Regardless of your personal views of the controversial former Pakistani prime minister, it’s hard not to view this as another blow to democratic consolidation in the troubled South Asian nation. Coverage:ReutersNew York TimesThe GuardianUPIDawn (leading English-language daily in Pakistan)Details
Shocking, we know.
The relatively solid electoral framework in Kenya could take a hit if elections in its most famous slum generate results never envisioned under the country’s Constitution, reports The New York Times.
This Washington Post story puts to rest the quaint notion that U.S. Federal Elections Commission (FEC) still matters in any meaningful way when it comes to controlling the influence of money in American politics.