Roy Moore to sue The Washington Post

Roy Moore, the Republican’s nominee in the Alabama fight for the U.S. Senate seat, announced he’s going to sue The Washington Post for the series of stories that implicate him in sexual dalliances with underage girls 40 years ago. He said this as political players in his own party were folding like cheap card tables to… Please follow and like us:

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Twitter Blocks Ads by Russia’s Sputnik, RT

The social media company Twitter on Thursday announced it would block any advertising on its platform from Russia-sponsored news outlets Sputnik and RT. The company, in a statement on its blog, said it took the step as part of its “ongoing commitment to help protect the integrity of the user experience on Twitter.” Twitter cited a… Please follow and like us:

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Japan’s vote for Abe could worsen prospects for peace with North Korea, China

By Nicole L Freiner, Associate Professor, Political Science, Bryant University. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gambled by calling a snap election – and he has won big. Voters handed Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party a sweeping victory in the Oct. 22 balloting for Japan’s House of Representatives. The call for the election came in late September after… Please follow and like us:

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Republican and Democratic parties both are finished

We’ve heard the words and music of this song before. The hoariest cliche in American politics, presented as accomplished fact by every wise head in academe and media after every wipe-out election, is that the losing party is finished. Kaput. Destroyed. Done for. Dead, as in the graveyard. The Republicans were finished in 1932 with the… Please follow and like us:

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AfD In 3rd place in German election polls: Unhappy political marriages

German Chancellor Angela Merkel By Mike “Mish” Shedlock German federal elections are Sunday, September 24. The most likely outcome of the election is another “Grand Coalition” but it will be a much-weakened coalition. And If that coalition forms again, the rightwing AfD party is poised to become the largest opposition party. Rightwing Turning Point The Wall… Please follow and like us:

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Trump Again Defends Son’s Meeting with Russian Lawyer

President Donald Trump is continuing to defend his eldest son’s meeting last year with a Russian lawyer he expected was going to hand him incriminating material about Trump’s election challenger, Democrat Hillary Clinton. “Most politicians would have gone to a meeting like the one Don jr attended in order to get info on an opponent. That’s… Please follow and like us:

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FRANCE – Trump, Macron to seek common ground during Paris visit

U.S. President Donald Trump and France’s Emmanuel Macron may be far apart on climate change and immigration but the two leaders will be looking for common ground on terrorism and defense policy when they meet this week in Paris. Trump left on Air Force One late Wednesday for paris, where he will be the guest of… Please follow and like us:

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Britain’s Election Muddles Brexit Even More

The Great British public has spoken. But as journalist Ian Hislop quipped Friday on a television comedy show, “no one knows what they said.” Hardly had the votes been counted in Britain’s indecisive election, in which no party got an outright parliamentary majority, than politicians took to airwaves and tapped away on Twitter to spin what… Please follow and like us:

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FRANCE – Macron widens lead over Le Pen in final days before vote

Independent centrist Emmanuel Macron extended his lead over far-right rival Marine Le Pen in polls in the final days of a tense presidential campaign that has seen leftist voters threatening to abstain in large numbers. According to an Elabe poll for BFM TV and L’Express, Macron will garner 62 percent of the votes in Sunday’s second… Please follow and like us:

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Theresa May Takes Smart Gamble with Snap Election

British PM Theresa May shocked political observers Tuesday morning by calling for a snap general election in June, despite having said upon assuming power that no such election would take place. Although a gamble, many observers believe that the election will likely consolidate the Conservative Party’s parliamentary power, providing it with the larger majority necessary to… Please follow and like us:

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Exclusive: Casino Mogul Steve Wynn To Be New RNC Finance Chair

The Republican National Committee is poised to name former rival turned key ally to President Donald Trump as the next finance chair for the party. Billionaire casino mogul Steve Wynn was selected to lead the GOP fundraising operation into the 2018 midterm election at a meeting of RNC officials over the weekend, according to sources with… Please follow and like us:

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