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India’s Modi Heads for a Landslide Win

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 1:00pm 5/23/2019 at 1:00pm
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Early election results indicate a landslide victory for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu Nationalist party.

It looks like the Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and allies will receive around 350 out of 542 seats, well over the 272 majority mark.

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Liberals Up the Hyperbole as Conservatives Win in Australia’s Election

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 20, 2019 at 9:00am 5/20/2019 at 9:00am
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Australia’s election saw conservatives soar to the top as voters rejected the liberals talking points on climate change and raising taxes. Gee, you mean people have more concerns about money in the pockets...

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Australia: Conservatives score surprise upset victory as voters reject Labor climate change and income inequality agenda

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 7:40pm 5/18/2019 at 7:40pm
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Australia’s ruling conservative coalition has scored a stunning upset victory in the country’s general election, defying polls that were predicting an easy progressive win.

The Labor Party was focused on climate change and raising taxes, and it appears there were a lot of “quiet Scott voters” who...

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Netanyahu Likely Won Unprecedented Fifth Term as Israeli PM (UPDATED: Gantz Concedes)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 9:00am 4/10/2019 at 9:00am
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Benjamin Netanyahu appears to have once again won a narrow victory to remain Israel’s prime minister.

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EU Election: Study Says Right-Wing Gains Could ‘Paralyze’ the Bloc

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7:00am 2/13/2019 at 7:00am
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The anti-EU parties are poised to win one-third of the seats in the EU Parliament election in May, according to a study titled “The 2019 European Election: How anti-Europeans plan to wreck Europe and what can be done to stop it,” released by a pro-EU think-tank.

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Germany: Merkel Holds Talks with Left-Wing SPD in Final Bid for Power

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 1:00pm 1/9/2018 at 1:00pm
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Three months after Germans went to the polls, Chancellor Angela Merkel is making a last ditch effort to form an alliance with the left-wing Social Democrats (SPD), a move that could secure her a fourth term in office. Last month, Merkel’s traditional ally, the center-right Free Democrats (FDP), abruptly walked out of the...

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The Virginia legislative results, an anomaly, or the beginning of a trend?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 8:30pm 11/8/2017 at 8:30pm

I wasn’t very concerned about yesterday’s Virginia gubernatorial election results, because I figured that Northam (D) would win and it probably had more to do with Gillespie (R) being a poor candidate than anything else, plus I consider Virginia a purple state becoming ever more blue.

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German Election: Merkel Wins Re-Election Bid, Right-Wing AfD Becomes Third Largest Party

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 4:43pm 9/24/2017 at 4:43pm
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Despite her party’s worst showing since 1949, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has managed to secure her re-election bid. Merkel’s main rival, the Social Democratic challenger Martin Schulz conceded defeat earlier this evening.

Merkel was quick to stake her claim to the Chancellorship, saying, “We are the strongest party, we have the mandate...

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Germany’s Right-wing AfD Set to Become Third Biggest Party, Polls Suggest

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/19/2017 at 1:00pm
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Germany’s right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD)  is set to become the third largest party in this month’s parliamentary election, the latest polls suggest. The anti-mass immigration party is polling around 12 percent in most polls.

Chancellor Angela Merkel, still ahead of the competition, is widely tipped to form the next government. But...

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Theresa May, Northern Irish Party Make Deal to Give Conservatives Slim Majority

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 2:00pm 6/26/2017 at 2:00pm
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British Prime Minister Theresa May has struck a deal with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to give the conservatives the slim majority it needs for May to stay in her role. The New York Times reported:

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LIVE: British Election Results

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 4:00pm 6/8/2017 at 4:00pm

The British have officially closed. It might be a few more hours before we have an official result.

The population will elect 650 Members of Parliament (MP), but the Conservatives need 326 seats in order to form a government. They currently hold 330, but some polls have shown the party losing enough...

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UK Election: Will Conservatives, Theresa May LOSE Seats in the House of Commons?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 2, 2017 at 11:30am 6/2/2017 at 11:30am

A new poll has shown that British Prime Minister Theresa May and her fellow conservatives face a massive loss in seats in the snap election scheduled for June 8. YouGov released a poll that shows Conservatives at 310 seats, down from the 330 they hold now in the House of Commons....

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UK Election: Labour Party heading for a big defeat, polls suggest

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 1:00pm 5/16/2017 at 1:00pm
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The latest polls suggest that UK’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn might be leading his party to a historic defeat in next month’s general election. The Conservatives, under the leadership of Prime Minister Theresa May, “are set to become the biggest party in almost every area of Britain including traditional Labour...

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Angela Merkel: The Big Winner of the French Election

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 8, 2017 at 10:00am 5/8/2017 at 10:00am
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Nowhere has the victory of the establishment candidate Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election been cheered more fervently than in Berlin and Brussels. Last night, President-elect Macron received a ‘warm call’ from German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French news agency AFP reported.

“Congratulations, Emmanuel Macron. Your victory is a victory for a...

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French Presidential Candidate Macron Hit by Hackers, Docs Leaked

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8:30pm 5/5/2017 at 8:30pm
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French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s party En Marche claims hackers have hit the campaign just two days before the country hits the polls. Reuters reported:

Some nine gigabytes of data were posted by a user called EMLEAKS to Pastebin, a document-sharing site that allows anonymous posting. It...

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Marine Le Pen debate: “France will be led by a woman, either me or Angela Merkel!”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 10:05am 5/4/2017 at 10:05am
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“France will be led by a woman, either me or Angela Merkel,” Marine Le Pen said last night as she clashed with the pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron in the final debate ahead of Sunday’s presidential run-off. Le Pen’s statement points to the long shadow of the German Chancellor that looms large...

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“Centrist” Macron faces populist, anti-open borders Le Pen on May 7 Runoff

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 5:05pm 4/23/2017 at 5:05pm
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Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and Front National’s Marine Le Pen have qualified for the second round in the French presidential election securing 23.7 and 21.7 percent of votes respectively, French news agency AFP reports. Conservative François Fillon conceded defeat after getting 19.5 percent of the votes. Fillon endorsed Macron and called his...

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