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With the Collapse of German Coalition Talks, Will Angela Merkel Survive?
International

With the Collapse of German Coalition Talks, Will Angela Merkel Survive?

After the recent election produced a fractured partisan situation, Chancellor Angela Merkel was widely expected to assemble the so-called Jamaica Coalition, including her own center-right Christian Democratic Union, the environmentalist Greens, and the business-friendly Free Democratic Party. It was the three parties colors – black for CDU, green for the […]

Robert Mugabe Has Been Ousted, But the New Boss Might Be the Same as the Old Boss
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Robert Mugabe Has Been Ousted, But the New Boss Might Be the Same as the Old Boss

Robert Mugabe has “stepped down” as president of Zimbabwe, but there remain many uncomfortable questions about the future of democracy in the country. Mugabe’s resignation was anything but voluntary. The 93-year-old despot has held the presidency of Zimbabwe for 37 years. Nine years ago he announced that “only God who […]

The Hispanic Caucus Refused Rep. Carlos Curbelo Membership Because He’s A Republican
Political Highlights

The Hispanic Caucus Refused Rep. Carlos Curbelo Membership Because He’s A Republican

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus set off a furor this week with its decision to refuse the membership application of Miami-area Congressman Carlos Curbelo, who would have become the organization’s sole Republican member. Curbelo has condemned this refusal as blatant partisanship, while the Caucus has insisted its members must align with […]

Mitch McConnell’s Crazy Scheme to Cancel the Alabama Election to Thwart Roy Moore
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Mitch McConnell’s Crazy Scheme to Cancel the Alabama Election to Thwart Roy Moore

Republicans have been thrown into a tailspin by the allegations against Roy Moore, their party’s nominee in the Alabama special election for U.S. Senate. Since the flood of revelations triggered by reports in the Washington Post about Moore’s history of sexually assaulting underage girls, Republican leaders have thrown him under […]