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Philadelphia's city commissioners voted Feb. 20, 2019 to buy new voting machines by the company Election Systems & Software.
Office of the Philadelphia City Commissioners
Pat Loeb
February 20, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's city commissioners voted Wednesday to buy new voting machines, over the objections of the city controller and several concerned voters. Office of the Philadelphia City Commissioners The commissioners went with a Nebraska company that's been the focus of...
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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker
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David Madden
February 01, 2019 - 10:11 am
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is now an announced Democratic candidate for president, joining a half-dozen others already running next year. Booker met with reporters outside his Newark home. Booker’s street was adorned with Cory 2020 signs. He never mentioned...
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Howard Schultz
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January 21, 2019 - 10:05 am
By Eli Watkins, Maeve Reston, Cristina Alesci and Poppy Harlow (CNN) — Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks, is exploring running for president as an independent candidate, two people familiar with his thinking told CNN. A person close to Schultz's advisers said they "are exploring a...
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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks to members of the media at her alma mater, Howard University, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 in Washington, following her announcement earlier in the morning that she will run for president.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
January 21, 2019 - 8:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday. Harris would be the first woman to hold the presidency and the second African-...
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand enters 2020 presidential race
CNN, WTEN, NY1, WABC
January 16, 2019 - 10:58 am
Analysis by Harry Enten, CNN (CNN) -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's entry into the 2020 presidential race makes history. With Gillibrand and her fellow Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren forming exploratory committees, 2020 is the first cycle in which two women senators are running for a party's...
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In this Oct. 25, 2018 file photo, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., speaks during the New York Senate debate hosted by WABC-TV, in New York.
Mary Altaffer/AP Photo, Pool, File
January 16, 2019 - 10:25 am
By Juana Summers, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand entered the growing field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders Tuesday, telling television host Stephen Colbert that she's launching an exploratory committee. "It's an important first step, and it's one I am taking...
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Kinshasa residents celebrate in Kinshasa Thursday Jan. 10, 2019, after learning that opposition presidential candidate Felix Tshisekedi had been declared the winner of the elections.
AP Photo/Jerome Delay
January 09, 2019 - 10:01 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi has won the long-delayed presidential election, the electoral commission announced early Thursday, as the vast country braced for possible protests over alleged rigging. Tshisekedi, who received more than 7 million votes, or 38 percent...
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An exhausted Congolese independent electoral commission (CENI) official rests as results are tallied for the presidential election, at a local results compilation center in Kinshasa, Congo, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019.
AP Photo/Jerome Delay
January 06, 2019 - 12:30 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's government Sunday postponed the release of the results of last weekend's presidential election, fueling suspicions President Joseph Kabila's ruling party is maneuvering to cling to power. No new date for announcing the winner of the Dec. 30 election was given...
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Congolese participate in a mock voting in the Eastern Congolese town of Beni Sunday Dec. 30, 2018.
AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro
December 30, 2018 - 10:14 am
BENI, Congo (AP) — They were barred from voting in Congo's presidential election. They voted anyway. On Sunday, thousands of men and women gathered in Beni to cast paper ballots they hoped that someone, somewhere, might take seriously. Last week, the electoral commission made the surprise decision...
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Protesters set up a barricade in the Eastern Congolese town of Beni Thursday Dec. 27, 2018.
AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro
December 27, 2018 - 2:44 pm
BENI, Congo (AP) — Congo's march toward Sunday's election took a nasty turn on Thursday as the government ordered the European Union ambassador to leave the country within 48 hours after the EU prolonged sanctions against the ruling party's presidential candidate. Elsewhere, police fired live...
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