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Aug 18, 2014

Poll: Only 1 in 5 voters say re-elect most in Congress

Gallup Poll finds re-elect sentiment for 2014 midterms is on track to be lowest since 1992...

Aug 20, 2014

Final contested 2014 GOP primary underway in Alaska

Alaskans are electing a Republican to take on Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in November... #Alaska #Mark Begich #U.S. Republican Party

Aug 21, 2014

Indonesian police fire tear gas at poll protesters

Supporters of losing Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto clashed with police Thursday as the country's top judges began reading a verdict on his petition to overturn the election results... #Alaska #Mark Begich #U.S. Republican Party

Aug 20, 2014

Obama considering immigration system changes requested by advocates

President Obama is considering key changes in the nation’s immigration system requested by tech, industry and powerful interest groups, in a move that could blunt Republicans’ election-year criticism of the president’s go-it-alone approach to immigra... #Alaska #Mark Begich #U.S. Republican Party

Aug 21, 2014

Pakistan holds talks with opposition as protesters besiege parliament to pressure PM to quit

Pakistani officials have held first, "initial" talks with two opposition groups whose supporters have been besieging the parliament for a second day demanding the prime minister resign over alleged election fraud... #Pakistan #Islamabad

Aug 21, 2014

Thailand's army ruler nominated for new post as prime minister, 3 months after coup

Three months after overthrowing Thailand's last elected government, this Southeast Asian nation's junta leader is stepping out of his army uniform for good — to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics say will only extend his time at the... #Thailand #Bangkok

Aug 19, 2014

Two men with the same name to appear on Alaskan ballot

It's no typo. Two politicians named Dan Sullivan, vying for separate seats, will appear on the ballot in Alaska’s Republican primary elections... #Alaska #U.S. Republican Party #Dan Sullivan (politician)

Aug 16, 2014

Madden: Rob Manfred's election as MLB commissioner is one for old guard

The day after, they were all exhausted. Spent. Drained. It had been nearly 20 years since the baseball owners had a meeting like this, which most of whom had never experience... #Major League Baseball #Rob Manfred

Aug 21, 2014

A Newcomer Is Shaking Up Brazil’s Vote

Marina Silva is emerging as one of the most disruptive figures in Brazilian politics in a generation, with a chance to be elected president... #Marina Silva #Brazil

Aug 19, 2014

Use texts, emails to give voters election info: pol

A new bill would push the Board of Elections out of the Stone Age — requiring it to send voters texts and emails identifying their polling sites... #Marina Silva #Brazil