Presidential elections

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  • We present a web tool that allows users to explore news stories concerning the 2012 US Presidential Elections via an interactive interface. The tool is based on concepts of “narrative analysis”, where the key actors of a narration are identified, along with their relations, in what are sometimes called “semantic triplets” (one example of a triplet of this kind is “Romney Criticised Obama”).

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  • The concept of the Very Short Introduction series has intrigued me for some time. You can go to your local bookstore, pick up a volume, and quickly relearn what you once knew but had forgotten about important subjects. Or you can find a volume on something you should know about but never found time to study. Imust admit that I have long thought of these books as sophisticated crib notes, written by scholars who understand what is important about a subject and can distill complex information in an accessible format....

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  • When a NASA satellite discovers an astonishingly rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, the floundering space agency proclaims a much-needed victory -- a victory with profound implications for NASA policy and the impending presidential election. To verify the authenticity of the find, the White House calls upon the skills of intelligence analyst Rachel Sexton.

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  • The need for A Bird in the Bush: Failed Domestic Policies of the George W. Bush Administration was sparked by what many informed and responsible Americans have seen as serious blunders committed by President George W. Bush during his first term of office. Especially troublesome is the 2005 Inaugural Address. This second inaugural address illustrates how “Bush II” is derailing the purpose of America as a nation. (It is analyzed in the introduction.) Bush II could not perform this derailing all on his own. He had help.

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  • The health benefits of prevention are intuitive—it is wiser to prevent a disease than to face its consequences at a more advanced stage—but for many years policymakers, politicians, and professionals have also advanced the economic argument that prevention saves money. Enthusiasm for prevention has become prominent in health care reform discussions in Congress and was a theme during the 2008 presidential election. Prevention is seen as the touchstone of a redesigned system focused on improving health outcomes.

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  • The GOI’s desire to achieve the MDGs is at the heart of its health programming. Health is identified as a priority for the GOI in the 2010‐2014 National Medium‐Term Development Plan. Additional strategies and plans from the Ministry of Health (MOH) and presidential decrees guide implementation of the plan. These include disease specific strategies, such as those for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) control, immunization, lymphatic filariasis (LF) elimination, avian influenza (AI), and others focused on animal and human interactions. Presidential Decree No.

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  • The U.S. postal savings system had a later start than most, as well as an earlier end. Advocates, from the 1870s on, had cited the success of postal banks in most of the leading countries of the world in arguing for such a system to encourage household saving in the United States. 5 But commercial bankers successfully opposed this as an unnecessary incursion into the province of private business, until the banking panic of 1907-1908 brought the issue of safe banking facilities for ordinary people to national prominence.

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  • At the Rocky Mountains.--Sentiment of the People.--Firing the Southern Heart.--A Midwinter Journey across the Plains.--An Editor's Opinion.--Election in Missouri.--The North springing to Arms.--An amusing Arrest.--Off for the Field.--Final Instructions.--Niagara.--Curiosities of Banking.--Arrival at the Seat of War. I passed the summer and autumn of 1860 in the Rocky Mountain Gold Region. At that time the population of the young Territory was composed of emigrants from Northern and Southern States, those from the colder regions being in the majority.

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  • As the commander in chief and highest political authority in Iran, the current Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has played a critical role in the direction of the Islamic Republic of Iran. This has never been more true than during the tumultuous 2009 presidential elections, the outcome of which was determined by Khamenei’s decisive support of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Only two men have held the position of Supreme Leader since the Islamic Republic of Iran was established in 1979: Khamenei and his predecessor, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. As Khamenei ages and rumors of his ill...

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  • Other than the mandatory audits of publicly financed Presidential campaigns and national party convention committees, Section 438(b) of the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) allows the Commission to audit a committee if its reports do not meet the threshold require- ments for substantial compliance with the Act. Campaign Finance Analysts in the Commis- sion’s Reports Analysis Division (“RAD”) review every report following detailed procedures approved by the Commission.

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  • This paper describes a system for real-time analysis of public sentiment toward presidential candidates in the 2012 U.S. election as expressed on Twitter, a microblogging service. Twitter has become a central site where people express their opinions and views on political parties and candidates. Emerging events or news are often followed almost instantly by a burst in Twitter volume, providing a unique opportunity to gauge the relation between expressed public sentiment and electoral events.

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