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Poles Oust Brothers, Vote in Center-Right

Voters seek new EU relations, troop withdrawal from Iraq

(Newser) - Poles ousted the conservative Kaczynski twins today and voted in a center-right party that vows better relations with the EU. The highest turnout in nearly 20 years backed Civic Platform by 44% over Law and Justice's 30%, setting up opposition leader Donald Tusk to guide parliament against President Lech Kaczynski.... More »

Opposition Accuses Polish PM of Murder Threat

2 days before polls, Kaczynski set to crash

(Newser) - With less than 48 hours to go until Poland votes in a snap parliamentary election, the opposition has pulled ahead over the ruling Kaczynski brothers' Law and Justice Party, says the Telegraph. Opposition leader Donald Tusk lagged earlier in the race but is now on course for victory after puncturing... More »

After Early Stumble, Polish Twins on Track for a Win

Kaczynskis take lead 3 weeks before voting

(Newser) - Maclean's travels to Warsaw, where the ruling Kaczynski brothers are seeing a revival in fortunes ahead of Poland's Oct. 21 parliamentary elections. The twin brothers who have ruled Poland since 2005, pushing a hard-right agenda and enraging Europe along the way, seemed certain to lose power only weeks ago. But... More »

Polish Regime Continues to Crumble

Kaczynski sacks interior minister as early elections loom

(Newser) - Poland's Kaczynski regime came to the brink of collapse today following the dismissal of the country's interior minister on corruption allegations, writes the International Herald Tribune. The Kaczynskis, whose two years at the top of Polish politics have increasingly isolated the nation in Europe, have conceded that early elections are... More »

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