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Zambia’s ruling party mends rift to make Lungu its presidential candidate

LUSAKA (Reuters) – Zambia’s ruling party has settled on Defence Minister Edgar Lungu as its presidential candidate, it emerged on Saturday, ending months of in-fighting that had threatened its chances at a Jan. 20 election. After President Michael Sata died in October, his Patriotic Front (PF) was rocked by a leadership battle between Lungu and […]

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Iowa ‘firing up’ for flood of presidential hopefuls

The dust has barely settled from the long and nasty midterm election, but Iowa has only a moment to catch its breath before the 2016 presidential race consumes the first-in-the-nation caucus state. Full News here – FOX News

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New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner answers a question in his office at the State House in Concord

Guardian of New Hampshire’s presidential primary ready for another round

By Scott Malone CONCORD, N.H. (Reuters) – As New Hampshire braces for another wave of White House hopefuls next year seeking votes in the first-in-the-nation nominating primary, much of the credit for the state's hold on that position goes to one man: Secretary of State William Gardner. For the past four decades, Gardner has outmaneuvered […]

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Former Florida governor Jeb Bush addresses the Wall Street Journal CEO Council in Washington

Jeb Bush to explore possible U.S. presidential bid

By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will "actively explore" a potential presidential campaign for 2016, he announced on Tuesday. The announcement, in a Facebook post, makes Bush the first major likely Republican candidate to formally move toward a presidential bid. The son of former President George H. W. Bush and […]

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Jeb Bush Prepares to Release Emails, Hinting at 2016 Presidential Bid

Jeb Bush said he was preparing to release 250,000 e-mails from his years as governor of Florida, in perhaps the most concrete sign he is leaning toward declaring his intention to run for president in 2016. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Howard Dean: Any Presidential Contender Who Voted For Omnibus Putting Campaign At “Enormous Risk”

HOWARD DEAN: Let me just repeat what I said earlier in the show. If you think any of these people on either side of the aisle want to run for president having done the bidding of the banks and put the financial system of the western world at risk in doing that, I agree it […]

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Looking To Nudge Senator Elizabeth Warren Into 2016 Presidential Race – NYTimes.com

WASHINGTON — Some Democrats are “Ready for Hillary.” MoveOn.org is ready for Elizabeth Warren. The liberal group is poised to spend $ 1 million on a campaign to draft Senator Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat, into the 2016 presidential race, an indication of an appetite among some activists for a more progressive alternative to Hillary Rodham […]

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O’Malley Hires de Blasio Aide for Presidential PAC

Gov. Martin O’Malley of Maryland has hired Bill Hyers, who most recently managed Bill de Blasio’s successful mayoral campaign in New York, as a senior adviser to his O’Say Can You See Pac. Full News here – First Draft

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New Video Provides a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the First 3D-Printed Presidential Portraits

Something big happened earlier this year at the White House Maker Faire:  The very first 3D-printed bust of a sitting U.S. president made its debut. The bust of President Obama was created by a Smithsonian-led team of 3D-digital-imaging specialists, Autodesk and 3D Systems, in collaboration with the University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies. […]

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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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