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‘Consigning his voters to sickness’: Trump fuels culture war over masks | US news

Nancy Allen, 73, wears a face mask in the chicken coop at her farm but not when she goes to church. “There’s been so much change in what we should do and what we should not do,” explains the Donald Trump supporter from Shelby, North Carolina. “I don’t think that I should be told that […]

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Red Wall voters may be hardest hit by Covid — they are expecting Boris to deliver for them

Coronavirus is ripping up life as we know it. Every-thing has changed. We can barely recognise ourselves any more, especially our natural hair colour which is 50 shades of grey. I’ve even bought a NutriBullet, to keep my pal the kettle company when I go out to meet my friend for a duel in the […]

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How well are women represented on your local city council? Search hundreds of cities in our exclusive database to find out

One hundred years ago, on a winter day in 1920, Constance Hamilton, a suffragist, social activist and talented pianist, took her seat on Toronto city council, making history as the first woman elected to municipal office in Ontario. A century later, and despite a decades-long push to get more women into municipal politics, gender parity […]

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Negative ads and appeals to black voters

Ben Kamisar 32m ago / 3:16 PM UTC On the South Carolina airwaves: Negative ads and appeals to black voters WASHINGTON — With just one day to go until South Carolina’s pivotal Democratic presidential primary, the Palmetto State’s ad wars are heating up. Philanthropist and billionaire Tom Steyer has blanketed the state to the tune […]

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Scottish voters could be the key to thwarting Brexit in U.K. election

TORONTO — As voters in the United Kingdom head to the polls later this week, Scotland could be the key determinant for the future of Brexit. Scotland represents 59 seats in the U.K. Parliament, meaning voters in the region could deprive Conservative Party Leader Boris Johnson of the majority government that he needs in order […]

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Hong Kong elections: Voters have shown not only the depths of the discontent, but also their power

Pro-democracy candidate Jimmy Sham, right, celebrates with a supporter after winning his election in the Sha Tin district, early November 25. “Today’s result represents (my constituency’s) support to protesters. The government should immediately establish the Five Demands and respond to the public’s voices,” Sham posted on Facebook, referencing a longstanding protest slogan. Pro-democracy candidate James […]

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