Posts Tagged ‘candidates’

3 House races, 6 Jewish candidates: What we’re watching in the Massachusetts primaries today

(JTA) — Primary day is here for Massachusetts, and most eyes have been focused on the race for a Democratic nod between the longtime progressive Sen. Ed Markey and the younger, more moderate Joe Kennedy III. But there are multiple consequential clashes with Jewish significance going on Tuesday as well — including in the race […]

Iraq’s first post-ISIS election: Nation votes as US closely watches pro-Iran candidates

Roughly 24.5 million voters in the war-scarred country will choose among candidates for 329 parliamentary seats this Saturday, with almost 7,000 people running for election. Incumbent Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who took over in 2014, faces stiff competition from candidates with closer ties to Iran, including his predecessor Nouri al-Maliki and former transport minister Hadi […]

Bernie Sanders Rouses Progressive Candidates With Call to Fight Democratic and Republican Establishment

WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders, Ind-Vt., roused a crowd of hundreds of progressives running for political office—from county board to Congress—with a call to fight back against the political establishments of both parties. “When we have the least-qualified president in our history and right-wing extremists in governors chairs, our job is to stand up, to fight […]

Deep Blue State: Why are Democrats Fielding So Many ‘ex-CIA’ Candidates?

A new analytical study has reveled how the upcoming US mid-term elections will be dominated by Democratic candidates with clandestine, military-intelligence and national security apparatus backgrounds, making up the largest single occupational group running in the Democratic primaries – and potentially 10% of the membership of the House of Representatives. Back in 2016, 21WIRE reported […]

Democrats Become The Party Of Military & Intelligence Candidates

Democrats Become The Party Of Military & Intelligence Candidates Above Photo: Elissa Slotkin Note: While some are trying to re-make the Democrats into a populist progressive party of the people, the Democratic leadership is creating a party made up of candidates who are retired military and intelligence officials. The party seems to be going in a […]

Colombia’s police intervenes to stop lying election candidates, ELN benefits from initiative

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : For better or for worse, the National Police of Colombia has actively begun countering false claims made by candidates in […]

Nobody wants on Team McConnell 2018: GOP candidates distance themselves from the Senate leader

     Nobody wants to be on Team McConnell. Heading into the 2018 elections, only one Republican Senate candidate nationwide has pledged unequivocally to back Mitch McConnell as majority leader. Most Republicans facing competitive primaries are hemming and hawing, admiring McConnell’s political savvy and fundraising apparatus – but also looking warily at his sinking approval ratings […]

Company introduces ‘snowflake test’ to weed out ‘whiny, entitled’ millenial candidates

A US company has introduced a “snowflake test” to weed out overly sensitive, liberal candidates who are too easily offended. The test includes questions such as “What does America mean to you?” and “When was the last time you cried and why?”. Many questions are designed to assess a candidate’s stance on America, police, and […]

Port Authority Police Candidates With Law Enforcement Jobs Failing Psych Test at Alarming Rate

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Half of Detroit’s 8 Mayoral Candidates are Convicted Criminals

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Venezuela’s CNE published list of candidates for elections to Constituent Assembly

nsnbc : Venezuela’s National Electoral Council (CNE), on Thursday, released a list of approved candidates for elections to the National Constituent Assembly to be […]

110 Front National Candidates Through to Second Round in French Election

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“Corporate Free” Richmond Candidates Moving Up

Above Photo: From Since 2004, members of the Richmond Progressive Alliance (RPA) have won ten out of the sixteen city council and mayoral races they have contested in their majority minority city of 110,000. Last November, progressives gained an unprecedented “super-majority” of five on Richmond’s seven-member council—despite more than a decade of heavy spending against […]

Iranian cleric urges presidential candidates to care about the needy

Tasnim – Tehran’s provisional Friday prayers leader called on the presidential candidates to focus attention on plans to help the poor and support the most vulnerable strata of the society in their campaigns. Addressing worshippers on Friday, Ayatollah Kazem Seddiqi urged the six candidates running for president to make it crystal clear that the main […]

Iran presidential candidates begin final live TV debate

Press TV- The six candidates contesting Iran’s 12th presidential election face off in their third and final live televised debate. During the debate on Friday, the contestants are scheduled to elaborate on their economic plans and agendas issues as they campaign for the May vote. The first one saw the aspirants sparring and addressing sundry […]

Candidates start campaigns for Iran’s City and Village Council elections

Press TV- Candidates for Iran’s City and Village Councils polls have officially kicked off their campaigns in thousands of constituencies across the country ahead of the May 19 twin elections. According to the head of the Interior Ministry’s State Elections Committee, Ali Asghar Ahmadi, the campaigns started on Wednesday at 12 p.m. local time (7:30 […]

Iran presidential candidates begin second live face-off

Press TV – The second live televised debate with the presence of the six candidates contesting the 12th Iranian presidential election has started. The six candidates face off in the debate on Friday to further elaborate on their plans and agendas as they campaign for the May vote. The hopefuls are scheduled to outline their agendas on […]

Iran presidential candidates to join second live debate

Press TV – The six candidates contesting Iran’s presidential elections are to join their second live debate on state television ahead the May 19 race. The session is to start at 16:30 local time (21:00 GMT) on Friday. It is to address “political-cultural” affairs. The debate will gather incumbent President Hassan Rouhani, First Vice President […]

Iran 2017 presidential candidates hold first live debate

Press TV- The first debate among the six candidates of the 12th Iranian presidential election is being aired live on state television. The candidates are set to outline their plans for the post. They will be given an equal time to garner as many votes as possible in order to win the ticket to the office. […]

Smoke grenades at rally against French presidential candidates in Paris (VIDEOS)

Riot police have been deployed at the scene of the rally since the demonstration was not authorized by the city prefecture. “Neither Macron, nor Le Pen,” the protesters have been heard shouting. Students from at least 20 Paris lycees took part in the demonstration, AFP reported, citing educational officials. Protesters were throwing bottles and stones […]

Iran’s conservative presidential candidates pledge more cash handouts, jobs

Al-Monitor |Rohollah Faghihi: As Iran approaches its May 19 presidential elections, the conservative candidates — who are determined to unseat incumbent moderate Hassan Rouhani — are making new campaign pledges to attract votes. Opponents of Rouhani have been focusing on unemployment and people’s livelihoods, saying Rouhani has been wholly unable to solve the economic hardships many ordinary Iranians […]

What Four Syrian Refugee Children have Achieved for Humanity in Lebanon

Franklin LambDamascus Given the unanticipated intense interest in the subject of my article, which resulted in the receipt of more than 1000 emails, approximately 130 being requests or inquiries about adopting the children (as if I had any right or role with the children’s future, since engaging in the instantaneous transaction with the “vendor” that […]

Love, Pristine Consciousness and Death: What They Have in Common

25th May 2016 By Harry Krueger Contributing writer for Wake Up World Love – used here as a term derived from the Indo-European and Sanscrit: The desire to be united with its Beloved. Love is the Action of Intelligence when expressed through the pristine consciousness. Any other expression is a demonic spirit of the fragmented energy […]

Beinart’s Jewish double-bind: Support oppression or you’re out of the family

Even when he’s serving up a soul-crushing ultimatum, you have to give Peter Beinart some credit. By comparing Israel to “your violent, drug-addicted brother,” but saying that if you call the cops– i.e., support Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS)– to “make them change their destructive and self-destructive behavior” you are putting your “personal morality” ahead of family […]

Big Pharma goes all-out with massive increase in lobbying of U.S. lawmakers to protect drug price monopolies

(NaturalNews) The long, drawn-out political circus that accompanies a presidential election can be exhausting to say the least, especially when, as usual, the candidates are far from representing the public’s needs and wants. But thanks to social media and alternative news outlets, some genuinely important matters have made their way to the surface […]

Marouf voted Iran’s best player

Tehran, Iran, March 22, 2016 – Iran national team player Saeid Marouf has won a poll on Iranian television to find Iran’s best player. The setter will be a key part of the Iran team that will compete in Group 1 of this year’s FIVB Volleyball World League. They open their campaign in Rio de […]

Syria can live any way it wants… as long as ‘Washington approves’

     The Syrians supposedly have a right to determine their own future, but, as evidenced by a recent State Department press briefing, this future can only look like the one that Washington has in mind for the war-torn Arab Republic. During a briefing that took place on March 17, State Department spokesman John Kirby tried […]

Syria can live any way it wants… as long as ‘Washington approves’

     The Syrians supposedly have a right to determine their own future, but, as evidenced by a recent State Department press briefing, this future can only look like the one that Washington has in mind for the war-torn Arab Republic. During a briefing that took place on March 17, State Department spokesman John Kirby tried […]

Jews vs. Non Jews in Israel: The New York Times’ Whitewash of Israeli Public Opinion Poll

This past week, the Pew Research Centre released the results of a massive poll of Israeli public opinion — focusing on their attitude towards religion, identity, values and political issues facing their country. In the days that followed the release, a number of articles appeared in Israel and the US commenting on the study’s findings. […]

What gives the USA the right to ignore International Law and open airbase in Syria?

Washington’s Objective is to “Split up Syria”: U.S. Establishes Air Force Base in Northern Syria In Violation of International Law Undermining the Political and Territorial Integrity of Syria “The truth about creating this pirate base on Syrian territory (1 base is nearly finished and another military-civilian base is under construction) is that the U.S. is […]

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