In Colorado, Fiery Political Beginner Goals for a Seat within the Dwelling

Lauren Boebert, a Glock-packing newcomer to politics, upset a Republican incumbent, but increasing scrutiny and a well-funded challenger have made her a top target for Democrats.Lauren Boebert, a Republican House candidate, before a campaign event in Loma, Colo., in September. Ms. Boebert beat Representative Scott Tipton, the five-term incumbent, to get into the November election.Credit…Brunner…

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Here’s How Russian Trolls Turned Social Media Into a Weapon While Tech Giants Conducted Slow

Photo: GettyOn Monday, two new independent studies commissioned by the Senate Intelligence Committee were made public, providing the most in-depth look at online Russian interference in the 2016 election to date. The studies found that social media networks haven’t been totally forthcoming with lawmakers, and the propaganda efforts were decidedly designed to elect Donald Trump…

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Israel: Embattled Netanyahu warns of ‘irresponsible’ snap vote

Jerusalem – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has urged his coalition partners not to bring down the government, saying holding snap elections now would be “irresponsible”. Netanyahu made the remarks in a televised statement on Sunday, after meeting Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon, a key coalition partner. The meeting was seen as a last attempt to prevent the…

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EU leaders alarmed by prospect of UK making ready smartly for no deal, claims Duncan Smith – Politics reside

12.42pm EST12:42 Afternoon summary Nick Boles, a Conservative former minister, has suggested that he would vote with Labour against the government in a confidence motion to block a no-deal Brexit. (See 5.20am.) Anna Soubry, another pro-European, has posted a message on Twitter suggesting that she feels the same way. Anna Soubry MP (@Anna_Soubry) You, me…

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Momentum and a reality verify

The reason why these elections are resonant well beyond their respective state boundaries is because the face-off in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh was directly between the Congress and BJP. Regardless of how close, or how spacious, Congress victories may be in the Hindi heartland states that just went to polls, one thing is unambiguously…

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Alex Morse Modified into Accused, Condemned and Then Vindicated. Will His Journey Trade The relaxation?

Vague allegations against the Massachusetts congressional candidate offer a case study in how progressives navigate issues of sex and power in politics when judgment is often swift and unforgiving.Alex Morse, the 31-year-old, gay mayor of Holyoke, Mass., says the allegations have only helped his campaign to unseat a Democratic incumbent in Congress.Credit…Tony Luong for The…

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Trudeau: Tories Prioritized Politics Over Giving Advantages To Canadians With Disabilities – HuffPost Canada

CPPrime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer are shown in a composite image of photos from The Canadian Press.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came out swinging against Conservatives Thursday over his minority government’s failure to quickly pass emergency legislation to send financial aid to Canadians living with disabilities. “The Conservatives’ choice to put politics…

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I’m a Political Scientist. This Is Why Climate Activists Comprise to Shield Turning the Warmth Up on Joe Biden

Back in December, which feels like a century ago, the Sunrise Movement gave Joe Biden an F on their Green New Deal scorecard. They gave an A- to Bernie Sanders. The next month, after a six-week long deliberative process, the group endorsed Sanders for president.But with Sanders dropping out this month and Biden now the…

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When Utility Money Talks

Corruption scandals in Ohio and Illinois reveal an unsavory underside to the politics of energy.By Justin GillisMr. Gillis is a contributing Opinion writer and a former environmental reporter for The Times.Aug. 2, 2020Credit…Adam McCauleyThe billion-dollar bailout of one of Ohio’s biggest utilities seemed suspicious from the start. It turns out the F.B.I. was paying attention,…

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Reuters released its most-loved Instagram shots of 2018, and so they’re an unforgettable portrait of the previous one year

As these Instagram photos show, 2018 has been turbulent, troubling, joyous, and beautiful. Tyrone Siu/Reuters Reuters does a yearly roundup of its most-liked photos on Instagram. The 2018 images feature the World Cup tournament, flooding in North Carolina, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding, and migrant caravans, among other scenes. Here’s a recap of…

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The West at an Impasse

How meritocracy and populism reinforce each other’s faults.Dec. 19, 2018ImagePresident Emmanuel Macron presides over a country roiled by populist protests.CreditCreditPool photo by Benoit TessierIn France, where the extraordinarily unpopular Emmanuel Macron presides over a country roiled by populist protests, a leading politician of Macron’s centrist party was asked in a televised interview what policy mistakes…

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This cabinet of clowns isn’t funny – nonetheless it completely’s made Britain a funny yarn | Matt Forde

We’ve all experienced that immediate panic after saying something stupid. The hot rush of shame pumps through our bodies and we are gripped by the forlorn hope that we could rewind time. The claustrophobic fear that we are forever diminished in the eyes of those who witnessed our stupidity causes genuine panic. We are convinced…

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Pandemic assist watchdog steps into partisan warfare over bailouts – Reuters

(Reuters) – Brian Miller would have one of the toughest jobs in Washington even without the cutthroat politics all around him. As America’s inspector general for pandemic relief, he’s charged with rooting out fraud in the spending of trillions of dollars in emergency aid. FILE PHOTO: White House lawyer Brian Miller, nominated by U.S. President…

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Bill Gates Says U.S. Covid-19 Making an try out Program Is a ‘Screw-Job’ With an Straightforward Repair

Bill Gates on June 24, 2020 in Washington.Screenshot: Getty Images for All In WA (Getty Images)Billionaire tech legend Bill Gates says testing for coronavirus in the U.S. has been a “screw-job” that’s providing very little value because test results aren’t coming back quickly enough. Most Americans are waiting several days and sometimes weeks to get…

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J&Okay political drama: Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti receive themselves in a irregular mission

TechNewsEntertainmentOriginalAutoThe New York TimesIdea ExchangeLifestyleSports News Video National Conference chief Omar Abdullah said that PDP and NC coming together is not the best idea for mainstream politics in J&K. But today, both he and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti find themselves in a strange situation. Advertising Updated: November 22, 2018 7:37:15 pm News Video 01:43 Delhi…

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This generation of divided government is nothing original in American politics – The Hill

The elections this year have continued the seesaw behavior of modern American politics. Democrats took control of the House and won several governorships, but Republicans held their Senate majority. This may seem like an age old pattern of both parties regularly switching control, but it is actually historically quite unusual. The default setting of American…

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