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4 things to know about Indian elections, persecution

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The Indian elections last week saw a landslide victory for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party. It has Indian Christians and other minority faiths fearing increased persecution. Since ...

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Israel to have election redux after coalition fails over military service

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Israel will hold an unprecedented national election September 17 after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to put together a coalition government. The snag came over military service for ultra-orthodox citizens. The ...

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Forget Russia, Google is real culprit in election meddling

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Google may have skewed the results of the 2018 midterm elections by millions of votes, according to research by psychologist Robert Epstein. Epstein had about 130 anonymous “field agents” in Orange County, ...

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Study: Voter ID laws do not suppress voting

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A new study published in the National Bureau of Economic Research reports that strict voter ID laws don’t stop people from voting in elections. The study also found that such laws have “no negative ...

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Defying odds, Chicago Christians get political

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You wouldn’t necessarily think of Chicago as a center of organized Christian political activism. It’s not part of the Bible belt, is one of the largest and most liberal urban areas in ...

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New Muslim Congresswoman won’t apologize for mocking Pence in tweet

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A recently elected female congresswoman is facing backlash for mocking Vice President Mike Pence on Twitter. Ilan Omar (D-Minn.), who  posted a photo of Pence in the Oval Office with his eyes ...

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China is fast losing the trade war

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Two years ago, Beijing was flying high. Well on its way to dominating the world. Or so it thought. Sure, the newly elected American president had talked tough on trade, ...

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Trump nominates 26 more judges

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While Democrats are celebrating taking control of the US House, the real power remains in the Senate as the President nominates more justices. The midterm elections saw a historic win for Republican ...

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Kansas City area State Senate and House Election Suggestions

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MISSOURI STATE SENATE   DISTRICT 8 – Lee’s Summit/Blue Springs/Independence/Eastern Jackson County Mike Cierpiot is our choice over his challenger, Hillary Shields. She is a professional paralegal and is also a community ...

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Choices for Missouri U.S. Senate, Congress, State Auditor

Here are our Metro Voice Editorial Team Recommendations for the Tuesday, November 6th Elections U.S. SENATE Josh Hawley is our choice and the only candidate for the Missouri U.S. Senate race endorsed by ...

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MISSOURI JUDGES VOTER INFO

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For voters, filling in a box for judges is the most difficult and confusing thing. It is almost impossible to know where they stand unless you follow every single ruling they hand ...

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Kavanaugh rape accuser now admits she lied, says it was a ploy

A women who accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of raping her, and sent her allegations to Democrats touching off a lengthy investigation has admitted she lied. Judy Munro-Leighton’s admissions came during questioning by ...

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VP Pence back in town today

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Vice President Mike Pence returns to Kansas City on Friday to attend a campaign rally for Republican candidates involved in some of the nation’s most heated races. A full house is expected ...

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Black support of president surges to 40 percent

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Some 40 percent of black likely voters approve of the job President Donald Trump is doing, according to the daily Rasmussen poll released on Oct. 29. The number marks a record high, the ...

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Pence returns to stump for Republicans

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Keeping up pressure on Democrats, Vice President Mike Pence returns to the area to help close the deal in the eyes of voters. Pence will be joined by Missouri Attorney General Josh ...

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Brazil elects its own popular outsider for president

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Jair Bolsonaro swept to power in Brazil’s presidential election on Oct. 28, marking a historical pivot to the right that promises to abandon the country’s failed experiment with socialism by opening up ...

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Facebook censor ads featuring preemie babies

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The social media giant Facebook removed and rejected a pro-life group’s election advertisements featuring the stories of two preemie babies who survived births. The Susan B. Anthony List, a national pro-life advocacy ...

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Prison inmates run their election campaigns from behind bars

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Two lawmakers, currently in jail, are hoping to be elected while in prison. For one, it is likely he will begin his term in office from behind bars. Texas lawmaker Ron Reynolds, ...

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Kansas City mayoral candidate arrested on DUI

Kansas City councilman and mayoral candidate Quinton Lucas arrested in Lawrence on suspicion of driving under the influence, but Lucas says there’s more to the story. Lucas, 34, was booked for misdemeanor ...

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Politifact retracts support of McCaskill statement on planes

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Politifact, the self-described arbiter of truth in news and political statements found itself in hot water Tuesday. The organization rated a Republican Senate Leadership Fund ad concerning Missouri Claire McCaskill’s use of ...

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Pence: China is meddling in mid-term elections

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Vice President Mike Pence accused the Chinese government of meddling through an aggressive military, economic and political campaign to expand its influence inside the United States. In a speech at the Hudson ...

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In undercover video McCaskill staff say showing the real Claire would ‘hurt her ability to get elected’

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Project Veritas, the organization that exposed Planned Parenthood in the baby body parts scandal, has released another bombshell video. This undercover effort took on Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill and her staff ...

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Hawley appears on Meet the Press

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Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley appeared on Meet The Press Sunday where he said the election would be based on the U.S. Supreme Court confirmation. Hawley repeated what polling has shown across ...

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Witches are ‘wiccan out’ over Kavanaugh

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We’re not sure if it’s as easy as wrinkling your nose (aka Bewitched from the 1960s) but a throng of real-life witches are doing their part for the Democrat Party and Nov. ...

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George Soros funded lawsuit, now judge nixes parts of voter ID law

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Procedures at Missouri polling places are in question for next month’s election after a judge struck down key elements of the state’s popular voter ID law Tuesday. The lawsuit challenging the voter ...

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