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Virginia GOP to choose nominees at convention in Lynchburg

Times Union 24 Feb 2021
(AP) — Virginia Republicans have opted to hold an in-person convention at Liberty University in May to choose their nominee for governor, again rejecting an effort to hold a more inclusive firehouse primary ... The convention will use ranked-choice voting to select a nominee so the winner will have to receive a majority vote.
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Former Gov. Walters to speak to Muskogee County Democrats

Muskogee Phoenix 24 Feb 2021
Walters will speak on the coming Democrat events. Precinct meetings, County Convention, CD II Convention and the State Democratic Convention and the process to be implemented for these meetings will be explained.�.
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State GOP leaders opt for drive-up convention at Liberty University to nominate candidates

The Roanoke Times 24 Feb 2021
They’ll hold a drive-up convention May 8 on the campus of Liberty University. The decision followed feuds among members of the party’s State Central Committee, who had opted for a convention to nominate candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general ... Another proposal that failed would have created an unassembled convention.
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Virginia GOP decides to hold drive-in nominating convention

The Hill 24 Feb 2021
The Virginia Republican Party has decided that statewide candidates running in the November election will be nominated at a May 8 drive-in convention at Liberty University, though the Evangelical college says it has not yet agreed to any particular contract or plan. The convention ...
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Orlando Blooms skips nude paddleboarding for this vacation with Katy Perry

East Bay Times 24 Feb 2021
Page Six (@PageSix) February 23, 2021 ... The photos of the “American Idol” judge and her au natural boyfriend also were leaked a week after the singer spoke at the Democratic National Convention — when Hillary Clinton was nominated. That convention and Orlando Bloom paddleboarding memes seem like a lifetime ago ... .
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Idea of climate action should not be to move climate ambition goal post to 2050: India at UNSC

Hindustan Times 24 Feb 2021
In his speech, Javadekar emphasised that the global community has addressed the issue of climate change through the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement, which together represent a “delicately balanced” global democratic effort to take climate action ...
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Theater Review: Asolo Rep’s powerful ‘Fannie’ gives civil rights icon her due

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 24 Feb 2021
The story of civil and voting rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer is one that more people should know about, and Cheryl L ... More ... Ticket Newsletter ... The story begins with Hamer about to speak at the 1964 Democratic National Convention where she was demanding recognition for the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, which she co-founded ... Senate ... By Cheryl L.
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Idea of climate action should not be to move climate ambition goal post to 2050: ...

Indian Express 24 Feb 2021
In his speech, Javadekar emphasised that the global community has addressed the issue of climate change through the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement, which together represent a delicately balanced global democratic effort to take climate action in ...
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Tribune Editorial: Urge to suppress democracy alive and well in Utah

The Salt Lake Tribune 23 Feb 2021
Still, Republicans have been trying from the start to undo SB54 and return the power to nominate to the anti-democratic caucus and convention system ... Dan McCay’s Senate Bill 205, which would allow parties to opt out of the petition path and use only the caucus/convention system.
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How the pandemic changed political communication – and why it matters

The Conversation 23 Feb 2021
All this affects the quality of our liberal democratic discourse ... These changes were done for public health reasons but they still pose a significant challenge to conventions of a democratic society ... The impact of COVID on these rhetorical arena affects the ability of one of our key democratic norms to function – communication.
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Over and out? Mike Madigan steps down as head of the Democratic Party of Illinois

Chicago Sun-Times 23 Feb 2021
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan at the annual Democratic County Chairs’ Association brunch in Springfield in 2019 ... “This is a great loss especially for the Democratic Party ... BlueRoomStream Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough speaks at an Illinois delegation event during the Democratic National Convention last summer.
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Clyburn pushes for SC's Judge Michelle Childs to fill next US Supreme Court vacancy

The Post and Courier 23 Feb 2021
Clyburn praises 'adopted son of South Carolina' Joe Biden at virtual Democratic Convention ... Dick Harpootlian, another Columbia Democrat and Biden friend who has tried cases in Childs' court and, like Childs, is a USC law graduate ... Several SC Democrats in running for potential Biden administration jobs.
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In unique Edison, N.J. mayoral race, 3 Desis pitted against each other

News India Times 23 Feb 2021
Several Democrats and Republicans, including incumbent Mayor Tom Lankey, are running for their party’s endorsement for Mayor of this city ... 24, 2021 in the Edison Democratic Party nomination to be held as a virtual convention ... Attorney and former Edison Township Council member Sapana Shah; Edison Democratic municipal chair Mahesh Bhagia.
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