Lawsuit, divisiveness hamper Native Hawaiian election effort

...A group of Native Hawaiians are organizing an election to create a national government for the first time since American businessmen, backed by U.S. Marines, overthrew the Hawaiian kingdom more than 100 years ago.They are trying to elect delegates...
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Most Alaska superdelegates silent on GOP choice

...senator from Florida, would be the Democrats' strongest opponent; 45 said Kasich and 36 said former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Businessman Donald Trump was mentioned by 16 Democratic superdelegates as the candidate who would be the strongest opponent, with retired...
Republicans view Trump as most electable

...poll that highlights the sharp contrast between the party's voters and its top professionals regarding the billionaire businessman's ultimate political strength.Seven in 10 Republican and Republican-leaning registered voters say Trump could win in...
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Pot biz block stopped

...asked why his center couldn't simply be placed in Bridge Park where the whale is planned to go. "As restaurateurs and businessmen will tell you, it's all about location, location, location. And that is not the location to put in that kind of center...
Voters' apathy influences Egypt's legislative election

...individuals" - candidates not linked to any political group. Critics say the system will favor wealthy government-connected businessmen and local powerbrokers, essentially a repeat of the Mubarak-era model. Only 120 lawmakers will be elected on party lists...
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Trump, Carson threaten boycott of debate

...between the leading outsider candidates.In a joint letter to CNBC's Washington bureau chief Thursday, the billionaire businessman and retired neurosurgeon told the hosting network they will not appear at the Oct. 28 debate unless it's capped at two...
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Small-dollar donors flock to Trump, help power his campaign

...behind him.Trump has taken in 73,942 contributions, a total that surpasses several GOP rivals, despite the billionaire businessman's early pledge to finance his own campaign. Financial reports filed last week also show that more than 70 percent of the...
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Insurgents vs. mainstream technique."I've used that to my advantage as a businessman," Trump said. "I used the laws of the country to my benefit...for months, seeking to position himself as the heir to the businessman's supporters if he fades. While Cruz holds office in the...
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GOP wins Kentucky guv's race in top state election

...would have established nondiscrimination protections for gay and transgender people in the city.In Kentucky, Republican businessman Matt Bevin had waged a campaign to scale back the state's Medicaid expansion that was made possible under the federal health...
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Warning signs for both parties in state and local elections

...about Donald Trump and Ben Carson's lead in the GOP presidential primary, the win in Kentucky for Matt Bevin - a wealthy businessman who has never held political office - could be a sign that many voters are serious about electing outsider candidates.Party...
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