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End Citizens Uniteds Poll Shows ORourke Closing In On Cruz Fast

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     A poll underwritten by End Citizens United seems to show that Beto O’Rourke of the Democrats is fast closing in on Ted Cruz of the GOP. The poll apparently indicated that Cruz’s lead over O’Rourke is just 45 to 37 percent, a narrow margin. This was markedly different at the start of the year when the campaign team of Cruz claimed that the incumbent senator from Texas has an 18 percent lead over his rival O’Rourke. Google, at that time, almost had the same results with Cruz leading around 14 percent. At any rate, it now appears that in just one month, O’Rourke’s chances of winning have significantly increased.

Last year, the Democrats were able to snatch 34 seats, most of which are in places that have voted traditionally for the GOPs. It is therefore not a surprise that the End Citizens United survey shows that O’Rourke is gaining fast on Cruz. While stealing Cruz’s seat is not the primary focus of the election cycle of 2018, it will certainly encourage the Democrats if O’Rourke wins the seat.

Public Policy Pulling already has a history of failed election predictions, considering its 2009 survey with results that did not materialize. That particular survey supposedly showed that nearing the 2010 GOP primary for governor, U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison has a lead of 25 percentage points over Governor Rick Perry. The actual figure was 56 percent to 31 percent. But Rasmussen Reports released its own survey indicating that Perry was very much ahead, approximately 46 percent to 36 percent. Ultimately, after the actual vote was counted, Perry won the contest.

In that light, this latest Public Policy Polling survey commissioned by End Citizens United showing that O’Rourke is trailing Cruz by only eight point percentage (45 percent to 37 percent) seems to be self-serving. Considering that End Citizens United is primarily composed of Democrats targeting financial and electoral reform, the poll results are surprisingly almost the same as that of other surveys. That means O’Rourke is polling like he is an organic Democrat. For instance, in another Public Policy Polling survey, almost every individual polled gave an opinion on Ted Cruz – 38 percent favorable and 49 percent unfavorable. On the other hand, 61 percent of those polled didn’t offer their opinion on Beto O’Rourke.

End Citizens, a political action committee is an organization in the United States that is fighting for fiscal and electoral reforms. This political organization is undertaking initiatives that are designed to reverse the 2010 decision of the U.S. Supreme Court that it handed down in the case Citizens United v. FEC. This decision effectively deregulates the limits on the amount being spent by independent expenditure groups for or against any specific candidates. ECU wants to drive big money out of politics, and is working for the election of people they call “campaign-finance reform champions.”

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The Winter Olympics Welcome North Korea

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With the 2018 winter Olympics beginning one month from today, most people believed the list of participating countries was finalized. Early this morning, however, a latecomer was added to the list.

South Korea’s northern counterpart has expressed interest in sending a team to Pyeongchang for the Olympic games. After an official ‘high-level’ meeting of executives from each country, North Korea’s participation in the 2018 games became official.

What Else was Discussed at the Meeting?

North Korea’s addition to the Olympic roster may not have been the most important part of the countries’ meeting. South Korea has since told reporters that many other important topics were discussed, including the reunion of families driven apart by the Korean war, agreements over the North’s nuclear policy and several other high-profile issues.

The countries have not held such a meeting for over two years, and many are hopeful the Olympics meeting can serve as the start of a restorative 2018 for south and north relations. Perhaps February 9th’s opening ceremony will feature athletes from each of the feuding countries, in a flashback to the Olympic games of 2006, walking together in harmony.

What to Expect of the Olympics

So far, the 2018 winter Olympics are making a big splash in the media. From Russia’s ban from participation to the extreme security measures anticipated around Pyeongchang’s Olympic village, these winter games will look different than they have in years past

Despite their last-minute involvement, the actual composition of a North Korean team is still up in the air. Only two of their athletes qualified for the Olympics, and special arrangements still need to be made for their late registrations.

The Goal of the American Institute of Architects

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     In 2011 the American Institute of Architects made Robert Ivy the Executive Vice President and CEO of their organization. Founded in 1857, The American Institute of Architects consists of over 90,000 members and has over 300 chapters, spread throughout the United States and the world. It is one of the largest organization for professional architects in the world. The organizations gala is to promote ethical work and design practices and to display the importance of architecture in modern society.

As the Executive Vice President and CEO of the American Institute of Architects, Robert Ivy is in charge of the organizations head office in Washington D.C. He oversees 206 employees and is office operates on an annual budget of $56 million. His position makes him responsible for overseeing the dispersal of architecture knowledge. He is also in charge of solving any internal problems with designs or ethics.

Robert Ivy attended Sewanee: The University of the South and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He then attended Tulane University, graduating with a Masters of Architecture degree.

During his career in architecture, he has held many different positions. In 1996 he became the Editor in Chief of Architectural Record, a magazine based on architecture and interior design. He was the Vice President and Editorial Director for McGraw-Hill Construction Media. In this position, Ivy oversaw the publications of many different writings, including Architectural Record: China and The Magazine of Sustainable Design, two popular architecture magazines. He also held the position of principal with Ivy Architecture and was a managing partner of Dean/Dale Dean and Ivy.

Ivy has received several awards and accolades during his career. In 2009 he won the Crain Award from American Business Media, their most prestigious award. In 2010 the nation architecture fraternity Alpha Rho Chi awarded him the rank of Master Architect.

Ivy remains one of the most revered leaders in the architecture community. He has a large amount of respect for the American Institute of Architecture and the goals they have set. He plans to continue serving the architecture community and to ensure that architects worldwide meet ethical and professional standards.

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The global efforts of the American Institute of Architects

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     In 1981 Robert Ivy, an American Architect, began working as a principal for Dean/Dale, Dean & Ivy. Before this he was educated at Sewanee: The University of the South and Tulane University. He worked as a principal through 1996. The same year he became the Editor in Chief for a monthly design and architecture publication called Architectural Record. While Ivy worked for Architectural Record, the magazine won several awards and honors, such as the premier magazine journalism award and seven Ozzies: Folio Design Awards.

Next, Mr. Ivy Was made Vice President and Editorial Director of a media company called McGraw-Hill Construction. It was here that Ivy oversaw the publication of a number of architect and design magazines, such as Constructor, ENR, and Architectural Record: China.

In 2001 Ivy published a biography of Fay Jones titled Fay Jones: Architect. The subject of the book, Fay Jones, was an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright. The book was praised by the Art Library Society of North America.

The American Institute of Architects made Ivy their Executive Vice President and CEO in 2011. He holds this position currently. In this job, Ivy oversees the Washington D.C. office of the American Institute of Architects, its headquarters. Ivy’s office has 206 employees and a budget of $56 million. This office works with the nearly 300 organization chapters located around the globe.

The American Institute of Architects was created in 1857 and currently has over 90,000 members. The organization aims to provide education, community volunteering, and government advocacy. The members of the American Institute of Architects follow a code based on ethical and professional practices and conduct. This code is in place to strengthen the trust between the public and architects.

In his position as Executive Vice President and CEO, Robert Ivy ensures that the goals of the American Institute of Architects are met. This means that Ivy ensures that all members are meeting the requirements of the organization’s code. He is also responsible for spreading public awareness of the importance of architecture and design.

Mr. Ivy has been applauded for his hard work. He received the Crain Award from American Business Media in 2009, and in 2010 he was named a Master Architect of Alpha Rho Chi, an architectural fraternity.

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The Story of Tony Petrello and His Many Careers

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     Tony Petrello is known as one of the top paid CEOs in America. He is the head of Nabors Industries. Nabors Industries is the largest oil drilling contractor in the world. They operate over one thousand oil rigs.

Tony Petrello has been guiding Nabors Industries towards success ever since he joined them. He originally joined them in 1991 as the Chief Operating Officer. He quickly went up from level to level until he became the CEO.

Tony Petrello has a unique history. He grew up in a middle-class family. His parents worked hard to make sure that he was able to get an education. He attended public school, not some glitzy private school. He studied textbooks on his own for hours each day during his free time. His favorite subject was math. People who knew him in high school said that he was a literal genius in math. It seems like Yale University also thought that he was a math genius. They realized what he was capable of, and they decided to award him a scholarship to their university, with the opportunity of being taught by Serge Lang, one of the most renowned professors and mathematicians. Tony became extremely close to Serge Lang. He helped him develop his theories. They became close friends. When Serge Lang passed away, Tony Petrello attended his memorial service and promised to donate one hundred and fifty thousand dollars to Yale University in memory of Serge Lang, his beloved professor. He also pledged to match donations up to one hundred and fifty thousand dollars, potentially giving up to three hundred thousand dollars to charity.

Tony Petrello got his math degree at Yale, but he decided to become a lawyer. He got his law degree from Harvard Law School. He became a lawyer with Baker & McKenzie. He later became a managing partner there.

One of his clients was Nabors Industries. They realized his genius and tried to get him on their team. They succeeded in their efforts, and he joined them in 1991. Since he is a lawyer with experience and knowledge in corporate tax law, he is very useful to them.

Tony Petrello donated seven million dollars to the Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital. He has a daughter who has cerebral palsy, and he wants to help out other children who also have neurological conditions.

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Matt Badiali: It’s Time to Buy Gold

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     Matt Badiali is one of the professionals serving at Banyan Hill Publishing. The businessman has a lot of knowledge in natural metals, and he has been educating the international community about investing wisely in this area. While serving as an editor of the prestigious publishing, the businessman has urged his followers to be keen and always go to see the investments they are making in person so that they can access the situation and make the right decision at the end of the day. The businessman has a lot of knowledge in these activities, and this explains why he is followed by so many people from all over the globe. In one of the recent articles written by Matt Badiali, the businessman is urging the international investors to invest in gold by purchasing it immediately. The businessman says that the price of gold might go up with over five hundred percent in the near future.

While writing for a magazine known as Real Wealth Strategist, the businessman told all his followers that the right time to purchase the precious metal is now. According to the businessman, the market is in the first stages of the bull market, and this means that the prices of gold might go up with over five hundred percent, making it very costly for the investors who want to invest there. For the lucky people who will purchase the commodity now, they will be able to make great profits in a very short time, unlike those who will ignore his advice.

Matt Badiali says that this is not the first time such an activity is taking place. In the past, the prices of gold went too high, making it unaffordable to the people in the industry. The businessman has been quoted several times, saying that the prices of the metals might be going up because all the signs have presented themselves.

In the United States, the price of the commodity, when purchased in US dollars, has been on the rise for sometime now. This is an indication that things will be getting better for the people investing in this area. Those who will be taking this advice can be assured of investing in an area that doesn’t bring losses when compared to most of the other industries in the market. The business community should understand that it is time to invest in the safe areas so that they can earn profits.

The Exceptional Advertising And Music Career Of Alexandre Gamma

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     Alexandre Gama is an entrepreneur from Brazil, born June 1st, 1958 in Rio de Janeiro. His career revolves around the advertising and communications industry. He founded one of Brazil’s top twenty advertising agencies, Neogama, and remains the current CCO and CEO. He was the first Brazilian to serve as the WCCO of a global agency network.

Alexandre Gama started his career at Standard Ogilvy & Mather in 1982 as a creative and copywriter. He served DM9 for four years beginning in 1990, and became Brazil’s most awarded copywriter. He has worked at numerous, prestigious agencies. He became of member of the board in 2012 for ABAP. He received recognition for the promotion and support he provided to the industry of Brazilian communications.

Alexandre Gamma was additionally involved with the industry of music. He was responsible for the establishment of VIOLAB in 2014. This was a music project featuring acoustic guitars, a recording label, a recording studio, a YouTube channel and a radio program. The program promoted Brazil’s best musicians and acoustic guitar players.

In 2014, Alexandre Gamma received an invitation to display his work at the MAB, or Brazilian Art Museum. The name of the art exhibition was Ideia e Forma, the only exhibit of this nature ever seen in Brazil.

Matt Badiali – Don’t believe it until you see it

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     Matt Badiali recently became a member of the Banyan Hill Publishing team, working as their natural resources expert. In this position Badiali researches as well as recommends different investment opportunities in many different natural resources such as mining and agriculture. He makes these recommendations for the readers of Banyan Hill Publishing’s newsletter. Within the investment industry, Matt Badiali is one of the leading experts in natural resources. He had years of experience before joining Banyan Hill Publishing which include working on numerous drill rigs, speaking at many different geological conferences, consulting different environmental companies and also inspecting many different mines.

Before Matt Badiali became a natural resources expert with Banyan Hill Publishing, he worked as Stansberry Research’s editor for their monthly advisory known as the Stansberry Research Resource Report. This report focused on different investments in things like energy and metals, as well as many other natural resources.

Badiali went to school to become a geologist. He studied at Penn State University where he earned his Bachelors of Science in Earth Sciences and then went on to attend Florida Atlantic University to earn his Masters degree in Geology. Badiali plans to use his education as well as his experience to explore all of the different investment opportunities for his readers.

To be able to provide the best for his readers, Matt Badiali makes sure that he works very hands-on. He has no problem going wherever he may have to and has no limitations on who he talks to. Badiali’s dedication to his job and to his readers has taken him to numerous places including Iraq, Turkey, Haiti, Singapore, Hong Kong, New Guinea and Switzerland, as well as many other places all around the world. In these places he has also visited many different oil wells as well as mines, discussed latest resource prospects about the mines and oil wells with their CEOs and even analyzed all of the geological data.

While working at Banyan Hill Publishing, Badiali has learned that unless you go and see it for yourself you don’t truly know what is going on. Matt Badiali likes to see the conditions that are taking place at each location, such as how smoothly a hole is being drilled, as well as checking on all of the investments. His belief is that the very best way you can make sure that an investors investment is safe is to go out and see it for yourself.

Karl Heideck Crossing Ts and Dotting Is

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     The issue of employers asking potential employees for their salary history has been an ongoing source of contention for many states. Not so anymore for Philadelphia, whose Mayor Jim Kinney, signed a bill formally forbidding employers from this practice. There was strong opposition before its passing with Comcast threatening a lawsuit for infringement of their First Amendment Rights and the Chamber of Commerce challenging the bill in court asserting the new legislation was unconstitutional. The Chamber of Commerce took it a step further requesting a preliminary injunction but failed to follow up. They however, were given leeway by the Court to revise the complaint.

The reason for this law is to equalize the pay earned by men and women. Legislators’ goal was to stop employers from seeking information about potential employees’ salary history without their consent. The law states they are prohibited from inquiring about this information or using divulgence of it as a precursor to an offer. They also cannot penalize a candidate for nondisclosure. It’s anticipated this law will affect many persons outside of the Philadelphia area. A single breach could incur a $2,000 fine.

Companies will now have to review their hiring and training procedures and make any necessary revisions to comply with the law. There are those of course that will still find ways to go around it by doing things such as web searches of job candidates to get information.

As a compliance specialist, Karl Heideck is a contract attorney that has knowledge and experience in this area of law. He represents businesses in the Philadelphia area and individuals as well. Karl Heideck is a graduate of Swarthmore College and received a Juris Doctor with honors at Temple University’s James E. Beasley School of Law. He’s been practicing in the Philadelphia area since 2010 and has experience in many areas of law including civil litigation, mediation, and intellectual property law.

Karl Heideck was previously employed at Pepper Hamilton LLP as a project attorney and Conrad O’Brien as an associate. Karl Heideck offers an array of services including compliance consulting, product liability, commercial litigation and employment proceedings. He also maintains a blog and is dedicated to keeping his fellow Pennsylvanians up to date on current legal developments and news.

Investment Guru-Paul Mampilly

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     According to some research, it is indicated that only a fraction of 40% of American have invested in stock exchange while the rest are still learning how to trade in the stock exchange yet they are not sure and do not know where to start. It is known that investing is taking risk and the beat risk is taken after consulting with professionals who give advice on investing in stock exchange. Paul Mampilly is referred to a guru when it comes to trading in the stock exchange market and he has the major responsibility of providing powerful investing advice.

Paul Mampilly is an American investor who for a long time has been offering investment advice to not only Americans but also to the world. He has majored his advice on stock exchange trading. To be able to reach a wide range of individuals through his investing advice; Paul established a newsletter known as Profit Unlimited. The media platform has been expanding ever since it was founded and has over 90000 subscribers from all over the world. Paul Mampilly has benefited thousands of individuals across the globe to reach their goals as they invest wisely.

Mr. Paul was not born in the United States of America; he was born in India and relocated to the United States of America as a young man. Moving to the country had a great advantage to the prominent investor who was determined to learn more as well as gain skills in investments, finances as well as Wall Street in general. Paul Mampilly has a vast knowledge in the investing sector which runs for more than 25 years. He began his career serving at Banker’s Trust. He later served in several other financial facilities holding different leadership positions. Some of the financial institutions Mr. Paul served include; Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, ING, and other private financial organizations. M r. Paul Mampilly has not only been successful in assisting others to meet their personal and long-term goals and dreams in the investment world, but he is a prominent investor who has done well in his personal investments as well. Paul has invested in the pharmaceutical sector; Sarepta Therapeutic. Paul is a graduate of Montclair State University, New Jersey.

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