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Democratic Party (United States): Major political party in the United States
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with its rival, the Republican Party. Tracing its heritage back to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison's Democratic-Republican Party, the modern-day Democratic Party was founded around 1828 by supporters of Andrew Jackson, making it the world's oldest active political party.

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Italy's PD to give its leader mandate to try to form a new government: spokesman

Italy's main opposition party is set to give its leader Nicola Zingaretti a mandate to explore the possibility of forming a new government, a spokesman of the Democratic Party (PD) said on Wednesday.
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Israel holds back on Trump's Democrat Jews 'disloyalty' remark

Israeli officials on Wednesday offered a muted response to remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump who said American Jews who vote for the democratic Party were 'disloyal.'
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There's been 'war' against working class: Sanders [Video]There's been 'war' against working class: Sanders

'For 45 years there’s been a war in this country waged by the corporate elite against the working class of America,' said U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday, in a speech..

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Klobuchar slams Trump for 'pissing off' Denmark [Video]Klobuchar slams Trump for 'pissing off' Denmark

"Do you know the difference between Donald Trump and Greenland? Greenland is not for sale," U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Wednesday, in a speech to labor unions in Iowa..

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Biden says CEOs should pay for threatening unions [Video]Biden says CEOs should pay for threatening unions

Democratic 2020 White House hopeful and former Vice President Joe Biden doubled down on his support for unions at the Iowa Federation of Labor conference on Wednesday. He said if elected, he'd make..

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Trump wants to close background check loopholes [Video]Trump wants to close background check loopholes

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he's dealing with all interested parties on closing loopholes for background checks on gun purchases, but he also thinks it's a mental health issue. Rough Cut..

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Donald Trump Calls Jewish Americans Voting For Democrats 'Disloyal' [Video]Donald Trump Calls Jewish Americans Voting For Democrats 'Disloyal'

President Donald Trump recently criticized Jewish American who vote for Democrats. According to CNN, he said “it shows either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.” Trump made these..

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Trump talking to Dems about meaningful gun legislation [Video]Trump talking to Dems about meaningful gun legislation

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his administration was in discussions with Democrats to produce some sort of meaningful gun legislation following mass shootings in the United States in..

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Trump says appropriate to let Russia join G7 [Video]Trump says appropriate to let Russia join G7

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it would be appropriate to let Russia join the G7 group of advanced industrialized countries. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Netanyahu took 'page out of Trump's book' - Tlaib [Video]Netanyahu took 'page out of Trump's book' - Tlaib

Democratic Muslim-American congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar told reporters in Minnesota on Monday that Israel's move to restrict their travel in the region pits Muslim and Jewish people..

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Tlaib says Netanyahu took 'page out of Trump's book' [Video]Tlaib says Netanyahu took 'page out of Trump's book'

Democratic Muslim-American congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar told reporters in Minnesota on Monday that Israel's move to restrict their travel in the region pits Muslim and Jewish people..

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Warren apologizes at Native American forum [Video]Warren apologizes at Native American forum

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren on Monday apologized at a Native American forum in Iowa for 'harm' she had caused after she claimed Native American heritage and faced..

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'We have to shut down white supremacy': O'Rourke [Video]'We have to shut down white supremacy': O'Rourke

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Sunday told people at a town hall in Tulsa, Oklahoma that it was 'not enough to not to be racist', but the country had to be 'anti-racist'. Rough Cut..

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Trump affirms Mike Pence will be 2020 running mate [Video]Trump affirms Mike Pence will be 2020 running mate

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday (August 18) he would keep Vice President Mike Pence as his running mate when he seeks re-election in November 2020. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

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John Hickenlooper Drops Out Of 2020 Presidential Run [Video]John Hickenlooper Drops Out Of 2020 Presidential Run

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary on Thursday. Sens. Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar, and Kirsten Gillibrand are likely to gain the biggest lift..

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'May God Ruin Him': Rep. Rashida Tlaib's Grandma Curses Trump [Video]'May God Ruin Him': Rep. Rashida Tlaib's Grandma Curses Trump

Rep. Rashida Tlaib's grandmother scoffs at the attention she has recently received from President Donald Trump. Rep. Tlaib is at the center of an affair that has drawn Trump and Israeli Prime Minister..

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How Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Making Uber And Lyft Very, Very Happy [Video]How Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Making Uber And Lyft Very, Very Happy

Business Insider reports Uber and Lyft are raking in big money from the 2020 presidential candidates . How? In total, 18 Democratic hopefuls spent more than $87,000 on rides and meals in the first half..

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Democrats Scorch Trump On Failure To Deliver Fast Internet To His Rural Base [Video]Democrats Scorch Trump On Failure To Deliver Fast Internet To His Rural Base

Democrats are offering President Donald Trump's rural base a reason to turn against him in 2020. Specifically, his failure to bring them the high-speed internet he promised. Several presidential..

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Warren Has Plan To Empower Native Americans [Video]Warren Has Plan To Empower Native Americans

On Friday, U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday unveiled her latest policy plan. Her new plan aims to empower Native American tribes through land protection and law..

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U.S. Rep Tlaib says she won't visit West Bank under 'oppressive' conditions [Video]U.S. Rep Tlaib says she won't visit West Bank under 'oppressive' conditions

A U.S. Democratic lawmaker said she no longer planned to visit family in the West Bank after Israel granted her permission on humanitarian grounds. Zachary Goelman reports.

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Tlaib Rejects Israeli Invitation - Cancels Trip [Video]Tlaib Rejects Israeli Invitation - Cancels Trip

Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said she won't accept Israel's offer to let her into the country to visit her grandmother on the West Bank. Israel's Interior Minister, Aryeh Deri, had said earlier on..

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Israel bars entry to US Congresswomen targeted by racist Trump tweets [Video]Israel bars entry to US Congresswomen targeted by racist Trump tweets

The uprecedented move to prohibit Democrat Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar visiting Israel followed public pressure from Donald Trump.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Speaks Out On The Weakness Of The Democratic Party [Video]Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Speaks Out On The Weakness Of The Democratic Party

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently broke down the Democratic’s biggest challenges and shortcomings. On “Pod Save America,” she said immigration is the “single most challenging issues within..

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Violent Crimes Overpower Sexually Harassed Items [Video]Violent Crimes Overpower Sexually Harassed Items

For the 2020 election, Democrats want to reduce incarceration numbers in the U.S. Some want to decriminalize marijuana while others want to legalize marijuana. According to Politico, it is crimes of..

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Israel bars U.S. lawmakers visit after Trump weighs in [Video]Israel bars U.S. lawmakers visit after Trump weighs in

Israel will bar a visit by U.S. Democratic Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday, shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump called on Israel not..

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U.S. House Speaker Pelosi Urges Israel To Reverse Decision To Block Lawmakers' Visit [Video]U.S. House Speaker Pelosi Urges Israel To Reverse Decision To Block Lawmakers' Visit

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi comments on Israel’s recent decision. The decision Isreal made was to block a visit to the country by Democratic congresswomen. Ilhan Omar and..

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Italy's PD has 'good' initial talks with 5-Star: PD source

Italy's opposition Democratic Party (PD) has held "good", initial contacts with the ruling 5-Star Movement over the possibility of forging a coalition, a PD source with knowledge of the talks said on..
Reuters - Published

Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan

Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S...
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Israel bars U.S. Democratic lawmakers Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib under pressure from Trump

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday barred U.S. Democratic congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from making a planned trip to Israel, shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump called on..
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U.S. House Speaker Pelosi urges Israel to reverse decision to block lawmakers' visit

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday Israel's decision to block a visit to the country by Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib was "deeply disappointing"..
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U.S. lawmakers did not plan 'balanced' visit to Israel: U.S. ambassador

The two Democratic U.S. lawmakers who Israel has blocked from entering the country did not plan "a balanced visit" with both Israeli and Palestinian leaders, the U.S. ambassador to Israel said in a..
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Senate Democratic leader urges Israel to reverse ban on lawmakers' visit

Israeli officials should reverse their decision to block a visit by two U.S. Democratic lawmakers -- Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar -- who have been critical of the country, U.S. Senate..
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Netanyahu says Omar and Tlaib intended to harm Israel on visit

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that barring a visit by U.S. Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar was meant to prevent them harming Israel.
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Israel bars visit by U.S. Democratic lawmakers

Israel will bar a visit by two of its sharpest critics in the U.S. Congress, Democrats Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, who planned to tour the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, the country's deputy..
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Israel will not let U.S. Congresswomen visit: deputy foreign minister

Israel has decided to block a visit by U.S. Democratic members of Congress Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely said on Thursday.
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Israel weighs barring visit by U.S. congressional critics: Israeli official

Israel is considering barring a visit by two of its sharpest critics in the U.S. Congress, Democrats Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, who plan to tour the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, an Israeli..
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A week after Texas massacre, El Paso marchers condemn racism

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rouke on Saturday joined a march in the Texas border city of El Paso to condemn last week's mass shooting there, telling the crowd that President Donald Trump..
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Democrats aim their outrage at Trump after two mass shootings

Two mass shootings that killed 29 people in Texas and Ohio reverberated across the U.S. political arena on Sunday, with some Democratic presidential candidates accusing President Donald Trump of..
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Democrats condemn Trump, white nationalism after two mass shootings

Two mass shootings that killed 29 people in Texas and Ohio reverberated across the U.S. political arena on Sunday, with some Democratic presidential candidates accusing President Donald Trump of..
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Triad gangster attack in Hong Kong after night of violent protests: lawmaker

Hong Kong's opposition Democratic Party is investigating attacks by suspected triad gangsters on train passengers on Sunday, after a night of violence opened new fronts in the political crisis now..
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U.N.'s Bachelet says Congresswomen opposing Trump are 'fantastic'

Four Democratic members of Congress vilified by U.S. President Donald Trump are "fantastic", U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Thursday.
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Trump says immigrants 'unhappy' with detention centers should stay home

President Donald Trump, facing renewed criticism from Democrats and activists over his handling of a migrant crisis on the U.S.- Mexico border, said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that immigrants..
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Democrats blast Trump's migrant detention centers as inhumane

Democrats sharpened their attacks on the Trump administration's handling of the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, saying human rights were being neglected and demanding the firing..
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Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting

U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, saying the leaders' meeting..
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On eve of debate, Senator Warren rips Trump on Iran

On the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, rising in public opinion polls, slammed President Donald’s Trump’s posture toward Iran at a raucous town hall..
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Top Senate Democrat says he is worried Trump will 'bumble' into war

The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday he was worried that President Donald Trump may "bumble" into a war with Iran and he said there needed to be an open debate and a congressional..
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Top Democrat Pelosi: U.S. has no appetite to go to war with Iran

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday the United States has no appetite to go to war with Iran, after Tehran shot down a U.S. military surveillance drone over the Strait..
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Moldova's Democratic Party dissolves government to end crisis

Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip's Democratic Party of Moldova said on Friday it would step down and dissolve the government, which had remained in power in a caretaker role since an election in..
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Warren criticizes Trump's 'dart throwing' Mexico tariff decision

Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on Mexico as "random dart throwing" that lacks a coherent strategy.
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Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales

Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would introduce 22 separate joint resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and complete..
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Ex-U.S. ambassadors to Mexico push Trump to 'delink' trade, migration

A group of former U.S. ambassadors to Mexico representing both Republican and Democratic presidents have banded together to urge President Donald Trump to treat trade and migration as separate issues,..
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U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales

Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking to block his plan for $8 billion in weapons sales to..
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Wobbly German coalition tries to show it can work after SPD crisis

The head of Germany's conservative Christian Democrats insisted on Tuesday that Angela Merkel's government could function despite a crisis consuming their Social Democrat partners but warned her party..
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Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE

U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and other countries, U.S...
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Joe Biden criticizes Kim Jong Un; North Korea calls Biden 'an imbecile'

North Korean state media slammed former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un, calling the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful "bereft of elementary quality as a human..
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North Korea slams Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un

North Korean state media slammed former U.S. vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un, calling him "bereft of elementary quality as a human..
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White House 2020 hopefuls turn to foreign policy, slam Trump on Iran

Two Democrats with U.S. military experience who are vying for the party's 2020 presidential nomination shifted the focus of the race to foreign policy on Sunday, criticizing Republican President Donald..
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U.S. Congress to get classified Iran briefings next week: sources

Officials from U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will conduct classified briefings on the situation with Iran next week, congressional sources said on Thursday, after both Democratic and..
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Small Turkish Democrat Party says it is not standing in Istanbul election

A small Turkish center-right party said on Thursday it would not take part in next month's re-run of the Istanbul mayoral election, which the main opposition party candidate won by a tiny margin in..
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U.S. House members criticize Turkey over Russia ties

Senior Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives called on Turkey on Wednesday to cancel its planned acquisition of a Russian S-400 missile defense system, the latest effort by U.S...
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Senators want visas for Afghans now stranded after helping U.S. forces

Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday revived an effort to provide visas to move to the United States for Afghans who worked for Americans during the long war in their country and are..
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U.S. senators offer bill targeting Russia-Germany pipeline

A group of Republican and Democratic U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday seeking sanctions targeting the Nord Stream 2, a planned gas pipeline from Russia to Germany under fire from the..
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Hong Kong lawmakers clash over what democrats call 'evil' extradition bill

Hong Kong legislators clashed on Tuesday over a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, after ugly brawls in the legislature over the weekend.
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Republicans, Democrats concerned about Hungary's Orban ahead of U.S. visit

Senior Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee told President Donald Trump on Friday they were concerned about Hungary's "downward democratic trajectory," ahead..
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Cracks appear in U.S. bipartisan unity on Venezuela

President Donald Trump's tough approach to Venezuela has won broad support from both Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Congress, but this rare display of bipartisan consensus is starting to show..
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Israeli minister condemns Sanders' remarks on 'racist' Netanyahu government

An Israeli cabinet minister condemned U.S. Democratic Party presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Tuesday for describing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government as racist over its treatment of..
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Redacted Mueller Report Released: What Have We Learned?

redacted mueller report released: what have we learned?
by Adam Yardley - The investigation into alleged collusion between Russian agents and US President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign has recently come to an end. The final report, summarized..
One News Page Staff - Published

Democratic House Votes to Restore Net Neutrality - But There’s a Long Road Ahead

democratic house votes to restore net neutrality - but there’s a long road ahead
by Adam Yardley - The US House of Representatives has voted to bring the Obama-era Net Neutrality rules back into law following months of speculation. However, with the bill set to undergo further..
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Democrats stage federal political comeback

The Australian Democrats are back on the federal political scene, registering just in time to contest the upcoming election.
SBS - Published

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