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Election 2016: Tasmanian political parties drawing lessons from July poll

ABC Online - ‎9 hours ago‎
Four weeks after the official end of the longest federal election campaign in a generation, lessons are still being are being drawn in Tasmania where the swing away from the Liberal Party is still giving members whiplash. Stephen Smiley takes a look at ...
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Most political parties give their consent to GST - ‎6 hours ago‎
As Centre hopeful of pushing GST through parliament next week, parties give thumbs up but with riders NEW DELHI: With the Central Government likely to introduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the Rajya Sabha next Tuesday, most of the ...

Political parties play the blame game

The Hindu - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
A blame game has begun in Karnataka among major political parties after the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal (MWDT) rejected Karnataka's interim petition seeking 7 tmcft of water for the Kalasa-Banduri Nala project on Wednesday.

Political parties looking to coax undecided voters

Eyewitness News - ‎21 hours ago‎
CAPE TOWN - With a new poll showing an unusually high number of voters still undecided about where to place their cross just days before the local government elections, political parties will be going all out to coax them off the fence. Citizen Surveys ...

Do all political parties deserve a voice in the House?

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Are you comfortable with the idea of a political party with seats in the House of Commons that wants to keep immigrants out of this country?
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Canadians believe political parties are to blame for fewer women in politics: Poll

MetroNews Canada - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Canadians believe political parties are to blame for fewer women in politics: Poll. About 85 per cent Canadians say they are gender-blind but believe society still prefers men as political leaders.
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Final push this weekend as political parties wrap up their campaigns

East Coast Radio - ‎7 hours ago‎
As Wednesday's local government elections draw nearer, political parties across the country will be using this weekend to wrap up their campaigns.
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Political parties important for our society | News24

News24 - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
If people opt for an individual who stands as an independent councillor instead of one who stands through a party ticket, this says that political parties are soon ...

Quebec political parties could owe $750000 in illegal donations

CJAD - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Quebec's big three political parties could have to pay back more than three quarters of a million dollars in illegal campaign contributions.

Defining realignment

The Economist - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
BIG structural changes to political parties happen only once in a generation. Academics reckon that in 219 years America has seen just six different party systems, each attracting a distinct coalition of voters.
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Court Action to Force Political Parties to Disclose Their Funding - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
My Vote Counts (MVC) is taking its fight for transparency on political party funding to court. Today, the organisation made an application in the Western Cape High Court to have the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) declared invalid and ...

Opinion: No reason Alberta political parties should feel legally barred from merger

Edmonton Journal - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
It is difficult for political parties to merge in Alberta because it is impossible for them to transfer assets to each other.
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Norman Solomon on the Dynamics Between Political Parties and Movements (Video)

Truthdig - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
It is clear that, despite several days of speeches focused on optimism and unity, many Democratic Party delegates are less than pleased with how the election is proceeding.
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UNPO: Iranian Kurdistan: Political Parties Look to EU Countries to ...

UNPO - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Several Kurdish political parties are looking for the support of EU countries to help with a campaign against abuse by the Iranian regime of Kurdish workers in ...
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Ghana's political parties in blame game after parliament rejects Nov 7 election date

Africanews - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Political parties in Ghana are engaged in a blame game after the country's parliament rejected a constitutional amendment bill that sought to change the date for the country's general elections.

Political parties yabba dabba doo for votes

Times LIVE - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
From rap songs and "swagged out" regalia to embracing the latest dance craze known as dabbing, South Africa's political parties have been showing the youth that they aren't past it ahead of next week's local government elections.

Why political parties are the problem – and maybe the solution

Christian Science Monitor - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Then the parties - particularly the Democrats - struck back. Reforms created “superdelegates," insiders intended to beat back challenges from insurgent or unsuitable hopefuls.
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Commentary: How the two major political parties instill dependency

Austin American-Statesman - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Our first president warned us about the two-party system, and his concerns have fully ripened. George Washington predicted that the parties, whatever their names, would eventually grow in power to the point of being able to control the political system ...
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Division in the Nation's Political Parties

The Moderate Voice - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Three days before the convention, Clinton, who would become the nation's first female candidate from a major political party, announced that Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), who had been chair of the Democratic National Committee, 2009–2011, was her choice as ...