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Reports: Iran bars 2 top figures from June ballot

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian news websites have boosted speculation that election overseers have barred two prominent but divisive figures from next month’s presidential ballot. The hardline website Tasnimnews.com says the Guardian Council has rejected former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, a close confidant of outgoing President …

Double Take ‘Toons: Republican Hopefuls Contd. : NPR

Election season has officially begun. PACs have been created, exploratory committees announced. NPR Double Take is taking a look (from multiple points of view) at all of the Republican candidates. And don’t worry — now that Candidate Obama has revealed himself, we’re poking fun at him too! Representative Michelle Bachmann …

2012 Republican Hopefuls : NPR

Election season has officially begun. PACs have been created, exploratory committees announced. NPR Double Take will be taking a look (from multiple points of view) at all of the Republican candidates. And don’t worry — as soon as primary season is over and Candidate Obama reveals himself, we’ll poke fun …