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Follow the money – who benefits from political campaign donations

The trucking convoy that terrorized the citizens of Ottawa for three weeks bluntly exposed, through the shutdown of online fundraising campaigns GoFundMe and GiveSendGo, the corrupting influence of money in public affairs. The two campaigns have raised around $10 million each and an investigation is now underway to track the money to find out who […]

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Zimbabwe’s new political party, Citizens Coalition fo…

On Monday, January 24, former Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Nelson Chamisa announced the formation of Zimbabwe’s newest political party, Citizen Coalition for Change (CCC). Chamisa explained that he and his supporters had abandoned all things MDC Alliance and formed a new party and registered it with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission. The CCC has […]

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Johor polls: Police investigate political party flag burning incidents

JOHOR BAHRU (February 28): Police are investigating incidents of burning and throwing of flags of political parties vying for the Johor State elections in Layang-Layang State constituency of Kluang, Monday February 28. Johor Police Chief Datuk Kamarul Zaman Mamat said so far that they have found three political party flags which were burned and thrown […]

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Police investigate incidents of burning political party flags

JOHOR BAHRU: Police are investigating incidents of burning and throwing of political party flags contesting the Johor State election in Layang-Layang State constituency in Kluang today. Johor Police Chief Datuk Kamarul Zaman Mamat said so far they have found three political party flags which were burned and thrown during regular patrols conducted in the state […]

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The leader of a local political party wanted me to be a misinformation mule

EDINBURGH, Texas — An independent citizen journalist who unearths information about the darker side of Hidalgo County politics says it’s time for a local party leader to step down. Josh D. Mariscal says that based on text and phone interactions he’s had with Hidalgo County Democratic Party Chairman Patrick Eronini, it’s clear Eronini is trying, […]

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Two Stratford School Board members change political party affiliation

STRATFORD — Two members of the Stratford Board of Education withdrew their party affiliations after running as Republicans in their 2019 council election, according to state voter registration records. BOE Chairman Andrea Corcoran and Secretary Amy Wiltsie each became unaffiliated in late January the same day, after consulting with legal counsel, Wiltsie said. The council […]

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How not to lead a political party

BY OLALEKAN ADIGUN The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) – an umbrella body of state governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) – met with President Muhammadu Buhari after the party’s long-awaited national convention was held. again been postponed by the Guardian and Extraordinary Planning Convention (CECPC), this time from February 26 […]

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What is a payday loan?

What is a payday loan? payday ready are generally short-term unsecured loans characterized by high interest rates that generally do not require a credit check. Although there is no exact and universal definition of the term, the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau indicates that this type of loan is usually $500 or less and is […]

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Extinction Rebellion Malta is tackling the climate crisis one political party at a time

Extinction Rebellion Malta met with the Nationalist Party on February 23, 2022 to discuss the subject of the climate crisis and how to solve it. Present at the meeting where the members of PN Karl Goulder and Michael Piccininoin the same way Kris Bajada – XR chair, Isabelle Mallia – XR Secretary General, Zofia Stelmaszczyk […]

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Spread betting on the agenda for political parties…

The run-up to elections is when political parties need the most money, and the latest revelations about South African political funding suggest parties were hard at work on the phone just before local elections in November 2021. The majority of donations to South African political parties in the third quarter of 2021/22 are recorded as […]

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Ballot proposal would cap ‘predatory’ interest rates for payday loans

LANSING, MI — A polling committee is busy asking a question about the November ballot that would prevent payday lenders from charging “predatory” interest rates if approved by voters. The Michiganders for Fair Lending campaign officially launched its petition-raising effort Wednesday to cap high interest rates on payday loans, payday loan advocates say are creating […]

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‘Deep fakes’ could lead to a crackdown on political campaigns in Washington

OLYMPIA – All is not as it seems – at least that may be the case with deep fakes. This session, the Legislature is considering a bill that limits the distribution of deceptively manipulated media – deep forgeries. On Monday, that bill got a hearing in the state House of Representatives. Deep fakes, also called […]

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IEC reveals that Patrice Motsepe is a top donor to political parties and has given 5 parties combined R13m

Patrice Motsepe was the top donor to South Africa’s five major political parties, according to the Electoral Commission of South Africa The law on the financing of political parties requires that all donations received by a political party be declared quarterly The African National Congress was the recipient of the bulk of donations in the […]

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TMC MP hits Prashant Kishor in the middle of a rift; “A political party cannot be led by an entrepreneur”

Amid rumors of a rift between the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC), TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee has hit out at founder Prashant Kishor saying that a “political party should not be led by an entrepreneur”. Questioning the nomination of the members of the city council, Kalyan Banerjee revealed that despite […]

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5 Best Same Day Payday Loan Matching Services

Are you facing a financial crisis and need money quickly? Anyone can face financial obstacles in life. Luckily, same-day payday loans can help you on bad days. 1. Viva Payday Loans Viva Payday Loans is an online brokerage site that connects borrowers with leading lenders that offer same day payday loans people with bad credit. […]

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Billionaires are reshaping political campaigns – Shaw Local

Not so long ago, just at the end of 2005, political observers and journalists were all atwitter about this then government. Rod Blagojevich had amassed a campaign war chest of $15 million. It was a year before the election, and no one had seen this kind of money in Illinois politics before. Of course, there […]

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Social media is reshaping political campaigns – Manila Bulletin

THE VIEW OF RIZAL Dr. Jun Ynares The official campaign period for elective national positions in the May 2022 elections is now nearly two weeks old. The official campaign period for elected positions at the local level will begin in just over a month. Since the political pot began to heat up, it has become […]

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No other political party had the backbone to remove triple talaq except BJP: Nadda

Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for passing a law against Triple Talaq, BJP National Chairman JP Nadda said on Saturday that no other party had the backbone to pull him out, they were only indulging in an appeasement policy. While campaigning for the Uttar Pradesh elections, Nadda in Sultanpur said: “The Supreme […]

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Letter: Allow only local donations for local political campaigns | Letters to the Editor

Regarding the “Redistricting stymies ‘swing’ districts” (February 9): It is sickening to see how politicians and the courts have poisoned our republic with gerrymandering, voting restrictions and political donations. Political analysts base some of their projections on a candidate’s “war chest” rather than their platforms. I suggest these might be solutions to this problem: • […]

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Activision CEO Reportedly Supports Political Campaigns Through Secret Societies

If you don’t keep up to date with the behind-the-scenes activities of the gaming world, you may have missed the biggest scandal gaming has ever seen. Currently Call of Duty the publisher, Activision Blizzard, is embroiled in a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against it by the state of California following numerous allegations. Allegations like female […]

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Bobby Kotick has two secret societies that donate to political campaigns

Recent reports show that Kotick has got hold of two discreet companies that have invested thousands of dollars in political campaigns. As Microsoft prepares to take over Activision Blizzard over the next year, all eyes are on what’s going on with Bobby Kotick. Activision Blizzard’s current CEO continues to run things at least until the […]

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DC Political Campaigns Adapt to COVID-19

The district’s primary election season has begun and campaigns have adapted to the continued presence of the coronavirus, which has influenced how voters continue to engage. On February 12, Robert White’s mayoral campaign asked Deputy Campaign Manager Zoe Ades to stand at the intersection of 10and and D Streets NE and wait for volunteers while […]

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Prevention is political: Political party affiliation predicts perceived risk and prevention behaviors for COVID-19 | BMC Public Health

As of November 23, 2021, there were over 43.6 million SARS-CoV-2 infections in the United States [1, 2] and more than 700,000 deaths from COVID-19 [1, 3]. Infection and death rates likely significantly underestimate the true population impact given that there have been nearly 300,000 additional deaths in the United States since the start of […]

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5 outreach alternatives if platforms unplug politics

During the last presidential cycle, many campaigns, consultants and practitioners were caught off guard when Facebook abruptly banned political advertising the week before the 2020 election. In the last week of the race, we saw opponents attack and candidates unable to respond via social networks. When Facebook moved to extend this ban through the winter […]

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Chan: Ongoing political campaigns in Az; Ways to verify donation requests and track your money

Published on February 13, 2022 at 5:04 p.m. Amy B. Chan Special for TucsonSentinel.com Amy B. Chan is the chair of the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission. If you have emails, chances are you’ve been asked to “step in” to support school board candidates for senator and to support nonprofits of all shapes and sizes. […]

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Voting and payday loan ballots move Michigan forward | Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Ballots to expand voting options, restrict payday loans, and overhaul Michigan’s citizens’ initiative process passed the stages ahead of the state board of elections on Friday, allowing organizers to start collecting hundreds of thousands of signatures to qualify for the 2022 ballot. Canvassers have approved […]

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India: Former WWE wrestler and actor The Great Khali joins political party – News

The Great Khali made his professional wrestling debut in 2000. ANI By ANI Published: Thu 10 Feb 2022, 19:38 Indian professional wrestler and actor Dalip Singh Rana, also known as The Great Khali, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday in the presence of Union Minister of State Jitendra Singh, BJP National General Secretary Arun […]

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Political party coffers shrink as outside groups grow

A recent analytical news release from the NJ Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) showed that county political party committees raised $14.3 million and spent $13.2 million in 2021. Although county political party financial activity last year was the highest since the previous gubernatorial election in 2017, county committee activity was significantly lower than in the […]

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How Political Campaigns Happen on Instagram

In contrast, the BJP’s efforts for its Goa and Punjab handles are more muted. Most of the videos on the Goa page, for example, are about the candidates running for this election. In Punjab, while the Farm Laws debacle is fresh in public perception, the party’s official campaign video ignores any mention of the laws. […]

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Ross Ramsey: The Blurred Line Between Government and Political Campaigns in Texas | Opinion

If you’re struggling to tell where government work stops and campaign work begins, which ads are political and which are civic, which are paid for by political donors and which are funded by Texas taxpayers, this is because there is often no difference between the two. The top three Republican incumbents on the ballot have […]

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Noam Chomsky says America’s GOP is a radical insurgency, not a political party – Reuters

He made his comments just as the GOP splits over two recent developments: former US President Donald Trump’s admission that he intended to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election and the Republican National Convention referring to the Capitol Riots on January 6, 2021 as a form of “legitimate political speech.” “Over the past […]

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Noam Chomsky says GOP ‘is not a political party’ but a ‘radical insurgency’

Political philosopher Noam Chomsky argues that the Republican Party has become “not a political party” but a “radical insurgency”. He made his comments just as the GOP splits over two recent developments: former President Donald Trump’s admission that he intended to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election and the Convention national republican referring […]

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Rising heat from political campaigns pushes towel sales in Tiruchy

Express press service TIRUCHY: Periyakadai Veethi near Rockfort is well known for selling a variety of eye-catching items, from textiles to trinkets. With the arrival of the urban local body elections, the display has become more colorful. Several textile stores are seen stocking up and displaying towels and scarves in assorted political party colours. Nowhere […]

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This political party’s agenda is men’s rights, pledges to create a ministry for the same – The New Indian Express

Through PTI LUCKNOW: A little-known political party believes men are harassed a lot and says it will create a ministry for their welfare, if elected to power. The party — ‘Mera Adhikar Rashtriya Dal’ (MARD) — which was registered in 2018, had unsuccessfully contested the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in Lucknow and Varanasi. “Mard” means […]

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Can Gorsuch make a private speech before a political organization?

Comment this story Comment Supreme Court Justice Neil M. Gorsuch is scheduled to speak Friday night at a Federalist Society Conference. The Federalist Society is a conservative legal organization; This weekend’s event includes talks and appearances from Republican Party luminaries, including former Vice President Mike Pence, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Kayleigh McEnany, who served […]

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Punjab polls 2022: In the battle for Amritsar, issues no political party is talking about : The Tribune India

While leaders are making new promises this election, old ones seem to have been forgotten. Rostrum correspondent Neha Saini and photojournalist Sunil Kumar highlight some of the biggest issues no one is talking about this election season The battle lines have been drawn and the stakes claimed. The campaign grew sharper and sharper, but burning […]

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Syndicated Column: Analysis: The Blurred Line Between Government and Political Campaigns in Texas | Opinion

What voters hear from the offices of senior Texas officials often sounds identical to what they hear from incumbent campaigns. It is difficult to distinguish their government work from their political work. If you’re struggling to tell where government work stops and campaign work begins, which ads are political and which are civic, which are […]