Elections

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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…

O’Malley launches long-shot primary challenge to Hillary Clinton

By Lynde Langdon
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Campaign 2016 | Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley announced today he will challenge Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. At a rally in Baltimore,

Ethiopia remains peaceful after general elections

By Kaylen Tanner
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Ethiopia | Ethiopian-American Yonas Gebreselasse believes his home country is still on the right track, despite European Union claims this week’s parliamentary…

George Pataki makes presidential run official

By Kent Covington
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Campaign 2016 | Former three-term New York Gov. George Pataki is running for the Republican Party nomination for president. He made it official Thursday morning, telling a…

Santorum announces White House bid to blue-collar crowd

By Kent Covington
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Campaign 2016 | Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum launched his second White House bid on Wednesday, promising to bolster U.S. manufacturing and put working-class…

Scott Walker makes pitch to D.C. conservatives

By J.C. Derrick
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Campaign 2016 | Meeting attendees said the candidate’s performance helped dispel concerns raised by his recent comments on social policy

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