Liberalism

South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in waves from a car after his inauguration ceremony in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Moon said Wednesday he was open to visiting rival North Korea under the right conditions to talk about Pyongyang's aggressive pursuit of nuclear-tipped missiles. (Hong Hae-in/Yonhap via AP)
May 10, 2017 - 3:21 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on South Korea's new president (all times local): 3:04 p.m. The Philippines' president has congratulated South Korean President Moon Jae-in and says his country is committed to further enhancing relations with Seoul. "On behalf of the Filipino nation, President...
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In this Wednesday, May 10, 2017, photo, newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks during his inauguration ceremony at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. Moon said Wednesday he was open to visiting rival North Korea under the right conditions to talk about Pyongyang's aggressive pursuit of nuclear-tipped missiles. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool, File)
May 10, 2017 - 2:04 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on South Korea's new president (all times local): 2:45 p.m. New South Korean President Moon Jae-in has named his nominees for prime minister and the country's spy chief as he quickly moves to replace government officials he inherited from the ousted and jailed...
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South Korea's presidential candidate Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party raises his hands as his party leaders and members watch on television local media's results of exit polls for the presidential election in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Exit polls forecast that liberal candidate Moon will win the election Tuesday to succeed ousted President Park Geun-hye. Official results weren't expected for hours, but the exit poll of about 89,000 voters at 330 polling stations, jointly commissioned by three major television stations and released just after polls closed, showed Moon receiving 41.4 percent of the vote. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 09, 2017 - 6:16 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hours after celebrating his election win with thousands of supporters in wet Seoul streets, newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday will be thrown into the job of navigating a nation deeply split over its future and faced with growing threats from...
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South Korea's presidential candidate Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party raises his hands in front of the media as his party leaders, members and supporters watch on television local media's results of exit polls for the presidential election at National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Exit polls forecast that liberal candidate Moon win the election Tuesday to succeed ousted President Park Geun-hye. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
May 09, 2017 - 12:17 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — New South Korean leaders are used to governing from the shambles of their predecessors' failed presidencies, given the country's long history of disgraced ex-leaders. No recent president-elect, however, has faced wreckage quite like this. Moon Jae-in, the liberal former...
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South Korea's presidential candidate Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party raises his hands as his party leaders and members watch on television local media's results of exit polls for the presidential election in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Exit polls forecast that liberal candidate Moon will win the election Tuesday to succeed ousted President Park Geun-hye. Official results weren't expected for hours, but the exit poll of about 89,000 voters at 330 polling stations, jointly commissioned by three major television stations and released just after polls closed, showed Moon receiving 41.4 percent of the vote. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 09, 2017 - 11:37 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Moon Jae-in declared victory in South Korea's presidential election Tuesday after his two main rivals conceded, capping one of the most turbulent political stretches in the nation's recent history and setting up its first liberal rule in a decade. Moon, a liberal former...
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South Korean presidential candidate Moon Jae-in, front left, of the Democratic Party takes pictures with a supporter after voting for a presidential election at a junior high school in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. South Koreans voted Tuesday for a new president, with victory widely predicted for a liberal candidate who has pledged to improve ties with North Korea, re-examine a contentious U.S. missile defense shield and push sweeping economic changes. (Park Young-tae/Newsis via AP)
May 09, 2017 - 3:21 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans voted Tuesday in a presidential election a conservative candidate declared a "war of regime choices" in stark contrast to the liberal front-runner looking to overturn a decade of right-leaning rule. The vote was the culmination of a frenzied two-month race...
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South Korean presidential candidate Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party and his wife Kim Jung-suk wave after voting for a presidential election at a junior high school in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. South Koreans voted Tuesday for a new president, with victory widely predicted for a liberal candidate who has pledged to improve ties with North Korea, re-examine a contentious U.S. missile defense shield and push sweeping economic changes. (Park Young-tae/Newsis via AP)
May 09, 2017 - 2:58 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans are choosing their next president between a conservative who declared the election a "war of regime choices" and the liberal front-runner looking to overturn a decade of right-leaning rule. Tuesday's election is the culmination of a frenzied two-month race...
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FILE, in this April 30, 2017, file photo, Ahn Cheol-soo, center, the presidential candidate of South Korea's People's Party, is greeted by his supporters during a presidential election campaign in Goyang, South Korea. To his supporters, Ahn is a fresh figure who could rise above a political culture long been bogged down by corruption and factional bickering and bring real changes to the way South Korea works. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
May 06, 2017 - 1:59 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Ahn Cheol-soo's supporters believe that as South Korean president he'll rise above a political culture long bogged down by corruption and factional bickering. His critics say the former computer software mogul is torn between his slogans that cater to both liberal and...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2017 file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a pair of special House elections, Republicans are raising the specter of a second turn as House speaker for Pelosi to excite or scare GOP voters and sway independents enough to counter surging opposition to President Donald Trump. The strategy could be a defining theme of the 2018 elections. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
May 01, 2017 - 8:17 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Move over Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, Republicans have a new campaign boogeyman. Well, sort of new. It's more of an encore for Nancy Pelosi, the 77-year-old House Democratic leader who spent four years as the nation's first female speaker, lost her majority in 2010 and now...
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