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AP-NORC Poll: Americans say no to presidential self-pardons

CNBC - 22 Jun 2018
If the nation's chief executive ever self-pardons, majorities of Americans in both parties believe Congress should impeach that president. The survey did not ask about President Donald Trump by name, but several poll respondents said their feelings ...
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The Latest: Ex-rebels want to meet with new Colombia leader

WTOP - 18 Jun 2018
The losing candidate in Colombia's presidential runoff election is challenging winner Ivan Duque to break with his hawkish conservative allies and uphold the peace accord with leftist rebels. Otherwise, leftist Gustavo Petro says, Duque will face stiff ...
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Trump Job Approval at 45%, Tying Personal Best

Gallup - 18 Jun 2018
While high for Trump, his 45% job approval rating last week is below the historical average of 53% for all presidents in Gallup polling since 1945. Throughout his term, Trump's job approval ratings have ranked well below those of other presidents at ...
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The Polls Are All Right

FiveThirtyEight - 30 May 2018
Thus, polls for U.S. House races are more error-prone than gubernatorial or U.S. Senate polls, which in turn are more error-prone than presidential election polls. This is important to remember once ...
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A Brief History of GOP Attempts to Kill the Education Dept.

The Chronicle of Higher Education - 22 Jun 2018
As president of Career Education Colleges and Universities, the main lobbying group for for-profit institutions, Steve Gunderson has pushed the Department of Education to roll back regulations seen as burdensome. In 1995, as a Republican representative ...
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Unprecedented? Trump aims to defy midterm campaign history

CNN - 31 May 2018
Houston (CNN) President Donald Trump is deepening his investment in the midterm elections, stepping up his travel across the country to raise money and rally Republicans in hopes of overcoming the tide of history by retaining control of Congress in the ...
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Latin America's Center Cannot Hold If It Doesn't Exist

Foreign Policy (blog) - 22 Jun 2018
Instead, two polar opposite candidates — one from the right-wing Democratic Center party, Ivan Duque, and the other from Colombia's new left Progressive Movement, Gustavo Petro — faced off in the June 17 runoff election. Although Duque won Sunday's ...
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Are Indonesia's regional elections a barometer for 2019?

East Asia Forum - 22 Jun 2018
But none of these activities have changed the direction of local elections or national polls. For example, President Jokowi's popularity continues to grow across the country. This includes provinces where Gerindra candidates are leading, like North ...

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