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Sen. Scott Gives GOP Weekly Address: Obama’s Policies Were Overwhelmingly Rejected In Election

SEN. TIM SCOTT (R-SC): "Hi, I'm Senator Tim Scott from the great state of South Carolina. "I'm deeply honored to have been elected by the hardworking people of South Carolina to represent them in the United States Senate. "The mid-term elections put the President's policies on the ballot, and the American people overwhelmingly rejected them […]

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Landrieu Ousted in Louisiana Election

Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, burdened by ties to an unpopular president, lost her bid for a fourth term on Saturday to Republican Bill Cassidy. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Election over, but not the fundraising for Obama

The midterm elections may be over, but for President Barack Obama, the fundraising hasn’t stopped. Full News here – FOX News

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Namibia’s ruling SWAPO wins presidential election with 86 percent: commission

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Namibia’s ruling SWAPO party cruised to victory in the 2014 presidential election with Prime Minister Hage Geingob taking 86.73 percent of all declared votes, the southern African country’s electoral commission said on Monday. Second placed presidential candidate McHenry Venaani of the Democratic Turnhalle Alliance limped in with 4.97 percent. SWAPO also […]

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Presidential candidate for the ruling Frente Amplio party Tabare Vazquez casts his vote in a polling station in Montevideo

Uruguayan ruling party’s Vazquez wins presidential election

By Malena Castaldi and Esteban Farat MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) – Tabare Vazquez won back his old job as president of Uruguay in a runoff election on Sunday, allowing the leftist ruling coalition to extend its decade in power and roll out a law legalizing the production and sale of marijuana. Center-right opposition candidate Luis Lacalle Pou […]

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Presidential candidate for the ruling Frente Amplio party Tabare Vazquez casts his vote in a polling station in Montevideo

Uruguayan ruling party’s Vazquez wins presidential election

By Malena Castaldi and Esteban Farat MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) – Tabare Vazquez won back his old job as president of Uruguay in a runoff election on Sunday, allowing the leftist ruling coalition to extend its decade in power and roll out a groundbreaking law that legalizes the production and sale of marijuana. Center-right opposition candidate Luis […]

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Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign rally with Republican candidate for the United States Senate Scott Brown at Gilchrist Metal Fabricating in Hudson

Romney tops Republican poll for ’16; ahead of Clinton in election

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Mitt Romney, the Republican Party's unsuccessful presidential nominee in 2012, leads the field for the 2016 election among Republican voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday. The former Massachusetts governor would have a slight edge over potential Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton by 45 percent to 44 percent in a […]

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State in Transition: Election Was Rough for Democrats. It Was Worse for West Virginia Democrats.

The switch started years ago, and now West Virginia seems to have completed the journey from being a Democratic-dominated state to a Republican one. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Obama, Immigration, and Election Results

Sean Trende, RealClearPoliticsI tend to shy away from policy discussions, but the debate over President ObamaÂ’s executive order on immigration touches on many of the historical and legal issues I often write about. I think Ezra Klein offers a reasonably fair summary of the arguments for and against the action. Toward the end, Klein tries […]

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Election 2014: Seven Wins for Women

It’s been more than two weeks since the midterm elections brought sweeping change to Congress and State Houses across the country. It wasn’t the greatest moment for those of us working toward gender equality — but there are some shining silver linings that prove change is happening, however incrementally. Women were major players in Senate […]

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