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dna
AAP crisis: Kumar Vishwas hits out at Arvind Kejriwal, says his suggestions on office-of-profit case were ignoredbut I was told its the CM's prerogative to appoint people so I kept quiet: Kuma
dna / Posted 27 minutes ago
but I was told its the CM's prerogative to appoint people so I kept quiet: Kumar Vishvas pic.twitter.com/nT8ez4OmHG The Election Commission (EC) on Friday recommended to President Ram Nath Kovind that 20 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs be... Read more
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dna
AAP battles MLAs disqualification issue on Twitter, says Delhi victim of 'political vendetta'Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has alleged that "political vendetta" is being carried ou
dna / Posted 2 hours ago
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has alleged that "political vendetta" is being carried out against the party. Election Commission on Friday recommended disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs on charges of holding an 'office of profit'. AAP on Saturday took to Twitter... Read more
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dna
Disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs: Know what is 'office of profit'from the Delhi High Court in the office of profit case on Friday. They had move
dna / Posted 3 hours ago
from the Delhi High Court in the office of profit case on Friday. They had moved a plea in the court seeking a stay on the Election Commission's order disqualifying 20 MLAs in the case. This has raised the important question which is being debated... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Kejriwal’s AAP blasts Election Commission to US warns PakistanDelhi’s governing Aam Aadmi Party blasted the Election Commission after it reco
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Delhi’s governing Aam Aadmi Party blasted the Election Commission after it recommended disqualifying 20 of its MLAs. India and Pakistan tensions rose over border firing. The US said it has told Pakistan to act against militant leader Hafiz Saeed.... Read more
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dna
Hold LS & State Polls Together: PM Narendra Modionly celebrate with colours on one day, and not the entire year. All polls shou
dna / Posted 8 hours ago
only celebrate with colours on one day, and not the entire year. All polls should happen in a fixed time period. Secondly, Election Commission is also an observer during the election. As many as 70-80 good officers travel around the year because of... Read more
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The Indian Express
Disqualification of 20 of MLAs: Bypolls, 2019 loom, but AAP worry today is crack in rankslook at. We are hopeful that the High Court or the Supreme Court will give us r
The Indian Express / Posted 8 hours ago
look at. We are hopeful that the High Court or the Supreme Court will give us relief in the matter. The fact is that the Election Commission has taken a unilateral decision that goes against the principle of natural justice. They have not even... Read more
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The Indian Express
Office of profit: Delhi High Court does not grant any interim relief, asks AAP why it ignored poll panelRavi Kanojia. Setting the stage for the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs and an
The Indian Express / Posted 9 hours ago
Ravi Kanojia. Setting the stage for the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs and another confrontation involving the party, the Election Commission has found them guilty of holding office of profit by being parliamentary secretaries to Delhi ministers.... Read more
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FOX News
Senate Dems Cruz-ing for a bruisingrace for Nevada’s 4th Congressional District, which he used to represent. Hardy
FOX News / Posted 10 hours ago
race for Nevada’s 4th Congressional District, which he used to represent. Hardy filed paperwork Thursday with the Federal Election Commission, indicating he’s running for the seat held by Rep. Ruben Kihuen, who said he isn’t seeking re-election.... Read more
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FOX News
Senate Dems Cruz-ing for a bruisingrace for Nevada’s 4th Congressional District, which he used to represent. Hardy
FOX News / Posted 10 hours ago
race for Nevada’s 4th Congressional District, which he used to represent. Hardy filed paperwork Thursday with the Federal Election Commission, indicating he’s running for the seat held by Rep. Ruben Kihuen, who said he isn’t seeking re-election.... Read more
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The Morning Call
'Medicare for All' considered by Lehigh Valley congressional candidatesLehigh County and parts of Northampton, Berks and Dauphin. Chip Collica, a Hers
The Morning Call / Posted 11 hours ago
Lehigh County and parts of Northampton, Berks and Dauphin. Chip Collica, a Hershey man who filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission last year indicating his intention to run, was not present. The health care forum was moderated by... Read more
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asianage
Election Commission tells President to disqualify 20 AAP MLAsNew Delhi: In a huge blow to the ruling Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi, the Election
asianage / Posted 12 hours ago
New Delhi: In a huge blow to the ruling Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi, the Election Commission has recommended to the President that 20 legislators of the party be disqualified for holding offices of profit as parliamentary secretaries, source said on... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski ordered to pay $26,000 in legal feesto provide legal representation for the consulting firm for matters related to
The Morning Call / Posted 12 hours ago
to provide legal representation for the consulting firm for matters related to “ethics, the Ethics Committee, the Federal Election Commission and/or the Department of Justice.” A judgment for the full amount sought by the suit was awarded in... Read more
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The Hindu
AAP MLAs disqualification: truth will prevail, Kejriwal saysof 20 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, “t
The Hindu / Posted 12 hours ago
of 20 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, “truth ultimately prevails.” The Election Commission of India (ECI) is learnt to have recommended to President Ram Nath Kovind that 20 AAP MLAs be... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Democrats worry Alan Grayson will challenge incumbent for Congresson hand – though he still has debts and loans of more than $2 million stemming
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 hours ago
on hand – though he still has debts and loans of more than $2 million stemming from past races, according to the Federal Election Commission. “I’ve raised a lot of money, and I’m likely to continue to do so,” Grayson said. “Since the 2016... Read more
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The Hindu
Delhi HC refuses to give interim protection to AAP MLAsany interim order of protection to AAP MLAs, whose names have been recommended
The Hindu / Posted 16 hours ago
any interim order of protection to AAP MLAs, whose names have been recommended for disqualification as legislators by the Election Commission of India (ECI) for holding office of profit. Justice Rekha Palli, however, asked the ECI to inform it on... Read more
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Gulf News
Kejriwal should quit on ‘moral grounds’: Congress, BJP demandSecretaries to assist various Ministers of the Delhi government in violation of
Gulf News / Posted 17 hours ago
Secretaries to assist various Ministers of the Delhi government in violation of constitutional norms New Delhi: After the Election Commission (EC) on Friday recommended to President Ram Nath Kovind that 20 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Members of... Read more
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dna
Meet the other Prashant: A lawyer who struck a terrible blow at AAPa complaint with the President on June 19, 2015, against these appointments. Th
dna / Posted 17 hours ago
a complaint with the President on June 19, 2015, against these appointments. The President forwarded my complaint to the Election Commission, which further issued notices to the 21 MLAs," Patel said. He further added that after the MLAs filed... Read more
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The Hindu
AAP MLAs disqualification, 'Padmaavat' certification and other top stories of the dayThe Election Commission of India (ECI) is learnt to have recommended to Preside
The Hindu / Posted 17 hours ago
The Election Commission of India (ECI) is learnt to have recommended to President Ram Nath Kovind that 20 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs be disqualified on the office-of-profit charge. The President is bound by the Commission’s recommendation.China justifies... Read more
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Gulf News
AAP furious as 20 MLAs face disqualificationElection Commission recommends disqualification of 20 MLAs for holding office o
Gulf News / Posted 18 hours ago
Election Commission recommends disqualification of 20 MLAs for holding office of profit as Parliamentary Secretaries New Delhi: In a major setback to the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in New Delhi, the Election Commission (EC) on Friday recommended... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
After a year of Trump, Russians are still waiting for the thawrefuse meetings with those who arrived in New York." Grachev, now the deputy a
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
refuse meetings with those who arrived in New York." Grachev, now the deputy administrative head of Russia's Central Election Commission, confirmed in a phone interview that he arranged the 2002 meeting as a favor for Zhirinovsky, whom he had... Read more
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dna
Office of Profit Row | AAP went from 'India Against Corruption' to 'I am Corruption' in a short timeand in the process has also sullied the image of the Upper House of Parliament,
dna / Posted 19 hours ago
and in the process has also sullied the image of the Upper House of Parliament," he said. An angry AAP today claimed the Election Commission has never "touched this low", after the poll panel recommended disqualification of party's 20 MLAs for... Read more
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dna
Office of Profit: Delhi HC refuses to grant interim relief to AAP MLAs recommended for disqualificationThe AAP MLAs today moved the Delhi High Court against the Election Commission's
dna / Posted 19 hours ago
The AAP MLAs today moved the Delhi High Court against the Election Commission's (EC) recommendation to the President to disqualify 20 of them for allegedly holding offices of profit. The pleas by six MLAs was mentioned before a bench headed by... Read more
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Gulf News
Trump to mark one-year anniversary with gala at Mar-a-LagoBarack Obama had been in office more than two years before he headlined his fir
Gulf News / Posted 20 hours ago
Barack Obama had been in office more than two years before he headlined his first re-election fund-raiser. Former President George W. Bush raised a total of $268,423 in his first two years in office, according to Federal Election Commission rec... Read more
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dna
Check out full list of 20 AAP MLAs facing disqualifcation including prominent leaders and Kejriwal's confidantThe Election Commission is learnt to have recommended to the President the disq
dna / Posted 20 hours ago
The Election Commission is learnt to have recommended to the President the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs for allegedly holding office of profit. In its opinion sent to President Ram Nath Kovind, the Election Commission said by being parliamentary... Read more
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The Hindu
Moral defeat for Kejriwal, he should resign: BJP on AAP MLAs disqualificationLauding the Election Commission’s reported recommendation to the president for
The Hindu / Posted 20 hours ago
Lauding the Election Commission’s reported recommendation to the president for disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs for allegedly holding office of profit, Delhi BJP on Friday said it is a “moral defeat” for Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and he should... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Less than 16,000 donors accounted for half the federal campaign contributions in 2016William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Democracy Fund. Although the Supr
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 21 hours ago
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Democracy Fund. Although the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision was expected to unleash a wave of independent corporate political spending, companies have... Read more
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Boston Globe
Less than 16,000 donors accounted for half of 2016 federal campaign contributionsWilliam and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Democracy Fund. Although the Supr
Boston Globe / Posted 21 hours ago
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Democracy Fund. Although the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision was expected to unleash a wave of independent corporate political spending, companies have... Read more
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dna
Office of Profit row: Cong asks Kejriwal to resign, AAP says EC touched 'new low'Minister Arvind Kejriwal has lost the right to be in power, Delhi Congress chie
dna / Posted 21 hours ago
Minister Arvind Kejriwal has lost the right to be in power, Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken today said in the wake of the Election Commission's (EC) recommendation for disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs. "Kejriwal has no right to continue. Half of... Read more
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dna
Re-election will be by EVM: Twitter reacts to EC recommending disqualification of 20 AAP MLAsThe Election Commission is learnt to have recommended to the President the disq
dna / Posted 21 hours ago
The Election Commission is learnt to have recommended to the President the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs for allegedly holding office of profit. In its opinion sent to President Ram Nath Kovind, the Election Commission said by being parliamentary... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Less than 16,000 donors accounted for half the federal campaign contributions in 2016William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Democracy Fund. Although the Supr
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 hours ago
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Democracy Fund. Although the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision was expected to unleash a wave of independent corporate political spending, companies have... Read more
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Canberra Times
'Great guy': Trump says he called Apple's Cook to thank him for $440b investmenthe is." While the Apple chief has spread his political donations across both m
Canberra Times / Posted 22 hours ago
he is." While the Apple chief has spread his political donations across both major US parties, according to Federal Election Commission, he held a fundraiser in 2016 for Hillary Clinton and last August pledged $US2 million to anti-hate... Read more
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The Hindu
EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs, say sourcesThe Election Commission is learnt to have recommended to the President the disq
The Hindu / Posted 22 hours ago
The Election Commission is learnt to have recommended to the President the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs for allegedly holding office of profit. In its opinion sent to President Ram Nath Kovind, the Election Commission said by being parliamentary... Read more
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asianage
EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs for holding 'Office of Profit'New Delhi: In a major blow to the Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi, the Elec
asianage / Posted 23 hours ago
New Delhi: In a major blow to the Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi, the Election Commission (EC) on Friday recommended disqualification of 20 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs for holding 'office of profit,' according to media reports. The... Read more
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Swissinfo
Russia's Constitutional Court rejects Putin critic Navalny's election complaint - RIAin a March presidential election citing legal problems with it, the RIA news ag
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
in a March presidential election citing legal problems with it, the RIA news agency reported on Friday. Russia's central election commission last year barred Navalny from taking part in the March 18 vote because of a suspended prison sentence he... Read more
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Canberra Times
Donald Trump throws a party as shut-down loomsBarack Obama had been in office more than two years before he headlined his fir
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Barack Obama had been in office more than two years before he headlined his first re-election fundraiser. Former President George W. Bush raised a total of $268,423 in his first two years in office, according to Federal Election Commission re... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Nagaland’s Game of Thrones: Three leaders, a national party, and all eyes on post-poll equationsminister. They did not succeed. But there was internal rift within the party. E
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
minister. They did not succeed. But there was internal rift within the party. Eventually, under the instruction of the Election Commission, a special convention of the NPF was called. It was decided that Shurhozelie would remain party president... Read more
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The Age
Donald Trump throws a party as shut-down loomsBarack Obama had been in office more than two years before he headlined his fir
The Age / Posted yesterday
Barack Obama had been in office more than two years before he headlined his first re-election fundraiser. Former President George W. Bush raised a total of $268,423 in his first two years in office, according to Federal Election Commission re... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Donald Trump throws a party as shut-down loomsBarack Obama had been in office more than two years before he headlined his fir
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Barack Obama had been in office more than two years before he headlined his first re-election fundraiser. Former President George W. Bush raised a total of $268,423 in his first two years in office, according to Federal Election Commission re... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Trump's travel expenses test boundaries of policy and politicswere required to reimburse the government at a rate of a first-class ticket on
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
were required to reimburse the government at a rate of a first-class ticket on a commercial plane. In 2009, the Federal Election Commission amended the formula to comply with an ethics law approved by Congress two years earlier. The new rules... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Trump's travel expenses test boundaries of policy and politicswere required to reimburse the government at a rate of a first-class ticket on
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
were required to reimburse the government at a rate of a first-class ticket on a commercial plane. In 2009, the Federal Election Commission amended the formula to comply with an ethics law approved by Congress two years earlier. The new rules... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Trump's travel expenses test boundaries of policy and politicswere required to reimburse the government at a rate of a first-class ticket on
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
were required to reimburse the government at a rate of a first-class ticket on a commercial plane. In 2009, the Federal Election Commission amended the formula to comply with an ethics law approved by Congress two years earlier. The new rules... Read more
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The Indian Express
From retrograde step to step in right direction: Election Commission shifts stand on poll bondsby the government this month. (Express photo: Prem Nath Pandey) INDICATING a c
The Indian Express / Posted yesterday
by the government this month. (Express photo: Prem Nath Pandey) INDICATING a clear change in its stance, months after the Election Commission (EC) expressed reservations about electoral bonds, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) A K Joti on Thursday... Read more
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WA Today
'Great guy': Trump says he called Apple's Cook to thank him for $440b investmenthe is." While the Apple chief has spread his political donations across both m
WA Today / Posted yesterday
he is." While the Apple chief has spread his political donations across both major US parties, according to Federal Election Commission, he held a fundraiser in 2016 for Hillary Clinton and last August pledged $US2 million to anti-hate... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Great guy': Trump says he called Apple's Cook to thank him for $440b investmenthe is." While the Apple chief has spread his political donations across both m
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
he is." While the Apple chief has spread his political donations across both major US parties, according to Federal Election Commission, he held a fundraiser in 2016 for Hillary Clinton and last August pledged $US2 million to anti-hate... Read more
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The Age
'Great guy': Trump says he called Apple's Cook to thank him for $440b investmenthe is." While the Apple chief has spread his political donations across both m
The Age / Posted yesterday
he is." While the Apple chief has spread his political donations across both major US parties, according to Federal Election Commission, he held a fundraiser in 2016 for Hillary Clinton and last August pledged $US2 million to anti-hate... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Libertarian presidential candidate Adam Kokesh arrested in North Texasrun for Congress and faced charges. Online, supporters have called for his rele
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
run for Congress and faced charges. Online, supporters have called for his release and are awaiting updates. The Federal Election Commission has two filings made by an Adam Kokesh in 2018 and 2017 as a Libertarian for president. Both filings were... Read more
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Roll Call
Senate Republicans Steamroll Judicial Processon social media because of how badly he flubbed his answers. The exchange crea
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
on social media because of how badly he flubbed his answers. The exchange created such a stir that Petersen, a Federal Election Commission member and former counsel to the Senate Rules Committee, withdrew from consideration for the... Read more
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dna
Electoral bonds step in 'right direction': CEC JotiElectoral bonds will not solve all problems pertaining to transparency in polit
dna / Posted yesterday
Electoral bonds will not solve all problems pertaining to transparency in political funding, Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti said today, but hoped that it will be a step in the "right direction". Electoral bonds, which were introduced by the... Read more
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The Hindu
BJP open to tie-ups in NagalandAs the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced the dates for Assembly poll
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
As the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced the dates for Assembly polls in Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura, the BJP said that it had kept its options open for allies in Nagaland and was looking to form a government that would be “helpful in... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Stephanie Miner has $207K left in her mayoral piggy bank: What can she do with it?money is no good. A federal campaign committee cannot accept funds from a non-f
The Post-Standard / Posted yesterday
money is no good. A federal campaign committee cannot accept funds from a non-federal committee, according to the Federal Election Commission. Federal election law differs from state law, and donations are subject to different limits and... Read more
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