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How Skipping the Debate Could Cost Trump Badly

John A. Tures | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

Donald Trump bragged that he could shoot someone and still win the nomination. But he's about to find that skipping the Fox News debate might actually be more costly to his campaign, especially if his followers see it as an insult or cowardice.

Mexico's Midterm Elections: The Unanswered Questions

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 06.05.2016 | World
Rodrigo Aguilera

This will be the first time that voters will have the opportunity to express their frustration against a government that has been mired in an ongoing political crisis following the Ayotzinapa kidnappings in September 2014 and the corruption scandals that shortly followed.

Mexico's Real Movement for Democracy

Laura Carlsen | Posted 10.07.2012 | World
Laura Carlsen

Weeks after Mexico's presidential elections, thousands of people have turned out to protest the declared winner, Enrique Peña Nieto, and the imminent return to power of the party that ruled Mexico for more than seven decades.

Mexico Still Far From Fair Elections

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 09.10.2012 | World
Mark Weisbrot

So long as Mexico's right controls the TV media -- and can get some extra insurance from manipulating the electoral process as needed -- Mexico will have a very limited form of democracy, and it will also fall far short of its economic potential.

Molly O'Toole

YoSoy132 Raises Students' Voice In Mexico's Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Molly O'Toole | Posted 07.03.2012 | World

Saturday night, on the eve of Mexico's presidential election, tens of thousands of protesters marched with candles through Mexico City, according to E...

Mexico's Leftist Runner-Up Won't Concede Defeat

Posted 07.02.2012 | World

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, long the underdog of Mexico's presidential election, has said he won't concede defeat until final votes are tallied in ...

Molly O'Toole

In Mexico Elections, PRI's Enrique Peña Nieto Declares Victory, But Analyses Vary

HuffingtonPost.com | Molly O'Toole | Posted 07.17.2012 | World

Votes were cast Sunday in the election for the new president of Mexico, and Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) candidate Enrique Peña Nieto decl...

Mexican Election Signals New Tack In Drug War

New York Times | Posted 06.10.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — The top three contenders for Mexico’s presidency have all promised a major shift in the country’s drug war strategy, placing a hig...

The Youth Vote -- Mexican Politicians Fail to Inspire in 2012

Fundacion MEPI | Posted 07.23.2012 | College
Fundacion MEPI

Smart Mexican politicians should probably be talking to Humberto Fuentes, a young voter who will be at the polls July 1. "I like politics, but I haven't joined the ranks of any party," he said. "Politicians do not understand our language."