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2012-12-05 16:21:28

American politicians (and their unofficial ad creators) are a nasty bunch when it comes to campaigning online, particularly when combining personal and issue attacks in advertisements posted to YouTube.

2012-06-27 02:00:09

As the election season ramps up, many voters are already experiencing attack ad fatigue.

2006-09-05 09:20:57

By Catherine Bremer MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Conservative ruling party candidate Felipe Calderon won Mexico's ferociously contested July 2 presidential election, the country's top electoral court said in a preliminary ruling on Tuesday.

2006-06-28 11:15:05

By Kieran Murray MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A combative champion of the poor is the slight favorite to win Mexico's bitterly fought presidential election on Sunday and extend a left-wing revival in Latin America right up to the U.S. border.

2006-06-20 13:32:26

By Frank Jack Daniel MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told Mexico's business sector on Tuesday he was not an enemy as he tried to calm nerves ahead of a July 2 presidential election that is balanced on a knife edge.

2006-06-13 11:18:20

By Chris Aspin MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador inched ahead in the presidential race, according to an opinion poll published on Tuesday, after accusing his rival's brother-in-law of tax dodging.

2005-11-02 16:25:52

By Jon Hurdle PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - The two multimillionaire candidates for governor of New Jersey have spent millions of dollars of their own money in a tough campaign that has alienated many voters with its barrage of negative ads. The election has pitted Democratic Sen.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.