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  • noun a former president.

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  • noun A former president

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  • noun a former president


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  • Think of it: An ex-president with an oversize ­intellect and ego comes out of retirement to challenge his hand-picked successor for his party's nomination; they fight on new ­political terrain, barreling across newly critical primary states and using the tools of a new media age, from mass magazines to motion ­pictures; at a furiously ­contested convention, the incumbent prevails, but the ­ex-president leads his forces out of the party and into the most successful third-party ­campaign in history, the whole contest ending with the ­Democrats electing only their second president in more than a half-century.

    The Challenger Wanted Change

  • The final combatants fighting in the name of ex-president Laurent Gbagbo were Liberian mercenaries and Ivorian militiamen, said the statement signed by Defence Spokesman Captain Leon Kouakou Alla.

    UN investigators find 10 plots in Ivory Coast mass grave

  • "The final combatants fighting in the name of ex-president Laurent Gbagbo were Liberian mercenaries and Ivorian militiamen," said the statement signed by Defense Spokesman Capt.

    The Seattle Times

  • Should the panel not arrive at a compromise, Mr. Sarney threatened to put ex-president da Silva's royalty amendment veto to an override vote.

    Brazil Torn Over New Oil Riches

  • Other lawmakers say Gousse was responsible for the arrests of high-profile supporters of Jean-Bertrand Aristide after the ex-president was ousted in 2004.

    Haiti's President Announces 2nd Choice for Prime Minister Post

  • This certainly shows the initiative, leadership and resolve of Obama, compared to the other spineless G8 leaders and especially our ex-president Bush. this is why Barack Obama was elected and this is why he will be a good president.

    Obama: G8 warned Iran against nukes

  • Aron Prado, who runs a small manufacturer here, says he has heard the conservative candidate Keiko Fujimori apologize for the crimes committed in the government of her imprisoned father, a once-popular ex-president, but a bad taste lingers for Mr. Prado.

    Ideological Opposites Face Off in Peru

  • Moammar Gadhafi and Tunisia's ex-president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, as well as press reports about his ties to 58-year-old Jeffrey Epstein , a U.S. financier who in a Florida court in 2008 pleaded guilty to a felony charge of solicitation of prostitution involving a minor.

    Prince Andrew to Give Up Trade Role

  • Related Article Ideological Opposites Face Off in Peru Some critics say Mr. Vargas Llosa's support for Mr. Humala is a product of a lingering resentment against Ms. Fujimori's father, Alberto, an ex-president who trounced the author when Mr. Vargas Llosa ran in the 1990 elections.

    Insults Fly as Nation's Most Famous Novelist Picks Race's 'Lesser Evil'

  • Ms. Fujimori, daughter of jailed ex-president Alberto Fujimori , says she will keep Peru on the same market-friendly policies followed in the past two decades.

    Peru Sinks on Political Worries


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