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Sen. Ron Johnson faces Democratic challenger Mandela Barnes in Wisconsin general election

Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes who is running to become the Democratic nominee for the U.S. senate greets guests during a campaign event at The Wicked Hop on August 07, 2022 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Scott Olson | Getty Images Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin will defend his seat against Democratic Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes […]

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UK

Royal POLL: Should Meghan Markle run for Democrats in 2024 US election?

A new exclusive survey by the Democracy Institute/Express.co.uk shows that the Democrats want Meghan Markle to run for US President as established politicians are viewed as too weak or failures. Most commentators believe that she will be running against a resurgent Donald Trump, who according to the poll could easily beat the Duchess of Sussex. […]

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Finance

Brazil’s political brawler Ciro Gomes takes election fight to Lula and Bolsonaro

Ciro Gomes does not hide his disdain for his fellow candidates in this year’s presidential election in Brazil. Incumbent leader Jair Bolsonaro is “crazy, criminal and genocidal, who operates through notoriety, being in the media daily, galvanising his radical base”, the veteran leftwing politician, who is third in the polls, said in an interview. “He […]

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Former Vice President Dick Cheney rips ‘coward’ Trump in election ad for daughter Liz

Former Vice President Dick Cheney looks on as his daughter Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., takes the oath of office on the House floor on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. Bill Clark | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Former Vice President Dick Cheney assailed ex-President Donald Trump as a “coward” and a prime threat to the […]

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Finance

Bleak forecasts could spell early election this year

This article is an on-site version of our Inside Politics newsletter. Sign up here to get the newsletter sent straight to your inbox every weekday. The biggest and most important story in the UK at the moment, full stop, is just how grim the economic picture is. That is true for politics, too. Some thoughts […]

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Trump likely to be criminally charged in DOJ election probe along with other former White House officials, Obama AG Holder says

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Paul Morigi | WireImage | Getty Images Former President Donald Trump “probably” will be indicted on criminal charges along with officials in his White House as part of a Justice Department investigation of efforts to reverse the 2020 election results nationally, ex-Attorney General Eric Holder said in an interview […]

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UK

No one files for Norway council seat; referendum, election set for Sept. 13

A special election will be held Tuesday, Sept. 13, to fill the unexpired team of former Norway town councilwoman Shirley Spires. Spires resigned from Seat 4 on the Norway Town Council. Her seat carries a four-year term, which expires in November of 2025. Filing for the seat ended July 27. No one filed for the […]

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Trump in 2024: Eric Trump teases dad’s third election run with golf bag at Saudi-backed tour event

A detailed view of a golf bag belonging to Eric Trump reads “Trump 2024” as seen during the pro-am prior to the LIV Golf Invitational – Bedminster at Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster on July 28, 2022 in Bedminster, New Jersey. Jonathan Ferrey | LIV Golf | Getty Images Eric Trump is more than ready […]

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US

State Department singles out Russian troll farm while offering $10 million for information on election interference

The department singled out the IRA, its leader Yevgeny Prigozhin — who is a key ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin — “and linked Russian entities and associates for their engagement in U.S. election interference.” Both the IRA and Prigozhin — nicknamed “Putin’s chef” — are sanctioned in the US. The troll farm used Facebook, […]

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Canada

Stephen Harper says Pierre Poilievre has the best chance to win the next federal election | CBC News

Former prime minister Stephen Harper says Pierre Poilievre is the Conservative leadership candidate with the best shot at leading the party to victory in the next federal election. Harper’s declaration came in a Monday evening video posted to Facebook and Twitter, in which he described Poilievre’s ability to galvanize support from new members as a […]