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Balita
Putin to lead Russian delegation at 70th session of UN General Assembly August 29, 2015 5:17 am A presidential resolution on this point was publishe
Putin to lead Russian delegation at 70th session of UN General Assembly
Balita / Posted 4 hours ago
August 29, 2015 5:17 am A presidential resolution on this point was published on Friday at the official portal of legal information. The document confirms the delegation... Read more
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Washington Post
GOP group to pump $100K into Va. races in bid to draw women, minorities(Kate Patterson/For The Washington Post) RICHMOND — A national Republican grou
GOP group to pump $100K into Va. races in bid to draw women, minorities
Washington Post / Posted 13 hours ago
(Kate Patterson/For The Washington Post) RICHMOND — A national Republican group on Friday pledged to pump a total of $100,000 into races for Virginia’s House of Delegates as part of the GOP’s national bid to boost its appeal to women and... Read more
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iol.co.za
MPs taught how to deal with mediacommittee chairpersons have finished their media training aimed at improving co
MPs taught how to deal with media
iol.co.za / Posted 14 hours ago
committee chairpersons have finished their media training aimed at improving communication skills and cautioning them of the potential pitfalls of social media, including twars (Twitter wars). Parliament organised the week-long training as... Read more
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Washington Post
McAuliffe’s call for tighter gun controls upsets RepublicansIn this Feb. 27 file photo, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe gestures as he talks
McAuliffe’s call for tighter gun controls upsets Republicans
Washington Post / Posted yesterday
In this Feb. 27 file photo, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe gestures as he talks with members of the House and Senate adjournment committee at the Capitol in Richmond. (Steve Helber/AP) RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe has rankled some Virginia... Read more
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Canberra Times
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak dodging anti-corruption spotlightto explain $US700 million ($982 million) in his personal bank account. Mr Naji
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak dodging anti-corruption spotlight
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
to explain $US700 million ($982 million) in his personal bank account. Mr Najib was listed as a speaker to the up to 2000 delegates from more than 100 countries attending the International Anti-Corruption Conference in Kuala Lumpur next... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak dodging anti-corruption spotlightto explain $US700 million ($982 million) in his personal bank account. Mr Naji
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak dodging anti-corruption spotlight
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
to explain $US700 million ($982 million) in his personal bank account. Mr Najib was listed as a speaker to the up to 2000 delegates from more than 100 countries attending the International Anti-Corruption Conference in Kuala Lumpur next... Read more
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WA Today
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak dodging anti-corruption spotlightto explain $US700 million ($982 million) in his personal bank account. Mr Naji
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak dodging anti-corruption spotlight
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
to explain $US700 million ($982 million) in his personal bank account. Mr Najib was listed as a speaker to the up to 2000 delegates from more than 100 countries attending the International Anti-Corruption Conference in Kuala Lumpur next... Read more
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The Age
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak dodging anti-corruption spotlightto explain $US700 million ($982 million) in his personal bank account. Mr Naji
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak dodging anti-corruption spotlight
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
to explain $US700 million ($982 million) in his personal bank account. Mr Najib was listed as a speaker to the up to 2000 delegates from more than 100 countries attending the International Anti-Corruption Conference in Kuala Lumpur next... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak dodging anti-corruption spotlightto explain $US700 million ($982 million) in his personal bank account. Mr Naji
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak dodging anti-corruption spotlight
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
to explain $US700 million ($982 million) in his personal bank account. Mr Najib was listed as a speaker to the up to 2000 delegates from more than 100 countries attending the International Anti-Corruption Conference in Kuala Lumpur next... Read more
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Washington Post
Md. lawmakers want tougher legislation for settlement purchasesThese abandoned and boarded apartments once gave some of their occupants lead p
Md. lawmakers want tougher legislation for settlement purchases
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
These abandoned and boarded apartments once gave some of their occupants lead poisoning, seen in the 1700 block of Mosher Street in Baltimore. (Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post) Maryland lawmakers on Wednesday called for strengthened legislation... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Gov. Terry McAuliffe Calls For Tougher Gun Laws After Virginia Shootingthe state legislature for failing to pass tighter gun control measures. "I've
Gov. Terry McAuliffe Calls For Tougher Gun Laws After Virginia Shooting
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
the state legislature for failing to pass tighter gun control measures. "I've proposed this now twice to the General Assembly. I ran on the topic. It was part of my platform that we need tougher gun laws in the Commonwealth," McAuliffe said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
With Slowing Growth, Oil Slump, Petrol Subsidy May Be Ready to GoBy Tobi Soniyi, Chineme Okafor And Ejiofor Alike with agency report Abuja/ Lag
With Slowing Growth, Oil Slump, Petrol Subsidy May Be Ready to Go
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Tobi Soniyi, Chineme Okafor And Ejiofor Alike with agency report Abuja/ Lagos — With oil prices heading south in the international market and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announcing yesterday that Nigeria's growth rate slowed to 2.35... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Southern Leaders Fault Buhari's Appointments, Increasing Boko Haram ActivitiesAkure — Eminent leaders from the southern part of the country under the auspice
Southern Leaders Fault Buhari's Appointments, Increasing Boko Haram Activities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Akure — Eminent leaders from the southern part of the country under the auspices of Southern Nigeria Peoples Assembly (SNPA) yesterday faulted appointments so far made by President Muhammadu Buhari, describing them as lopsided. They also decried the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fcfa 700 Million for Fecafoot ElectionsAccording to the president of the normalisation committee of Fecafoot, Joseph O
Fcfa 700 Million for Fecafoot Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
According to the president of the normalisation committee of Fecafoot, Joseph Owona, the upcoming elections will be one of the most expensive ever witnessed in the federation. He disclosed that the elections will cost about FCA 700 million since they... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Southern Leaders Caution Buhari On Appointments, Anti-Graft WarLeaders of the Southern Nigeria Peoples Assembly (SNPA), have called on Preside
Southern Leaders Caution Buhari On Appointments, Anti-Graft War
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Leaders of the Southern Nigeria Peoples Assembly (SNPA), have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to be fair to all geo-political zones in the country while composing his cabinet. The southern leaders who stated this yesterday during a strategic... Read more
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The Telegraph
The good old days"good old days", when applied to India-Pakistan engagement, may appear in any f
The good old days
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
"good old days", when applied to India-Pakistan engagement, may appear in any first impression to be illusory - a product of fancy, or a contradiction in terms. But last week, as the Narendra Modi government stumbled and fumbled in its... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Republican Illuzzi signed Democratic petitions in 2013Mirocznik for City Council. There were also other Democrats running for party p
Republican Illuzzi signed Democratic petitions in 2013
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 days ago
Mirocznik for City Council. There were also other Democrats running for party positions like district leaders and judicial delegates who needed signatures. Presented with a slate of candidates from a particular party, members of that party sign... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Lajim pledges a Murut minister if PKR in powerand approaches in the state by empowering the people to participate with policy
Lajim pledges a Murut minister if PKR in power
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
and approaches in the state by empowering the people to participate with policy-planners in planning and implementation of projects, said state PKR chairman Datuk Lajim Ukin in Tenom. Lajim, who is currently the state opposition leader, said a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fact Sheet: Deepening the U.S.-Africa Trade Relationshipimports from Africa increased by 46 percent and U.S. goods exports to Africa in
Fact Sheet: Deepening the U.S.-Africa Trade Relationship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
imports from Africa increased by 46 percent and U.S. goods exports to Africa increased by 59 percent since 2009, evidence of growing trade ties between the United States and Africa. Doing Business in Africa while Building African Capacity to... Read more
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Independent
Government plan to project #TimeToAct onto Big Ben for sexual violence summit was shelved over fears it would 'open the floodgates'But the Foreign Office’s ambitious plans had to be shelved because the people r
Government plan to project #TimeToAct onto Big Ben for sexual violence summit was shelved over fears it would 'open the floodgates'
Independent / Posted 4 days ago
But the Foreign Office’s ambitious plans had to be shelved because the people responsible for the use of the two London landmarks feared “opening the flood gates” to a host of other charities hoping to promote their causes, according to newly... Read more
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iol.co.za
ANC favours smart governanceDoCThe ruling party in its discussion documents is pushing for a more dynamic H
ANC favours smart governance
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
DoCThe ruling party in its discussion documents is pushing for a more dynamic House of Assembly to achieve its goals. Photo: Siyasanga Mbambani Johannesburg - Parliament must transform into a “real activist” national legislature with a developmental... Read more
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heraldscotland
Fringe heading for another banner year as major venue breaks recordsSummerhall, based in the former Dick Vet building near to the city's Meadows, s
Fringe heading for another banner year as major venue breaks records
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
Summerhall, based in the former Dick Vet building near to the city's Meadows, stages a mix of theatre, music, performance art, and visual art. Sam Gough, the general manager of Summerhall, said: "We are proud to host ongoing and exceptionally strong... Read more
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The Star
‘Umno won’t ignore calls to hold party polls as scheduled’under a new format that allows more members to vote for the party leadership co
‘Umno won’t ignore calls to hold party polls as scheduled’
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
under a new format that allows more members to vote for the party leadership compared with the previous method, where only delegates attending the general assembly could vote. In Jitra, another supreme council member, Datuk Seri Mukhriz Maha­thir,... Read more
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Daily Press
Dominion's donations costing customersRICHMOND — Virginia residents have been billed tens of thousands of dollars to
Dominion's donations costing customers
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
RICHMOND — Virginia residents have been billed tens of thousands of dollars to pay for donations the state's most powerful electricity company has made to politically connected charities, according to company records obtained by The Associated... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Tunku Imran retains OCM post for 18th time Published: 22 August 2015 7:37 PM Olympic Council of Malaysia president Tunk
Tunku Imran retains OCM post for 18th time
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 6 days ago
Published: 22 August 2015 7:37 PM Olympic Council of Malaysia president Tunku Imran Tuanku Ja'afar says there are no teams in the OCM. – Pic courtesy of www.ocasia.org, August 22, 2015.Tunku Imran Tuanku... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Terengganu Umno voices support for Najib as party presidentRazak as party president. Terengganu Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Razif Abdu
Terengganu Umno voices support for Najib as party president
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 6 days ago
Razak as party president. Terengganu Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman said at the Kuala Nerus Umno’s 27th delegates’ meeting today that there might have been some anxiety lately among the people and party supporters about certain... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Political Rift Between VA Lawmakers Widens Over Special SessionA rift is widening between Virginia republicans and democrats. There's disagree
Political Rift Between VA Lawmakers Widens Over Special Session
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 7 days ago
A rift is widening between Virginia republicans and democrats. There's disagreement over whether the General Assembly is in session or not. That simple, procedural question carries a lot of meaning. Republicans are accusing the democrats of... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Political Rift Between VA Lawmakers Widens Over Special SessionA rift is widening between Virginia republicans and democrats. There's disagree
Political Rift Between VA Lawmakers Widens Over Special Session
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 7 days ago
A rift is widening between Virginia republicans and democrats. There's disagreement over whether the General Assembly is in session or not. That simple, procedural question carries a lot of meaning. Republicans are accusing the democrats of... Read more
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Ekklesia
Church of Scotland urges members to sign global education petitionChurch of Scotland leaders have urged members to sign a declaration which calls
Church of Scotland urges members to sign global education petition
Ekklesia / Posted 7 days ago
Church of Scotland leaders have urged members to sign a declaration which calls on governments around the world to ensure that every child is able to go to school. The Rt Rev Dr Angus Morrison, Moderator of the General Assembly, and Hannah Mary... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Pakistan called off CPCISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday called off the 61st Commonwealth Parliamentary
Pakistan called off CPC
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday called off the 61st Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC), scheduled to be held here from Sept 30 to Oct 8 following pressure from other members to invite the speaker of the legislature of Indian Occupied Kashmir... Read more
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New Kerala
India to host 'Call To Action Summit 2015' ending preventable child and maternal deaths' The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, on Thursday announced that India w
India to host 'Call To Action Summit 2015' ending preventable child and maternal deaths'
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, on Thursday announced that India will host the global 'Call To Action Summit 2015- ending preventable child and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rule change allows high-profile Canberrans to stand for Labor preselectionParty is set to allow candidates to stand for preselection after just one year
Rule change allows high-profile Canberrans to stand for Labor preselection
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
Party is set to allow candidates to stand for preselection after just one year in the party, a move that would allow high-profile Canberrans including Indian leader Deepak-Raj Gupta and the face of the Fluffy campaign, Brianna Heseltine, to stand... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Saraki, Modibbo and INewspapers wrote an article entitled, "Bukola Saraki in Maiduguri: Tentative fi
Saraki, Modibbo and I
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Newspapers wrote an article entitled, "Bukola Saraki in Maiduguri: Tentative first steps for 2019 presidency". For those of us who know the writer pretty well, that compilation of fictions, fantasy and alleged hearsays that his article represents... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Tracking crude oilCrude oil production has reached record levels in the United States, and trains
Tracking crude oil
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
Crude oil production has reached record levels in the United States, and trains are carrying more of the highly-flammable cargo than ever. Given that reality — and the worrisome potential for large-scale disaster when these trains are involved in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Putin open to meeting Obama at UN meet: Russian FMFM Russian President Vladimir Putin would be open to meeting with American cou
Putin open to meeting Obama at UN meet: Russian FM
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
FM Russian President Vladimir Putin would be open to meeting with American counterpart Barack Obama on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, Russia’s foreign minister said Wednesday. “Our American colleagues are sending us... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Camara Re-Elected President of Guinea Football FederationOutgoing president of the Fédération Guinéenne de Football (FEGUIFOOT), Salifou
Camara Re-Elected President of Guinea Football Federation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Outgoing president of the Fédération Guinéenne de Football (FEGUIFOOT), Salifou Camara "Super V", was re-elected on Friday, with 14 August 2015 with 84 votes against 33 by his challenger, Djibril Diarra "Beckenbauer". Four (4) invalid votes were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Edo - No, Ogbemudia Can't Choose Oshiomhole's Successor - - IduoiriyemwenMr. Matthew Iduoiriyemwen, an aspirant for the 2016 governorship ticket of the
Edo - No, Ogbemudia Can't Choose Oshiomhole's Successor - - Iduoiriyemwen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Mr. Matthew Iduoiriyemwen, an aspirant for the 2016 governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was a former leader of the Edo State House of Assembly and lately a representative of the state on the board of the Niger Delta Development... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Jeering work of outsiders, says Ahmad Maslan Published: 19 August 2015 4:31 PM Umno deputy minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan ha
Jeering work of outsiders, says Ahmad Maslan
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 9 days ago
Published: 19 August 2015 4:31 PM Umno deputy minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan had a hostile reception at the Pontian divisional meeting last Sunday, where he was booed by delegates. – The Malaysian Insider... Read more
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Eye Witness News
ICC to rule on Kenya's alleged failure to cooperateabused his powers to obstruct the investigation. FILE: Kenyan President Uhuru
ICC to rule on Kenya's alleged failure to cooperate
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
abused his powers to obstruct the investigation. FILE: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta addresses on 30 October, 2014 delegates at the first Africa Sustainable Transport Forum at the United Nations complex in Nairobi. Picture: AFP Kenya,Uhuru... Read more
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Washington Post
Virginia House and Senate spar over adjournment, Supreme Court judgeRICHMOND — A day after a bitter standoff over a judicial appointment between Go
Virginia House and Senate spar over adjournment, Supreme Court judge
Washington Post / Posted 10 days ago
RICHMOND — A day after a bitter standoff over a judicial appointment between Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) and the Republicans who control the Virginia General Assembly, both sides continued to disagree about the outcome. The House of Delegates stood by... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
The Man John Mahama - His passion for One GhanaFeature Article of Tuesday, 18 August 2015 Constantly updating Ghanaians on se
The Man John Mahama - His passion for One Ghana
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 10 days ago
Feature Article of Tuesday, 18 August 2015 Constantly updating Ghanaians on several developmental projects - Keeping Faith with Ghana’s development commitment. Daniel 2:21 - He (God) changes times and seasons; he sets up kings and deposes them. He... Read more
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Ekklesia
Church of Scotland Youth Assembly urges action on climate changeA call for the Church of Scotland to partially divest from fossil fuels has bee
Church of Scotland Youth Assembly urges action on climate change
Ekklesia / Posted 10 days ago
A call for the Church of Scotland to partially divest from fossil fuels has been made by the National Youth Assembly at its gathering over the weekend of 15-16 August. Partial divestment would involve looking carefully at any investments the church... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
VA Special Session Ends Abruptly, Redistricting & Judgeship Open-endedLawmakers met Monday in Richmond for a special session of the General Assembly.
VA Special Session Ends Abruptly, Redistricting & Judgeship Open-ended
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 11 days ago
Lawmakers met Monday in Richmond for a special session of the General Assembly. The main purpose of the session was to come to a solution for congressional redistricting, but officials instead engaged in a politically-charged debate over electing a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Harvest improves, but guilt-free crab still elusivefrom eating crabs — but … Apparently, the 2015 harvest has picked up. "Conside
Harvest improves, but guilt-free crab still elusive
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
from eating crabs — but … Apparently, the 2015 harvest has picked up. "Considerably," said Robert T. Brown, Sr., president of the Maryland Watermen's Association. "I'm not going to be able to put a percentage on it yet, but it's up quite a bit,... Read more
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Daily Press
Dems turn tables on GOP majority, end redistricting session, block Supreme Court electioncombined with McAuliffe's call for the special redistricting session, that seem
Dems turn tables on GOP majority, end redistricting session, block Supreme Court election
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
combined with McAuliffe's call for the special redistricting session, that seemed to put him at such odds with the assembly's Republican majority. That gulf only widened Monday. Republican leaders attempted to replace Roush with Court of... Read more
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Independent
Put the House in order: With the Lords remaining so large and corrupt, a radical transformation is needed to restore its prestigeSoon we will see another bumper crop of freshly minted peers, some of them subs
Put the House in order: With the Lords remaining so large and corrupt, a radical transformation is needed to restore its prestige
Independent / Posted 11 days ago
Soon we will see another bumper crop of freshly minted peers, some of them substantial party donors, taking their places on the red benches (only the SNP refuses to nominate). Whatever else, more peerages are not the answer. Yet the impetus for... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
VA Lawmakers Fail to Appoint Judge, Solve Redistricting IssuesLawmakers met Monday in Richmond for a special session of the General Assembly.
VA Lawmakers Fail to Appoint Judge, Solve Redistricting Issues
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 11 days ago
Lawmakers met Monday in Richmond for a special session of the General Assembly. The main purpose of the session was to come to a solution for congressional redistricting, but officials instead engaged in a politically-charged debate over electing a... Read more
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Washington Post
Va. Senate falls short in effort to oust McAuliffe’s Supreme Court pickPress) RICHMOND — Republican lawmakers in Virginia fell short Monday in their
Va. Senate falls short in effort to oust McAuliffe’s Supreme Court pick
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
Press) RICHMOND — Republican lawmakers in Virginia fell short Monday in their effort to replace a sitting justice of the state Supreme Court appointed last month by Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), leaving unresolved a bitter partisan battle... Read more
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Washington Post
Va. Senate falls short in effort to oust McAuliffe’s Supreme Court pick— Republican lawmakers in Virginia fell short Monday in their effort to replace
Va. Senate falls short in effort to oust McAuliffe’s Supreme Court pick
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
— Republican lawmakers in Virginia fell short Monday in their effort to replace with their own candidate a sitting justice of the state Supreme Court appointed last month by Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), leaving unresolved a bitter partisan battle... Read more
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NBC Washington
Va. Lawmakers Wage Partisan Battle Over JudgeThe Virginia General Assembly waged a tense partisan battle Monday over an appo
Va. Lawmakers Wage Partisan Battle Over Judge
NBC Washington / Posted 11 days ago
The Virginia General Assembly waged a tense partisan battle Monday over an appointment to the state Supreme Court. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said at a news conference that newly appointed Justice Jane Marum Roush should get a chance to her make her case... Read more
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