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Maithripala Sirisena defeats incumbent Mahinda Rajapaksa to become Sri Lanka's new president

AP News (myway): New Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena was sworn into office Friday and vowed to curtail the powers amassed by his predecessor, who was swept aside in a stunning election upset. 110 more words


President Obama’s Next Act to Shred the Constitution.

Obama as a candidate in 2016 – the president’s next foray into executive orders may enrage even his ardent supporters.

We know since early in Obama’s first term, there were those who wanted Obama as president for life, mostly Obama himself. 155 more words

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VT Dem Incumbent Outspends Opponent 4:1, Barely Wins

Seven Days VT off message: “Gov. Peter Shumlin spent nearly a million dollars in his quest for a third term and outspent Republican Scott Milne 4-to1, according to new filings released Tuesday. 55 more words


As he formally declared to retain the presidency come 2015, Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday, said he has delivered on the promises he made to Nigerians four years ago. 105 more words


Gardner Takes Colorado

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By: Daniel Martinez

This Colorado senate race has been one of the closest races in the state’s history. Incumbent Mark Udall lost on the Nov. 336 more words


Democratic Incumbent Ruiz Leading Race For US House Seat In 36th District

RANCHO MIRAGE (CBSLA.com) — Democratic incumbent Raul Ruiz was leading the race against Republican California State Assembly Republican Member Brian Nestande for the House seat in California’s 36th District Tuesday evening. 104 more words


Fox News calls Kansas Senate race for Pat Roberts; Huge cheers at McConnell HQ

Fox News is calling the Kansas Senate race for incumbent Republican Sen. Pat Roberts, who managed to hold off a challenge by “Independent” Greg Orman, who was perhaps a little too independent for Kansas voters who wanted to know just what they were getting for their vote. 295 more words