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The Whig Party was a political party active in the middle of th...

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The Whig Party was a political party active in the middle of the 19th century in the United States. Four US presidents belonged to the party while in office. It emerged in the 1830s as the immediate successor to the National Republican and Anti-Masonic Parties, and was also rooted in the tradition of the Federalist Party. Along with the rival Democratic Party, it was central to the Second Party System from the early 1840s to the mid-1860s. It originally formed in opposition to the policies of Preside
whig party (united states)

Turkey's Erdogan vows US boycott, but diplomats resume talks

Herald-Whig - 14 Aug 2018
Addressing a conference of his ruling party faithful in the capital, Recep Tayyip Erdogan added fuel to the spat with the U.S., even as local business groups called on his government to settle it. Investors seemed to look through the fiery rhetoric ...
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Conventions, reunions and institutions

Effingham Daily News - 13 Aug 2018
Many party loyalists questioned whether he truly represented the Democrat Party, since he had not voted for President in the last election; however, he did have a good resume for office holding: Member of the Illinois State House of Representatives ...
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What is the Modern Whig Party and Could It Blossom in Trump Era?

WDET - 16 Jul 2018
But as both the Republican and Democratic fields are becoming more divided among party members, the question comes up again — what if there was a different way? What if there was a third or fourth viable party alternative? The United States hasn't had ...
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The Latest: Crowd protests death penalty at Nebraska Capitol

Herald-Whig - 15 Aug 2018
Moore was executed Tuesday with a combination of four drugs that had never been used before in an execution in the United States, including the powerful opioid fentanyl. The execution also marked the first lethal injection in Nebraska. Moore was one of ...
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Lewis County Aug. 7 primary election results

Herald-Whig - 08 Aug 2018
Republican Party. United States Senator. (Vote for one). Tony Monetti 152. Austin Petersen 79. Josh Hawley 726. Fred Ryman 53. Christina Smith 100. Kristi Nichols 103. Bradley Krembs 15. Ken Patterson 59. Brian G. Hagg 33. Courtland Sykes 29.
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The Latest: US Africa envoy 'deeply troubled' by Zimbabwe

Herald-Whig - 09 Aug 2018
The United States' top diplomat for Africa says he is "deeply troubled by credible reports that opposition supporters are being targeted by members of the Zimbabwean security forces" and that senior opposition official Tendai Biti has fled the country ...
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3rd-party hopeful brings cash to race with Utah congressman

Herald-Whig - 08 Aug 2018
He's one of more than a dozen candidates the United Utah Party is fielding after another third-party candidate made a mark in the state's 2016 presidential vote. Eliason, a Mormon, is running TV ads with the lighthearted tagline "release the bishop," ...
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Venezuela ruling party cracks down on opposition lawmakers

Herald-Whig - 09 Aug 2018
Maduro has grown increasingly isolated, with the United States and other foreign powers slapping economic sanctions on a growing list of high-ranking Venezuelan officials and criticizing his government of being an autocratic regime. The International ...
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Ige wins Hawaii Democratic governor primary

Herald-Whig - 12 Aug 2018
And despite better relations between the United States and North Korea, Hawaii is still a strategic military outpost in the Pacific that could be the target of foreign military threats. ...
whig party (united states)

Pike County Aug. 7 primary election results

Herald-Whig - 08 Aug 2018
Republican Party. United States Senator. (Vote for one). Tony Monetti 255. Austin Petersen 205. Josh Hawley 1,001. Fred Ryman 48. Christina Smith 105. Kristi Nichols 124. Bradley Krembs 21. Ken Patterson 67. Brian G. Hagg 34. Courtland Sykes 31.
whig party (united states)

Taiwan's Tsai travels in face of China diplomatic onslaught

Herald-Whig - 11 Aug 2018
BEIJING (AP) — When Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen departs Sunday for Latin America, she'll be traveling to a region she's already visited three times in two years. She doesn't have many other options. As Tsai crosses the halfway mark of her first ...
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Zimbabwe's opposition challenges election results in court

Herald-Whig - 11 Aug 2018
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's main opposition party on Friday filed a legal challenge to the results of the country's first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot, alleging "gross mathematical errors" and calling for a fresh vote or a ...
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Iran weighs response as US sanctions bite

Herald-Whig - 08 Aug 2018
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — As Iranians awoke Tuesday to renewed U.S. sanctions that had been lifted by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers, the question on everyone's mind remained: What happens now? From deciphering President Donald Trump's ...
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Opposition says Cambodian election was death of democracy

Herald-Whig - 30 Jul 2018
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The ruling party of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen congratulated itself Monday on its election victory, while the opposition party unable to contest the polls said they marked the death of democracy in the Southeast ...
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Conservative Confusion About Who and What We're Fighting

American Spectator - 10 Aug 2018
It's a timely reminder that the Democratic Party is little more than a criminal conspiracy and that any conservative who sits at home during the midterms, griping about “GOPes,” will be complicit in the destruction of the republic. ...
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's economic fiction: 'record' GDP, jobs

Herald-Whig - 13 Aug 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is distorting the truth on U.S. economic growth and jobs, pointing to record-breaking figures that don't exist and not telling the full story on black unemployment. He cites the highest-ever gross domestic ...
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Congo's president won't run again in long-delayed election

Herald-Whig - 09 Aug 2018
International pressure had been growing on Kabila and his government over the election delay since late 2016, with the United States in June taking the unusual step of announcing visa bans on several Congolese senior officials but not naming names.

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