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FEC moves to strip ‘unconstitutional’ election spending rules, after 4-year delay

After dragging its feet for four years, the federal agency that regulates campaign spending is finally moving to conform with a landmark Supreme Court decision that dramatically loosened election spending rules. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Mitt Romney – Ann Romney Post Election Interview On Fox News With Chris Wallace – Politics Informer Video

Mitt Romney said Sunday that until late into the evening on Election Day 2012, he thought he was going to win the presidency. “By 8 or 9 o’clock, it was clea…

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Congress returns with busy agenda shortened by election year politics

Members of Congress return this week to Capitol Hill after a five-week summer break for an abbreviated September session in which they are expect to pass a budget bill to avoid a government shutdown but avoid taking any tough votes that could hurt their respective parties in the November elections. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Tunisia’s main Islamist party to stay out of presidential election

By Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia’s main Islamist party, Ennahda, said on Sunday it would not contest a presidential election in November, in the interest of ensuring an inclusive government for all Tunisians. Ennahda is one of the two front-runners to win next month’s parliamentary election and provide the next prime minister, but opposition […]

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Mississippi Senate election challenge appealed to state’s top court

Senate candidate in Mississippi on Friday appealed a judge's decision to dismiss an election challenge over his Republican primary loss in June. The appeal, filed in the Mississippi Supreme Court, keeps alive a bitter dispute over a race once seen as a key test of Tea Party clout. Chris McDaniel, a state senator, lost the Republican nomination […]

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Kansas election officials won’t let U.S. Senate candidate withdraw

By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY Kan. (Reuters) – Kansas election officials said on Thursday that a Democratic U.S. Senate candidate cannot withdraw from the race as he intended, a ruling that could be good news for the Republican incumbent as well as Republican efforts to take control of the U.S. Democrat Chad Taylor on Wednesday […]

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Uncertainty over Afghan election clouds NATO summit

This week’s NATO summit was long planned as a celebration to mark the end of combat in Afghanistan and the coalition forces’ shift to a largely advisory role. But the still-unsettled Afghan election has complicated the event, casting doubt on the transition and leaving the door open for all allied troops to be forced out […]

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Presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff of Workers Party waves to the crowd before she takes part in a TV debate in Sao Paulo

Brazil polls show Silva surge halted ahead of October election

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has gained some ground against opposition candidate Marina Silva whose surge in voter support for the October elections has ended, two new polls showed on Wednesday. Both polls still project the popular environmentalist as the favorite to beat Rousseff in a second-round runoff, though by […]

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Steyer’s NextGen to target 1 million swing voters ahead of U.S. election

By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer’s political group on Wednesday said it plans to focus on winning over a narrow band of voters persuadable on climate change issues in key states ahead of U.S. NextGen Climate, Steyer’s group, said it has made a targeted push to gain the support of more […]

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Silva widens lead ahead of Brazil presidential election

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – Environmentalist Marina Silva has widened her lead over President Dilma Rousseff to 10 percentage points in what could be a likely runoff in Brazil's October election, a survey by polling firm Datafolha showed on Friday. It was the third poll in less than a week that projected the Oct. […]

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