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  • August 28, 2021

Rudy Giuliani did an interview to counter his declining reputation, but confirmed it.

When Russo mentioned how Giuliani seemed to have wasted what had been a mountain of goodwill after 9/11, Rudy probably said the only true thing he said throughout the interview: “I am aware of that. And what happened is, our country has been derailed … I am exactly the same person. Them change!” That’s true.…

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get ready for a campaign on freedom and hope

Josh Frydenberg has been busy. Yesterday, the treasurer made nine media appearances, for a total of 24 in the past week. Each time, Frydenberg returned to the same phrase: If he was not vaccinated at 70 or 80%, when? “If we don’t open up to 70, 80%, [insert name of host], when do we open?…

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Merkel’s Conservatives Hit All-Time Low In Polls As Elections Approach – POLITICO

Things are not looking good for Germany’s conservative alliance just five weeks before Election Day, as it fell to all-time lows in a new poll. In a poll published early Sunday morning, the conservative alliance of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Christian Social Union (CSU) fell three percentage points, placing on par with…

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Brussels moves to Bari and finds a different Italy – POLITICO

BARI, Italy – Walking the dog in the deep south of Italy turns out to be a good way to cover the European Union. At least that has been my experience vacation. One recent afternoon, walking our dog in Bari, a port city in southern Italy, we ran into the EU ambassador to Rwanda, Nicola…

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Belarusian sprinter refuses to leave Tokyo, says she was forced to the airport – POLITICO

Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya refused to board a plane leaving Tokyo on Sunday after saying her national Olympic team forced her to go to the airport after criticism from her coaching staff. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said in a cheep that she had spoken with Tsimanouskaya and that a Tokyo 2020 staff member accompanies…

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Thousands challenge Orbán with a festive Pride parade supporting gay rights in Hungary – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article. BUDAPEST – Thousands of Hungarians marched in solidarity with the country’s LGBTQ + community on Saturday to protest government rhetoric and new legislation targeting sexual minorities that has drawn condemnation from Hungary’s European Union partners. Members of the European Parliament joined the Pride parade through the streets of…

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German floods put the candidate for chancellor Laschet to the test – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article. BERLIN – The flood disaster in Germany poses a double challenge for Armin Laschet, the pioneer in the race to succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor. As the leader of one of the regional states hardest hit by the floods, Laschet is being tested as a crisis manager and…

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Tusk returns to Polish politics denouncing the ‘evil’ ruling party – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article. After seven years in Brussels, Donald Tusk is back in Polish politics and has one goal: to defeat the nationalist Law and Justice party (PiS). “I’m back 100 percent,” the former Polish prime minister and former president of the European Council told a congress on Saturday of the…

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Transfer of presidential powers, explained | by Ingrid Liggayu | Voter

Hannah Lazarte for The Atlantic For the average American citizen, the time between Election Day and Inauguration Day feels like a lazy period after all the energy and efforts that went into getting out to vote. But there is a whole to-do list before the next president takes office. Let’s analyze all the steps involved…

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All about discounts. “I demand a recount!” everything was splattered … | by Ingrid Liggayu | Voter

“I demand a recount!” made headlines during the 2000 presidential election between Al Gore and George W. Bush. 20 years later, President Trump and his administration demanded the same after Joe Biden’s official call as the nation’s president-elect. How often do the stories occur? Can they change the outcome of an election? Are the counting…

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