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Maldives Election Tests a Young Democracy Caught in a Global Power Struggle

NEW DELHI — As people voted on Sunday in the isolated scattering of islands known as the Maldives, their shaky democracy faced the crush of a geopolitical struggle between China, India and the West. The autocratic president, Abdulla [...]
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Power elite of suburban Washington split over Kavanaugh allegations

Christine Blasey Ford attended the elite Holton-Arms School at the time she alleges that Brett Kavanaugh, who attended the equally elite Georgetown Preparatory School, attacked her. | Cal Sport Media via AP Images Share on Facebook [...]
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Flake’s revenge? Trump antagonist holds power over Supreme Court pick

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How far Sen. Jeff Flake takes the issue is the biggest question as the president’s high court pick enters a make-or-break week. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Kavanaugh Confirmation Trump drove the Arizona senator into retirement with [...]
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Vatican Power Struggle Bursts Into Open as Conservatives Pounce

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ROME — Since the start of his papacy, Francis has infuriated Catholic traditionalists as he tries to nurture a more welcoming church and shift it away from culture war issues, whether abortion or homosexuality. “Who am I to judge?” [...]
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Democrats strip superdelegates of power in picking presidential nominee

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While long a priority of Sen. Bernie Sanders and his supporters, the effort to reduce superdelegates’ clout has been embraced more broadly by party officials desperate to win over young voters. | Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo Elections Party [...]
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POLITICO Playbook Power Briefing: Everything you need to know about Trump and Putin’s joint appearance

2 months ago | 0 comment
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands at the beginning of their summit in Helsinki. | Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo CNN’S ANDERSON COOPER on PRESIDENT [...]
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Supreme Court Upholds Trump’s Travel Ban, Delivering Endorsement of Presidential Power

3 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] In a 5-to-4 vote, the Supreme Court ruled that President Trump acted lawfully in imposing limits on travel from several predominantly Muslim nations. Source: NYT > World
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Mexico’s Hardball Politics Get Even Harder as PRI Fights to Hold Onto Power

3 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Faced with dismal polls, the ruling party is putting the levers of government to its ends. It also considered using the Trump campaign consultant Cambridge Analytica. Source: NYT > World
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Power Briefing: Ryan tilts away from Trump

4 months ago | 0 comment
House Speaker Paul Ryan threw more cold water on President Donald Trump’s “Spygate” by saying he agreed with Rep. Trey Gowdy on the controversy. | Alex Wong/Getty Images SPEAKER [...]
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Welcome To Mr. Hannity’s Neighborhood, Where Trump Has Absolute Power And That’s JUST GREAT

4 months ago | 0 comment
This is not literally true, we must report. I’m not a white person of a certain age terrified that my place in the world is diminishing thanks to an advancing modernity I don’t fully comprehend, but if I were, I’d find FOX News a wonderful [...]