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  • Manchin: 'I Don't Give a (bleep) About Re-election, OK?

    08/08/2017 5:11:38 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 62 replies
    Townhall ^ | August 8, 2017 | Leah Barkoukis
    In no uncertain terms, Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin said he isn't going to toe the party line on every policy issue, just because he's up for re-election. "I don't give a sh*t, you understand? I just don't give a sh*t," he told the Charleston Gazette-Mail Sunday. "Don't care if I get elected, don't care if I get defeated, how about that. If they think because I'm up for election, that I can be wrangled into voting for sh*t that I don't like and can't explain, they're all crazy." He continued: "I'm not scared of an election, let's put it that...
  • Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy

    03/31/2017 11:02:51 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    BBC News ^ | 4/1/2017 | BBC
    Demonstrators in Paraguay have set fire to the country's Congress amid violent protests against a bill that would let the president seek re-election. Protestors stormed the legislature, breaking windows and fences. The countries 1992 constitution, introduced after 35 years of dictatorship, strictly limits the president to a single five-year term. But sitting President Horactio Cartes is attempting to remove the restriction and run for re-election. Protestors were photographed smashing in windows of the congress building in Asuncion on Friday night and setting fire to the interior.
  • Elizabeth Warren At Risk Of Losing Her Senate Seat In 2018, New Poll Shows (Pocahontas)

    01/23/2017 7:07:48 PM PST · by blam · 108 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 1-23-2017 | Tyler Durden
    Tyler DurdenJanuary 23, 2017 As Democrats have struggled to rebuild in the "Post-Trump" era, one coping mechanism employed has been to focus on their potential contenders for the White House in 2020. In fact, about a month ago we published a list, crafted by The Hill, of the top names being tossed around that were expected to make a bid for the Democratic nomination in four years (see "Here's Who Democrats Say Are The Top 15 Presidential Candidates For 2020"). Not surprisingly, and proving that Democrats learned very little from the 2016 election cycle, the list included several well-known establishment...
  • President François Hollande of France Won’t Seek Re-Election

    12/01/2016 12:00:41 PM PST · by BlessedBeGod · 44 replies
    New York Times ^ | December 1, 2016 | Aurelien Breeden
    PARIS — President François Hollande stunned France on Thursday when he announced that he would not run for a second term in next year’s presidential election. In a televised address from the Élysée Palace, Mr. Hollande said that he was “aware of the risks” of a candidacy that would not “rally” enough people to it. “I have thus decided not to be a candidate in the presidential elections,” Mr. Hollande said. Mr. Hollande, a Socialist, ended weeks of speculation about his intentions to participate in a re-election bid that few observers thought he could win. He has had some of...
  • Fox News LIVE Stream Anti-Trump Protests Riot Protests in Portland Donald Trump Presidency Protests

    11/12/2016 8:07:41 PM PST · by Morgana · 119 replies
    Sports Live ^ | November 12, 2016 | Sports Live
    Fox News LIVE Stream Anti-Trump Protests Riot Protests in Portland Donald Trump Presidency Protests
  • Cruz Running for Re-election in 2018

    05/11/2016 11:33:55 AM PDT · by bigbob · 215 replies
    Texas Tribune ^ | 5-11-16 | Patrick Svitek
    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, plans to run for re-election in 2018. Cruz, who ended his presidential campaign last week, said "yes" when asked Wednesday morning by a reporter in Washington, D.C., if he would seek a second term, according to CNN and The Hill. Cruz's office later confirmed the exchange. The announcement adds some clarity to Cruz's political future following his decision to exit the presidential race on May 3. While Cruz could change his mind, running for re-election in 2018 puts to rest some speculation he would sit out a second term to prepare for a comeback bid...
  • McCain: GOP must 'listen to people' who back Trump

    05/09/2016 11:11:33 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 46 replies ^ | 5/8/16 | Dan Friedman
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz, broke Sunday with GOP colleagues including ally Lindsey Graham by suggesting Republicans rally behind Donald Trump. "You have to listen to people that have chosen the nominee of our Republican Party," the Arizona senator and 2008 GOP nominee said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday. "I think it would be foolish to ignore them." McCain recently said privately that with Trump as the GOP's nominee, his re-election chances this year in Arizona are in danger. "This may be the race of my life," McCain said at an Arizona fundraiser in April.
  • Corruption in government will not stop until it is publicly identified

    12/10/2015 4:42:56 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    canada Free Press ^ | 12/10/15 | Jerry McConnell
    There you have it. How corruption starts. In one single word it begins with -REELECTION! Sorry to have been out-of-commission for so long, but as advanced years descend more rapidly than a conservative thought by a liberal, they take their toll, more on my home life than I’d care to speak about. But hopefully, they haven’t broken the love-for-America spirit in my heart and soul where the patriotic conservative still lives on. In fact, a post on the Internet a few days ago by a friend covering an article attributed to Bill Bennett, a proven conservative, when talking about presidential...
  • Boehner Wins Re-Election With Less Than Majority Of House

    01/06/2015 1:41:29 PM PST · by Nachum · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/6/15 | Matthew Boyle
    Only 216 Republicans voted to re-elect a humbled Ohio Republican Rep. John Boehner as Speaker of the U.S. House on Tuesday, as many Republicans voted for alternative candidates in the second organized attempt to unseat Boehner in as many speakership elections. He wins re-election as Speaker with less than a majority of the House, something that has happened only four times since 1917. A total of 25 Republicans in the chamber did not vote for Boehner, with 24 voting for alternative candidates and others who were not nominated and one voting present. Reps. Justin Amash (R-MI), Rod Blum (R-IA), Dave...
  • Jerry Brown in the Stratosphere: "Governor Moonbeam" is coasting to reelection.

    10/28/2014 9:11:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 10/28/2014 | Patrick Reddy
    Posted By Patrick Reddy On October 27, 2014 @ 7:52 pm In economy,History,Media,Politics,US News | 12 Comments With every public poll [1] showing him coasting to a landslide re-election, California Governor Jerry Brown is on the verge of completing one of the great comebacks in American history. Elected governor of the nationÂ’s most populous state in 1974 at the age of 36, but later a three-time loser in presidential races, he was thought to be washed up before his 45th birthday. In 1982, after eight years of antics such as dabbling in Zen Buddhism, dating rock star Linda Ronstadt, and...
  • Colombian President Wets Pants During Re-election Campaign Speech

    03/19/2014 8:01:36 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | 03-19-2014 | Fox News
    It’s not often that a political candidate’s re-election campaign speech goes viral. But no doubt Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos would have liked the video of his speech over the weekend in the coastal city of Barranquilla to have gone viral because of the power of his message, or mesmerizing oratorical style, instead of The Spot. Video of the speech shows a spot appearing and spreading on Santos’ pants – which unfortunately were a light tan color – during his speech to supporters.
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer won't seek reelection

    03/12/2014 12:13:04 PM PDT · by george76 · 26 replies
    cnn ^ | March 12, 2014
    Republican Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona announced Wednesday she will not run for reelection. "There does come a time to pass the torch of leadership," she said at a school in Glendale. "After completing this term in office, I will be doing just that."
  • California gov. Jerry Brown will seek re-election

    02/27/2014 12:46:02 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 27, 2014 3:19 PM EST
    California Gov. Jerry Brown says he will seek re-election. […] Polls show Republicans in the race so far remain unknown to many Californians. …
  • John McCain To Hold January Fundraiser For 2016 senate Reelection

    01/10/2014 12:28:57 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | 01/10/2014 | Kate Nocera
    WASHINGTON — In the clearest indication yet that Sen. John McCain is gearing up to run for a sixth term, the Arizona Republican is holding a Washington fundraiser at the end of January. McCain is not up for reelection until 2016, but appears to be kicking things off early. An invitation from “Friends of John McCain” bills a Jan. 28 fundraiser as the senator’s “first DC re-elect reception” at Johnny’s Half Shell in Washington. Requested donations range between $1,000 and $5,200.In December, McCain hosted a New York fundraiser as he “[considered] running for re-election to the U.S. Senate.” McCain...
  • Democratic infighting all the rage

    12/05/2013 1:21:53 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 4, 2013 | Alexander Bolton with Justin Sink
    Key factions of the Democratic Party, which have largely been unified through some trying times in 2013, are now turning on each other. Amid the botched rollout of ObamaCare and plummeting poll numbers, the simmering tensions within the party have intensified — and become very public. A flashpoint came this week when Third Way, a centrist Democratic think tank, published an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal bashing Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and her allies for trying to lure the party over a “populist cliff.” They took aim at her proposal to pay for an expansion of Social Security benefits...
  • McCain considering seeking reelection in 2016

    10/22/2013 12:43:10 PM PDT · by twister881 · 67 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | October 22, 2013 | Aaron Blake
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Tuesday that he is considering running for another term in 2016, when he would be 80 years old. "I'm seriously thinking about maybe giving another opportunity for you to vote for or against me in a few years from now," McCain said on KFYI-AM in Phoenix. "I'm seriously giving that a lot of thought."
  • Rick Scott is no longer a long shot for re-election

    09/08/2013 8:00:33 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 9 replies
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | 9-8-13 | Aaron Deslatte, Tallahassee Bureau Chief
    TALLAHASSEE — When Rick Scott won a bruising battle for Florida's governorship three years ago, he inherited an economy in disarray. He ostracized allies with his stubborn streak, emboldened foes through his slash-and-burn budgeting and was dubbed by pollsters "America's least popular governor." It's still a political eternity until the Republican former health-care CEO stands before voters again. But the crosswinds have shifted in ways that make his re-election in 2014 much less of a long shot than Tallahassee prognosticators once expected. With former Gov. Charlie Crist planning to jump into the governor's race this fall, national liberal groups and...
  • Lamar Alexander Fishing for Distraction from Amnesty Vote

    07/05/2013 5:20:06 PM PDT · by SharpRightTurn · 27 replies
    RedState ^ | July 5th, 2013 at 05:03 PM | : Daniel Horowitz
    What happens when you bring a Lamar Alexander to a Chuck Schumer fight? He turns around and becomes a weapon for Chuck Schumer and his allies, albeit an ineffective one. In 2007, before running for a second term, Alexander rightfully noted that “to regain the public’s confidence, we ought to scale it back and fix the problem step-by-step by absolutely securing our borders first, then enforcing our laws without amnesty.” Now, after years of voting for more spending, higher taxes, more debt, expanded government healthcare, massive energy regulations and subsidies, and liberal judicial nominees, the former third ranking Senate Republican...
  • A Great Animated Demonstration Of What America Did To Itself When It Reelected Obama

    03/19/2013 4:37:35 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 11 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-19-13 | The Looking Spoon
    There's something about people being stupid enough to vote for leftist presidents and then becoming extremely dissatisfied with them very quickly. Frances Socialist president is at an all time low and he's only been in office 10 months!It happened to Obama in his first term...and it's happening again now.By the way, I'm sure some liberal will accuse me a racism because of the watermelons...
  • Iowa's Sen. Harkin [D] to retire: Won't seek re-election

    01/26/2013 8:46:09 AM PST · by fieldmarshaldj · 89 replies ^ | 1-26-2013 | Dan Schillinger
    <p>CUMMING (AP) - Iowa Senator Tom Harkin said he will not seek re-election in 2014.</p> <p>The 73-year-old told The Associated Press in an interview, "It's just time to step aside."</p> <p>By the time Harkin would finish a sixth term, he would be 81 years old.</p>