Politicians are in permanent campaign, and have been for quite some time. Certainly, Mr. Obama did this, even after his 2nd presidential election, and he wasn’t just campaigning for other
NBC News at least tried to figure out what the Democratic Party can do to resuscitate itself going into the 2018 midterm elections and the 2020 presidential election. In their recent special report, entitled “Democrats: Left in the Lurch”, NBC News discussed how the party ignored the longtime white-collar, Southern and white American roots of the […]
WARNING: The following story may very well reveal the winner of The Bachelor Season 21. WARNING, 2.0: The following story may also make you feel more depressed than the election of Donald Trump as our next President. In other words:Show More Summary
Kent Engelbrecht of ADM was elected chairman of the National Biodiesel Board in November, marking the first time that company has moved into the leadership position for the organization. “We’ve been involved in biodiesel since 2006,” said Engelbrecht. “We’ve got four plants in North America producing a lot of biodiesel, and that uses a lot of soybean oil, and that... Read More
BERLIN (Reuters) - Former French prime minister Francois Fillon will seek some support from fellow conservative Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday in the most unpredictable presidential election in decades.
KINSHASA (Reuters) - A deal struck last month requiring Congo President Joseph Kabila to step down after elections this year risks unraveling if politicians do not quickly reach compromises on implementing the accord, Catholic bishops mediating the talks said on Monday.
Pope Francis on Saturday warned against populism, saying it could lead to the election of “saviours” like Adolf Hitler. In an hour-long interview with Spanish newspaper El Pais conducted as Donald Trump was being sworn in as US president, the pontiff also condemned the idea of using...
New details have surfaced in the Prageeth Eknaligoda case. The commentator and cartoonist disappeared in the ramp-up to a 2010 election; pressure from his wife Sandya applied persistently over years and supported by friends have settled on his being disappeared rather than wandering off on his own or being the victim of random violence. Show More Summary
ROME (Reuters) - After a turbulent first month in office, Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni could learn this week how much longer his government might last when the constitutional court reviews the validity of Italy's election law.
The French left will vote on their presidential candidate on Sunday after narrowing the field to two completely different candidates -- former Prime Minister Manuel Valls and radical Benoit Hamon, who came ahead in the first round. Neither stands a big chance of winning the presidency.
Click here for reuse options! We know the next four years will be hard. But the sheer number of people who came out Saturday brought us new hope. WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is president. The only question now is whether or not things are going to be really bad or catastrophically bad. Show More Summary
Their economic concerns affected the election outcome and should now become part of the Democratic agenda, he says.
Donald Trump concealed his tax returns during his protracted presidential campaign, refusing to disclose them even after his election on November 8. So it probably comes as no surprise that our new, demented Chia-Pet-in-Chief will not release them now. Read more...
Between Surprise Maps, Dear Data, and election graphics, 2016 was an exciting year. There have also been some gaps, however, notably around storytelling. How far have we come, and where is visualization going? Visualizing Uncertainty Elections always bring large numbers of visualizations with them, and last year’s U.S. Presidential election was no exception. There is a […]
If anyone can understand Hillary Clinton’s pain and frustration of winning the popular vote in a U.S. presidential election, only to lose the presidency, it’s Al Gore. Back in 2000, as Clinton’s husband Bill was wrapping up eight years in the White House and she celebrated her successful campaign for a New York senate seat,... Show More Summary
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell elected not to attend the AFC Championship game and show up in Atlanta instead for obvious reasons. He didn’t want to deal with harassing Patriots fans heckling him all night and that’s exactly what would have happened if he had showed up to Gillette Stadium. Patriots fans erupted in a chant of […]
In an extended interview with Spanish newspaper El Pais granted as Donald Trump was being sworn in as US president, Pope Francis warned against populism, saying it could lead to the election of "saviors" like Hitler, while condemning...Show More Summary
After Wikileaks spent most of the election focusing on revealing emails from Hillary Clinton and her constituents, the organization has taken a sudden interest in the guy who now sits in the oval office. On Sunday, the Julian Assange-led organization invited its followers to leak Trump’s tax returns to them—which… Read more...
Benoît Hamon and Manuel Valls on Sunday advanced to the second round of France’s left-wing primary, setting up a battle for who will represent the ruling Socialists in the upcoming presidential election, but also for the soul of their party.