Mexico Fires 7 in Alleged Vote-Influence Scandal
The head of Mexico's Social Development department dismissed seven officials Thursday after some of them were mentioned in taped discussions about how to use anti-poverty programs to promote the governing party in upcoming local elections.
Venezuela Rejects OAS, U.S. Calls for Election Recount
The head of Venezuela's election authority on Monday rejected calls by the Organization of American States and the U.S. State Department for a recount of Sunday's presidential vote as "interventionist."
Venezuela Halts Talks With U.S. Over Diplomat Comment: Minister
Venezuela has cut off an informal channel of communication with the United States because of comments by a State Department official about next month's presidential election, the foreign minister said on Wednesday.
Occupy Department of Veterans Affairs ignored, but shows purpose
As the election has ended and the campaign ads have dissolved off of the television, most people have gone back to their every day lives and have generally forgotten about the many protests that are still going on even after the election.
Analysis: U.S. battle over ballots averted, but not forever
Voting-rights advocates, along with the U.S. Department of Justice and some political party officials, tackled potential electoral problems early this election year. Judges blocked stringent voter ID laws, lifted registration restrictions and rejected limits on early voting.
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