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US election: Meet the savvy women vying to be Hillary Clinton's running mate

telegraph.co.uk — Other Democrats argue Team Clinton should opt for an African-American or Hispanic running mate. These two voter groups have been hugely supportive of Hillary, overwhelmingly backing her over Sanders, and could help propel her to victory in the November election.

'MP totty row': The worst Westminster sexists are the ones you can't even see

telegraph.co.uk — There was the time I was standing with political colleagues in the bar at the Labour Party conference hotel, inside the secure zone that you can only access with a pass, when an MP trotted up to speak to one of the men in our group and asked if I was the weather girl (because there are so many weather girls who attend party conference).

Naked photo row: Donald Trump's chest-beating macho politics can only have one winner

telegraph.co.uk — She said: "The fact is, the image in the ad - for which Melania Trump apparently willingly posed and has long been widely available online - isn't objectionable because she's nude or because it implies she's 'promiscuous'.

Hillary Clinton's vulnerability is real - give her a break

telegraph.co.uk — Karen Tumulty of the asked why voters don't trust her despite decades in politics. The former first lady has consistently struggled on "trustworthiness" when compared to her main rival Bernie Sanders, with only 37 per cent of voters finding her "honest" and "trustworthy" according to a Washington Post/ABC New s poll.

Corbyn Under Fire Over Sex Work Comments

news.sky.com — Female Labour MPs have hit out after comments made by Jeremy Corbyn about decriminalising sex work. The Labour leader was quoted in the Guardian as saying: "I am in favour of decriminalising the sex industry. I don't want people to be criminalised. "I want to be [in] a society where we don't automatically criminalise people.

Cameron Talks Security Ahead Of France Summit

news.sky.com — Britain and France will spend £1.5bn developing the next generation of drones, in a sign of closer co-operation over security and defence. The Prime Minister and the French President are to discuss how they can work together to fight terrorism at a summit in Amiens, France.

Super Tuesday: Hillary Clinton is relying on black women voters - and she knows it

telegraph.co.uk — Perhaps the most painful moment of Hillary Clinton's 2016 Presidential campaign was the realisation she could not count on the support of women. The steady drip, drip, drip of female Democratic voters bleeding to Bernie Sanders has now turned into a stream.

PM Threatened With Leadership Challenge Over EU

news.sky.com — David Cameron has reportedly been told that he will face a leadership challenge unless he tones down his attacks on Boris Johnson and other "Out" campaigners. Tory ministers and senior backbenchers have even threatened a "no confidence" vote if the Prime Minister fails to halt "blue on blue" attacks on fellow Conservatives, according to the Sunday Times.

Barroso: Second EU Referendum 'Unthinkable'

news.sky.com — Britain will have only one chance to vote in a referendum on its membership of the European Union, the former President of the European Commission has told Sky News. Some high profile campaigners have suggested that voting "Out" could strengthen the UK's negotiating hand ahead of a potential second referendum.

Tory Divisions Over EU Membership Growing

news.sky.com — Conservative divisions over the EU have exploded after the Foreign Secretary called a leading Eurosceptic a "total s***". Sky News understands the Foreign Office has referred Sir Bill Cash to the parliamentary authorities following an alleged "abuse" of House of Commons rules over his handling of a confidential EU document.
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Apr 30, 2016

RT @JasonFarrellSky: Just asked Ken Livingstone what point he was trying to make by bringing up Hitler - He tells me, "I can't remember."

Apr 26, 2016

@LesCashmore Very sadly, it seems they are being strangled and then mutilated.


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