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David Shafer elected chair of Georgia GOP

Savannah – Republican activists elected David Shafer as chairman of the Georgia GOP on Saturday, capping a political comeback for the former powerful state senator just months after he lost a bruising runoff for lieutenant governor. The delegates gathered in Savannah for the party’s convention gave Shafer a wide victory …

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Why NYC still hasn’t elected a woman to be mayor

In 2013, then-New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn was the early frontrunner for mayor, but her campaign fizzled out in a crowded Democratic primary. Four years later, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis was the Republican nominee, but she failed to notch an upset against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. …

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Labour pledges to scrap primary Sats if elected

Image copyright Getty Images Jeremy Corbyn has pledged that Labour would scrap formal tests in primary schools in England, known as Sats. The tests left children in floods of tears or vomiting with worry, he told members of the National Education Union in Liverpool to loud whoops and cheers. He …

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Local elected officials gathering items for women’s shelter

Bristow and Crowe To help women in need, state Rep. Monica Bristow (D-Alton) and state Sen. Rachelle Crowe (D-Glen Carbon) will be collecting donations for Oasis Women’s Shelter throughout March. “While we use Women’s History Month as a way to highlight all of the contributions women have made to our …

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