"More realistically, even if he were to win, but if the election were to be tarnished by very low turnout and the main opposition candidates boycotted it or otherwise questioned its legitimacy (and particularly if they were supported by international actors such as the EU political establishment), this could also have serious implications for political instability, both in the short- and medium-term." … [Read more...] about Will PiS election plans dent Poland’s economy?
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FILE PHOTO: Vital Kamerhe, leader of the Union for the Congolese Nation (UNC) party, attends a meeting with Congo's Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) and observers from the Southern African Development Community(SADC) in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, December 28, 2018. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo … [Read more...] about Congo president’s chief of staff arrested amid graft probe
“My impression is that Bernie has good chemistry with Biden. They have a relationship. It’s easier for them to connect on a human level,” said Tad Devine, who served as Sanders’ top strategist in 2016 before having a falling-out with the campaign in 2020. “I think a lot of it depends on Bernie's messaging to him and on Biden acknowledging that issues like climate and education and student debt matter and affect this voting bloc that is critical to Bernie. I would move on that front by recognizing that Bernie has good ideas.” … [Read more...] about They Said They Were Bernie or Bust. Then They Talked Themselves Into Biden.
But much of the plan—reopening the Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges, increasing funding for medical supplies and health infrastructure, creating a U.S. Public Health Service Reserve Corps—is predicated on Biden’s election in November, an outcome that is far from guaranteed if American voters are forced to choose between civic duty and physical health. … [Read more...] about There’s a Voter-Shaped Hole in Biden’s Coronavirus Plan
“Thank you for fighting for everyone Senator Sanders,” tweeted Queer Eye‘s Jonathan Van Ness, who previously supported Sen. Elizabeth Warren in the Democratic primary. “To all of his supporters, thank you for caring & fighting and I know how hard this day is for you. I hope we can all come together & defeat Trump.” … [Read more...] about Sarah Silverman, Emily Ratajkowski & More Mourn the End of Bernie Sanders’ Campaign