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Elizabeth Warren Grapples With Presidential Loss in New Book

New York Times
The question came at a campaign cattle call in April 2019, just a few months after Elizabeth Warren announced her presidential bid: How would she address “the urge to flee to the safety of a white male candidate?” After a question-and-answer session spent presenting her plans to address maternal mortality,......

Somalia’s lower house of parliament votes to cancel presidential term extension

Reuters
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, president of Somalia, attends the London Somalia Conference’ at Lancaster House, May 11, 2017. REUTERS/Jack Hill/Pool/File Photo Somalia’s lower house of parliament voted unanimously on Saturday to cancel a controversial two-year presidential term extension it approved last month, a move that might help defuse an armed stand-off......

Harris and Pelosi to make history as the first women to lead Senate and House during presidential address to Congress

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Vice President Kamala Harris, who became the first woman — as well as the first Black person and first South Asian person — to hold the role in January, will be sitting on the President’s right as he delivers......

Belarus to set up emergency procedure for transfering presidential power – Belta

Reuters
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Saturday that he would sign a decree allowing the transfer of presidential power to the Belarusian security council if he became unable work as president, the state Belta news agency reported. The prime minister would head the security council, if the president is absent,......

9/27: Clinton in North Carolina following heated presidential debate; Late-night shows take on debate

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here 9/27: Clinton in North Carolina following heated presidential debate; Late-night shows take on debate – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The Clinton-Trump face-off Monday night may turn out to be the most watched presidential debate ever; Hillary Clinton and......

First woman applies to run in Syria’s largely symbolic presidential race

TheHill
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sarah Polus A woman has applied to run for president of Syria for the first time in the country’s history, the Associated Press reports. Parliament Speaker Hammoud Sabbagh said Tuesday that Faten Ali Nahar, a 50-year-old woman living in the......

Clinton hits the road in key states to try to block Trump

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Clinton hits the road in key states to try to block Trump – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Hillary Clinton campaigned enthusiastically as she faces challenges on two fronts, a fight for votes on the road and a security......

Syria to hold presidential elections on May 26 – parliament

Reuters
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad speaks as he meets with the Syrian cabinet in Damascus, Syria in this handout picture released by Sana on March 30, 2021. SANA/Handout via REUTERS Syria will hold its presidential election on May 26, the country’s parliament said on Sunday. The door for nominations will be......

Voting starts in Chad presidential election

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Chad’s President Idriss Deby arrives to attend a summit on the situation in the Sahel region in the southern French city of Pau, France, January 13, 2020. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau//File Photo N’DJAMENA (Reuters) – Polling stations opened in Chad on Sunday for a presidential election in which incumbent Idriss......

Voting starts in Chad presidential election

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Chad’s President Idriss Deby arrives to attend a summit on the situation in the Sahel region in the southern French city of Pau, France, January 13, 2020. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau//File Photo N’DJAMENA (Reuters) – Polling stations opened in Chad on Sunday for a presidential election in which incumbent Idriss......

Wis. governor Scott Walker joins presidential primary

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Wis. governor Scott Walker joins presidential primary – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Wisconsin governor Scott Walker is set to formally launch his campaign for the presidency, making him the 15th Republican primary candidate. CBSN’s Contessa Brewer previews the......

The Thorny Politics of Presidential Portraiture

Smithsonian
SMITHSONIANMAG.COM | April 5, 2021, 9 a.m. From big ears to sex scandals, the paintings, drawings, photographs and sculptures on display in the Smithsonian’s singular exhibition “America’s Presidents” at the National Portrait Gallery—the only public collection to feature portraits of every chief executive—share with their subjects the ability to draw......

Real Madrid’s Perez calls presidential election

ESPN
Florentino Perez has called presidential elections at Real Madrid as he looks to extend his 12-year spell in charge of the La Liga giants. The construction magnate has been Madrid president since 2009. He previously held the position from 2000 until 2006 and was re-elected unopposed when his four-year terms......

Pompeo meets with Iowa voters, laying the groundwork for a possible presidential campaign.

New York Times
If there was ever any doubt of Mike Pompeo’s political ambitions, the former secretary of state put them to rest on Friday by becoming the first big-name Republican to meet with voters in Iowa this year and lay the groundwork for a possible presidential campaign. Speaking near Des Moines in......

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