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B.C. joins national trend to clean up political fundraising — and we’re paying for it

From some of the most permissive political fundraising rules in Canada, British Columbia is moving toward having some of the strictest. It’s the latest province to lower individual contribution limits and ban donations from unions and corporations. CBC | Canada ...

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This map shows why passing Graham-Cassidy could be a huge political problem for Republicans

Senate Republicans continue to sound optimistic about their chances of passing their last, last-ditch attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare before their window to do so closes at the end of the month. (I’m more skeptical.) CNN.com – RSS Channel ...

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Sluggish pace of Bob Menendez trial creates political and legal uncertainty

Sen. Bob Menendez’s federal bribery trial is expected to last up to two months — and patience already appears to be wearing thin. CNN.com – RSS Channel – US

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South Africa: Bestiality and BS – Lessons From South Africa’s Sleazy Political Climate

[The Conversation Africa] There is a famous polling story, commonly attributed to US President Lyndon B. Johnson. Attacking his rival in Texas, where the vote was close, Johnson used the sucker-punch tactic. As re-told by famous American journalist Hunter S ...

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Bannon: Comey firing was worst mistake in ‘modern political history’

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Colombia's FARC transforms into a political party

Colombia’s former FARC rebel group has relaunched as a political party, changing their logo of rifles for a red rose after disarming to end a half-century civil conflict. The new party, which was officially launched on Friday, will have a ...

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POLITICAL COMEBACK? Arpaio mulls return to public office after pardon

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who received the first presidential pardon of the Trump administration last week, is considering getting back into the “political field,” he told Fox News on Monday. “When I left office, I said I’m probably going to ...

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Political world watches Arizona as Trump heads West

The political world is watching Arizona this week as President Donald Trump tries to move past one controversy by wading into another — visiting his core supporters in the state whose two senators are among his most vocal critics within ...

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