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WA Today
Q&A recap: Greens leader Richard Di Natale told party will be shunned by Labor and Liberalwhile the to-and-fro between Labor's Terri Butler and Greens leader Richard Di
Q&A recap: Greens leader Richard Di Natale told party will be shunned by Labor and Liberal
WA Today / Posted 13 minutes ago
while the to-and-fro between Labor's Terri Butler and Greens leader Richard Di Natale - with Liberal MP Steve Ciobo and independents Jacqui Lambie and Nick Xenophon also joining the fray - was not always edifying, it delivered a frisson of... Read more
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The Age
Q&A recap: Greens leader Richard Di Natale told party will be shunned by Labor and Liberalwhile the to-and-fro between Labor's Terri Butler and Greens leader Richard Di
Q&A recap: Greens leader Richard Di Natale told party will be shunned by Labor and Liberal
The Age / Posted 28 minutes ago
while the to-and-fro between Labor's Terri Butler and Greens leader Richard Di Natale - with Liberal MP Steve Ciobo and independents Jacqui Lambie and Nick Xenophon also joining the fray - was not always edifying, it delivered a frisson of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Q&A recap: Greens leader Richard Di Natale told party will be shunned by Labor and Liberalwhile the to-and-fro between Labor's Terri Butler and Greens leader Richard Di
Q&A recap: Greens leader Richard Di Natale told party will be shunned by Labor and Liberal
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 30 minutes ago
while the to-and-fro between Labor's Terri Butler and Greens leader Richard Di Natale - with Liberal MP Steve Ciobo and independents Jacqui Lambie and Nick Xenophon also joining the fray - was not always edifying, it delivered a frisson of... Read more
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Canberra Times
Q&A recap: Greens leader Richard Di Natale told party will be shunned by Labor and Liberalwhile the to-and-fro between Labor's Terri Butler and Greens leader Richard Di
Q&A recap: Greens leader Richard Di Natale told party will be shunned by Labor and Liberal
Canberra Times / Posted 32 minutes ago
while the to-and-fro between Labor's Terri Butler and Greens leader Richard Di Natale - with Liberal MP Steve Ciobo and independents Jacqui Lambie and Nick Xenophon also joining the fray - was not always edifying, it delivered a frisson of... Read more
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37m
Irish Examiner
Senator denies claims of cronyism; Independent TD says appointment is 'a Fine Gael decision'to the Seanad. Mr McGrath says Enda Kenny's picks for the Seanad are a matter
Senator denies claims of cronyism; Independent TD says appointment is 'a Fine Gael decision'
Irish Examiner / Posted 37 minutes ago
to the Seanad. Mr McGrath says Enda Kenny's picks for the Seanad are a matter for himself and have nothing to do with the Independents in Government. However, the Independent Minister says the Independent Alliance have no connection to the... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Clinton Presidential Campaign Lacks Important Element of Enthusiasmhad more success” than her rivals. Clinton’s challenge now is to unify Democra
Clinton Presidential Campaign Lacks Important Element of Enthusiasm
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 41 minutes ago
had more success” than her rivals. Clinton’s challenge now is to unify Democrats while drawing the needed support of independents. Given her strong advantages among women, African-Americans and Hispanics, the election would seem to be a... Read more
1h
The Mercury News
Honda and Campos duck downby less than 4 percentage points in 2014. Khanna, who is also a Democrat, stand
Honda and Campos duck down
The Mercury News / Posted an hour ago
by less than 4 percentage points in 2014. Khanna, who is also a Democrat, stands to pick up the votes of Republicans and independents in November. Here's the kicker: Honda declined to be interviewed for the KPIX piece. His campaign people said... Read more
3h
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Ipswich Mayor lobbied Newman on donor's Sunshine Coast developmentfor a public inquiry into the role of powerful property interests and LNP fundi
Ipswich Mayor lobbied Newman on donor's Sunshine Coast development
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 hours ago
for a public inquiry into the role of powerful property interests and LNP funding paid to local councillors running as independents on the Gold Coast in March. The former mining town of Ipswich, west of Brisbane, has been targeted by... Read more
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Daily Mail
Clinton cancels Jersey event to campaign in Californiaup her march to the nomination Hillary Clinton (left) expected to have an easy
Clinton cancels Jersey event to campaign in California
Daily Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
up her march to the nomination Hillary Clinton (left) expected to have an easy win in California, but the state allows independents to vote in the Democratic primary as long as they register and some 850,000 have registered to vote In part... Read more
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4h
The Hindu
BJP announces RS candidate from U.P.support According to sources close to the couple, Ms. Mahapatra initially want
BJP announces RS candidate from U.P.
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
support According to sources close to the couple, Ms. Mahapatra initially wanted to enter the fray as an independent and was looking to garner the support of some BJP MLAs, apparently eight, and other independents for her nominatio... Read more
4h
DW
Can Libertarians, Greens end Republican-Democrat grip? | US elections 2016 |since the founding of the Republican Party in 1854. Of the 535 legislators in t
Can Libertarians, Greens end Republican-Democrat grip? | US elections 2016 |
DW / Posted 4 hours ago
since the founding of the Republican Party in 1854. Of the 535 legislators in the bicameral US Congress, only two are independents - and one of those, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, is running for the presidency as a Democrat. On the other... Read more
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dna
Birender Singh files nomination papers for Rajya SabhaAssembly, INLD has 19, Congress 17 (Kuldeep Bishnoi's 2-member HJC merged with
Birender Singh files nomination papers for Rajya Sabha
dna / Posted 4 hours ago
Assembly, INLD has 19, Congress 17 (Kuldeep Bishnoi's 2-member HJC merged with Cong recently), BSP 1, SAD 1 and 5 are Independents. With suspense on for the second RS seat from the state, Haryana's main opposition party INLD said that it had... Read more
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New Kerala
Oscar, Ramesh file papers for RS seats from Karnataka - newkerala.com #70202225-member state legislative assembly, which forms the electoral college, the C
Oscar, Ramesh file papers for RS seats from Karnataka - newkerala.com #70202
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
225-member state legislative assembly, which forms the electoral college, the Congress has 123 lawmakers, BJP 44, JD-S 40, independents 11 and others 6. As each candidate requires 45 votes to win the contest from the state, election of Fernandes... Read more
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iol.co.za
KZN premier shares his political journeywho had issues with nomination of councillors. The party faces a revolt from m
KZN premier shares his political journey
iol.co.za / Posted 5 hours ago
who had issues with nomination of councillors. The party faces a revolt from members who are considering contesting as independents after they were allegedly overlooked during the nomination process. “Whoever votes for the independents, there... Read more
5h
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Judge Refuses To Block Law Aimed At Keeping Minor Party Candidates Off Ballotthe signatures of a certain percentage of people registered with their party. B
Judge Refuses To Block Law Aimed At Keeping Minor Party Candidates Off Ballot
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 5 hours ago
the signatures of a certain percentage of people registered with their party. But the law was changed to also include Independents in a move that increased the signature requirement for a Libertarian candidate by more than 20 times while not... Read more
5h
Knoxville News Sentinel
Libertarians launch drive to get Johnson on November ballot by partythe party had candidates for governor, the U.S. Senate and some other offices —
Libertarians launch drive to get Johnson on November ballot by party
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
the party had candidates for governor, the U.S. Senate and some other offices — though all were listed on the ballot as independents. Of the Libertarian party candidates in 2014, the leader in votes was gubernatorial candidate Daniel Lewis with... Read more
8h
The Hindu
BJP announces Rajya Sabha candidate from UP amid buzz about Modi-aide entering the frayenter the fray as an independent and was looking to garner the support of some
BJP announces Rajya Sabha candidate from UP amid buzz about Modi-aide entering the fray
The Hindu / Posted 8 hours ago
enter the fray as an independent and was looking to garner the support of some BJP MLAs, apparently eight, and other independents for her nomination proposal. “For a brief moment, she was also hoping to qualify as the BJP’s official nominee.... Read more
8h
Irish Examiner
Reports that relations ‘severely strained’ within Cabinetspeaking to the Irish Examiner, have confirmed that relationships between Taois
Reports that relations ‘severely strained’ within Cabinet
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 hours ago
speaking to the Irish Examiner, have confirmed that relationships between Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s ministers and the Independents are in a very poor state. “Relations are not good, severely strained in fact. They don’t like us and we don’t... Read more
9h
The Economic Times
Rajya Sabha nomination: Harish Rawat meets Congress high command, defuses crisisciting Tamta's case as the latest example. With the support of PDF, a front co
Rajya Sabha nomination: Harish Rawat meets Congress high command, defuses crisis
The Economic Times / Posted 9 hours ago
citing Tamta's case as the latest example. With the support of PDF, a front consisting of two BSP MLAs, one UKD and three Independents, Rawat government had sailed through the floor test after nine Congress MLAs revolted against him and joined... Read more
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9h
AllAfrica.com
New 'Rebels' Surge in Parliamentthe losing challenger to deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah. The group's membership,
New 'Rebels' Surge in Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
the losing challenger to deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah. The group's membership, which includes opposition, NRM MPs and independents, is growing steadily. At the last count, according to an insider, its membership had jumped to 140 MPs, up from... Read more
10h
The Economic Times
Jairam Ramesh, Oscar Fernandes file nominations for Rajya Sabha pollsensure the victory of its third candidate and hence Chief Minister Siddaramaiah
Jairam Ramesh, Oscar Fernandes file nominations for Rajya Sabha polls
The Economic Times / Posted 10 hours ago
ensure the victory of its third candidate and hence Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is trying to seek the support of the eleven independents and five JDS rebel legislators. Kumaraswamy said the JDS was also in touch with independents besides BJP... Read more
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11h
Orlando Sentinel
Crowded field looks to succeed Grayson in Houseas it once was. New boundaries were drawn after redistricting, adding 25,000 ne
Crowded field looks to succeed Grayson in House
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 hours ago
as it once was. New boundaries were drawn after redistricting, adding 25,000 new Republican voters at the expense of independents and Democrats. "As to the argument that a more centrist Democrat has a better chance … maybe?" said UCF... Read more
18h
Crikey
James Mathison v Tony Abbott in Warringah: Stephen Mayne on racehe shouldn’t have run under his real name of Alexander Gutnam. As the comprehe
James Mathison v Tony Abbott in Warringah: Stephen Mayne on race
Crikey / Posted 18 hours ago
he shouldn’t have run under his real name of Alexander Gutnam. As the comprehensive Wikipedia page shows, only eight independents have run against Abbott over his previous eight runs at Warringah. Two of these cracked the 4% threshold. The... Read more
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18h
SiliconIndia
Elizabeth Warren is DNC's Trump Cardhas not even started on her. Bernie Sanders has ignited a passion among young
Elizabeth Warren is DNC's Trump Card
SiliconIndia / Posted 18 hours ago
has not even started on her. Bernie Sanders has ignited a passion among young voters, left-leaning intellectuals, and independents everywhere. Even though the delegate count shows that he has no path to the nomination, he continues to win... Read more
19h
CBS News
New presidential candidate to enter the race?former Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and
New presidential candidate to enter the race?
CBS News / Posted 19 hours ago
former Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and retired Army Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal. Independents sense an opening -- Trump and Hillary Clinton have the highest unfavorable ratings in CBS News/New York Times... Read more
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21h
Sky News Australia
Morrison wants end to Senate 'cat herding'no major party secures a majority in the lower house, it will mean the coalitio
Morrison wants end to Senate 'cat herding'
Sky News Australia / Posted 21 hours ago
no major party secures a majority in the lower house, it will mean the coalition or Labor will need to negotiate with independents to form government. Labor earlier in the campaign ruled out a deal with the Greens, as Julia Gillard secured... Read more
22h
Irish Examiner
‘Severely strained’ relations within Cabinetjust three weeks into the new Government. Leo Varadkar's 'slapping down' of a
‘Severely strained’ relations within Cabinet
Irish Examiner / Posted 22 hours ago
just three weeks into the new Government. Leo Varadkar's 'slapping down' of a Denis Naughten proposal has angered the Independents. Six ministers on both sides of the Government, speaking to the Irish Examiner, have confirmed that... Read more
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New Kerala
Obama could be Hillary's secret weapon in rallying Democratic support: newkerala.com #69769of Obama's job performance and 44 percent disapproving. Obama can play "a huge
Obama could be Hillary's secret weapon in rallying Democratic support: newkerala.com #69769
New Kerala / Posted 23 hours ago
of Obama's job performance and 44 percent disapproving. Obama can play "a huge role" in bringing the Democratic base and independents together to unite behind Clinton's candidacy, Democratic strategist Jonathan Rosen was quoted as saying. That... Read more
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Newsmax
Democrats, Independents for Trump at 'Rolling Thunder' RallyI found that this was not necessarily universal. Many among Rolling Thunder, i
Democrats, Independents for Trump at 'Rolling Thunder' Rally
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
I found that this was not necessarily universal. Many among Rolling Thunder, in fact, were Democrats and registered independents who may be casting their vote for a Republican for the first time in years. "I'm a Democrat and I'm voting for... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Hillary Clinton must choose left-wing running mate, says Bernie Sandersher humbled to the Democratic convention. Mr Sanders 74, has mobilised large n
Hillary Clinton must choose left-wing running mate, says Bernie Sanders
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
her humbled to the Democratic convention. Mr Sanders 74, has mobilised large numbers of young voters and self-identified independents - the critical voting blocks that Mrs Clinton will need to win in November’s election. On Sunday, the Vermont... Read more
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Op-Ed News
True Danger Signs in Clinton Email Flapbegan to march upward. The negatives were not just among Republicans. That was
True Danger Signs in Clinton Email Flap
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
began to march upward. The negatives were not just among Republicans. That was predictable. However, many Democrats and independents also began to mumble doubts about her too. This was the point that the label of "dishonest" and "untrustworthy"... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Considering his optionswhat I want to do in the future. "If there was a state election held tomorrow
Considering his options
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
what I want to do in the future. "If there was a state election held tomorrow I would stand as an independent. "The independents who been in Dubbo before have stood up and fought tooth and nail for the electorate ." Eight former councillors... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
The Bern warns Hillary over running materaucous crowds to his rallies. The 74-year-old senator has mobilised large num
The Bern warns Hillary over running mate
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
raucous crowds to his rallies. The 74-year-old senator has mobilised large numbers of young voters and self-identified independents - areas where Clinton hopes to make inroads before the November election. Sanders was asked on NBC about one... Read more
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The Hindu
Uttarakhand: PDF announces its own candidate Dinesh Dhanai for Rajya Sabhaby the Congress before announcing its RS nominee,” Mr. Naithani said. The supp
Uttarakhand: PDF announces its own candidate Dinesh Dhanai for Rajya Sabha
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
by the Congress before announcing its RS nominee,” Mr. Naithani said. The support of the PDF, a front consisting of two BSP MLAs, one Uttarakhand Kranti Dal MLA and three Independents, had been crucial for Mr. Rawat’s victory in the fl... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Awami League bags 421, BNP 66 chairmen’s posts in 5th phase of UP pollsvotes. The initial results show Awami League candidates have won 421 UP chairm
Awami League bags 421, BNP 66 chairmen’s posts in 5th phase of UP polls
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
votes. The initial results show Awami League candidates have won 421 UP chairman posts, including 39 opposed winners. Independents have won 168 seats, the BNP 66, Jatiya Party 8, and others one. EC spokesperson SM Asaduzzaman said the final... Read more
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The Hill
Clinton's ace in the hole: Obamasaid New York-based Democratic strategist Jonathan Rosen. “He can play a huge r
Clinton's ace in the hole: Obama
The Hill / Posted yesterday
said New York-based Democratic strategist Jonathan Rosen. “He can play a huge role in bringing the Democratic base and independents, together to unite behind her candidacy.” That could be particularly important given evidence from the primary... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sanders warns Clinton to pick a true progressive running materaucous crowds to his rallies. The 74-year-old senator has mobilized large num
Sanders warns Clinton to pick a true progressive running mate
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
raucous crowds to his rallies. The 74-year-old senator has mobilized large numbers of young voters and self-identified independents - areas where Clinton hopes to make inroads before the November election. Sanders was asked on NBC about one... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Hillary Clinton wants you to remember the 1990sto project that, because she is the establishment.” Sanders, who has ridden a
Hillary Clinton wants you to remember the 1990s
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
to project that, because she is the establishment.” Sanders, who has ridden a wave of support from young voters and independents to pull nearly even with Clinton in California, said, “One of the reasons we are doing as well as we are is that... Read more
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The Columbian
Dems, don’t panic about polls – yetamong Democrats has actually declined slightly, from 87 percent a month ago to
Dems, don’t panic about polls – yet
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
among Democrats has actually declined slightly, from 87 percent a month ago to 84 percent now, and so has her backing among independents. Boost from Obama That depresses Clinton’s overall number and makes her look weak, but it’s probably only a... Read more
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Raw Story
‘A capacity to move voters’: Will California be Bernie Sanders’ golden state?dwindling, with Sanders well within the margin for error, trailing by just 2% .
‘A capacity to move voters’: Will California be Bernie Sanders’ golden state?
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
dwindling, with Sanders well within the margin for error, trailing by just 2% . California’s primary is open, which means independents can vote. In other states, such voters have favored Sanders over Clinton, There have also been 1.5 million new... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
So Museveni Said - Let the People Party and Behold, They Did Exactly That...honourable members for the lesson. About eighty per cent of the MPs are either
So Museveni Said - Let the People Party and Behold, They Did Exactly That...
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
honourable members for the lesson. About eighty per cent of the MPs are either members of the ruling NRM or "NRM-leaning independents." The latter is a euphemism for NRM members who lost the party primaries and stood as independents, but for... Read more
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Adelaide Now
No killer blows in leaders' debatereinforced the messages of the past three weeks. Politically, the winners from
No killer blows in leaders' debate
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
reinforced the messages of the past three weeks. Politically, the winners from such moribund campaign events will be independents and minor parties who hold the real key to who governs after July 2. The most recent polls show almost one in... Read more
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Herald Sun
No killer blows in leaders' debatereinforced the messages of the past three weeks. Politically, the winners from
No killer blows in leaders' debate
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
reinforced the messages of the past three weeks. Politically, the winners from such moribund campaign events will be independents and minor parties who hold the real key to who governs after July 2. The most recent polls show almost one in... Read more
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Weekly Times
No killer blows in leaders' debatereinforced the messages of the past three weeks. Politically, the winners from
No killer blows in leaders' debate
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
reinforced the messages of the past three weeks. Politically, the winners from such moribund campaign events will be independents and minor parties who hold the real key to who governs after July 2. The most recent polls show almost one in... Read more
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The Courier Mail
No killer blows in leaders' debatereinforced the messages of the past three weeks. Politically, the winners from
No killer blows in leaders' debate
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
reinforced the messages of the past three weeks. Politically, the winners from such moribund campaign events will be independents and minor parties who hold the real key to who governs after July 2. The most recent polls show almost one in... Read more
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News.com.au
No killer blows in leaders' debatereinforced the messages of the past three weeks. Politically, the winners from
No killer blows in leaders' debate
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
reinforced the messages of the past three weeks. Politically, the winners from such moribund campaign events will be independents and minor parties who hold the real key to who governs after July 2. The most recent polls show almost one in... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Debate sees no killer blowsreinforced the messages of the past three weeks. Politically, the winners from
Debate sees no killer blows
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
reinforced the messages of the past three weeks. Politically, the winners from such moribund campaign events will be independents and minor parties who hold the real key to who governs after July 2. The most recent polls show almost one in... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
‘A capacity to move voters’: can California be Sanders’ golden state?dwindling, with Sanders well within the margin for error, trailing by just 2%.
‘A capacity to move voters’: can California be Sanders’ golden state?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
dwindling, with Sanders well within the margin for error, trailing by just 2%. California’s primary is open, which means independents can vote. In other states, such voters have favored Sanders over Clinton, There have also been 1.5 million new... Read more
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The Hindu
PDF announces its own candidate Dinesh Dhanai for Rajya Sabhafor the Rajya Sabha,” Mr. Naithani said. The support of the PDF, a front consi
PDF announces its own candidate Dinesh Dhanai for Rajya Sabha
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
for the Rajya Sabha,” Mr. Naithani said. The support of the PDF, a front consisting of two BSP MLAs, one UKD and three Independents had been crucial for Mr. Rawat’s victory in the floor test as it took the number of MLAs supporting him from... Read more
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Salon.com
Hillary’s on the wrong side of history again: Noam Chomsky, Palestinian freedom, and a policy stuck in the pastthe University of Maryland’s Shibley Telhami, who tracks US public opinion on I
Hillary’s on the wrong side of history again: Noam Chomsky, Palestinian freedom, and a policy stuck in the past
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
the University of Maryland’s Shibley Telhami, who tracks US public opinion on Israel-Palestine, 75% of Democrats and 80% of independents want the U.S. to be neutral in its dealings with the Israelis and Palestinians. The same poll showed that 49% of... Read more
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