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Italian government wins confidence vote (Roundup)

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 2 2013, 3:12pm CDT | by IANS

Italian government wins confidence vote (Roundup)
Rome, Oct 3 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta Wednesday won a vote of confidence at the Senate, securing his troubled government's survival, with former premier Silvio Berlusconi making an about face on his decision to vote against the government.
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Tulsi Gabbard Wins Midterm Election Race Against Kawika Crowley

Nov 5 2014 12:04am CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) was re-elected to Congress from Hawaii's 2nd District Tuesday, defeating Republican Kawika Crowley by a wide margin. Gabbard, a 33-year-old rising star in the Democratic Party, hardly had to campaign this election after running unopposed in the Aug. 9 primary. Instead, she and her political action committee have spent thousands of dollars helping fellow Democrats in Hawaii and on the mainland. Tue ...
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Charlie Crist Loses Bid To Defeat Rick Scott

Nov 4 2014 9:33pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (D) lost his bid to unseat Gov. Rick Scott (R) Tuesday in one of the nation's highest profile gubernatorial contests. Crist identified as a Republican until he switch to the Democratic Party in December of 2012. He defeated former Florida state Sen. Nan Rich to secure the Democratic nomination earlier this year. He consistently criticized Scott over education spending and voting rights, as well as the governor's refusal ...
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School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday killed the headmaster of a private school in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
 
Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship
Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said.
 
Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A lesbian couple in a London restaurant was asked to desist by a staff member, who asked them to "stop what you are doing".
 
 

Rick Scott Wins 2014 Reelection Bid

Nov 4 2014 9:27pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) defeated former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (D) in one of the nation's most competitive gubernatorial contests Tuesday. Scott, who was first elected in 2010, was considered vulnerable over his refusal as governor to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, among other issues. Crist is known for having been a Republican when he was governor. He switched to the Democratic Party in December of 2012. The race bet ...
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Rick Scott Defeats Charlie Crist In Florida Governor's Race

Nov 4 2014 9:24pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) defeated former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (D) in one of the nation's most competitive gubernatorial contests Tuesday. Scott, who was first elected in 2010, was considered one of the country's most vulnerable governors. Crist switched to the Democratic Party in December of 2012 after having identified as a Republican. The race between Scott and Crist was one of the country's most expensive, with more than $50 million spent ...
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Newsmax TV Midterm Preview: US Senate, Georgia

Nov 4 2014 10:20am CST | Source: Newsmax - Politics

Republicans and Democrats see Georgia as a key state in the battle for control of the U.S. Senate. But as this race heads down to the wire, analysts say that is not likely a winner will be declar ...
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Chuck Todd: Democratic Party No Longer Party of Obama; It's the Clinton's Again

Nov 4 2014 7:57am CST | Source: Big Government

On Tuesday’s “Today” on NBC, “Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd acknowledged that President Barack Obama’s absence on the campaign trail and former President Bill Clinton’s multiple appearances show that Obama is no longer the face of his own party. “The Democratic Party is no longer the party of Obama,” Todd said. “One thing we do know after tonight–the Democratic Party is the party of Clintons again.” T ...
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Institutional Left Leaves Landrieu High and Dry

Nov 3 2014 9:57pm CST | Source: Big Government

Democrat Mary Landrieu's professed love for the oil industry and conservative social positions may not cost her an election she looks about ready to lose tomorrow in Louisiana ... but those stances have cost her just the same. Large national environmental groups, women’s organizations and unions are barely lifting a finger for the embattled Louisiana Democrat, who has close ties to the oil industry and supports the ...
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Why the Republicans Love the Abortion Issue

Nov 3 2014 7:40pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

How many Americans fit this profile? They are inclined to view politics in moral terms, and it is important to them to be one of the good people and not one of the bad people. Their understanding of the workings of the larger systems in their world (e.g., the U.S. government and the American and world economies) is limited. Having neither the time nor the interest nor the background to develop a complex picture of American politics, they welcome a simple way to exercise their ...
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