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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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Mitt Romney considers a presidential run in 2016 / Republicans, Election 2016 – Politics Informer Video

Mitt Romney considers a presidential run in 2016 Mitt Romney told a group of major donors that he’s considering another run for the White House. Could the th… Video Rating: 5 / 5

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A demonstrator walks near a car set ablaze to barricade a street during a protest in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa

At least 11 killed on Tuesday in Congo election protests

At least 11 people were killed on Tuesday in protests in Democratic Republic of Congo against a draft measure that could delay the 2016 presidential election, the government said on Wednesday, bringing the toll from two days of violence to 14. Government spokesman Lambert Mende said the victims were a policeman and 10 civilians, killed […]

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Congo police fire tear gas as protests against election reform mount

Security forces fired tear gas at hundreds of rock-throwing protesters in Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital on Monday as opposition parties try to block election reforms that may delay elections due in 2016. Smoke billowed into the air as tyres burned in the streets of Kinshasa, where police in riot gear and armed presidential guards […]

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Convicted Virginia state legislator wins election while in jail

By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) – Joseph D. Morrissey, a longtime Virginia legislator who ran his latest campaign while serving a jail sentence for contributing to the delinquency of a minor, on Tuesday won his bid for re-election to the state House of Delegates in a special election. With all precincts reporting in Virginia’s […]

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Jean-Luc Mélenchon – YouTube Election 2012 – Politics Informer Video

Pour sa sixième émission, YouTube, le CFJ, l’AFP et Twitter recevaient Jean-Luc Mélenchon qui a répondu aux questions posées par les internautes sur la plate…

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Mitt Romney’s Epic Irony On Losing An Election Will Make You Spit Your Coffee – Politics Informer Video

“On Sunday, former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney sat down with CBS Face the Nation to criticize the president’s handling of the battle against ISIS …

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Obama “Frustrated” By Election Results: “We Had A Great Record For Members Of Congress To Run On”

STEVE INSKEEP, NPR: Is there anything that you personally intend to do differently in your approach to Congress in hopes of getting better results in your final two years than you have on some occasions in the past? PRESIDENT OBAMA: I can always do better in every aspect of my job and congressional relations isn't […]

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Greece's Prime Minister Samaras smiles during the second of three rounds of a presidential vote at the Greek parliament in Athens

Greek PM hopes to avoid snap election after better parliament showing

By Renee Maltezou and Lefteris Papadimas ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Tuesday he hoped to avoid a snap general election next year after an improved result for his candidate in the second round of a parliamentary vote to elect a new president. As expected, Greek lawmakers failed to reach a […]

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Letter From Washington: Assessing the G.O.P. Election Field

The precise mix of Republican candidates who enter the 2016 presidential race or decide to stay out of it will greatly affect the party’s choice of nominee. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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