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January 2020

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12This issue affects the United States. A recent Gallop poll shows that bipartisan polarization on Trump has reached an 82% approval ratings gap, the worst in the poll's history.
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9This issue affects the United Kingdom. Jess Phillips withdraws from the Labour Leadership race
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8This issue affects Ireland. Polling by Sunday Times has raised eyebrows with the Fianna Fáil at a twelve point lead at 32% ahead of the governing Fine Gael at 20%, with Sinn Féin only a point behind at 19%. The poll has led to growing calls for the leader of SF, Mary Lou McDonald to be included in leadership debate with Varadkar and Martin on RTÉ.
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8This issue affects France. At a National Rally conference, Marine Le Pen has announced she is entering the 2022 French presidential elections for a third-time lucky.
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-4This issue affects the United Kingdom. As polls begin to put Labour party leadership hopeful Rebecca Long-Bailey in the lead, ahead of former clear frontrunner Keir Starmer, membership group Momentum looks set to formally back the candidate. The support from the group, well-versed in campaigning on and offline, would be essential for Long-Bailey, whose campaign has had a noted 'slow start'.
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5This issue affects the United States. CNN completely botched the Democratic presidential debate by replacing substantive questions with inane centrist talking points. UPDATE: On another note, you can read the full transcript of the debate here
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5This issue affects Ireland. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has asked the 32nd Dáil to be dissolved, and declared the next general election for the 8th February. Notably, this will be the first general election to be held on a Saturday instead of the usual Fridays. Commentators have pointed out it is also the date of the Ireland v Wales Six Nations rugby tournament.
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5This issue affects the United Kingdom. The Center blows itself up: voter statistic in the latest election
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19This issue affects Taiwan. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen wins reelection in a landslide as voters back her tough stance against the PRC.
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12This issue affects the United States. Vermin Supreme has, somehow, won the New Hampshire presidential primary for the Libertarian Party.
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12This issue affects the United States. Senator Cory Booker has officially suspended his presidential campaign.
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7This issue affects the United Kingdom. The nominations for the Labour Party leadership election have closed. Clive Lewis withdrew hours before the polls closed, as he had just 5 of the required 22 nominators. Keir Starmer, Rebecca Long Bailey, Lisa Nandy, Jess Phillips and Emily Thornberry all received the required number of nominations to get their names onto the ballot paper. Likewise, Angela Rayner, Ian Murray, Dawn Butler, Rosena Allin-Khan and Richard Burgon all received enough nominations to get onto the ballot paper in the deputy leadership race.
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6This issue affects the United Kingdom. In a push to grab support from the members for the Labour leadership, Clive Lewis is proposing a referendum on the monarchy, while Rebecca Long-Bailey is advocating the abolishment of the House of Lords.
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2This issue affects the United Kingdom. The Labour Party reformist movement Momentum has backed left-winger Rebecca Long BaileyWikipedia's W.svg for the Labour leadership, and Angela RaynerWikipedia's W.svg for the deputy.
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8This issue affects the United States. The January 14 debate's line up has been finalized: Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders, Tom Steyer, Elizabeth Warren.
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7This issue affects the United States. This issue affects Ohio. Due to paperwork SNAFU, Andrew Yang will not appear on the Ohio Democratic primary ballot and will attempt a write-in campaign. John Delaney also failed to make the ballot. Bill Weld also failed to get on the Republican primary ballot.
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14This issue affects the United States. Marianne Williamson officially drops out.
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3This issue affects the United Kingdom. The largest trade union in the United Kingdom UNISON, who is the main trade union of public sector and essential workers has endorsed Sir Keir Starmer as the next Labour leader. Together, they have also endorsed Angela Rayner as deputy leader.
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3This issue affects the United Kingdom. Angela RaynerWikipedia's W.svg has also launched a deputy leadership bid, and will likely be the last to do so. She was previously one of the MPs considered most likely to launch a leadership bid - it is rumoured she's running for Deputy Leader instead because of her friendship with Rebecca Long-Bailey.
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5This issue affects the United Kingdom. After much speculation, Corbynite frontrunner Rebecca Long-BaileyWikipedia's W.svg has put her hat in the ring for the Labour leadership, putting a leadership bid in the left-wing Tribune magazine.
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6This issue affects the United Kingdom. The favourite choice for the next Labour leader according to polls Sir Keir StarmerWikipedia's W.svg, has officially put his hat in the ring.
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9This issue affects the United Kingdom. Noted backbencher David LammyWikipedia's W.svg has ruled himself out of the Labour leadership race. He says he is “not the individual best placed for this role at this time”. Meanwhile the race to succeed Tom Watson as deputy leader is also underway, with Richard BurgonWikipedia's W.svg, Dawn ButlerWikipedia's W.svg and Khalid MahmoodWikipedia's W.svg throwing their hats into the ring.
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3This issue affects the United Kingdom. And now there are four, as soft-left backbencher Lisa NandyWikipedia's W.svg has put her hat in the Labour leadership ring.
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2This issue affects the United Kingdom. Outspoken backbench MP Jess PhillipsWikipedia's W.svg, has formally put her hat in the ring for leadership of the Labour Party. She is the third candidate to officially self-declare running for the leader, after shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry and shadow Treasury secretary, Clive Lewis.
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14This issue affects the United States. Democratic nominee candidate Marianne Williamson has laid off all of her campaign staff, but maintains that she will continue running.
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11This issue affects the United States. Julián Castro has dropped out of the 2020 Democratic Party presidential race.