Sweden’s far-right set to hold balance of power after election

Surge in support for populists will see realignment of politics after too-close-to-call vote

Sweden votes on Sunday in elections likely to force a historic realignment in the nation’s politics, as support for the established centre-right and centre-left blocs slumps in the face of a surge by the populist, anti-immigration Sweden Democrats.

Late polls showed that the race was too close to call, with the outgoing Social Democrat-Green coalition of prime minister Stefan Löfven and its ex-communist Left party parliamentary allies on about 40-41% of the vote, and the four-party centre-right opposition, led by the Moderates, two to three points behind.

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Bill Daley: White House Chaos, Power Struggle Starts With President Donald Trump | MTP Daily | MSNBC

Former Chief of Staff Bill Daley joins Chuck to discuss the power struggle within the West Wing that was further revealed in the NUY op-ed published this week.
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Bill Daley: White House Chaos, Power Struggle Starts With President Donald Trump | MTP Daily | MSNBC

At Kavanaugh hearings, questions of how much power a president should hold

At Kavanaugh hearings, questions of how much power a president should holdIn a life spent circling Capitol Hill, Judge Brett Kavanaugh has made a rare foray to the very top. Born and raised in the D.C. area, Judge Kavanaugh’s legal career has unfolded at the highest levels of the judicial and executive branches, from the chambers of the United States Supreme Court to the halls of the White House. Critics, legal scholars, and Democratic senators agree, saying those experiences have cultivated an unusually strong view of executive power.