PDP Mulls Caucus, BoT and NEC Meetings to Approve Guidelines for Primaries Baring any last minute changes, the National Working Committee (NEC) would summon three separate meetings of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus, Board of Trustees (BoT) and the National Executive Committee (NEC) for the purpose of approving the ... 09/3/2014 - 4:19 am | View Link
Caucus payments to Iowa officials prompt scrutiny DES MOINES, Iowa -- None of the early-voting states that do the bulk of the work of picking the ... Some of the criticism centers on the Iowa Straw Poll, a Republican Party fundraiser, Dawson said. Candidates and handlers alike have felt "like they were ... 07/20/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
The Crackpot Caucus Their war on critical thinking explains a lot about why the United States is laughed at on the global stage ... In his party, Kingston is in the mainstream. A Gallup poll in June found that 58 percent of Republicans believe God created humans in the ... 08/23/2012 - 6:45 pm | View Link
Hispanic Caucus Questions GOP Budget Bill Pierluisi, at a news conference on the bill, pointed to the fact that voters of Puerto Rican descent living along the Interstate 4 corridor in central Florida are a key swing-voting constituency ... territories more like states, which don’t face the ... 05/9/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Tuesday’s Republican Primaries and Caucus Send Messages to Romney and Obama (Weblog and News Roundup) The Daily Kos’…Kos: With victories in Colorado, Minnesota, and Missouri, Santorum can now boast four states to Romney’s ... vote there was effectively a straw poll. But by winning more than 100,000 votes in a swing-state battleground, Santorum ... 02/8/2012 - 3:56 am | View Link
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Politics, Political News $1 billion plan to give every LAUSD student an iPad fizzles, superintendent resigns: Tom Sherman - Oct 16, 2014: Among the benefits the LA public school system reaped ... 10/20/2014 - 1:26 pm | View Website
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Bridgeport Roundup Investigators in Bridgeport say they discovered a man's body lying in front of a house on the city's West Side. via Bridgeport Newswire http://ift.tt/1vOBcg9 10/20/2014 - 5:34 am | View Website
WASHINGTON -- Republican David Perdue, the Georgia businessman running for U. S. Senate, has as much as $1 million invested in an exclusive fund managed by a Swiss private bank -- a rarefied investment strategy that has earned him between $100,000 and $1 million since 2012.
The fund, Vontobel Non-U. S.
Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan is at record levels, according to a new report from the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction. That's despite more than a decade of American efforts to knock out the Afghan drug trade—at a cost of roughly $7.6 billion.
SIGAR's data, which comes from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), shows that Afghan opium cultivation nearly tripled between 1994 and 2013.
Blood from Michael Brown that was found on the uniform and in the police car of Officer Darren Wilson appears to back the officer's version of events, but still leaves questions unanswered, law enforcement sources told CNN. Those sources corroborated to CNN details first reported by The New York Times about the officer's version of events in Wilson's shooting of the unarmed teen on August 9 in Ferguson, Missouri.