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  • minister
  • Prime Minister Hun Sen, who first entered government as part of the Vietnamese-backed regime in 1979, has long dominated Cambodian politics. (freedomhouse.org)
  • At a distance, a victory for transparent government was achieved: the minister of trade - popularly believed to be amongst the most corrupt of Iraq's ministers - was forced to resign and is now being prosecuted for massive fraud. (globalpolicy.org)
  • It called on Wee to ask Lee's chosen successor, First Deputy Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong, to form a new government to lead this prosperous island state of 2.7 million people. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The 67-year-old Lee has said he plans to remain in the cabinet as a "senior minister without portfolio" and continue to head the ruling People's Action Party, which holds a virtual monopoly on political power. (washingtonpost.com)
  • A retired brigadier general, the 37-year-old Lee Hsien Loong currently serves as trade and industry minister in his father's government. (washingtonpost.com)
  • That triggered a government response and eventually led to a Muslim Brotherhood member assassinating the prime minister, [Mahmud Fahmi Nokrashi]. (pbs.org)
  • Legislation passed by outgoing Prime Minister Jean Chretien changed the way Canada's federal political parties can receive donations. (cannabisculture.com)
  • Although she was prohibited from becoming the President due to a clause in the constitution - her late husband and children are foreign citizens - she assumed the newly created role of State Counsellor , a role akin to a Prime Minister or a head of government . (wikipedia.org)
  • Presidential
  • A senior U.S. law enforcement official said the FBI had secured the cooperation of Bryan Pagliano, who worked on Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign before setting up the server in her New York home in 2009. (slashdot.org)
  • He and his wife, Miriam, shocked the political class by first giving $16.5 million in an effort to make Newt Gingrich the Republican presidential nominee. (alternet.org)
  • instability
  • Seeking to reconcile theoretical predictions of legislative coalition size and instability ( 43 , 44 ) with relatively stable empirical realities ( 45 ), political scientists began to consider reciprocity as an intervening variable. (pnas.org)
  • legislators
  • To stop Rainsy's criticism of government corruption and abuses, the CPP-dominated National Assembly stripped him and fellow Sam Rainsy Party (SRP) legislators of their parliamentary immunity in 2005. (freedomhouse.org)
  • This was the first time Democrats gathered for a convention since an open letter signed by more than 140 women in California politics was published last fall, pushing the issue of sexual harassment into the foreground and upending the careers of multiple legislators. (latimes.com)
  • Communist
  • Between 250,000 and two million of Cambodia's seven million people died through disease, overwork, starvation, or execution under the Khmer Rouge before Vietnamese forces toppled the regime and installed a new Communist government in 1979. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Brennan (who was sworn in as CIA director on a draft of the U.S. Constitution, without the Bill of Rights, instead of a Bible) said that while he had voted Communist, he wasn't an official member of the Communist Party - and was relieved that he had been accepted into the CIA. (worldtribune.com)
  • Stanley Dunham, Obama's white grandfather, chose a notorious member of the Communist Party to be Obama's mentor, Frank Marshall Davis. (worldtribune.com)
  • Obama's biggest job and his political career in Chicago were launched by self-avowed communist Bill Ayers. (worldtribune.com)
  • Her late father-in-law, Vernon D. Jarrett, was assigned by the Communist Party USA to a special cultural arts cell … he was flagged by the FBI as an internal security risk to be swiftly arrested in the event of a hot war with the Soviet Union. (worldtribune.com)
  • party's
  • Although he is a major sponsor of the Canadian Marijuana Party, Emery does not hold a position on the party's executive and does not have a formal say in the party's decision on this matter. (cannabisculture.com)
  • Former Premier Aldo Moro, the president of the Christian Democratic party accused italy's communists and Socialists of turning the session into a "political" trial of his party's 30 years of rule. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Sources said the vote was not likely to alter the status of the present government but could help the Communists, whose rank the file members have been suspicious of the party's cooperation with their traditional enemy, the Christian Democrats. (washingtonpost.com)
  • wealthy
  • With the advent of super PACs and a growing reliance on secretly funded nonprofits, the very wealthy can pour their money into the political system with an ease that didn't exist as recently as this moment in Barack Obama's first term in office. (alternet.org)
  • harassment
  • Welcome to a political convention, #MeToo-style, where the sexual harassment reckoning that continues to rattle the California political world permeated the weekend's festivities - sometimes overtly, sometimes subtly. (latimes.com)
  • From the official podium to speeches before smaller caucus groups, the issue of harassment was a near-universal talking point. (latimes.com)
  • The revelations have inspired legislation, increased disclosure about incidents to the public and prompted soul-searching about the state's political culture, particularly the alcohol-heavy fundraisers and social events, where some of the harassment incidents were alleged to have occurred. (latimes.com)
  • Conservative
  • In her later years, she became concerned with what she perceived as the menace posed by Bolshevism and joined the Conservative Party . (wikipedia.org)
  • cooperation
  • After nearly three years of difficulties in securing funding and cooperation from the Cambodian government, in November 2007 the special tribunal tasked with trying crimes against humanity and genocide cases dating to the Khmer Rouge period began its work. (freedomhouse.org)
  • defeat
  • There is no limit to the amount of money you can give to elect your friends and allies to political office, to defeat those with whom you disagree, to shape or stunt or kill policy, and above all to influence the tone and content of political discussion in this country. (alternet.org)
  • The votes were widely considered a major defeat for Italy's ruling party, the Christian Democrats. (washingtonpost.com)
  • system
  • The context is a highly sensitive and tense context of a British occupation that had started way earlier in 1882, a flawed constitution, a paralyzed political system. (pbs.org)
  • Obama
  • McQuillan noted that "Obama chose communists and Marxists for the highest, most powerful positions in our land, including his closest political advisers and his head of the CIA (John Brennan). (worldtribune.com)
  • The National Legal and Policy Center, a government watchdog group, has released a video showing top Obama officials flocking to Google's White House Correspondents' dinner party earlier this month. (freebeacon.com)
  • Watchdogs have questioned the close relationship between government regulators and the internet giant, saying that the Obama administration has turned a blind eye to Google's data mining activities. (freebeacon.com)
  • This entry was posted in Politics and tagged Google , Obama Administration , Valerie Jarrett . (freebeacon.com)
  • Americans
  • Could a group of local Americans with dissimilar political views and varied lifestyles have a discussion as equals, educating one another about our own different perspectives and beliefs? (lagrandeobserver.com)
  • The purpose of this multicity, multiethnic, and multilingual survey was to provide a preliminary attempt to gauge the political attitudes and behavior of Asian Americans on a national scale. (umich.edu)
  • institution
  • That is the political institution under which all Muslims of the world supposedly had been grouped, … and the idea is the time has come to find an alternative. (pbs.org)
  • former
  • Lucky Severson talks with pastors who object to this restriction and others who do not and with former IRS official Marcus Owens who says that the IRS has now effectively shut down all investigations into churches accused of violating the endorsement provision. (idahoptv.org)
  • In 2007, a special tribunal, officially known as the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, made its final preparations for trying former Khmer Rouge officials charged with genocide and other crimes against humanity. (freedomhouse.org)
  • As the FBI looks to wrap up its investigation in the coming months, agents will likely want to interview Clinton and her senior aides about the decision to use a private server, how it was set up, and whether any of the participants knew they were sending classified information in emails, current and former officials said. (slashdot.org)
  • institutions
  • Upon closer inspection however, there is no escaping the conclusion that very little if anything will change, and that individual ministers and political parties will continue making use of the institutions that they control as private bank-accounts. (globalpolicy.org)
  • The official institutions, in terms of parties, could not really absorb the political energies of especially the youth, so there's a lot of street activity and street fighting. (pbs.org)
  • The decision to put the two ministers on trial also appeared likely to restore some credibility to Italy's taraished political institutions. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Some scholars and policymakers assert that elected officials are inherently different from nonpoliticians, whereas others argue that political institutions or the culture of politics inculcate certain behaviors. (pnas.org)
  • vote
  • And I vote for any candidate running for political office who I believe will do the best job successfully representing me. (lagrandeobserver.com)
  • In politics, the overwhelming majority of Sierra Leoneans vote for a candidate without regard to whether they are a Muslim or a Christian. (howlingpixel.com)
  • 15 July 1858 - 14 June 1928) was a British political activist and helper of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote . (wikipedia.org)
  • Most political exchanges-whether they involve legislative vote trading, interbranch bargaining, constituent service, or even the corrupt exchange of public resources for private wealth-require reciprocity. (pnas.org)
  • people
  • The movers and the shakers behind those politics dictate terms to the American people. (lagrandeobserver.com)
  • Two different groups of people work with political bills and anti-recessionary measures and it is difficult for them to co-ordinate with each other. (rt.com)
  • Five ways of doing this are to hide the activity, denigrate opponents, reinterpret actions as legitimate, use official channels to give an appearance of justice, and intimidate or bribe people involved. (links.org.au)
  • In the decade between 1966 and 1976 more than 20,000 people were murdered in political violence here, according to Amnesty International. (washingtonpost.com)
  • major
  • The rest of the region, however, should not share Singh's optimism: India's ability to become a major Asian power is constrained by conventional and insurgent threats, resource and organizational limitations, and a chaotic domestic political scene. (foreignpolicy.com)
  • Boris St-Maurice The left-wing NDP is Canada's fourth largest political party, and the only major party with a formal policy to support legal marijuana. (cannabisculture.com)
  • however
  • One thing is certain, however: the political class that is currently in control of Iraq, perhaps the most corrupt and incompetent that the country has ever seen, will have to be purged in some way if we are ever to reduce the massive levels of poverty and the awful state of public services. (globalpolicy.org)
  • When the party is over, however, it's a little scary for you and me," added Flaherty. (freebeacon.com)
  • However, the inquiry found no evidence of widespread inappropriate surveillance by external security consultants on behalf of government agencies. (scoop.co.nz)
  • modest
  • Her father, Robert Goulden, came from a modest Manchester merchant family with its own background of political activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • After prodding from the United States, which hopes to avoid more revolutions in the strategic Caribbean Basin, Garcia's government is undertaking some modest programs to improve the lives of the large majority of the population who live in poverty. (washingtonpost.com)
  • opponents
  • Although Amnesty did not directly accuse the government of President Romeo Lucas Garcia of complicity in the murders, it noted in the report that most of the victims were allied with perceived opponents of the military government and "in no case of which Amnesty is aware has a killing been fully investigated and its perpetrators brought to justice. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Relatively
  • Relatively small bands of leftist guerrillas have operated in the country off and on since the mid-60s, harassing government troops and killing or holding for ransom rich Guatemalans accused of exploiting the poor. (washingtonpost.com)
  • change
  • Forty-eight per cent do not object to plans to change party leaders on a regular basis. (rt.com)
  • He said the government was trying to control the violence, but "a developing country cannot change an entire structure in one day. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Does being elected to political office change an individual's behavior? (pnas.org)
  • office
  • Do government officials learn reciprocity while holding office, or do recruitment and selection practices favor those who already adhere to a norm of reciprocity? (pnas.org)
  • citizens
  • These are methods available to powerful perpetrators, for example bosses who bully subordinates, managers who attack whistleblowers, police who beat citizens, militaries that shoot civilian protesters, and governments that license torture. (links.org.au)
  • women
  • As fathers, men can help re-shape gender identities by emulating shared decision-making and leadership in the home, and speaking to their children about the importance of women in politics. (iknowpolitics.org)
  • scene
  • The annual convention is the political party scene on steroids, a weekend with every flavor of fete - themed hospitality suites and glitzy bashes with high-profile performers, exclusive private dinners and college dorm-style hotel room hangouts. (latimes.com)
  • leadership
  • As Pankhurst's eldest daughter Christabel took leadership of the WSPU, antagonism between the group and the government grew. (wikipedia.org)
  • The e-discussion is co-convened by iKNOW Politics and the International Gender Champions , a leadership network that brings together female and male decision-makers to break down gender barriers, from 06 September to 12 October 2017 . (iknowpolitics.org)
  • several
  • Aung San Suu Kyi rose to prominence in the 1988 Uprisings , and became the General Secretary of the National League for Democracy (NLD), which she had newly formed with the help of several retired army officials who criticized the military junta. (wikipedia.org)
  • American
  • There are documented accounts of the massive amounts that were spent on bribery, no-bid contracts, construction projects that led absolutely nowhere, of American officials who would force Iraqis to overbid for contracts and then pocket much of the profit for themselves. (globalpolicy.org)
  • Not since the days before a bumbling crew of would-be break-in artists set into motion the fabled Watergate scandal, leading to the first far-reaching restrictions on money in American politics, have you been so free to meddle. (alternet.org)
  • American Political Science Review, Vol. 112, Issue. (cambridge.org)
  • Following a leftist revolution in Nicaragua and violent political conflict in El Salvador, leaders of this key Central American country acknowledge a need for social and economic reforms. (washingtonpost.com)
  • public
  • Canadian Marijuana Party leader Marc-Boris St-Maurice, who opposes a merger with the NDP, is coming to the BC Marijuana Party HQ for a public discussion with Marc Emery and any party members who wish to attend. (cannabisculture.com)
  • A State Services Commission investigation into the use of external security consultants by government agencies has uncovered failings across the public service, including breaches of the code of conduct. (scoop.co.nz)
  • world
  • Examine the religious composition, religious freedoms, demographics and multiple social and political measures for 22 global regions and the world. (thearda.com)
  • The Washington Free Beacon's morning email lays out everything you need to know about the world of politics, foreign affairs, and national security. (freebeacon.com)