Democratic Party (United States)

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Apr 10th, 2013
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 Salihu Moh. Lukman, smlukman@gmail.com  Sometimes in 2004, at an interactive session with Mr. Rodrigo de Rato, then visiting Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF), a member of President Obasanjo’s economic team who was a Minister emphatically announced that the People Democrat...
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Nov 4th, 2012
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For many American voters Barack Obama has lost his air of can-do heroism,says Andrew Marr So Sandy arrived right in the last act, smashing and thrashing, killing and ripping. Has this latest tempestuous eruption, following the storms Beryl, Florence, Joyce and Nadine, been the deus ex machina –...
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Aug 28th, 2012
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Republicans formally nominated Mitt Romney as their presidential candidate on Tuesday to face Democratic President Barack Obama in the November 6 election. By voice vote in a raucous arena, delegates to the Republican National Convention united behind the former Massachusetts governor, who this year ...
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May 31st, 2012
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Maseru – Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili resigned on Wednesday after his party failed to secure an outright majority in parliamentary elections, the former government secretary said. “The prime minister has just resigned,” former government secretary Tlohang Sekhamane told...
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May 29th, 2012
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The party of Lesotho Prime Minister Pakilitha Mosisili has captured the most votes in Saturday’s parliamentary elections, but fell short of the outright majority needed to govern. Final results released Tuesday show Mr. Mosisili’s Democratic Congress won 41 of 80 seats. He formed the part...
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Apr 12th, 2012
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Bangui – The Central African Republic on Wednesday freed former rebel chief Jean-Jacques Demafouth and two other leading opposition figures after a three-month detention, Demafouth and his lawyer told AFP. “I have just left the SRI [a police office],” Demafouth said. “I’...
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Jan 16th, 2011
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The medical condition of US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has been upgraded from critical to serious eight days after she was shot through the head by a gunman at close range. Doctors say they upgraded Ms Giffords’s condition because she is no longer attached to a ventilator. Surgeons yester...
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Dec 23rd, 2010
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Egypt’s opposition Muslim Brotherhood says it will shift its political struggle to the streets after elections that were “rigged” to ensure the movement was ejected from parliament. Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie said the group would use peaceful means of dissent against a parliam...
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Dec 8th, 2010
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Elizabeth Edwards, a best-selling author and a driving force behind her husband John Edwards’s political career before it was destroyed by his infidelity, has died at age 61. Edwards died of cancer at her home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, surrounded by her family, the family said in a statem...