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Romney Shows Up At Sundance Premiere For Netflix’s ‘Mitt’

Romney Shows Up At Sundance Premiere For Netflix’s ‘Mitt’

By Chris Crum January 20, 2014

Mitt, the Netflix documentary following former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, premiered at Sundance over the weekend, and Romney himself made a surprise appearance. “The ending I probably won’t like, but nonetheless, I think it will be a good experience and …

Chris Christie Easily Wins Reelection in New Jersey Chris Christie Easily Wins Reelection in New Jersey

Republican governor Chris Christie won reelection last night, beating his opponent by getting a whopping 60 percent of the vote. State senator Barbara Buono only managed to garner 39 percent of the vote. While the election victory doesn’t come as …

Tony Abbott PM-elect party wins Australian elections Tony Abbott PM-elect party wins Australian elections

Australians learned election results Saturday and it was an overwhelming victory for the conservative opposition party. Early Sunday reports indicated the coalition would win a clear majority of 88 out of the 150 House of Representative seats. Labor would probably …

Ghana: President Mahama’s 2012 Victory Confirmed Ghana: President Mahama’s 2012 Victory Confirmed
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“I’d always known that I was legitimately elected, and I knew that eventually justice will be served,” newly confirmed President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama said in a Friday interview. On Thursday, the Ghanaian Supreme Court upheld Mahama’s victory from …

Rowhani To Replace Ahmadinejad As Iran's President Rowhani To Replace Ahmadinejad As Iran's President
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Hasan Rowhani has won his election bid and will replace Mahmoud Amadinejad as president of Iran. Rowhani, a cleric backed by reformist groups within Iran, won the election with over 50% of the popular vote, thus precluding a two-man runoff, …

What Yahoo Is Doing For Election-Related Searches What Yahoo Is Doing For Election-Related Searches
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Yahoo put out a blog post outlining the various things it is doing with its search results for election-related queries. If you search “2012 Presidential Polls,” Yahoo will show you the latest national poll numbers at any given time: If …

What Sergey Brin Thinks Of The Elections What Sergey Brin Thinks Of The Elections
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Google co-founder Sergey Brin had some thoughts about today’s presidential election, and shared them on Google+ last night. Here’s what he had to say: Sergey Brin6 hours ago I must confess, I am dreading today's elections.Not because of who might …

Google Doodle Tells You Where To Vote Google Doodle Tells You Where To Vote
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Google is running an Election Day doodle in the U.S. today, as the nation works on electing its president for the next four years. The doodle this time does not take us to “Election Day” results, however. It takes us …

The Electoral College Explained (In TED Video) The Electoral College Explained (In TED Video)
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TED has put out a new video explaining the Electoral College, for those of you who would like to see how it works. It’s not a usual TED Talk-style video, but rather a five-minute animated clip with a voice over …

Psychos Are Keeping Jimmy Wales From Voting Psychos Are Keeping Jimmy Wales From Voting
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Someone on Quora recently asked who Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales would be voting for in the upcoming election. His answer may surprise you. He won’t be voting. That’s not because he doesn’t care about voting, mind you. It’s not because …

Bing Launches Its Own Elections Site Bing Launches Its Own Elections Site

Bing announced the launch of Bing Elections at Bing.com/elections. It includes “real-time” algorithmic news results from what Bing calls “key national, partisan and non-partisan sources.” It also features an interactive map with national, state and local election results from the …

Romney Blimp Crash Lands in Florida Romney Blimp Crash Lands in Florida
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A blimp carrying a political message in favor of U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney crashed (but didn’t burn) in a field in Davie, Florida on Sunday. The aircraft made an emergency landing and deflated after high winds prevented it from …

Swing State Votes Key For Both Obama and Romney Swing State Votes Key For Both Obama and Romney
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The U.S. Department of Labor recently released statistics showing that unemployment isn’t just falling on a national level, but falling in several key election swing states as well. Unemployment in Florida, Ohio, Colorado, Iowa, and North Carolina are down, while …

French Twitter Users Flout Election News Ban French Twitter Users Flout Election News Ban

Last week French Twitter users were warned against reporting results from the French Presidential election before polls were closed. France has a strict law banning exit poll results from being published or broadcasted before voting has ended. It was asserted …

French Tweeters Banned From Tweeting Election Polls French Tweeters Banned From Tweeting Election Polls
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Kim Wilsher of The Guardian is reporting on the conflict between the instant communication social media enables and the French government. With the French presidential election beginning this week, there are worries that a French law designed to prevent the …

President Obama's Facebook Page Flooded By Egyptians President Obama's Facebook Page Flooded By Egyptians
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In the past 24 hours, Egyptians have deluged U.S. President Barack Obama’s Facebook page with comments protesting a recent development in Egypt’s presidential elections. The outpouring of comments comes as a result of Egyptian presidential candidate Hazem Abu Ismail, who …

YouTube Launches Channel To Follow Burma Elections YouTube Launches Channel To Follow Burma Elections

Burma (or the Republic of the Union of Myanmar) is opening up its doors to the rest of the world and allowing media to take part in chronicling this year’s by-elections. On April 1st, millions will vote, and YouTube has …