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Taiwanese re-elect President Ma Ying-jeou

Jan 15, 2012
Voters in Taiwan re-elected President Ma Ying-jeou on Saturday. Ma pursues a conciliatory policy toward China, which has welcomed his victory.
Posted In: China, Taiwan, elections
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Mid-day Extra: MTV's Choose or Lose gets lost

Dec 19, 2011
After 20 years, MTV's long running campaign to get youth voters to the poles is getting revamped -- starting with the name
Posted In: 2012 election, elections, mtv, politics
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Russian billionaire to challenge Putin

Dec 13, 2011
Vladimir Putin has a new opponent for the March presidential elections, billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, owner of the New Jersey Nets.
Posted In: Russia, Vladimir Putin, Mikhail Prokhorov, elections
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Economy weighs on Egyptians' minds as they vote for a new parliament.

Nov 28, 2011
Many plan to vote for a the party associated with the Muslim Brotherhood, whose charity efforts are well known to Egypt's poor. But some worry the Brotherhood may not make the economy a priority if it's chosen to form the next government.
Posted In: Egypt, elections, Muslim Brotherhood
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Betting the odds on the Republican presidential nomination

Nov 10, 2011
This final note today about the GOP debate and what markets can tell us about ourselves.
Posted In: elections, Final Note, Republicans
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Obama's data management could keep him in the White House

Oct 11, 2011
CNN ran a story by Micah Sifry, co-founder of the Personal Democracy Forum, about the Obama campaign's data crunching strategy. Sifry says Obama's...
Posted In: data, elections, Tech Report, white house
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Elizabeth Warren to run for Senate

Sep 13, 2011
This final note today. Elizabeth Warren's sick and tired and she's not going to take it anymore. So she's going to run for the Senate. She's hopi...
Posted In: elections, Elizabeth Warren, Senate
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Google and Fox News team up for a GOP debate later this month.

Sep 2, 2011
It will be streamed live to YouTube. Interactive features might include online voting for which questions should be asked. This isn't an especially...
Posted In: 2012 election, elections, Fox, Google, YouTube
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Follow the Money: The Influence Tracker

Oct 27, 2010
Wired Magazine teamed up with MAPLight, a nonpartisan research organization, to make the Influence Tracker. Using publicly available information...
Posted In: campaign contribution, elections, politics
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Federal Elections Commission cuts Google a break

Oct 11, 2010
In August, Google asked the Commission if they need to include disclaimers in short campaign ads the site features that are at their maximum, 95...
Posted In: business, elections, Google, government, search

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