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Source: CBS News

Kansas official rules that Angus, a dog, can't run for governor

Wednesday 15:29 GMT

Delivering a blow to pets everywhere, election officials in Kansas have ruled that Angus, a dog, will not be able to run for governor.

"Basically, I was reading some stories about the young teenagers that were entering the governor's race and I thought, 'I wonder what it takes to be in the race,' and I thought, 'I wonder if my dog, Angus could run,'" Angus' owner and would-be campaign chair Terran Woolley told KWCH. Angus, 23 years in "dog years," promised "soft couches, Tempur-Pedic beds" and a "completely anti-squirrel agenda" if elected, according to his Facebook page.

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Source: DW

Cyril Ramaphosa elected new president of South Africa

Friday 12:47 GMT

Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as South Africa's new president on Thursday, following the resignation of former incumbent Jacob Zuma .

Send Facebook Twitter Google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Who is Cyril Ramaphosa: Ramaphosa was elected leader of the ANC in December, narrowly beating Zuma's chosen successor — his former wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. DA party leader Mmusi Maimane said the DA would cooperate with Ramaphosa if he acted in the interests of the South African people,. "We will hold you accountable and I will see you in 2019 on the ballot box," Maimane said.

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Source: Fox News

Florida sheriff Scott Israel says lawmakers 'won't get re-elected' if they don't push for gun control

Saturday 13:36 GMT

In the wake of this week’s deadly Florida high school shooting, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel called out local lawmakers during a candlelight vigil for the victims, saying those who did not push for new gun laws "will not get reelected." "If you're an elected official, and you want to keep things the way they are, and not do things differently, if you want to keep the gun laws as they are now, you will not get re-elected in Broward County,” Israel said Thursday night to cheers, as locals grieved the 17 victims killed a day earlier.

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Source: Washington Post

The Political Playbook for 2018: Get angry, then get elected

Monday 23:42 GMT

“It was pretty hurtful over the last couple years, but I wouldn’t trade it because this is where I’m supposed to be.”

As an example, Roscoe points to 1992, dubbed “The Year of the Woman” because five women were elected to the U.S. Senate.


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte