Elections

 
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Bush, Rubio top WORLD Radio’s presidential power rankings

By Kent Covington
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Campaign 2016 | The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible 2016 presidential candidates in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a look

Christie pledges to shoot straight if elected president

By Kent Covington
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Campaign 2016 | New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie formally launched his White House bid today at the Livingston, N.J., high school from which he graduated.  As the…

Ted Cruz bucks party leaders in bid to boost presidential campaign

By Evan Wilt
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Campaign 2016 | Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is calling out his party’s leaders over their recent support for the president’s trade bill and using his vocal opposition to…

Bush has so far put fundraising over campaigning

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | Filling the coffers. In 20 of the past 27 years, a Bush or a Clinton has run the executive branch of the federal government. On Monday, the likelihood…

Donald Trump dives in to presidential fray

By Leigh Jones
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Campaign 2016 | Billionaire CEO and reality star Donald Trump wants to be the leader of the free world, too. This morning, at a Manhattan skyscraper emblazoned with his name,

Congo voters battle against presidential power lust

By Onize Ohikere
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Congo | As the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) prepares for its upcoming elections, the battle against the incumbent president’s run for a third term rages on.

Mexican elections reveal frustration with mainstream political parties

By Katlyn Babyak
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Mexico | After weeks of violence and protests, Mexico successfully held elections for political officials yesterday, with thousands of soldiers and police on guard.

Rick Perry touts Texas economy in presidential campaign announcement

By Kent Covington
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Campaign 2016 | Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s presidential campaign reboot is ready for takeoff. He announced his second Oval Office bid on Thursday from an airplane…

Mexico’s pre-election violence claims fourth politician

By Katlyn Babyak
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Mexico | Gunmen shot Mexican congressional candidate Miguel Angel Luna Munguia, a member of the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD), in his campaign office on Tuesday.

Burundi’s civilian uproar puts election on hold

By Onize Ohikere
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Africa | When President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi announced in April he was running for a third term, street protests broke out, leaving 20 people dead and more…

Lincoln Chafee makes surprise presidential campaign plans

By Leigh Jones
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Campaign 2016 | Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced Wednesday he will challenge frontrunner Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. Unlike…

Lindsey Graham: I’m ready to defeat America’s enemies

By Kent Covington
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Campaign 2016 | Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., announced his Oval Office bid on Monday at a podium perched in a normally quiet street against the small storefronts of the town…

 
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