, saying on Friday it would strengthen the Left's hand in regional and presidential elections. The extra support could be key…

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  • Sarah Palin Promises Donald Trump Interview With No ‘Gotcha’ Questions About Bible

    Sarah Palin is interviewing Donald Trump. The former Alaska governor scored a one-on-one with the GOP presidential frontrunner which will air on One America News Network, a conservative news channel available on a limited number of cable TV systems. Palin took to social media to promote her…

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