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The 2008 United States elections were held on November 4. The r...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
The 2008 United States elections were held on November 4. The result was a significant victory for the Democratic Party on the national level, as they increased majorities in both houses of Congress and won the Presidency. Democratic Senator Barack Obama of Illinois defeated Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona in the presidential election. Riding Obama's coattails, the Democrats also picked up net gains of 8 Senate seats and 21 House seats.
united states elections, 2008

Trump's approach to Russia better than Obama's - 17 Aug 2018
Russia successfully meddled in the U.S. presidential election in 2016. The Obama administration failed to adequately deter the Russians from conducting cyberattacks on the United States. 6. Refused to weaponize space. Obama campaigned in 2008 on the ...
united states elections, 2008

Looking Back at the Economic Crash of 2008

New York Times - 10 Aug 2018
(Italy had just held elections in which populist forces had won 50 percent of the vote.) Adam Tooze would likely agree. An economic historian at Columbia University, he has written a detailed ...
united states elections, 2008

Commentary: Prior Lake ties to Eastern Europe

SW News Media - 18 Aug 2018
The Baltic States have good reason to be concerned. In 2007, there were ethnic Russians in Estonia that rioted and Russia conducted a series of cyber attacks on Estonian computers, Russia occupied parts of the country of Georgia in 2008, Russians have ...
united states elections, 2008

In 2008, America Stopped Believing in the American Dream

New York Magazine - 07 Aug 2018
The worst financial crisis since 1929 notwithstanding, the election of Barack Obama offered genuine hope, not just the branded version on his campaign poster. He would hire smart people to dig us out of the Wall Street greed and criminality that had ...
united states elections, 2008

Nancy Pelosi is under fire, but ousting her isn't the answer

CNN - 18 Aug 2018
US Rep. Seth Moulton, a Democrats from Massachusetts, said: "It's far better for her to graciously step down before the election, so that Republicans can't use that attack against Democrats, than to wait until after the election." If the issue is the ...
united states elections, 2008

Many states are purging voters from the rolls

The Economist - 09 Aug 2018
The report also found that, in the past five years, four states have conducted purges in ways that violate federal standards—for instance, by purging voters too close to an election and failing to inform voters adequately that they had been removed ...
united states elections, 2008

Taiwan improves missiles to counter China military expansion

WWSB ABC 7 - 18 Aug 2018
PAVE PAW, a U.S. long-range early warning radar system located in Taiwan's high central mountain range, would track incoming missiles or aircraft. Taiwanese Defense Ministry spokesman Chen Chung-chi declined to confirm deployment of the ...
united states elections, 2008

Kofi Annan, Who Redefined the UN, Dies at 80

New York Times - 18 Aug 2018
Kofi Annan, the soft-spoken and patrician diplomat from Ghana who became the seventh secretary general of the United Nations, projecting himself and his organization as the world's conscience and moral arbiter despite bloody debacles that stained his ...
united states elections, 2008

Moderate Democrats like Joe Donnelly are a throwback

The Economist - 16 Aug 2018
Indiana, which Mr Trump won by 19 points, is the most conservative state in the Midwest. It has backed the Republican presidential candidate in every election since 1964 bar one, when it voted for Barack Obama in 2008. As a big steel producer, it also ...
united states elections, 2008

John Brennan's Security Clearance

National Review - 16 Aug 2018
Note again that James Clapper similarly flat-out accused the president of the United States of treason, in being a spy for the Russians (“I think this past weekend is illustrative of what a great case officer Vladimir Putin is. ...
united states elections, 2008

What The Rise Of Kamala Harris Tells Us About The Democratic Party

FiveThirtyEight - 24 Jul 2018
But betting markets have her near the top, reflecting the view among political insiders that Harris could win the Democratic nomination with a coalition of well-educated whites and blacks, the way Obama did in 2008. Whatever happens later, the rise of ...
united states elections, 2008

US-Russia relations and a second Trump-Putin summit

Brookings Institution (blog) - 27 Jul 2018
In Helsinki, Trump shocked American commentators, including those on Fox News, when he sided with Putin against the conclusion of the U.S. intelligence community that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. Back in Washington the next day, ...

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