elections
Mar 2017
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Turns out the tolerant French aren’t exactly wild about Islam

Jazz Shaw Mar 29, 2017 10:41 AM

Marine Le Pen looks on and smiles

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That time Marine Le Pen visited Vladimir Putin

Jazz Shaw Mar 25, 2017 8:31 AM

Campaign cash or political promotion?

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How did the Dutch pollsters get that election wrong?

Jazz Shaw Mar 16, 2017 8:01 AM

It’s complicated

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EU seeks to help prosecute Marine Le Pen for… Tweeting

Jazz Shaw Mar 03, 2017 8:01 AM

If you thought freedom of speech in the United States was in danger…

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Françoise Fillon stays in French presidential race despite government corruption probe

Jazz Shaw Mar 01, 2017 12:31 PM

Note to Françoise: over here the mob calls it a “no-show job”

Feb 2017
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Chelsea Clinton “unleashed” since election? Give me a break

Jazz Shaw Feb 27, 2017 9:21 AM

A woman of virtually no accomplishments seeking relevance among the wreckage

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The Democrats pick a new leader for the DNC

Jazz Shaw Feb 25, 2017 5:31 PM

And honestly, how much worse could he be?

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Geert Wilders forced to suspend campaign appearances under death threats

Jazz Shaw Feb 25, 2017 1:01 PM

The campaign has been infiltrated

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Le Pen cancels meeting with Lebanese Grand Mufti, refuses to wear headscarf

Jazz Shaw Feb 21, 2017 2:41 PM

Dress for the job you want, not the mullah you want to meet

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Can Marine Le Pen actually win?

Jazz Shaw Feb 20, 2017 4:41 PM

The phrase “they have no chance” has taken a beating lately

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It’s come to this: Merkel now offering cash for migrants to leave the country

Jazz Shaw Feb 12, 2017 2:01 PM

Hey, it’s probably cheaper than a hearing

Jan 2017
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The French Left goes even further left in next stage of primary elections

Jazz Shaw Jan 31, 2017 12:01 PM

Going with the free money guy against Marine Le Pen

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There are no longer any rules of engagement in political warfare

Jazz Shaw Jan 22, 2017 9:31 AM

The United States of Dysfunction

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Geert Wilders continues to thrust the Dutch elections into chaos

Jazz Shaw Jan 16, 2017 10:01 AM

Stirring the pot

Dec 2016
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Jason Kander doesn’t need your Senate seat. Maybe he’ll just be president instead

Jazz Shaw Dec 15, 2016 12:01 PM

The next great white hope of the Democrats?

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Louisiana Senate runoff surprises pretty much nobody

Jazz Shaw Dec 11, 2016 9:31 AM

“I believe in love… and guns.”

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Geert Wilders is convicted of saying unpopular things

Jazz Shaw Dec 09, 2016 8:41 AM

Found guilty of speaking, which is a thing in the Netherlands apparently

Nov 2016
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The French elections are shaping up to be a decidedly right wing affair

Jazz Shaw Nov 27, 2016 8:01 PM

Socialism is suddenly less popular for some reason

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Four more years of Merkel?

Jazz Shaw Nov 22, 2016 9:01 AM

Down but not out

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GOP introduces aggressive bill against China over Hong Kong independence

Jazz Shaw Nov 17, 2016 10:01 AM

Holding China accountable

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Hong Kong court validates China’s interference in local elections

Jazz Shaw Nov 15, 2016 12:01 PM

Any sense of freedom in Hong Kong is an illusion

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China is now effectively nullifying elections in Hong Kong

Jazz Shaw Nov 07, 2016 2:21 PM

Don’t look too closely behind the curtain

Oct 2016
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Pirates force Iceland’s Prime Minister to walk the plank

Jazz Shaw Oct 31, 2016 12:01 PM

Avast, ya scurvy dogs

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The fight over gay marriage in Australia is close to being derailed

Jazz Shaw Oct 12, 2016 8:01 AM

It’s a battle down under, but almost an exact mirror of the one in the US

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I hope the Venezuelans didn’t have their hearts set on voting

Jazz Shaw Oct 07, 2016 8:41 AM

This is most assuredly not what democracy looks like

Sep 2016
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Hackers have attempted to gain access to elections systems in 20 states

John Sexton Sep 30, 2016 5:21 PM

“The concern is the ability to cause confusion and chaos.”

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Poll: Half of Americans think voter fraud is fairly common

Jazz Shaw Sep 20, 2016 2:31 PM

An election is only as strong as the confidence the voters have in it

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Angela Merkel suffers another setback in Berlin elections

Jazz Shaw Sep 20, 2016 12:31 PM

The “far right” continues to gain ground as traditional parties flounder

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Time for elected Supreme Court justices? Probably not

Jazz Shaw Sep 17, 2016 5:31 PM

Moving to elected justices may solve one serious problem but it simply creates another

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Austria’s presidential election put off again, this time for a “sticky” reason

Jazz Shaw Sep 12, 2016 8:01 AM

I’ve heard of getting stuck on something in politics, but this is ridiculous

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Merkel’s immigration policies suffer another blow in regional elections

Jazz Shaw Sep 05, 2016 8:01 AM

The Chancellor takes a beating on her home turf as Germans reject immigrant wave

Aug 2016
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Maine looks at a flawed “instant runoff” vote

Jazz Shaw Aug 30, 2016 6:01 PM

First runner up isn’t supposed to be an option

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Brian Williams to return to full time journalism for election coverage?

Jazz Shaw Aug 16, 2016 4:31 PM

Telling it like it was

May 2016
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Austrian presidential election too close to call

Jazz Shaw May 22, 2016 8:01 PM

Neck and neck

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Nate Silver ponders how he got Trump so wrong

Jazz Shaw May 18, 2016 4:01 PM

Numbers game