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With three months to go, Nigeria in grip of election fever madness

With three months to go, Nigeria in grip of election fever madness

| November 26, 2014

(GIN)–With only three months to presidential elections, Nigeria is in the grip of election fever with public feuding plumbing new depths between the incumbent party of President Goodluck Jonathan and members of the opposition. In a contentious confrontation last week, police fired tear gas to prevent the House of Representatives from meeting. A lockout was […]

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Amiri Baraka’s son becomes mayor of Newark by earning it

Amiri Baraka’s son becomes mayor of Newark by earning it

| May 25, 2014

AN ELECTION ANALYSIS By Todd Steven Burroughs Special Report NEWARK, N.J.—Ras Baraka, one of the sons of the late poet/playwright Amiri Baraka, handily beat rival Shavar Jeffries May 6 to become the next mayor of his father’s city. How he did it was no mystery to those paying attention. The mayor-elect paid tribute to his […]

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Young conservative millennials more enthusiastic about coming elections

Young conservative millennials more enthusiastic about coming elections

| May 1, 2014

Once again, the election results will boil down to which side is more aggressive in rallying their troops in a get-out-the-vote efforts. At present, that appears to be those on the right of the U.S. political spectrum. Put another way, it all boils down to who feels most committed to seeing their vision of the […]

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