Liberalism

FILE - In this Thursday Jan. 26, 2016 photo, Virginia Lt. Gov., and Democratic candidate for Governor, Ralph Northam, left, talks with Senate Chief Deputy Clerk, Tara Perkinson, right, prior to the start of the Senate session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. Virginians are set to head to the polls Tuesday, June 13, 2017, to pick a Republican and Democratic candidate in the closely watched race for governor. The highest profile contest is on the Democratic side, where Northam is in a close race with former congressman Tom Perriello. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
June 13, 2017 - 10:41 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two Virginia Democrats vying to be the face of the resistance to President Donald Trump are squaring off Tuesday in a gubernatorial primary that's come down to a choice between heads and hearts. Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello, who served from 2008 to 2010, is running as a...
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May 29, 2017 - 8:14 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Moldova's pro-European Liberal Party quit the ruling coalition Monday following the arrest of Chisinau's mayor, but it looks like the government can keep its majority. The Liberal Party withdrew its three ministers, a deputy premier and politically-appointed managers of...
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A supporter holds a poster of Iranian presidential candidate cleric Ebrahim Raisi, the main challenger of President Hassan Rouhani, outside a polling station for the presidential and municipal councils election, in Tehran, Iran, Friday, May 19, 2017. Millions of Iranians voted late into the night Friday to decide whether incumbent President Hassan Rouhani deserves another four years in office after securing a landmark nuclear deal, or if the sluggish economy demands a new hard-line leader who could return the country to a more confrontational path with the West. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
May 20, 2017 - 4:39 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state television has declared incumbent President Hassan Rouhani the winner of the country's presidential election, giving him a second four-year term to see out his agenda calling for greater freedoms and outreach to the wider world. State TV offered its congratulations...
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May 17, 2017 - 2:10 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group of liberal and conservative online political commentators in Ohio has filed a constitutional challenge to the state's recently enacted law against internet harassment. A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Cleveland alleges a prohibition against...
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Newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in takes an oath during his inauguration ceremony at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Moon said Wednesday he was open to visiting rival North Korea under the right conditions to talk about Pyongyang's aggressive pursuit of nuclear-tipped missiles. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool)
May 10, 2017 - 2:04 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on South Korea's new president (all times local): 2:45 p.m. New South Korean President Moon Jae-in has named his nominees for prime minister and the country's spy chief as he quickly moves to replace government officials he inherited from the ousted and jailed...
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Newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, shakes hands with neighbors and supporters in front of his house in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Hours after celebrating his election win with thousands of supporters in wet Seoul streets, new South Korean President Moon on Wednesday was quickly thrown into the job of navigating a nation deeply split over its future and faced with growing threats from North Korea and an uneasy alliance with the United States. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
May 09, 2017 - 9:32 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on South Korea's presidential election (all times local): 10:20 a.m. New South Korean President Moon Jae-in has visited a national cemetery where he honored the country's former presidents, independence fighters and war heroes as he began his presidential duties...
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South Korea's presidential candidate Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party raises his hands as his party leaders and members watch on television local media's results of exit polls for the presidential election in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Exit polls forecast that liberal candidate Moon will win the election Tuesday to succeed ousted President Park Geun-hye. Official results weren't expected for hours, but the exit poll of about 89,000 voters at 330 polling stations, jointly commissioned by three major television stations and released just after polls closed, showed Moon receiving 41.4 percent of the vote. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 09, 2017 - 5:58 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hours after celebrating his election win with thousands of supporters in wet Seoul streets, newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday will be thrown into the job of navigating a nation deeply split over its future and faced with growing threats from...
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South Korea's presidential candidate Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party raises his hands as his party leaders and members watch on television local media's results of exit polls for the presidential election in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Exit polls forecast that liberal candidate Moon will win the election Tuesday to succeed ousted President Park Geun-hye. Official results weren't expected for hours, but the exit poll of about 89,000 voters at 330 polling stations, jointly commissioned by three major television stations and released just after polls closed, showed Moon receiving 41.4 percent of the vote. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 09, 2017 - 11:37 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Moon Jae-in declared victory in South Korea's presidential election Tuesday after his two main rivals conceded, capping one of the most turbulent political stretches in the nation's recent history and setting up its first liberal rule in a decade. Moon, a liberal former...
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South Korean presidential candidate Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party and his wife Kim Jung-suk wave after voting for a presidential election at a junior high school in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. South Koreans voted Tuesday for a new president, with victory widely predicted for a liberal candidate who has pledged to improve ties with North Korea, re-examine a contentious U.S. missile defense shield and push sweeping economic changes. (Park Young-tae/Newsis via AP)
May 09, 2017 - 2:58 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans are choosing their next president between a conservative who declared the election a "war of regime choices" and the liberal front-runner looking to overturn a decade of right-leaning rule. Tuesday's election is the culmination of a frenzied two-month race...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 4, 2017 file photo, South Korean presidential candidate Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party raise his hands during an election campaign in Goyang, South Korea. Moon, chief of staff for a late liberal president, is forecast to win May 9 presidential election in South Korea. An election victory would be another drama in a life that includes acute post-war poverty, imprisonment for fighting against a dictator and work as a human rights lawyer. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
May 06, 2017 - 4:08 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A former anti-government student leader, Moon Jae-in stands poised to succeed ousted leader Park Geun-hye, the daughter of the slain South Korean dictator who jailed him in the 1970s. Moon, the current front-runner in Tuesday's election, has led a life that seems custom-...
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