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September 2012

Early Voting Is Underway, But Republicans "Boycott" It

September 30, 2012 // Il Fatto Quotidiano - Italy - Italian

<i>In Ohio the Republican-led state assembly has suppressed early voting by mail during the three days before Election Day. In Florida, Republicans have reduced the number of early voting days from 14 to eight, erasing the opportunity to vote on the Sunday before Election Day and disenfranchising pro-Obama [Read more]

Jimmy Carter’s Warning to the US

September 30, 2012 // Ahora - Cuba - Spanish

“You know how much I raised to run against Gerald Ford? Zero. You know how much I raised to run against Ronald Reagan? Zero. You know how much will be raised this year by all presidential, Senate and House campaigns? $6 billion. That’s 6,000 millions.” Those were the words of former president Jimmy Carter in [Read more]

Romney and Josefina Syndrome

September 30, 2012 // La Cronica de Hoy - Mexico - Spanish

Everything starts with an "unintentional" internal error to set the tone. It may be a minor detail, perhaps irrelevant in the grand scheme of the campaign. It may not alter the ultimate outcome of the electoral process. However, it has an infectious effect, like a virus that contaminates first the campaign team, then [Read more]

The Sino-American Chess Game at the Pacific Islands

September 30, 2012 // Ming Pao - Hong Kong - Chinese

<b>Starting from Clinton’s Visit to the Cook Islands</b> During United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s visit to the Asia-Pacific area, her visit to China naturally received the most attention from Chinese-speaking media. But the first stop on her itinerary was actually the most intriguing. It was an [Read more]
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