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U.S. President Barack Obama and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel hug during an event in the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago

In surprise result, Chicago’s Mayor Emanuel faces election run-off

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) – In a surprise result that showed the limits of a big-money campaign, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel failed to get more than 50 percent of the vote in Tuesday's election, and must face a run-off against second-place finisher Jesus "Chuy" Garcia in April. The setback for Emanuel, 55, came despite […]

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Howard Dean on 2016 Election: “If Republicans Want To Make It About Foreign Policy, Bring It On”

On this monda Former DNC chairman Howard Dean warned if the 2016 presidential election is about foreign policy Former DNC chairman Howard Dean warned if 2016 is a foreign policy election, "we win." In an appearance on MSNBC's Up with Steve Kornacki on Saturday morning, the former governor of Vermont said "there's nobody more capable […]

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NY special election set to replace convicted US Rep. Grimm

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has scheduled a special election for May 5 to replace Republican U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, who resigned after pleading guilty to tax evasion. Full News here – FOX News

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Judge Warns Cuomo He’ll Schedule a Special Election

A federal judge warned New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) that if he doesn’t schedule a special election to replace former Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) by the end of the week, the court will do it for him, the Wall Street Journal reports. “It’s been almost a month and a half since Mr. Grimm, a […]

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Rahm Emanuel Seeks to Secure Black Support as Chicago Election Nears

The incumbent mayor is viewed as the front-runner for re-election next week, but a worry for his campaign is how he will do with black voters. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Republican Jeb Bush speaks at a fund-raising luncheon in Tallahassee, Florida

Jeb Bush hands out cash to win allies ahead of 2016 election

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush said on Friday he is giving out more than $ 100,000 to fellow Republicans, in a sign that he is banking on his fundraising prowess to build allies across the country ahead of a potential White House bid. The brother of former President George […]

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Joseph Kabila Kabange, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, addresses the 69th United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York

Congo presidential election set for November 27, 2016: commission

By Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo's election commission has set Nov. 27, 2016, for presidential and legislative elections, an official said on Thursday, satisfying a key demand of the political opposition and international donors. President Joseph Kabila, who has held power since his father's assassination in 2001 and won disputed elections […]

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Election 2014

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Obama: I’m Happy To Take “Some Of The Blame” For 2014 Election

President Obama addressed the House Democratic Issues Conference in Philadelphia on Thursday evening. PRESIDENT OBAMA: And I will just say, obviously we were all disappointed with the outcome of the last election, and there are a lot of reasons for it and I'm happy to take on some of the blame. But one thing I'm […]

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Congo parliament says to drop controversial part of election law

KINSHASA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo’s lawmakers will remove part of an electoral reform bill that the opposition says was aimed at keeping President Joseph Kabila in power, the head of the national assembly said on Sunday. Parliamentarians will vote on the bill on Sunday, Aubin Minaku said, potentially ending a violent standoff in […]

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