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Amy Schumer is pregnant and wants you to vote on November 6

Amy Schumer's discovered the one surefire way to get publications to cover her midterm endorsements: pairing them with her pregnancy announcement. On Monday, the actress and comedian had Jessica Yellin of News Not Noise post a Notes app screenshot
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This meme is tricking people into visiting the voter registration website

Hello, have you registered to vote yet? There may still be time to do so, depending on your state. Give the constant sense of urgency in our great nation, some folks are trying their hardest to convince people to vote in the upcoming midterm
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Facebook cracks down on voter suppression ahead of U.S. midterm elections

Facebook is expanding its fight against fake news and tackling the most direct way it affects elections: voter suppression. In a post titled "Expanding Our Policies on Voter Suppression," Facebook’s public policy manager Jessica Leinwand
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A 24-year-old city council candidate is using super weird ads to get out the vote

Hayden Pedigo wants you to know that he's running for city council.  The 24-year-old musician announced his bid for a seat on the Amarillo, Texas council in a Facebook post in August. In the bizarre clip, Pedigo tosses a folding chair across a
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As elections approach, govt must remember that job seekers are also voters

From: Buisness-standard By Mahesh Vyas Recommended by: business-standard Unemployment is on the rise. The weekly unemployment rates during September 2018 have been stabilising around an elevated level. The week ended September 2
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How to register to vote in less than two minutes

All the cool kids are doing it. That's what you can tell your best friend when you finally convince them to register to vote.  Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, the nationwide holiday that celebrates democracy and promotes voter
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Michelle Obama shares a touching story about her earliest memories of voting

Michelle Obama teamed up with When We All Vote to share some of her earliest memories of voting.  In the clip, Obama talks about watching her father vote as a young girl. In the story, she says his level of effort and consistency in making sure
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How a spate of spoilers may ruin BJP's election strategy for 2019

From: Buisness-standard By Bharat Bhushan Recommended by: business-standard The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) hopes for pulling off elections in nearly a dozen states along with the general election have been dashed. The
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The brouhaha over the HDFC vote

From: Buisness-standard By Amit Tandon Recommended by: business-standard Last month, in related but contrasting developments, foreign institutional investors jostled to put money — lots of it — into two HDFC group companies, its
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Question of polls: Do people vote against the PM, their MP or the party?

From: Buisness-standard Recommended by: business-standard Tomorrow, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives his annual speech from Red Fort, millions will be wondering if he will be doing it next year also. Six months ago, it seemed a

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