elections

Trump Uses Policy Speech to Attack Media, Promises to Sue Accusers

By Emily Stephenson GETTSYBURG, Pa. , Oct 23 – U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump promised on Saturday to foil a proposed deal for AT&T to buy Time Warner if he wins the Nov. 8 election, arguing it was an example of a “power structure” rigged against both him and voters. Trump, whose candidacy has

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CAUTION: This is a Satire!

Donald Trump hasn’t won… yet! By Ramsay Short  The Trump Post Your Number 1 selling paper in all of America November 12, 2018. It has been two years since President Donald Trump was elected into office with a landslide victory over his opponent Hillary Clinton, who is now under house arrest awaiting trial after President

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Trump vs Clinton: He Calls Her A Devil, She Says He Abuses Women

By Steve Holland and Emily Stephenson ST. LOUIS, Oct 10 – A defiant Donald Trump on Sunday said Hillary Clinton would go to jail if he were president and attacked her husband for his treatment of women in a vicious presidential debate less than a month before the U.S. election. Their debate, the second of

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Merkel Faces Setback in Berlin Vote Due to Migrant Fears

By Michael Nienaber BERLIN, Sept 18 – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives look set to suffer a second electoral blow in two weeks in a Berlin city vote on Sunday as voters are expected to express their unease with her refugee-friendly policy. The anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) is expected to profit from a popular

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Grand OId Party Pooper

An open letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan on why backing Trump will gut the Republican Party for decades By Kurt Eichenwald Speaker Ryan: This presidential campaign has raised a few crucial questions, ones you are uniquely qualified to answer: What does the Republican Party stand for? And how much damage is it willing to inflict

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Hackers Target Presidential Campaigns: U.S. Spy Chief

By Dustin Volz and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, May 18 – U.S. presidential campaigns face threats from hackers bent on espionage and other activity more nefarious than mere political mischief, the office of U.S. National Intelligence Director James Clapper said on Wednesday, but did not provide details on specific intrusions. “We’re aware that campaigns and related

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Iran Starts Election Count to Set Post-Sanctions Power Balance

By Samia Nakhoul TEHRAN, Feb 27 – Iran started counting tens of millions of votes on Saturday after hotly contested elections that could see reformists speed up Tehran’s opening to the world or long-dominant hardliners reassert the Islamic Republic’s traditional anti-Westernism. The twinned elections for parliament and a leadership body called the Assembly of Experts

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Niger Holds Tense Vote; Issoufou Seeks Second Term

By Abdoulaye Massalaki NIAMEY, Feb 22 – Niger closed its land borders and ramped up security on Sunday for an election in which President Mahamadou Issoufou is running for a second term promising to crush Islamist militants and reduce the country’s deep poverty. Security forces patrolled cities and villages in case of unrest or militant attacks. Some voters

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Hundreds More Candidates Allowed to Contest Iran Election

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin DUBAI, Feb 7 – Iran’s powerful election vetting body, the Guardian Council, decided on Saturday to allow hundreds more candidates to take part in a parliamentary election this month, in a move that rekindled the hopes of reformists and moderates. A power struggle between Iranian conservatives and reformists has intensified since the

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