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Election 2016: a guide to winning the Murder Vote

The president of the United States will be asked to make difficult, life-and-death decisions while in office, and at some point every candidate for office will have to prove their mettle to voters. But there’s also, apparently, a phenomenon that I will call the Murder Vote. The Murder Vote is not won simply by promising a hawkish foreign policy, supporting ...

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Argentines vote for next president

Argentina elections: Voters pick new president 25 October 2015 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Media captionWyre Davies: “Daniel Scioli is a strong favourite but faces tough choices if he is elected” Argentines are going to the polls to choose their next president in a general election that ends 12 years of rule under the Kirchners. President Cristina Fernandez ...

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Netanyahu's legacy on as Israelis prepare to vote Tuesday

Oded Balilty/AP If Israeli Prime Miniter Benjamin Netanyahu can lead his Likud Party to victory and secure a fourth term in office Tuesday, he will be well on his way to overtaking the nation’s iconic founding father, David Ben-Gurion, as the longest-ever serving premier. As Israelis prepare to vote in parliament elections on Tuesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finds himself ...

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Republicans threaten to delay Lynch confirmation vote again

J. Scott Applewhite/AP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is now saying that the vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as the next Attorney General could depend on Congress working out an ongoing squabble over a controversial human trafficking bill. Senate Republicans threatened Sunday to further delay the confirmation vote for Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch, with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ...

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Ted Cruz Solicits Religious Vote in S.C. Visit

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, earned rave reviews in South Carolina, which will be an early state in the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential primary. COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republican leaders in Washington are praying he’d just go away. But during a gathering of 400 South Carolina pastors here Monday, attendees laid their hands upon Sen. Ted Cruz and asked God to grant ...

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