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New York Post
Why Marco Rubio is Democrats' worst nightmareSen. Marco Rubio’s surprisingly strong bronze-medal finish in Monday’s Iowa cau
Why Marco Rubio is Democrats' worst nightmare
New York Post / Posted 6 hours ago
Sen. Marco Rubio’s surprisingly strong bronze-medal finish in Monday’s Iowa caucuses — just one point behind silver medalist Donald Trump — cheered his fans and chilled Democrats. The Florida Republican is the last candidate they want to face next... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Sunday's Letters: Use popular vote for presidentPRESIDENTIAL ELECTION Use the popular vote The presidency is the only office
Sunday's Letters: Use popular vote for president
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 hours ago
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION Use the popular vote The presidency is the only office that represents all of the people of this country. As such the president should be elected by popular vote. The Founding Fathers were the aristocracy of the day. They put... Read more
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WBEZ91.5
Democrats Debate: What is a Progressive and Who Wants to be One?Before they got down to debating the big issues Thursday night, Hillary Clinton
Democrats Debate: What is a Progressive and Who Wants to be One?
WBEZ91.5 / Posted 14 hours ago
Before they got down to debating the big issues Thursday night, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders wrangled over one big word: progressivism. Which of them was the true progressive? Was Clinton a progressive at all? Sanders has long billed himself... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Democrats Debate: What Is A Progressive And Who Wants To Be One?Before they got down to debating the big issues Thursday night, Hillary Clinton
Democrats Debate: What Is A Progressive And Who Wants To Be One?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 14 hours ago
Before they got down to debating the big issues Thursday night, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders wrangled over one big word: progressivism. Which of them was the true progressive? Was Clinton a progressive at all? Sanders has long billed himself... Read more
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Dover Post
Kent Bush: It is time to change our primary system Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 10:09 AM We live in the greatest democratic republic
Kent Bush: It is time to change our primary system
Dover Post / Posted 15 hours ago
Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 10:09 AM We live in the greatest democratic republic around, but the method we use to elect the leader of the free world is among the most foolish.Letting Iowa and New... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Nashville Hot Chicken comes with a warning labelThis week, I reached out for a plate of Nashville Hot Chicken from America's fa
Nashville Hot Chicken comes with a warning label
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 hours ago
This week, I reached out for a plate of Nashville Hot Chicken from America's favorite hen house, KFC, with 4,300 restaurants in all 50 states and 538 Electoral College votes. And with 100 percent of drive-throughs reporting, we can put a check mark... Read more
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New Kerala
Myanmar's new parliament to begin session next weekNay Pyi Taw, Feb 5 : The two houses of Myanmar's newly-elected parliament are s
Myanmar's new parliament to begin session next week
New Kerala / Posted 19 hours ago
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 5 : The two houses of Myanmar's newly-elected parliament are scheduled to commence their first session in Nay Pyi Taw on February 8, an official announced on Friday. The sessions of the regional or state parliaments will begin... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Nation has outgrown Electoral College Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion I agree with letter writ
Nation has outgrown Electoral College
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 21 hours ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion I agree with letter writer Jeff L. Danison that the Electoral College system of electing the president of the United States should be changed (“Tie votes to... Read more
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The Hill
Why President Obama must endorse Hillary ClintonThe conventional wisdom following Hillary Clinton's eyelash victory over Sen. B
Why President Obama must endorse Hillary Clinton
The Hill / Posted 21 hours ago
The conventional wisdom following Hillary Clinton's eyelash victory over Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in the Iowa Democratic caucuses and a potentially favorable contest looming for Sanders in New Hampshire is that Democrats are likely to endure a... Read more
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EuroNews
The US presidential primaries explainedThe election of the President of the United States is not a direct, national el
The US presidential primaries explained
EuroNews / Posted 23 hours ago
The election of the President of the United States is not a direct, national election, but an indirect vote in which citizens elect members of the Electoral College in each of the 50 states plus the District of Columbia (the capital, Washington, DC).... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US election 2016Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture
US election 2016
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture Corrections & Clarifications Religion & Ethics The Weather Man Antony Green's Election Blog US Election 2016 Top story A feud erupts between the two Republican... Read more
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Cherokee Tribune
Outcome in presidential race unpredictable - It seems wherever we go folks are talking about who will be our next president. In Iowa the first votes have been counted for who will be on the presidential ballot as candidates for the Democrats and t...It seems wherever we go folks are talking about who will be our next president.
Outcome in presidential race unpredictable - It seems wherever we go folks are talking about who will be our next president. In Iowa the first votes have been counted for who will be on the presidential ballot as candidates for the Democrats and t...
Cherokee Tribune / Posted yesterday
It seems wherever we go folks are talking about who will be our next president. In Iowa, the first votes have been counted for who will be on the presidential ballot as candidates for the Democrats and the Republicans. Hillary Clinton barely won in... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Strange Career of James Crow, EsquireOne hundred and fifteen years ago, George H. White took to the floor of the U.S
The Strange Career of James Crow, Esquire
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
One hundred and fifteen years ago, George H. White took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives—to say goodbye. A black Republican elected in 1896 by North Carolina’s Fusion Party, a coalition of black Republicans and mostly white... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Clinton Campaign Goes on Tilt as a Result of Dead Heat With Sanders in IowaGreat analysis, Yves — thank you. My pleasure at the “virtual tie” (which desp
Clinton Campaign Goes on Tilt as a Result of Dead Heat With Sanders in Iowa
Naked Capitalism / Posted yesterday
Great analysis, Yves — thank you. My pleasure at the “virtual tie” (which despite Team Clinton’s faux and contrived triumphalism is an astonishing Sanders victory, all things considered) is tempered by your warnings: However, Clinton still has two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
War Collaborators Back MutsvangwaThe Zimbabwe Liberation War Collaborators Association has thrown its weight beh
War Collaborators Back Mutsvangwa
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Zimbabwe Liberation War Collaborators Association has thrown its weight behind war veterans leader Cde Christopher Mutsvangwa, dismissing the petition that emanated from Mashonaland West recalling him. In a statement, Ziliwaco chairperson for... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Nashville Hot Chicken comes with a warning labelThis week, I reached out for a plate of Nashville Hot Chicken from America's fa
Nashville Hot Chicken comes with a warning label
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
This week, I reached out for a plate of Nashville Hot Chicken from America's favorite hen house, KFC, with 4,300 restaurants in all 50 states and 538 Electoral College votes. And with 100 percent of drive-throughs reporting, we can put a check mark... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Wednesday afternoon briefing: Brexits, bigamists and balls (of the cricketing variety)Two cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed in Ireland. Both patients are s
Wednesday afternoon briefing: Brexits, bigamists and balls (of the cricketing variety)
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Two cases of the Zika virus have been confirmed in Ireland. Both patients are said to be well and fully recovered, but mark the first cases of Zika in the country. A bigamist was caught when his first wife saw his second wedding photos on Facebook.... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Q&A: How and why AP called Clinton-Sanders race when it didWASHINGTON (AP) - The question burned late into the night: Who won the Iowa Dem
Q&A: How and why AP called Clinton-Sanders race when it did
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The question burned late into the night: Who won the Iowa Democratic presidential caucuses, Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders? There would be no answer until well into the next day. News organizations widely rely on The Associated... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Republicans looking at others after Huckabee exitTrump(besides Sanders) is actually the only candidate not being financed by Wal
Arkansas Republicans looking at others after Huckabee exit
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Trump(besides Sanders) is actually the only candidate not being financed by Wall Street according to the Wall Street Journal. He is probably the only one who can break out of red-blue state status-quo with his ability to carry New York, and possibly... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Former Bloc leader running for Desjardins Group presidencyFormer Bloc Québécois leader Daniel Paillé is one of three candidates running f
Former Bloc leader running for Desjardins Group presidency
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Former Bloc Québécois leader Daniel Paillé is one of three candidates running for the presidency of Desjardins Group, Quebec’s giant co-operative financial services group. Mr. Paillé, 64, succeeded Gilles Duceppe as head of the BQ in 2011 but... Read more
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BBC News
US election 2016: How does it all work? - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
US election 2016: How does it all work?
BBC News / Posted 4 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say US Election 2016 US election 2016: How does it all... Read more
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The Washington Times
THOMAS DIBACCO: Fixing responsibility for campaign spendingIf you’re wondering how this spiral of spending tons of money trying to get ele
THOMAS DIBACCO: Fixing responsibility for campaign spending
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
If you’re wondering how this spiral of spending tons of money trying to get elected president of the United States got started (and it’s only the beginning of the primary election season), it didn’t begin in early America. George Washington never ran... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Nomi Prins, The Big Money and What It Means in Election 2016Honestly, you couldn't make this stuff up. How do you respond to a rampaging bu
Nomi Prins, The Big Money and What It Means in Election 2016
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
Honestly, you couldn't make this stuff up. How do you respond to a rampaging bull of a billionaire in the political arena? In America in 2016, the answer is obvious. You send in not the clowns, but the matador: another billionaire, of course. So... Read more
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The Morning Call
Alyssa Yanni: Politics makes 2016 a great year to live in IowaOne thousand fifty-eight miles. That's how far I traveled from my home in White
Alyssa Yanni: Politics makes 2016 a great year to live in Iowa
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
One thousand fifty-eight miles. That's how far I traveled from my home in Whitehall to move to Ames, Iowa, a city that I had never heard of. Frankly, I knew nothing about Iowa besides the capital and that it is an agriculturally driven state. What... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Nomi Prins, The Big Money and What It Means in Election 2016Honestly, you couldn't make this stuff up. How do you respond to a rampaging bu
Nomi Prins, The Big Money and What It Means in Election 2016
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
Honestly, you couldn't make this stuff up. How do you respond to a rampaging bull of a billionaire in the political arena? In America in 2016, the answer is obvious. You send in not the clowns, but the matador: another billionaire, of course. So... Read more
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Yahoo News
Iowa on our minds, as the campaign nears its climax This article is drawn from reporting by Yahoo News correspondents, photo and
Iowa on our minds, as the campaign nears its climax
Yahoo News / Posted 4 days ago
This article is drawn from reporting by Yahoo News correspondents, photo and video journalists covering the presidential campaign in Iowa, including Garance Franke-Ruta, Holly Bailey, Hunter... Read more
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express
US elections 2016: Everything you need to know about the candidates, polls and timeline AS the US elections heat up and Donald Trump appears to get one step closer t
US elections 2016: Everything you need to know about the candidates, polls and timeline
express / Posted 4 days ago
AS the US elections heat up and Donald Trump appears to get one step closer to becoming president, Express.co.uk looks at the road to the White House. Who will... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mubaiwa Vies for PSL ChairmanshipDYNAMOS president Kenny Mubaiwa has revealed that he is vying for the presidenc
Mubaiwa Vies for PSL Chairmanship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
DYNAMOS president Kenny Mubaiwa has revealed that he is vying for the presidency of the Premier Soccer League and will be among the candidates submitting their papers before the nomination closes. A candidate needs at least two clubs to support his... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
America's crazy voting system, explainedIt may be a long, raucous and rambling road to the White House, but choosing th
America's crazy voting system, explained
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 5 days ago
It may be a long, raucous and rambling road to the White House, but choosing the next American president is anything but simple. While many voters won't pay attention until a few weeks before Election Day, running for president takes years of active... Read more
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My EastText
America's crazy voting system, explainedIt may be a long, raucous and rambling road to the White House, but choosing th
America's crazy voting system, explained
My EastText / Posted 5 days ago
It may be a long, raucous and rambling road to the White House, but choosing the next American president is anything but simple. While many voters won't pay attention until a few weeks before Election Day, running for president takes years of active... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
America's crazy voting system, explainedIt may be a long, raucous and rambling road to the White House, but choosing th
America's crazy voting system, explained
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
It may be a long, raucous and rambling road to the White House, but choosing the next American president is anything but simple. While many voters won't pay attention until a few weeks before Election Day, running for president takes years of active... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
America's crazy voting system, explainedIt may be a long, raucous and rambling road to the White House, but choosing th
America's crazy voting system, explained
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 5 days ago
It may be a long, raucous and rambling road to the White House, but choosing the next American president is anything but simple. While many voters won't pay attention until a few weeks before Election Day, running for president takes years of active... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Web-only letters to the editor, Jan. 31, 2016 Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion Dispatch.com regularly w
Web-only letters to the editor, Jan. 31, 2016
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion Dispatch.com regularly will post letters to the editor that don't make it to print in The Dispatch. Unlike letters to the editor that appear in the... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
America's crazy voting system, explainedIt may be a long, raucous and rambling road to the White House, but choosing th
America's crazy voting system, explained
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 5 days ago
It may be a long, raucous and rambling road to the White House, but choosing the next American president is anything but simple. While many voters won't pay attention until a few weeks before Election Day, running for president takes years of active... Read more
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The Telegraph
Every Donald has his dayWhat Narendra Modi thinks today, Donald Trump thinks tomorrow. On September 28,
Every Donald has his day
The Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
What Narendra Modi thinks today, Donald Trump thinks tomorrow. On September 28, 2014, addressing the Indian diaspora in Manhattan's Madison Square Garden, the newly minted Prime Minister was savage in his demolition of political punditry back... Read more
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FOX News
Air Force Superintendent: Why you should consider attending a service academyEvery year, high school seniors across the nation begin their much anticipated
Air Force Superintendent: Why you should consider attending a service academy
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
Every year, high school seniors across the nation begin their much anticipated application process to attend the college or university of their dreams. Students and parents alike fervently research and compare factors ranging from admission rates to... Read more
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Darien News-Review
John Breunig: Forbes’ tales from the trailWhen Robert Dilenschneider introduced Steve Forbes to some 50 guests at his wat
John Breunig: Forbes’ tales from the trail
Darien News-Review / Posted 6 days ago
When Robert Dilenschneider introduced Steve Forbes to some 50 guests at his waterfront Darien home Thursday evening by thanking him for a gift, the book “Notre Dame’s Greatest Coaches,” a pundit a yard or so away shot back “It’s short though.” The... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
John Breunig: Forbes’ tales from the trailWhen Robert Dilenschneider introduced Steve Forbes to some 50 guests at his wat
John Breunig: Forbes’ tales from the trail
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
When Robert Dilenschneider introduced Steve Forbes to some 50 guests at his waterfront Darien home Thursday evening by thanking him for a gift, the book “Notre Dame’s Greatest Coaches,” a pundit a yard or so away shot back “It’s short though.” The... Read more
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The New Canaan News
John Breunig: Forbes’ tales from the trailWhen Robert Dilenschneider introduced Steve Forbes to some 50 guests at his wat
John Breunig: Forbes’ tales from the trail
The New Canaan News / Posted 6 days ago
When Robert Dilenschneider introduced Steve Forbes to some 50 guests at his waterfront Darien home Thursday evening by thanking him for a gift, the book “Notre Dame’s Greatest Coaches,” a pundit a yard or so away shot back “It’s short though.” The... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
How do the Iowa caucuses work, anyway?Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas hugs his wife, Heidi,
How do the Iowa caucuses work, anyway?
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 7 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas hugs his wife, Heidi, as they are introduced during a campaign event, Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, in Ringsted, Iowa. After all the ads, direct mail, handshakes, polls and speeches, the first votes... Read more
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Perth Now
The states that pick the presidentIT starts deep in the midwest — on Monday night after the sun sets, average Ame
The states that pick the president
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
IT starts deep in the midwest — on Monday night after the sun sets, average Americans will meet in schools, churches and libraries to cast the very first votes in the race to elect a new US president. The scene: the midwestern state of Iowa. It’s... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The states that pick the presidentUS election 2016: Will Iowa or North Hampshire decide the president? | DailyTel
The states that pick the president
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
US election 2016: Will Iowa or North Hampshire decide the president? | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website IT starts deep in the midwest — on Monday night after... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
LeaderHerald.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Community - The Leader HeraldWho Cares? In New York State the candidates are chosen by the time we get our p
LeaderHerald.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Community - The Leader Herald
The Leader-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Who Cares? In New York State the candidates are chosen by the time we get our primary. And in the General election our votes are meaningless. We get swamped by the clueless NYC Democrats and will just be a DNC state. The only good news is the mass... Read more
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News.com.au
The US states that pick the presidentDonald Trump is currently the frontrunner for the Republicans in the race for U
The US states that pick the president
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
Donald Trump is currently the frontrunner for the Republicans in the race for US President. Picture: MARY ALTAFFER/AP IT starts deep in the midwest — on Monday night after the sun sets, average Americans will meet in schools, churches and libraries... Read more
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express
US elections 2016: What you need to know AS the US elections heat up and Donald Trump appears to get one step closer t
US elections 2016: What you need to know
express / Posted 7 days ago
AS the US elections heat up and Donald Trump appears to get one step closer to becoming president, Express.co.uk looks at the road to the White House. Who will be the next President of the United... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Tie votes to congressional districts Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion Maybe a better way to de
Tie votes to congressional districts
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion Maybe a better way to determine the outcome of presidential elections would be to assign the Electoral College’s votes on the basis of the delegates voting for... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The states that pick the presidentIT starts deep in the midwest — on Monday night after the sun sets, average Ame
The states that pick the president
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
IT starts deep in the midwest — on Monday night after the sun sets, average Americans will meet in schools, churches and libraries to cast the very first votes in the race to elect a new US president. The scene: the midwestern state of Iowa. It’s... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The states that pick the presidentIT starts deep in the midwest — on Monday night after the sun sets, average Ame
The states that pick the president
Adelaide Now / Posted 7 days ago
IT starts deep in the midwest — on Monday night after the sun sets, average Americans will meet in schools, churches and libraries to cast the very first votes in the race to elect a new US president. The scene: the midwestern state of Iowa. It’s... Read more
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Yahoo News
Iowa Caucuses: What Are They and How Do They Work? Presidential candidates from both parties have been crisscrossing the Hawke
Iowa Caucuses: What Are They and How Do They Work?
Yahoo News / Posted 8 days ago
Presidential candidates from both parties have been crisscrossing the Hawkeye State, trying to connect with voters before the first-in-the-nation... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Circus Politics: Will Our Freedoms Survive Another Presidential Election?Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “Never has our futur
Circus Politics: Will Our Freedoms Survive Another Presidential Election?
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “Never has our future been more unpredictable, never have we depended so much on political forces that cannot be trusted to follow the rules of common sense and self-interest—forces that look... Read more
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