Posts Tagged "election"


An activist lies in front of a police line during a protest on the streets outside the Republican National Convention.

[REUTERS/Adrees Latif, August 27, 2012] 


“I shall not seek, and I will not accept, the nomination of my party for another term as your President.”

On March 31, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson spoke to the nation about the situation in Vietnam and concluded with his decision not to seek re-election.

Read the entire address at the Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum »

Ralph Nader may run for US Senate in Connecticut

Many people have called on Nader to jump into the hotly contested race to challenge Democratic Sen. Chris Dodd, who has been struggling in recent polls. Nader said he’s getting increasingly more requests from Connecticut Green Party members, independents and supporters of Ned Lamont, the upstart Democrat who challenged Sen. Joe Lieberman in the 2006 election.

"I’m just absorbing a lot of the feedback before I make a decision,"

continue reading…Raw Story

Giuliani To Run For U.S. SENATE; If Elected May Aim For White House in 2012

he plans to run against Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in 2010 to fill out the remaining two years of Hillary Clinton’s term.

If elected, the source said, he could use that as a stepping stone to run for President in 2012 - rather than run for re-election to the Senate.

continue reading…nydailynews

Security officials and riot police engaged in violent clashes with demonstrators in Tehran today in what one reporter called an “unprecedented scene” in Iran in recent years.

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