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Rachel Maddow 2012 Election Results, Analysis, and Summary – Politics Informer Video

Rachel Maddow explains why the Republican Party is going to have to leave their proverbial bubble to remain viable. She pleads with them to do so. She profes…

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Indonesian presidential candidate Jokowi and his running mate Jusuf celebrate ahead of the official results announcement in South Jakarta

Indonesian president-elect Jokowi calls for unity after bitter election

By Jonathan Thatcher and Kanupriya Kapoor JAKARTA (Reuters) – Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was declared the winner of Indonesia's presidential election on Tuesday, bringing the promise of major reforms to the world's third largest democracy. The Elections Commission, known as KPU, said the Jakarta governor had won by just over six percentage points, with 53.15 percent […]

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Obama administration was warned about VA scheduling issues after 2008 election

The Obama administration was told by technology officials in the Department of Veterans’ Affairs that they were working on an overhaul of the department’s system for scheduling patient appointments shortly after the president was first elected in 2008. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Main battleground in Brazil election: Its biggest city

By Brian Winter SAO PAULO (Reuters) – When opposition party Senator Aecio Neves officially kicked off his presidential campaign last week, he posted a video on Facebook calling for a “fairer, more efficient, and more generous Brazil.” “Efficient” struck some as an odd rallying cry in a tropical country known for its, well, un-Swiss-like approach […]

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Karzai welcomes announcement of full Afghan election recount

President Hamid Karzai has welcomed announcements by the two rival candidates in Afghanistan’s presidential election that they will abide by the results of a U.N.-supervised recount of the poll to settle their dispute over the outcome. “I welcome those announcements and I hope that the 100 percent audit of the votes will take place and […]

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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry announces a deal with Afghanistan's presidential candidates Abdullah and Ghani for the auditing of all Afghan election votes at the United Nations Compound in Kabul

Disputed Afghan election to be recounted in full

By Lesley Wroughton and Maria Golovnina KABUL (Reuters) – U.S. State Secretary John Kerry convinced Afghanistan's feuding presidential candidates on Saturday to agree to a total recount of last month's presidential election, which has threatened to split the country along ethnic lines. After two days of intense talks between Kerry, Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani, […]

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Rules to Run By in an Election Year

Gail Collins, New York Times Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry speaks at a Strategic Dialogue expanded meeting with Chinese officials at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing

Kerry arrives in Afghanistan to broker resolution in disputed election

By Lesley Wroughton KABUL (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Afghanistan on Friday for talks in an effort to broker a resolution to a disputed election that threatens to stir up ethnic tensions and undermine a peaceful political transition. State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke said Kerry would meet with the country's […]

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Brazil's Oscar is comforted by coach Luiz Felipe Scolari after they lost their 2014 World Cup semi-finals against Germany at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte

Brazil’s World Cup debacle hurts but not an election game changer

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil's World Cup trouncing by Germany threw a bucket of cold water on a nation that was starting to feel good about hosting the tournament but the humiliating defeat is unlikely to be a game changer in October's presidential election. Before the crushing 7-1 defeat on Tuesday, President Dilma […]

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McCain, Graham Urge Afghan Election Audit

Two U.S. senators urged Afghanistan’s presidential candidates to accept an audit of the country’s election results to break a political deadlock over who will succeed Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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