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Brazil's President and Workers' Party presidential candidate Rousseff speaks during a campaign rally at the Madureira neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil election poll shows very tight presidential race

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – President Dilma Rousseff is running neck-and-neck with her main rival, Marina Silva, less than three weeks before Brazil's presidential election that will likely go down to the wire in a runoff, a poll published on Monday showed. The new survey was consistent with polls last week that showed Rousseff […]

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Welcoming the Third Class of Presidential Innovation Fellows

Ed. note: This is cross-posted on the U.S. General Services Administration's blog. See the original post here. We recently welcomed the newest group of Presidential Innovation Fellows into the federal government. This diverse group represents some of the nation’s most talented and creative civic-minded innovators. More than 1,000 candidates applied to serve the country in […]

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Hillary Clinton: “I Get Excited About Presidential Campaigns”

"We can build a growing economy of shared prosperity and a more equal sharing of responsibility for a secure world. That's what America has always done and it's time to summon that spirit again. Too many people only get excited about presidential campaigns," former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said at Tom Harkin's Steak Fry […]

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Clinton’s Presidential Message on Menu in Iowa

In its 37 years, the Harkin Steak Fry has never been about the steak. This year, the annual Democratic Party fundraiser is all about Hillary Clinton, who Democrats hope will deliver a meatier message about her presidential plans when she appears today. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Clinton’s Presidential Message on Menu in Iowa

In its 37 years, the Harkin Steak Fry has never been about the steak. This year, the annual Democratic Party fundraiser is all about Hillary Clinton, who Democrats hope will deliver a meatier message about her presidential plans when she appears today. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff reacts during a news conference at the Alvorada Palace in Brasilia

Brazil’s Rousseff cuts opponent’s lead in presidential race

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has recovered ground and would be tied in popular support with opposition politician Marina Silva in a runoff vote in October, a new poll showed on Tuesday, though a festering corruption scandal threatens to complicate Rousseff's re-election bid. The poll showed that Silva, an environmentalist, […]

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G.O.P. Presidential Hopefuls Look to Build International Credentials

Contenders for the party’s 2016 nomination like Senators Rand Paul and Ted Cruz have a resume with just a few years in the Senate and little foreign policy experience. But so did Barack Obama in 2008. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Petrobras scandal shakes up Brazil presidential race

By Stephen Eisenhammer RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazil's October presidential race has been shaken up by a corruption scandal allegedly involving state-run oil firm Petrobras and dozens of lawmakers, with both leading candidates forced onto the defensive after colleagues were implicated. Media reported on Friday night that a jailed former Petrobras director had named […]

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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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Brazil's President and PT presidential candidate Rousseff poses for a selfie with a supporter during a campaign rally in Sao Bernardo do Campo

Rousseff goes negative as Silva leads Brazil presidential race

By Anthony Boadle and Jeferson Ribeiro BRASILIA (Reuters) – With polls showing Marina Silva well-positioned to win Brazil's election next month, President Dilma Rousseff's campaign team has taken off the gloves and is painting her rival as a dangerous wild card backed by an out-of-touch financial elite. Rousseff's campaign managers hope to reverse Silva's dramatic […]

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