The Feds: We begin today in the United States, under our especially fitting subheading, where the Presidential election has gone haywire after Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey sent a cryptic letter to Congress about Hillary Clinton’s emails. He said new emails that might
…And the World: We begin today in Pakistan, where militants linked to a Taliban splinter group and Daesh, also known as ISIS/ISIL attacked a police training facility that left 61 dead. The attack was a blow to the country, which has made some progress in
…And the World: We begin today in Iraq, where government forces in concert with the United States have begun their assault on Daesh’s last stronghold in the country, Mosul. The fundamentalist terrorist group, also known as ISIS/ISIL, has drained away from Iraq amid onslaughts from
The Feds: We begin today in the United States, where the Republican party is in convulsions after a devastating video revealed its nominee, real estate tycoon and provocateur Donald Trump, bragging about sexually assaulting women and that he can do so because of his fame.
…And the World: We begin today in Colombia, where voters rejected a peace deal with the FARC guerillas, who have been at war with the country for decades. It’s not clear what happens next and few expect the current ceasefire to fall apart. Leaders on
The Feds: We begin today in New York, where one bomb went off in the Chelsea neighborhood, and another nearby was secured before it could go off. This followed a detonation in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Bombs were also found at the train station in
Due to tight schedules and limited resources, we will have no Markup/Takedown this Week. We’ll be back with the news you need for your political week on Monday.
…And the World: We begin today in Brazil where impeached President Dilma Rousseff is battling to save her political career. The lower house of the Brazilian legislature voted earlier this year to impeach Rousseff for fudging budget numbers—the nation faces a fiscal nightmare brought on,
…And the World: We begin today in France, where a former President Nicolas Sarkozy has announced he will again run for the presidency in next year’s election after failing to win reelection four years ago. François Hollande, who beat Sarkozy in the 2012 election, is polling in
…And the World: We begin today in South Africa, where elections last week continue to roil the political status quo. While the African National Congress won a majority of the vote in municipal elections, it still represented a huge setback, it vote share dropping off