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Democrats pick up the House as power in Washington gets reshuffled

It is November the 7th and the US midterms have passed. Even though votes are still being counted, we can get a general impression from the results so far. The Democratic party has won control of the House of Representatives, being forecasted to hold around 229 seats to the Republicans' 206. The Democrats won slightly …

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The Result of the Dutch election marks the beginning of the end for right-wing populism

The Dutch General Election of March 2017 marked the victory of Mark Rutte’s VVD, and more importantly, it represented a notable rejection of Geert Wilders and his populist, nationalist, Eurosceptic PVV. Despite opinion polls having the PVV leading on occasion even by 10 points, Wilders lost the election by 8.2% and will not be a …

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