Monday, April 16, 2012

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World Bank - US Politics Against Okonjo-Iweala
By Idris Ahmed, 16 April 2012 A new President for the World Bank Group would be announced today but the result is not likely to favour Nigeria's Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala because of the United States of America's plot and politics.
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American Jim Yong Kim chosen to lead World Bank, extending US hold on post
Fox News
Kim's selection marks a break from previous World Bank leaders who were typically political, legal or economic figures. The World Bank raises money from its member nations and borrows from investors to provide low-cost loans to developing countries.
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On Drugs and Cuba, Domestic Politics Stokes International Embarrassment
The Atlantic
By Conor Friedersdorf Wary of changing US policy, President Obama has been defending historic failures on the world stage. President Kennedy initiated the Cuban trade embargo and suspended diplomatic relations with that country.
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Big donors diversify Super PAC donations
Chicago Tribune
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Diversification has long been a preferred investment strategy for uncertain times - and now, US political investors are diversifying, too. This season's big political donors - casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, Houston homebuilder Bob ...
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Secret Service strips security clearances from agents in Colombia prostitution ...
ABC News
News of the revoked clearances came as the top US military officer, Army General Martin Dempsey, said the Pentagon was "embarrassed" by the involvement of an unspecified number of military personnel in the scandal. "We are embarrassed by what occurred ...
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GOP critics call Mitt Romney invite 'presumptuous'
Boston Herald
I don't think anybody doubts that, so he's going to start looking ahead in terms of how he shapes his presidency," said Leonard Steinhorn, a political science professor at American University. "Many people, however, would much rather have him working ...
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Once Every 36 Years, a Primary Fight for Lugar
New York Times
INDIANAPOLIS — At age 80, Richard G. Lugar, one of the longest-serving members of the United States Senate, is getting a crash course in what a campaign looks like. At his campaign office here the other day, Mr. Lugar smiled politely while volunteers ...
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Is there a politics of inequality?
New Yorker
by Nicholas Lemann April 23, 2012 In America, financial inequality has soared over the past few decades. But the issue has had surprisingly little political traction. The most striking change in American society in the past generation—roughly since ...
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New Yorker
Despite Obama charm, Americas summit boosts US isolation
Hartford Courant
He was in fact commended by several presidents for listening politely to political leaders, helping soften perception of US officials as arrogant and domineering. "I think it's the first time I've seen a president of the United States spend almost the ...
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Aides Play Down Romney's Talk on Taxes for Wealthy
New York Times
And Mrs. Romney said that she "loved" the fallout generated when a Democratic political operative said that Mrs. Romney had "never worked a day in her life." "It was my early birthday present for someone to be critical of me as a mother, ...
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"Do Nothing" Congress Plays Politics As U.S. Careens Toward ...
Lawmakers return to the Hill this week and two divisive proposals high are on the agenda: the Buffett Rule and the Keystone XL Pipeline. Both measures have strong public support but are expected to languish in the highly partisan Congress.
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Texas US Senate race: grading the debate - Big Jolly Politics
By David Jennings
Mayor Leppert continues to lap the field in solutions to problems. He was on point, precise, and presented his case like a statesman.
Big Jolly Politics
Sims to Romney: HUD is healthy for America | Strange Bedfellows ...
By Joel Connelly
Sims to Romney: HUD is healthy for America. ... Strange Bedfellows — Politics News. News about Seattle City Hall, Seattle Mayor Mike ... The agency is the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. After reading Romney's words, ...
Strange Bedfellows -- Politics News
Wisconsin's Other Big Ticket Summer Election: The Republican US ...
By Eric Ostermeier
Republicans have won 15 of 28 general election U.S. Senate contests after holding a contested primary and just 1 of 8 when uncontested. tommythompson10.jpg It seems all political crossroads lead to Wisconsin in 2012. Two weeks ago, Mitt ...
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