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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
NLA takes aim at provisions, puts together report for CDC to mull(NLA) on Friday opposed several provisions in the charter draft including the u
NLA takes aim at provisions, puts together report for CDC to mull
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 hours ago
(NLA) on Friday opposed several provisions in the charter draft including the use of single ballots for a general election and the cross-group selection of senators. The list of provisions they opposed was compiled in a report prepared by an NLA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Human Rights Watch Testimony At Senate Foreign Relations Committee On U.S. Policy in Central Africa - the Importance of Good GovernanceChairman Corker, Ranking Member Cardin, thank you for holding this important an
Human Rights Watch Testimony At Senate Foreign Relations Committee On U.S. Policy in Central Africa - the Importance of Good Governance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Chairman Corker, Ranking Member Cardin, thank you for holding this important and timely hearing. I am very pleased to have the opportunity to testify on behalf of Human Rights Watch. Today, many countries in central Africa are undergoing political... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Enugu APC Insists On LGA Election in Courtbefore an Enugu High Court by some members of All Progressives Congress (APC),
Enugu APC Insists On LGA Election in Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
before an Enugu High Court by some members of All Progressives Congress (APC), challenging his appointment of caretaker committees for the 17 local governments and insisting on Local Government Council Election suffered a setback on Wednesday as... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma’s full speechof the National Assembly, The Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces
Zuma’s full speech
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
of the National Assembly, The Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces; Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Former President Thabo Mbeki, Chief Justice Mogoeng... Read more
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iol.co.za
#SONA2016: Zuma's full speechof the National Assembly, The Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces
#SONA2016: Zuma's full speech
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
of the National Assembly, The Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces; Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Former President Thabo Mbeki, Chief Justice Mogoeng... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Jacob Zuma's full State of the Nation addressof the National Assembly, The Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces
Jacob Zuma's full State of the Nation address
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
of the National Assembly, The Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces; Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Former President Thabo Mbeki, Chief Justice Mogoeng... Read more
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Roll Call
Could Trump, Cruz Victories Cause GOP Problems Down-Ballot? Attendees cheer for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump Tuesday as
Could Trump, Cruz Victories Cause GOP Problems Down-Ballot?
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
Attendees cheer for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump Tuesday as he gives his victory speech after winning the New Hampshire 2016 primary in Manchester, New Hampshire.... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
President Barack Obama's remarks today to Illinois legislators(AP) — President Barack Obama's speech to Illinois legislators, including some
President Barack Obama's remarks today to Illinois legislators
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
(AP) — President Barack Obama's speech to Illinois legislators, including some former colleagues, left them starry-eyed and receptive to his message Wednesday about changing the rancorous tone of politics to one that's more collaborative and less... Read more
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iol.co.za
#Nkandla case: Zuma concedesJohannesburg - In an extraordinary string of concessions, President Jacob Zuma’
#Nkandla case: Zuma concedes
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Johannesburg - In an extraordinary string of concessions, President Jacob Zuma’s lawyer told the Constitutional Court on Tuesday that he accepted not only that the public protector’s findings against him in the Nkandla scandal were binding, but that... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Editorial: Lawmakers see another early sessionHistorically, the Florida Legislature meets each spring. The state constitution
Editorial: Lawmakers see another early session
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 3 days ago
Historically, the Florida Legislature meets each spring. The state constitution reads that sessions will start the first Tuesday after the first Monday in March ... in odd-numbered years. That’s one of those head-scratchers, because it does not say... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Who Qualifies to Be a Member of ParliamentFolks, the other day there was what erupted as a debate between Hon. O.B. Amoah
Who Qualifies to Be a Member of Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Folks, the other day there was what erupted as a debate between Hon. O.B. Amoah and Hon. Fritz Baffour on who qualifies to be a Member of Parliament (MP). In fact, this issue has been on the lips of many, but then, who was to start the discussion for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Full Tray for Lawmakers As Houses ReopenMPs will this afternoon start their fourth year in office with the Budget, the
Full Tray for Lawmakers As Houses Reopen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
MPs will this afternoon start their fourth year in office with the Budget, the reconstitution of five crucial committees and Bills to implement the Constitution top of the agenda. In the National Assembly, the hot issues include three controversial... Read more
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FOX 40 Binghamton
Candidates for a U.S. House Seat to Meet in Vestal []Local News The forum, brought to you by a group known as Americans for Restori
Candidates for a U.S. House Seat to Meet in Vestal []
FOX 40 Binghamton / Posted 4 days ago
Local News The forum, brought to you by a group known as Americans for Restoring the Constitution will feature candidates Claudia Tenney, George Phillips, David Gordon and Aaron Price. Always stay up to date with the latest local news, sports,... Read more
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The China Post
Reports hint Suu Kyi could be Myanmar presidenttelevision channels say that "positive results" could come out of negotiations
Reports hint Suu Kyi could be Myanmar president
The China Post / Posted 4 days ago
television channels say that "positive results" could come out of negotiations between Myanmar's military chief and Aung San Suu Kyi on suspending a constitutional clause that prevents her from becoming the president. Suu Kyi's National... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Youths Move for Greater Presence in National Assemblymonth formally launched a platform, Young Legislators Accountability Project (#
Youths Move for Greater Presence in National Assembly
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
month formally launched a platform, Young Legislators Accountability Project (#YLAPNG), to monitor legislative activities and seek more membership into the National Assembly. The legislature is central to the actualization of the social contract... Read more
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asianage
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar presidentAung San Suu Kyi, left, arrives to participate in the first-day regular session
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
Aung San Suu Kyi, left, arrives to participate in the first-day regular session of the upper house of parliament. (Photo: AP) Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy Party won a landslide victory in the Nov. 8 general elections. Two pro-government... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar presidenttelevision channels say that “positive results” could come out of negotiations
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
television channels say that “positive results” could come out of negotiations between Myanmar’s military chief and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi on suspending a constitutional clause that prevents her from becoming the president. Suu... Read more
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The China Post
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar presidenttelevision channels say that "positive results" could come out of negotiations
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president
The China Post / Posted 5 days ago
television channels say that "positive results" could come out of negotiations between Myanmar's military chief and Aung San Suu Kyi on suspending a constitutional clause that prevents her from becoming the president. Suu Kyi's National... Read more
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dna
Reports hint Aung San Suu Kyi could become Myanmar presidenttelevision channels say that "positive results" could come out of negotiations
Reports hint Aung San Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president
dna / Posted 5 days ago
television channels say that "positive results" could come out of negotiations between Myanmar's military chief and Aung San Suu Kyi on suspending a constitutional clause that prevents her from becoming the president. Suu Kyi's National... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Complicity of INECHowever, with last week's judgments by the Supreme Court of Nigeria, which deal
The Complicity of INEC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
However, with last week's judgments by the Supreme Court of Nigeria, which dealt the final blow on the card reader and awarded governorship victories to some politicians, the phrase would have, perhaps, been better applied to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Goofed in Picking Jonathan As 2015 Presidential Candidate - Fayosewith Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State. Here, he speaks about his relationshi
PDP Goofed in Picking Jonathan As 2015 Presidential Candidate - Fayose
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
with Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State. Here, he speaks about his relationship with former Presidents Goodluck Jonathan and Olusegun Obasanjo; the Halliburton bribery scandal, and other issues. PT: You seem to have some disdain for former... Read more
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The Hindu
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar presidentLate Sunday broad casts of, Sky Net and Myanmar National Television said "posit
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
Late Sunday broad casts of, Sky Net and Myanmar National Television said "positive results could come out on the negotiation for the suspension of the constitution Article 59 (f)." Two pro-government television channels say that “positive results”... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Aung San Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president after 'positive' talks - reportschannels in Myanmar have reported that “positive results” could come out of neg
Aung San Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president after 'positive' talks - reports
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
channels in Myanmar have reported that “positive results” could come out of negotiations between the military chief and Aung San Suu Kyi on suspending a constitutional clause that prevents her from becoming the president. Suu Kyi’s National... Read more
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The Economic Times
Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president: Reportstelevision channels say that "positive results" could come out of negotiations
Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president: Reports
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
television channels say that "positive results" could come out of negotiations between Myanmar's military chief and Aung San Suu Kyi on suspending a constitutional clause that prevents her from becoming the president. Suu Kyi's National... Read more
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CTV News
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Burma presidenttelevision channels say that "positive results" could come out of negotiations
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Burma president
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
television channels say that "positive results" could come out of negotiations between Burma's military chief and Aung San Suu Kyi on suspending a constitutional clause that prevents her from becoming the president. Suu Kyi's National... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar presidenttelevision channels say that “positive results” could come out of negotiations
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
television channels say that “positive results” could come out of negotiations between Myanmar’s military chief and Aung San Suu Kyi on suspending a constitutional clause that prevents her from becoming the president. Suu Kyi’s National... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Signed, lapsed into law, or vetoedlawmakers of the 16th Congress are also set to bow out from office this June 30
Signed, lapsed into law, or vetoed
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
lawmakers of the 16th Congress are also set to bow out from office this June 30. But many of them are running in the May 9 elections, either as re-electionists or vying for higher offices in the case of some, or for several others, to run for local... Read more
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Salon.com
“Intelligent people know that the empire is on the downhill”: A veteran CIA agent spills the goods on the Deep State and our foreign policy nightmaresI first heard Ray McGovern speak on a country road in the New England hills. Th
“Intelligent people know that the empire is on the downhill”: A veteran CIA agent spills the goods on the Deep State and our foreign policy nightmares
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
I first heard Ray McGovern speak on a country road in the New England hills. This was courtesy of the admirably dedicated David Barsamian, who broadcast one of McGovern’s talks on Alternative Radio in late-2013. Reception up here being spotty, I... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Where do our candidates stand on the BBL?The BBL (Bangsamoro Basic Law) is dead: so proclaimed House Speaker Sonny Belmo
Where do our candidates stand on the BBL?
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
The BBL (Bangsamoro Basic Law) is dead: so proclaimed House Speaker Sonny Belmonte on January 27. In truth, the history of Muslim-Christian relationships has alternated between unremitting conflict and relatively peaceful co-habitation for centuries.... Read more
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Sunday Observer
[Sunday Politics]Corruption probes push Rajapaksas to the wall While the group led by former Pr
[Sunday Politics]
Sunday Observer / Posted 6 days ago
Corruption probes push Rajapaksas to the wall While the group led by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa continues to pander to the most chauvinistic sentiments of the Sinhala-Buddhist community in their bid to regain power, President... Read more
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The Seattle Times
405 toll lanes may have been trigger for firing of WSDOT secretary Lynn Petersontwo-year delay in the Highway 99 tunnel, a pair of projects that she inherited.
405 toll lanes may have been trigger for firing of WSDOT secretary Lynn Peterson
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
two-year delay in the Highway 99 tunnel, a pair of projects that she inherited. Instead, the cardinal sin that Peterson and her department committed was to infuriate suburban motorists. Senate Republicans on Friday ousted Peterson without... Read more
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Reuters
French PM defends emergency rule, says terror threat 'here to last'French Prime Minister Manuel Valls (L) speaks next to newly-appointed President
French PM defends emergency rule, says terror threat 'here to last'
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls (L) speaks next to newly-appointed President of the law committee of the National Assembly Dominique Raimbourg, (R), at the start of a parliament debate on a constitutional reform bill that addresses the nationality... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government calls meet; Congress, CPM oppose curtailing budget session - The Economic Timesof curtailing the budget session of Parliament due to parties' pre-occupation w
Government calls meet; Congress, CPM oppose curtailing budget session - The Economic Times
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
of curtailing the budget session of Parliament due to parties' pre-occupation with campaigning for the April-May assembly elections to five states. The Congress and CPM are set to oppose the proposal. Parliamentary affairs minister Venkaiah Naidu... Read more
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Roll Call
Committee Chairman to Flesh Out GOP AgendaCommittee Chairs to Flesh Out Details of House Agenda From left, McCarthy, Cha
Committee Chairman to Flesh Out GOP Agenda
Roll Call / Posted 8 days ago
Committee Chairs to Flesh Out Details of House Agenda From left, McCarthy, Chaffetz and Ryan walk to the House floor Wednesday for votes. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) All 20 chairman of the standing legislative House committees will play lead... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Congress closes, passing ‘nothing’LAWMAKERS adjourned Wednesday night without passing the Palace-backed Bangsamor
Congress closes, passing ‘nothing’
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 days ago
LAWMAKERS adjourned Wednesday night without passing the Palace-backed Bangsamoro Basic Law and were heckled by angry senior citizens for doing nothing to reverse President Benigno Aquino III’s veto of a bill that would have raised Social Security... Read more
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Crosscut
A woman “found guilty of thinking”On December 3, 1917, a young woman stood before a Seattle judge and gathered he
A woman “found guilty of thinking”
Crosscut / Posted 9 days ago
On December 3, 1917, a young woman stood before a Seattle judge and gathered her notes to address the jury and spectators. The courtroom audience was standing room only – silent, waiting, attentive. She spoke for an hour in a clear, ringing voice,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Katakata Inside the Basket of Scorpionslargest political party, has dissembled so rapidly, soon after it was thrown ou
Katakata Inside the Basket of Scorpions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
largest political party, has dissembled so rapidly, soon after it was thrown out of power last year. The crisis which power and lucre sharing could paper over, has blown out into the open and like Humpty-Dumpty, the PDP has apparently blown into... Read more
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Business Insurance
House vote falls short of overriding Obama's health reform vetoin the Senate. So what we are proving today is if we have a Republican presiden
House vote falls short of overriding Obama's health reform veto
Business Insurance / Posted 9 days ago
in the Senate. So what we are proving today is if we have a Republican president next year, we will repeal Obamacare,” House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said Tuesday at a news briefing. House Republicans have failed to override President Barack... Read more
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Business Insurance
House vote falls short of overriding Obama's health reform vetoHouse Republicans have failed to override President Barack Obama’s veto of legi
House vote falls short of overriding Obama's health reform veto
Business Insurance / Posted 9 days ago
House Republicans have failed to override President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation that would repeal key health care reform law provisions, but GOP leaders say they will resume the repeal battle next year. The House of Representatives, on a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Problem Ahead!Making use of their prophetic bifocals ahead of the 2017 proposed Constitutiona
Problem Ahead!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Making use of their prophetic bifocals ahead of the 2017 proposed Constitutional Referendum as well as the general and presidential election, legal and constitutional experts in Liberia see nothing but mounting problems for the country and... Read more
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New Kerala
Balram Jakhar - a farmer with innate political acumen (Obituary)New Delhi, Feb 3 : A farmer-turned politician, Balram Jakhar, who died here on
Balram Jakhar - a farmer with innate political acumen (Obituary)
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 3 : A farmer-turned politician, Balram Jakhar, who died here on Wednesday, was an able administrator and had the rare honour of holding some of the highest constitutional posts including that of governor and Lok Sabha speaker. Jakhar,... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Zuma's Nkandla offer, a.k.a. Let's delay some more, shall we?The president’s move revealed in yet another late night media statement comes j
Zuma's Nkandla offer, a.k.a. Let's delay some more, shall we?
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 days ago
The president’s move revealed in yet another late night media statement comes just days before the Constitutional Court next week Tuesday is seized with the Nkandla debacle, after the EFF, which has driven the #PayBackTheMoney demands, approached the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Rule of Law Is the Fulcrum of CivilisationGeneral Conference last year described corruption as the greatest human rights
The Rule of Law Is the Fulcrum of Civilisation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
General Conference last year described corruption as the greatest human rights violation as it results in the suffering and the denial of basic amenities to the masses. However, the current administration's campaign against corruption has been... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Thai junta PM on day-long rant after criticism against constitution draftThai military government’s intolerance towards dissent is nothing new. But its
Thai junta PM on day-long rant after criticism against constitution draft
Asian Correspondent / Posted 10 days ago
Thai military government’s intolerance towards dissent is nothing new. But its reactions against criticisms of the newest constitution draft – over a single day, no less – is a renewed display of insecurity by the junta. Either you’re damned if... Read more
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Minda News
PRIVILEGE SPEECH: Pres. Aquino himself sabotaged the passage of the BBLdelivered by Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani T. Zarate on the position of the Ma
PRIVILEGE SPEECH: Pres. Aquino himself sabotaged the passage of the BBL
Minda News / Posted 10 days ago
delivered by Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani T. Zarate on the position of the Makabayan Bloc on BL-BAR, delivered at the House of Representatives on 2 February 2016) Mr. Speaker, I rise on personal and collective privilege on the matter of the... Read more
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Minda News
PRIVILEGE SPEECH: I am for peace but not for appeasement at the expense of the Republic(Privilege Speech delivered by Zamboanga City Rep. Celso Lobregat on 2 February
PRIVILEGE SPEECH: I am for peace but not for appeasement at the expense of the Republic
Minda News / Posted 10 days ago
(Privilege Speech delivered by Zamboanga City Rep. Celso Lobregat on 2 February 2016 at the House of Representatives in Quezon City). To me and to many, the ARMM is not a failed experiment. It was not a failure of the law either. It has been said... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Photo voter ID arguments renewedIn August 2010, current Missouri House Majority Whip John J. Rizzo, D-Kansas Ci
Photo voter ID arguments renewed
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
In August 2010, current Missouri House Majority Whip John J. Rizzo, D-Kansas City, won his primary election by one vote. But, in June 2013, his uncle and aunt pleaded guilty in Jackson County Circuit Court to voter fraud, admitting — though they... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Belmonte: Anti-Political Dynasty Bill ‘dead’ in 16th Congress“Sonny” Belmonte Jr. declared that the proposal seeking to end political dynast
Belmonte: Anti-Political Dynasty Bill ‘dead’ in 16th Congress
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
“Sonny” Belmonte Jr. declared that the proposal seeking to end political dynasties is dead in the 16th Congress. The House Chief admitted that the Lower Chamber cannot pass the measure before Congress adjourns on Wednesday, February 3, to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NBA Presidency 2016 - Arewa Backs Gadzama, Mahmoud Faults ChoiceArewa Lawyers Forum (ALF), a seven-member screening committee set up to screen
NBA Presidency 2016 - Arewa Backs Gadzama, Mahmoud Faults Choice
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Arewa Lawyers Forum (ALF), a seven-member screening committee set up to screen candidates for the forthcoming Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) elections in July, over the weekend in Kaduna, Kaduna State, recommended the former chairman of the NBA's... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Powers' spirit invoked in renewed effort to restore felons' voting rightsFRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - A House panel took less than 10 minutes to approve unani
Powers' spirit invoked in renewed effort to restore felons' voting rights
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 11 days ago
FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - A House panel took less than 10 minutes to approve unanimously, a bill that would allow those convicted of non-violent felonies to regain their rights to vote. Supporters have invoked the name of the first woman and first... Read more
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