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  • party's
  • During the 1970s and '80s the party's nationalist stance was brought more sharply into focus by the production of North Sea oil in Scottish waters, which raised the possibility of Scottish economic autonomy , and by the rule in London of the British Conservative Party (1979-97), which enjoyed the support of only a minority of voters in Scotland . (britannica.com)
  • The shocking election of President Donald Trump represents one of the Democratic Party's greatest political and communication failures in modern history. (hubpages.com)
  • However, its policies isolated the Communists both in politics and in the unions, so that despite increased membership and some success in organizing the unemployed, the party's influence remained small. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Most political observers here have been predicting that the general election will result in the final demise of the Liberal Democratic Party's 38-year grip on national power. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The party's gains Sunday apparently came from attracting the votes of those who usually oppose the government. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The organization of a national convention is the responsibility of the party's national committee, which begins making arrangements for the accommodation of hundreds of delegates and the administration of the convention at least a year in advance. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Although the two parties follow the same basic pattern of basing representation on the population of the state and the party's strength within the state, the Democratic party introduced a series of reforms after the 1968 convention that modified its traditional delegate selection system. (encyclopedia.com)
  • MQM leader Kanwar Naveed Jameel announced this decision while addressing a press conference, flanked by senior party leaders Nasreen Jalil and Faisal Sabzwari, following an emergency huddle of the party's Rabita Committee to discuss the prevailing political situation. (dawn.com)
  • 1992
  • This book is about that challenge -- about the evolution of the Kenyan state, the emergence of the opposition, the reestablishment of multi-party politics, the political contest of 1992 (culminating in the election), and the Moi regime's reconsolidation of power during 1993 and 1994. (questia.com)
  • Assembly
  • His Cambodian People's Party (CPP) has used its control of the National Assembly as well as the military, courts, and police to remove and outmaneuver any opposition. (freedomhouse.org)
  • 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)
  • The CPP-dominated National Assembly passed an antiadultery law, and by March 2006, Ranariddh had fled Cambodia. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Argentina's first government, autonomous from the Spanish Crown, can be traced back to May 1810 and the May Revolution , where an assembly of Argentines, called Primera Junta , took power. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because at the time it was difficult to find the right form of government, and even more difficult to consolidate a Republic, Argentina experimented with different forms of assembly, like juntas and triumvirates . (wikipedia.org)
  • The politician who preferred losing his job to going against the party decision, regardless of the fact that he had to disobey a Supreme Court order in the process, which eventually led to his disqualification as member of the National Assembly. (dawn.com)
  • During National Assembly sessions which Mr Gilani regularly attended, he was always surrounded by lawmakers across party lines, getting their files signed by him. (dawn.com)
  • He was also known for his generous distribution of development funds among all members of the National Assembly, regardless of their party affiliation. (dawn.com)
  • The Japan New Party, a breakaway faction of LDP leaders pledged to political reform, won 20 seats in Sunday's voting, up from two seats in the previous assembly. (chicagotribune.com)
  • reform
  • The government has refused to reform or abolish the infamous Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act . (quadrant.org.au)
  • Indeed, the brothers have funded opposition campaigns against so many Obama Administration policies-from health-care reform to the economic-stimulus program-that, in political circles, their ideological network is known as the Kochtopus. (uoregon.edu)
  • Despite the expectation of the mass media, the citizens are not concerned because the issues (of reform and political realignment) are not directly related to their lives," said Shigetaro Iizuka, a law professor and political analyst at Nihon University. (chicagotribune.com)
  • All the parties agreed on the need for political reform, the issue that sparked the no confidence vote. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Many Japan New Party reformers believe Shinseito's leaders are merely using the mantle of reform to usurp the power of the septuagenarians who now run the LDP. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Democrats
  • Instead of providing a party platform that appealed to regular Americans, the Democrats decided to let wave after wave of negative Donald Trump publicity sweep over them. (hubpages.com)
  • In 1832 the Democrats nominated Andrew Jackson at a national convention. (encyclopedia.com)
  • While the former Alaska governor, vice presidential candidate and Fox News commentator is still much loved as a smart, media savvy conservative who breathes fire against President Obama and Democrats, it appears that Tea Party excitement for a Palin presidential run has passed. (cnn.com)
  • Socialist
  • We call on all labour movement, trade unions and socialist organisations in Scotland to support those in England, Northern Ireland and Wales who defend their right to self determination and the sovereign rights of the Scottish people to republican self government. (redflag.org.uk)
  • With a pugnacious, at times witty style, Melenchon - a former Socialist party minister who found the party too far to the right - may now push Le Pen out of the first round of voting on April 23 and face Macron in the final vote in May. (reuters.com)
  • One, led by Jay Lovestone, was generally socialist in background and concerned with political theory. (encyclopedia.com)
  • outcomes
  • More intergenerational poverty, more violent communities, lower net worth and worse life outcomes - all because the Democrat party pushed blacks to sign up for welfare in mass and then keeps them angry and dependent for the votes. (hubpages.com)
  • 1960
  • In 1954, he was admitted to Keble College, Oxford on scholarship, graduating with a Master of Arts in politics, philosophy and economics in 1960. (wikipedia.org)
  • candidacy
  • Though Tucker is sure to say she -- and other activists she talks to -- believe Palin is smart and did a great job as governor, Tucker wonders if political wounds that Palin suffered would make her possible candidacy impossible. (cnn.com)
  • Behavior
  • Top scholars, using evolutionary psychological and biological frameworks, provide fresh approaches to the study of politics and political behavior. (scienceblog.com)
  • Rather by encompassing both facets - nature and nurture - into an integrated perspective, we believe it is possible to achieve a more comprehensive understanding of human political behavior. (scienceblog.com)
  • realities
  • In 1832 George C. Lewis, mindful of parliamentary claims, adapted the classical scheme, including its oligarchical component, to the new realities of political sovereignty in his Remarks on the Use and Abuse of Some Political Terms . (encyclopedia.com)
  • If it's true that Palin's star has somewhat dimmed -- and Bachmann's has increased -- within the Tea Party, it could be because of some cold political realities. (cnn.com)
  • donors
  • The independent senator argues that, after years of sellouts and compromises on issues ranging from trade policy to banking regulation, and especially after letting campaign donors and consultants define its messaging, the party of Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman has become an ill-defined and distant political machine that most Americans do not relate to or get excited about. (softpanorama.org)
  • The Resources for Child Health (REACH) has produced an IMMUNIZATION DIRECTORY which describes the immunization-related roles played by the host country governments, the major donors, and the (primarily US-based) private voluntary organizations on a country-by-country basis. (popline.org)
  • Examine
  • Sixty-seven "significant" federal environmental laws were identified to examine the long-range trends in regulatory development in relation to political party divisions in the government. (eponline.com)
  • Examine the religious composition, religious freedoms, demographics and multiple social and political measures for 22 global regions and the world. (thearda.com)
  • Examine the religious composition, religious freedoms, demographics, constitutional clauses, survey findings and multiple social and political measures for 250 nations. (thearda.com)
  • To examine the two-party political system in the United States and the effect upon it that third parties have had. (pbs.org)
  • Peter K. Hatemi, John R. Alford, John R. Hibbing, Nicholas G. Martin, and Lindon J. Eaves) examine the sources of party identification and the intensity of that identification. (scienceblog.com)
  • commitment
  • Makoni said with determination and commitment the government and the opposition could effectively work together. (voanews.com)
  • Reaffirming the basic principle of sovereignty of nations and reiterating the right of all nations to formulate and implement population and development policies in the light of their own priorities and practical circumstances the Mexico City Forum calls on governments to enhance their commitment at the highest level to the integration of population and development through appropriate political decisions. (popline.org)
  • All it really has going for it is a reputation for more competent government, better economic management and a commitment to such principles as freedom of expression and anti-totalitarianism. (quadrant.org.au)
  • leftist
  • The surviving Liberal MPs who installed a leftist cuckoo in the Lodge and brought their party to the giddy brink of losing government thereby might do well to remember this. (quadrant.org.au)
  • 1985
  • From the 1975 UN International Year on Women through the Decade on Women (1976-1985) and the global conferences and summits of the 1990s women participated actively to shape economic, social, and political development. (popline.org)
  • partisanship
  • In my late 30s and with the benefit of hindsight, I strongly feel if our leaders during the formative years of Ghana as an independent state, had eschewed selfishness, partisanship and myopia on national issues, such as education, I probably will be writing something different today. (ghanaweb.com)
  • Together with recent examinations of political attitudes and vote choice, their findings begin to provide a more complete picture of the source of partisanship and the complex nature of the political phenotype. (scienceblog.com)
  • referendum
  • Regardless of the outcome of the referendum organised by the SNP government, we will support those in Scotland who intend to continue the struggle for self determination to secure an independent sovereign democratic social and secular republic with the closest voluntary relations with the people of England, Wales and Ireland. (redflag.org.uk)
  • Alcoholism rates have increased by 31% in just three years following the referendum for same sex marriage, leading political experts to suspect that this had lead to societal disruption. (conservapedia.com)
  • However
  • However, the emphasis on ideas and values of citizenship and law during the long period of Roman stability turned analytical attention away from forms of government as such. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Sage
  • Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC (Dec 28, 2010) Genetics play a pivotal role in shaping how individual's identify with political parties , according to an article in a recent issue of Political Research Quarterly , the official journal of the Western Political Science Association (published by SAGE). (scienceblog.com)
  • think tanks
  • While the number of think tanks active in American politics has more than quadrupled since the 1970s, their influence has not expanded proportionally. (cambridge.org)
  • Think Tanks, Public Policy, and the Politics of Expertise is essential reading for anyone interested in the subject. (cambridge.org)
  • Andrew Rich's study of evolution and role of think tanks in American politics is a first-class contribution to our understanding of public policy making. (cambridge.org)
  • It is not only the definitive political science treatment of think tanks in the United States, but also an extremely insightful study of the transformation of the policymaking community and process in Washington. (cambridge.org)
  • The report showed that, from 2005 to 2008, the Kochs vastly outdid ExxonMobil in giving money to organizations fighting legislation related to climate change, underwriting a huge network of foundations, think tanks, and political front groups. (uoregon.edu)
  • Workers
  • Accordingly, in Dec., 1921, the Communists organized the Workers party of America, as a legal, acknowledged organization, and by 1923 the underground party had ceased to function. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The citizenship status of permanent residents of Brunei who could prove their contribution to the national economy was reconsidered, even as the government clamped down on illegal workers. (freedomhouse.org)
  • 1995
  • The Federation Council passed a resolution permitting Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin to reprimand the cabinet members who failed to comply with February's government resolution on aiding the farming sector with the 1995 sowing campaign, Interfax reported. (rferl.org)
  • That resolution gives the government ten days to allocate 12 trillion rubles' worth of centralized credits to the agrarian sector in the first half of 1995. (rferl.org)
  • year
  • The government claimed that conscription was needed for security reasons, but critics characterized the move as a crude attempt to provide employment for a rapidly growing population, including 300,000 young men who enter the targeted age bracket every year. (freedomhouse.org)
  • After 29 years of independence and one year of multi-party democracy, the government of President Daniel Toroitich arap Moi had to face the first electoral challenge to its rule. (questia.com)
  • The main human rights problems reported during the year included security force use of excessive force, official corruption and impunity, and government control of the press through beatings and harassment of journalists and sometimes outright censorship. (state.gov)
  • There were no reports the government or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings during the year. (state.gov)
  • The council also called on the government to comply with a resolution on financial aid and credits to the agriculture sector for this year. (rferl.org)
  • the possibility of an anti-EU government being elected this year or next. (reuters.com)
  • It's clear the system in effect since 1955 is collapsing," said Morihiro Hosakawa, who broke from the LDP last year to launch the New Party. (chicagotribune.com)
  • state
  • Scottish National Party (SNP) , nationalist political party that has sought to make Scotland an independent state within the European Union (EU). (britannica.com)
  • Both opposition leaders and domestic and foreign commentators believed that the result would determine whether the country would evolve into a stable, competitive, multi-party state or return to repressive single-party rule. (questia.com)
  • The current Chief of State and Head of Government is President Mauricio Macri . (wikipedia.org)
  • The beginnings of Argentine state building were rough and many provinces refused to answer to a central government and sign the first constitution of 1826. (wikipedia.org)
  • They are held at the national, state, and local levels. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Oil and gas currently account for 90 percent of state revenues, and allow the government to provide Bruneians with education, health care, and subsidized housing and rice, without charging an income tax. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Brendan Steinhauser, director of federal and state campaigns for the well-known, Washington-based Tea Party booster, FreedomWorks, echoed that sentiment. (cnn.com)
  • genuinely
  • It is important to mention that the ACCC is not a political organisation and that it genuinely operates in the best interest of the country. (independentaustralia.net)
  • You are aware that my organization did not participate in the negotiations so did many other national organizations, which in my view should have participated if we were genuinely seeking an all-inclusive national solution. (voanews.com)
  • demographic
  • The basic data for each country includes 1) basic demographic data, 2) national policies, 3) delivery strategies, 4) technical aspects, 5) the official immunization schedule, and 5) the activities of various international agencies. (popline.org)
  • leaders
  • There are other Zimbabwean national leaders who have important contributions to make or should be in that structure if it had been streamlined, it has been made lean and it had been made on the basis of need to deliver rather than need share spoil,' Makoni noted. (voanews.com)
  • His regular meetings with PML-Q leaders have been a routine affair since the party joining the PPP government in May 2011. (dawn.com)
  • Over the weekend, leaders of the largest breakaway LDP faction, called Shinseito or the New Life Party, called on the Social Democratic Party to reject its traditional positions on national security issues. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Most of the former LDP leaders who broke with the party would like to see Japan play a greater role in world affairs. (chicagotribune.com)
  • corruption
  • ISLAMABAD: Despite remaining in the eye of the storm because of allegations of corruption levelled against members of his family and cabinet colleagues, former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will be known as a diehard party loyalist. (dawn.com)
  • Not without justification, they've attacked the corruption, inefficiency, and injustice of political parties , town councils, private charities, and proposed national solutions to otherwise overwhelming problems. (theamericanconservative.com)
  • Significant
  • Significant environmental laws are defined as those implemented by industry groups and considered important at the national level. (eponline.com)
  • In the late Middle Ages and early modern times, political instability among renascent states and a revival of secular realism restored earlier classificatory tools in significant measure. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Alliance
  • He says the Governor-General's invitation to National Alliance leader, Sir Michael Somare to form a new government is only a formality, and formalities have nothing to do with the way members will vote on Monday. (radionz.co.nz)
  • The Pakistan faction of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), after a dramatic turn of events which led to a brief resignation stint by MQM chief Farooq Sattar, announced on Thursday that the decision to form an alliance with Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) was still intact. (dawn.com)
  • local
  • Data were compiled by Fatima Sbaity Kassem for a case-study of Lebanon and by national and local researchers for 25 other countries in Asia, Africa and Europe. (thearda.com)
  • There are thousands of 'grassroots brigades' or campaign units in local areas of Mexico fighting off privatisation plans of the PAN government -- with the campaign mobilising thousands", noted Gellert. (links.org.au)
  • Focusing on local, national and global levels, the journal promotes the study and teaching of government and politics, to foster additional research and to facilitate the discussion of public affairs. (scienceblog.com)
  • The parties immediately became subject to raids by agents of Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer and local authorities. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The longterm decline in local government and civil associations is an important piece of the "why Trump? (theamericanconservative.com)
  • For the last century, progressives have been critics of local government and civil society. (theamericanconservative.com)
  • president
  • The current Mexican president, Felipe Calderón, is from the National Action Party (PAN). (links.org.au)
  • Makoni said both President Mugabe and the MDC opposition failed to acknowledge his proposal for an all-inclusive government, which he put forward when he launched his bid for the presidency. (voanews.com)
  • Committee president Maria Kirbasova demanded the government allow alternative service for young men, as provided for in the constitution, and complete the transition to a professional army in the next five years. (rferl.org)
  • Some even drew parallels between him and former president Farooq Leghari who had sent the Benazir government packing in 1996. (dawn.com)
  • Michele Bachmann, left has entered the race for president, while former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has stayed on the sidelines. (cnn.com)
  • People when you ask them about Bachmann for president, there's a lot of support in the Tea Party movement. (cnn.com)