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Taiwan's 2020 presidential election candidate, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen celebrates her victory with supporters in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Taiwan's independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen won a second term in a landslide election victory Saturday, signaling strong support for her tough stance against China. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
January 11, 2020 - 11:10 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Tsai Ing-wen was reelected as Taiwan's president by a landslide Saturday in a victory that signaled strong support for her tough stance against China among voters determined to defend their democratic way of life. Tsai, from the Democratic Progressive Party, soundly defeated...
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Taiwan's 2020 presidential election candidate, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen celebrates her victory with supporters in Taipei, Taiwan, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Taiwan's independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen won a second term in a landslide election victory Saturday, signaling strong support for her tough stance against China. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
January 11, 2020 - 10:06 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Tsai Ing-wen was reelected as Taiwan's president by a landslide Saturday, signaling strong support for her tough stance against China among voters determined to defend their democratic way of life. Tsai soundly defeated Nationalist Party candidate Han Kuo-yu, receiving 57.2%...
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Taiwanese President and presidential election candidate Tsai Ing-wen casts her ballot at a polling station in New Taipei City, Taiwan, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. The future of Taiwan’s democracy is on the line as the self-ruled island’s 19 million voters decide on whether to give independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen a second term. (Chang Hao-an/Pool Photo via AP)
January 11, 2020 - 3:38 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The future of Taiwan’s democracy was on the line Saturday as the self-ruled island voted on whether to give independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen a second term. Polls were closed at 4 p.m. with counting beginning shortly afterward. Results were expected in the evening...
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Taiwanese President and presidential election candidate Tsai Ing-wen casts her ballot at a polling station in New Taipei City, Taiwan, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. The future of Taiwan’s democracy is on the line as the self-ruled island’s 19 million voters decide on whether to give independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen a second term. (Chang Hao-an/Pool Photo via AP)
January 11, 2020 - 2:07 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The future of Taiwan’s democracy was on the line Saturday as the self-ruled island voted on whether to give independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen a second term. Taiwan has developed its own identity since separating from China during civil war in 1949 but has never...
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Taiwan's 2020 presidential election candidate, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen waves to people at a polling station in New Taipei City, Taiwan, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
January 10, 2020 - 9:46 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The future of Taiwan’s democracy is on the line as the self-ruled island’s 19 million voters decide on whether to give independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen a second term. Voting began at 8 a.m. Saturday and wraps up at 4 p.m. The vote count will begin soon after, with...
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A supporter holds a doll in the image of of Han Kuo-yu, Taiwan's 2020 presidential election candidate of the KMT or Nationalist Party, during a campaign rally in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung city on Friday, Jan 10, 2020. Taiwan will hold its presidential election on Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
January 10, 2020 - 7:44 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The future of Taiwan’s democracy is on the line as the self-ruled island’s 19 million voters decide on whether to give independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen a second term. Voting began at 8 a.m. Saturday and wraps up at 4 p.m. The vote count will begin soon after, with...
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A supporter holds a doll in the image of of Han Kuo-yu, Taiwan's 2020 presidential election candidate of the KMT or Nationalist Party, during a campaign rally in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung city on Friday, Jan 10, 2020. Taiwan will hold its presidential election on Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
January 10, 2020 - 7:19 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The future of Taiwan’s democracy is on the line as the self-ruled island’s 19 million voters decide on whether to give independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen a second term. Voting began at 8 a.m. Saturday and wraps up at 4 p.m. For many in Taiwan, months of protests in...
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Taiwan's 2020 presidential election candidate Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) speaks during a televised policy debate in Taipei, Taiwan, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. Taiwan will hold its general elections on Jan. 11, 2020. (Pool Photo via AP)
December 29, 2019 - 5:41 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said Sunday that the self-governing island's democracy remains under direct threat from rival China, underscoring her calls for closer ties with the U.S. and other allies. Tsai was speaking at a televised debate against Han Kuo-yu of the main...
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In this Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, photo, Karen Brenson Bell, from North Carolina, listens during an exercise run by military and national security officials, for state and local election officials to simulate different scenarios for the 2020 elections, in Springfield, Va. These government officials are on the front lines of a different kind of high-stakes battlefield, one in which they are helping to defend American democracy by ensuring free and fair elections. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
December 26, 2019 - 1:38 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) — Inside a hotel ballroom near the nation’s capital, a U.S. Army officer with battlefield experience told 120 state and local election officials that they may have more in common with military strategists than they might think. These government officials are on the front lines...
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In this Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, photo, Karen Brenson Bell, from North Carolina, listens during an exercise run by military and national security officials, for state and local election officials to simulate different scenarios for the 2020 elections, in Springfield, Va. These government officials are on the front lines of a different kind of high-stakes battlefield, one in which they are helping to defend American democracy by ensuring free and fair elections. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
December 26, 2019 - 8:20 am
SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) — Inside a hotel ballroom near the nation’s capital, a U.S. Army officer with battlefield experience told 120 state and local election officials that they may have more in common with military strategists than they might think. These government officials are on the front lines...
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