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The United States is a federal republic, with elected officials at the...

wikipedia - 11 Nov 2016
The United States is a federal republic, with elected officials at the federal (national), state and local levels. On a national level, the head of state, the President, is elected indirectly by the people of each state, through an Electoral College. Today, the electors virtually always vote with the popular vote of their state. All members of the federal legislature, the Congress, are directly elected by the people of each state. There are many elected offices at state level, each state having at least an
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On election issues, US Supreme Court sticks to the shallows

Christian Science Monitor - 18 Jun 2018
It's OK to wear your “Don't Tread On Me” tea party T-shirt into the election booth. At least, it's OK in Minnesota. The Supreme Court ruled that's the case last week, striking down a Minnesota state law that had barred such politically themed attire ...
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Why Erdogan is entering key elections with a far-right ally

Aljazeera.com - 18 Jun 2018
"We will make Erdogan the executive president," volunteer Mehmet Kara says passionately, using the word "baskan", the term Turks use for presidents in the United States. "He is the best thing that happened to this country and we are working to achieve ...
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Voting Information Project Gets New Home

The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog) - 18 Jun 2018
The group will work with election officials across the United States to aggregate official information and help ensure the success of voter-facing tools established by VIP and its partners. Democracy Works will maintain and nurture the strong ...
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US, Amnesty International call for justice in Honduras

Seattle Times - 19 Jun 2018
The United States' top diplomat and a global human rights group have called for the Honduran government to hold members of that country's security forces responsible for alleged abuses after last November's elections ...
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US will not recognize Venezuela election result: State Department

Reuters - 20 May 2018
CBS news reported on Friday the Trump administration had withdrawn all assistance from northwest Syria, a move it said demonstrated the administration intended to leave quickly once Islamic State is fully defeated. “I've not heard of any decision by ...
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I Fought Against Muqtada al-Sadr. Now He's Iraq's Best Hope.

Foreign Policy (blog) - 18 Jun 2018
The Iraqi security forces, along with their coalition partners from the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and over 80 other nations have provided solid security for the population. While there were minimal incidents in other areas of Iraq ...
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Supreme Court shies away from test on the math of voting rights

Science News for Students - 18 Jun 2018
In some states, however, some votes may not carry the same weight. Here's why. In the United States, many elected officials at the state and federal levels represent people in particular districts, or areas. In most cases, states decide the boundaries ...
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Ortega offered the United States early elections

Havana Times - 12 Jun 2018
HAVANA TIMES – President Daniel Ortega told the United States Government his willingness to hold early elections in Nicaragua, as a measure to resolve the crisis affecting the country and that has left 146 dead, according to the verified count of the ...
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Recording of crying children at border adds to outrage

Brownsville Herald - 19 Jun 2018
Juan Vargas and other House Democrats, said family separation is a "heartbreaking, barbarian issue that could be changed in a moment by the president of the United States rescinding his action." "It so challenges the conscience of our country that it ...
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Sanders joins Maryland's Jealous to help fire up voters

Uniontown Herald Standard - 19 Jun 2018
"And when the president of the United States continues to do outrageous things, like separating children from their parents, I want Mr. Trump to hear Ben Jealous' loud voice," Sanders said as supporters, many of them young adults, cheered. The forced ...

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