election

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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Election experts discuss paper ballot-based voting machines in Bucks County.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
December 14, 2018 - 2:53 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania election officials are winding down a year in which they allowed the public to sample new voting systems. Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio Five vendors showed off voting machines of all shapes and sizes at an expo Thursday night in Doylestown — some more...
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Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, testifies before the House Judiciary Committee.
Jack Gruber/USA TODAY NETWORK
December 11, 2018 - 7:10 am
By Oliver Darcy WASHINGTON D.C. (CNN) -- Google chief executive Sundar Pichai appeared on Capitol Hill Wednesday where he faced questions from lawmakers on a number of issues, including data privacy, misinformation, a search product being developed for China, and allegations from Republicans that...
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