u.s. presidential elections

Trump’s New Favorite College

The president-elect got swamped in the popular vote. Is it time for the U.S. to flunk the electoral college? By Matthew Cooper If you voted in the recent presidential election, there’s a pretty good chance you spent some time pondering the qualifications of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. There’s almost no chance you were thinking

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From GCC, With Love: A Letter to Donald Trump

The U.S. mustn’t discard its ties with the Arab Gulf states in favor of unpredictable alliances. BY Omar Al Busaidy “O Captain! My Captain!” is an extended metaphor poem written in 1865 by Walt Whitman about the death of American President Abraham Lincoln. This poem was written after the U.S. Civil war in the 19th

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Americans Elect Trump President – HOW?!

America votes unorthodoxly By Susan Modaress and Leila Hatoum What started as a joke for many, when Donald Trump announced his candidacy for the presidency of the world’s strongest nation, has turned into a shocking reality, not only to tens of millions of Americans, but also to hundreds of millions of spectators across the globe. It

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Clinton and Trump Chase Last-Minute Support on U.S. Election Eve

By Amanda Becker and Emily Stephenson PHILADELPHIA/MANCHESTER, N.H., Pa., Nov 8 – The U.S. presidential campaign neared its end on Monday in the same angry tone it began, with Republican Donald Trump calling Democrat Hillary Clinton a “phony” and Clinton accusing him of splitting the country, as a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll showed Clinton with

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FBI Clears Clinton in Email Review Two Days Before Election

By Alana Wise and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, Nov 7 – The FBI said on Sunday it stood by its earlier finding that no criminal charges were warranted against Democrat Hillary Clinton for using a private email server for government work, lifting a cloud over her presidential campaign two days before the U.S. election. FBI Director

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Security Scare for Trump in Frenzied Final Days of Campaigning

By Emily Stephenson and Amanda Becker RENO, Nevada, N.C./PHILADELPHIA, Nov 6- Republican Donald Trump was rushed off stage by security agents at a rally in Reno, Nevada, on Saturday night after a perceived security threat as he and Democrat Hillary Clinton swept across states that could prove decisive in Tuesday’s presidential election. Two security agents

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Clinton Leads Trump by 5 Points, Swing States Tighten

By Chris Kahn NEW YORK, Nov 5 – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leads Republican Donald Trump by 5 percentage points, according to a Reuters/Ipsos tracking poll released on Friday, keeping her advantage in a national survey while races tighten in several swing states. The Oct. 30-Nov. 3 opinion poll showed that 44 percent of

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FBI Examining Fake Documents Targeting Clinton Campaign: Sources

By Mark Hosenball | WASHINGTON The FBI and U.S. intelligence agencies are examining faked documents aimed at discrediting the Hillary Clinton campaign as part of a broader investigation into what U.S. officials believe has been an attempt by Russia to disrupt the presidential election, people with knowledge of the matter said. U.S. Senator Tom Carper,

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Why the U.S. Voting System is Among the Worst

No voting scheme can ever be entirely fair. But the system in the U.S. is among the worst By Paul Raeburn From time to time during this turbulent election season, it has seemed that the Republican standard-bearer might tell his staff they’re fired and return to New York real estate. It’s a world Donald Trump

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