Protesters set the National Assembly building in Libreville, Gabon, on fire after President Ali Bongo was declared the winner of last weekend's election. Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama Defends His Record On Race

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Dejected opposition supporters who work as motorbike taxi drivers hold their heads in their hands shortly after the election result was announced, in downtown Kampala on Saturday. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a speech next to party patron Tin Oo (left) in Yangon, Myanmar, on Monday. Suu Kyi on Monday hinted that her party will win the country's historic elections, and urged supporters not to provoke their losing rivals. Khin Maung Win/AP hide caption

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Thomas Checkler, owner of The Old Village Barber in Worthington, Ohio, discusses the impact that the barrage of political ads have on him and his customers during the 2012 presidential election campaign. Mike Munden/AP hide caption

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This Major-Party Nominee's Not In The Pocket Of Big Donors. Or Any Donors

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"I'm doing something. You know, people can complain about the government all they want, but you see very few people actually attempting to do anything," Ryan Shepard said of running for president. Sean McGinnis Scanlon/Courtesy of Shepard 2016 Campaign hide caption

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This Guy Is Running For President, And So Are More Than 200 Others

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Thousands of Ethiopian opposition activists demonstrate in Addis Ababa on June 2, 2013. The demonstrations were organized by the newly formed Blue Party opposition group. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ethiopia's Blue Party Tries To Reacquaint Nation With Dissent

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Supporters of the Congress for Democratic Change party take part in a meeting in Monorovia on Nov. 20 for the opening of political campaign activities for senatorial elections. Elections are due to take place on Dec. 16, after being suspended because of the Ebola epidemic. Zoom Dosso/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Campaign Rallies Resume In Liberia, Raising Uncertainty Over Ebola Risk

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