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Brazil's Socialist Party presidential candidate Marina Silva attends a campaign rally in Sao Paulo

Brazil’s Silva winning over investors in presidential race

By Walter Brandimarte RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Investors are warming up to a possible victory by Marina Silva in Brazil's presidential election as the popular environmentalist emerges as their best shot at avoiding four more years of a government they strongly dislike. Disdain for President Dilma Rousseff's leftist policies runs so deep in Brazilian […]

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Polls and the State of the Race – Nate Silver – Elections 2012 – Politics Informer Video

Nate Silver of the FiveThirtyEight blog talks about the chances of winning the election for President Obama and Mitt Romney. Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Christie Pitches In for GOP in Arkansas Race

A trip to Arkansas by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will give him a chance to help the GOP pick up an open governor’s seat and test the waters in the South as a possible 2016 presidential candidate. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Presidential candidate Marina Silva speaks during the first television debate in Sao Paulo

Silva surges in Brazil election race, threatens Rousseff

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – A surging Marina Silva has narrowed President Dilma Rousseff's lead in Brazil's presidential race, a new opinion poll showed on Tuesday, paving the way for a likely second-round runoff in which the popular environmentalist looks well-positioned to win. Silva, who was thrust into the presidential race last week following […]

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Presidential candidate Marina Silva speaks during the first television debate in Sao Paulo

Silva surges in Brazil election race, threatens Rousseff

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – A surging Marina Silva has narrowed President Dilma Rousseff's lead in Brazil's presidential race, a new opinion poll showed on Tuesday, paving the way for a likely second-round runoff in which the popular environmentalist looks well-positioned to win. Silva, who was thrust into the presidential race last week following […]

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Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist waves after meeting supporters outside the North Miami Public Library in Miami

Crist wins Florida Democratic primary in governor’s race

By Letitia Stein TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) – Charlie Crist won the Democratic nomination for Florida governor on Tuesday, defeating his primary challenger with almost 75 percent of the vote and setting the stage for a nationally watched governor's race. Republican Governor Rick Scott easily cruised toward victory with more than 87 percent of the vote […]

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Crist Wins Democratic Primary in Florida Governor’s Race

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist won his first race as a Democrat Tuesday night, the Associated Press projected, securing the party’s nomination to challenge current Republican Gov. Rick Scott. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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File photos of former Governor Charlie Crist and Governor Rick Scott of Florida

Florida primary vote sets stage for big governor’s race

By Letitia Stein TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) – Florida voters wrapped up a light day of voting on Tuesday in a primary election that will finalize the ballot for one of the nation's most expensive and competitive governor's races. More than 1.2 million people cast ballots early, leaving many polling precincts quiet on election day, with […]

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File photos of former Governor Charlie Crist and Governor Rick Scott of Florida

All eyes on governor’s race in Florida primary, turnout is key

By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) – When voters go to the polls in primary elections across Florida on Tuesday most attention will be focused on the race in November for the state's governor's mansion, shaping up to be one of the most contested – and expensive – in recent memory. The outcome of Tuesday's Republican […]

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Ferguson And Race From White America’s Perspective, If It Switched Places With Black America

One of the most mystifying elements of race in America is the inability of white and black citizens to switch places and experience life from their fellow American’s perspective. If the tables were turned for one second, or one day, or even a week, the issue of racial profiling, or the killing of unarmed black […]

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