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As France’s presidential election nears, Macron’s challengers are in the spotlight

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here France’s President Emmanuel Macron. STEPHANE MAHE | AFP | Getty Images As France gears up for a presidential election in just six months’ time, there is one critical question: Who will be the main challenger to Emmanuel Macron? The French......

Abortion, schools take center stage in Virginia governor’s election ad wars

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Democratic gubernatorial candidate for Virginia for a second term, answers questions from reporters after casting his ballot during early voting at the Fairfax County Government Center October 13, 2021 in Fairfax, Virginia. Win McNamee |......

McCarthy counters Trump’s message that voters sit out future elections

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here McCarthy counters Trump’s message that voters sit out future elections 1 00:00:01,780 –> 00:00:07,080 >> Donald Trump put out a statement recently where he talked about the election fraud. He said Republicans will 2 00:00:07,080 –> 00:00:12,720 not be voting......

Senate Dems hunt for new elections reform strategy after failed vote

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “The next steps are unclear, but the first step was to get the Democrats unified on the voting rights bill,” said Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii.) “We are rapidly running out of time as gerrymandering and voter suppression is happening as......

Polls open in Qatar’s first legislative elections

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DOHA, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Qataris began voting on Saturday in the Gulf Arab state’s first legislative elections for two-thirds of the advisory Shura Council in a vote that has stirred domestic debate about electoral inclusion and citizenship. Voters began trickling into polling stations, where men and women entered separate......

Inside Manchin’s search for GOP votes on elections reform

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Yet, the odds of Manchin’s engagement resulting in an agreement are slim, given the significant ideological gulf between the two parties on the issue. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has vowed that the Senate will soon vote on the latest......

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem won’t use Trump ally Corey Lewandowski as advisor after reports of affair, sexual harassment

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Corey R. Lewandowski holds a poster for South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem during the Conservative Political Action Conference CPAC held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando on Saturday, Feb 27, 2021 in Orlando, FL. Jabin Botsford | The Washington Post |......

Japan is set to have a new prime minister, here’s what you need to know about him

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A pedestrian reads an extra edition newspaper reporting Fumio Kishida, former foreign minister, being elected as the new leader at the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) presidential election, in Ginza district of Tokyo on September 29, 2021. PHILIP FONG |......

Will critical race theory be the new debate issue for 2022 elections?

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here As the Covid-19 pandemic and the murder of George Floyd rocked the nation in 2020, equitable recovery became a priority. Businesses across the nation showed solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and several employers enacted policies to promote diversity......

What a post-Merkel Germany could mean for Europe

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A view of EU and German flags over the Reichstag building, the seat of the German Parliament. NurPhoto | NurPhoto | Getty Images LONDON — As Germany prepares for an overhaul in its political status quo, analysts are looking at......

Mali could delay post-coup elections, interim PM says

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DAKAR, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Mali could push back presidential and legislative elections set for next February to avoid their validity being contested, its post-coup prime minister said. Mali’s progress back to democracy following the August 2020 overthrow of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is being closely monitored in a region......

Germany set for tough coalition talks after election gridlock: Here’s what happens next

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Members of the German Christian Democrats (CDU) react to initial results at CDU headquarters in federal parliamentary elections on September 26, 2021 in Berlin, Germany. Sean Gallup | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — Germans are waking up......

‘I’ll be darned’: Biden reacts to pivotal German election result

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Joe Biden answers questions from reporters after speaking about coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines and booster shots in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., September 24, 2021. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters U.S. President Joe......

German election exit polls show a dead heat in the race to succeed Angela Merkel

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Campaign posters featuring German Finance Minister, Vice-Chancellor, and Social Democratic Party’s (SPD) candidate for Chancellor Olaf Scholz (L) and Armin Laschet, Chancellor candidate of the conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU). THOMAS KIENZLE | AFP | Getty Images German election exit......

Germans head to the polls in historic election marking the end of Merkel’s era

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A voting booth is decorated with a German national flag. PETER ENDIG | DPA | Getty Images Millions of Germans are heading to the polls on Sunday in an election that will change the face of Germany, and Europe, as......

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