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How do we offset the influence of big money in politics while fixing the country's abysmal voter turnout rate?
(CNN - U.S. News, )

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His stupidity is abysmal.

His understanding of logic is abysmal.

Tom speaks excellent Russian, but his German is abysmal.

The most abysmal advise ever given by the ignorant to the stupid.
(Tommy Armour)

The opportunity for an entrepreneur to start a company from scratch today is abysmal.
(David Geffen)

The latest trade figures are pretty abysmal.
(The Independent - Business, )

India’s recent away Test record is abysmal.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

The vehicle's arrival comes during an abysmal stretch for hybrid vehicles.
(USA Today - Money, )

The figure permits himself a wintry smile of exultation at his utter, abysmal badness.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Loh made comments about North Carolina's "abysmal" situation during on-campus meeting.
(USA TODAY Sports in USA Today - Sports, )

On immigration and human rights, people won’t forget the last Government’s abysmal record.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A look back at 10 regrettable moments from the Montreal Canadiens' abysmal -2016 campaign.
(Douglas Gelevan in CBC Sports, )

Playing it safe usually dooms investors to abysmal returns. But now, the opposite is happening.
(USA Today - Money, )

As it stands, this abysmal romantic comedy serves as an abject lesson against vanity filmmaking.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

George missed all six of his 3-point attempts, and Indiana was an abysmal 1-of-15 from long range.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Just today, Forbes ran a piece documenting the abysmal share of venture capital allocated to women.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

It’s not news that the budget strapped IRS provided abysmal phone service this past tax filing season.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The Dallas Mavericks guard has been abysmal from the free-throw line, and things appear to be getting worse.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

Over the river and through the woods - to the land of no Wi-Fi and abysmal over-the-air data signals you go.
(Anthony Karcz, Contributor in Forbes - Technology, )

ADAM SHERGOLD: The blame for Manchester United's abysmal first half of the season doesn't fall entirely on Moyes.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Following their abysmal display in the -0 defeat by Liverpool on Sunday, Arsenal's squad has been roundly criticised.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

François Hollande insists he will plough on to the end of his presidential term, despite his abysmal levels of popularity.
(The Independent - World News, )

Rote learning and abysmal teaching has led to an absence of critical thinking amongst Indian students, especially engineers.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Bill Sweetenham has made himself available to help sort out the mess of Britain’s abysmal performance at the World Championships.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

As a group, the Kansas City Chiefs sat down on Monday afternoon to review their abysmal performance against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
(UPI - Sports News, )

Political prisoners in Uzbekistan suffer "unspeakable abuses" including torture and abysmal jail conditions, Human Rights Watch says.
(BBC News - World News, )

As the suspect is extradited to France, his Belgian lawyer says he has 'the intelligence of an empty ashtray - an abysmal emptiness'.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

In fact, the average score on the test was an abysmal 42%, creating a lot of concern about the retirement income literacy of Americans.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

We already know about the abysmal state of education in Mexico, where students routinely score near the bottom of international testing.
(Tracy Wilkinson in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

After Jason Puncheon's abysmal penalty miss against Tottenham on Saturday, Sportsmail takes a look at 10 of the worst penalties in history.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Near the end of the Toronto Raptors’ abysmal loss to the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night, both teams came close to using their entire benches.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

The Paralympics are suffering from abysmal ticket sales and a lack of sponsors, which is leading to major budget shortfalls and spending cuts.
(CNN - World Business, )

On this week's Technolatte podcast, the Australian team discusses PRISM, the Queensland government's abysmal IT audit, and Vodafone's 4G launch.
(ZDNet Australia, )

Like the abysmal record of outlier money managers claiming to regularly beat a stock market benchmark, their fairy tale luck eventually runs out.
(Forbes - Education, )

St Kilda come into the Anzac Day match against Carlton in New Zealand on the back of a great win over Gold Coast and an abysmal loss to Collingwood.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The abysmal start to the 2014-2015 season lengthened, as the Calgary Flames were pasted -2 by the Washington Capitals at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

The possibly Surface-branded phone is a way for the company to reenter the smartphone business after abysmal results with past Windows Mobile phones.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Customer service at HM Revenue & Customs has gone from being 'abysmal' to 'now even worse', according to a scathing government report published today.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The government's Green Deal home energy efficiency loan scheme had an "abysmal" take-up because it was not tested with consumers, an MPs' report says.
(BBC News - Business, )

Arsene Wenger blasted his whole team after Arsenal's abysmal showing at Anfield but the one person who epitomised their lack of commitment was Mesut Ozil.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Captain Jobi McAnuff's brace moved Reading into the Sky Bet Championship play-off places as struggling Birmingham's abysmal home form continued at St Andrew's.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

In my estimation, we're still searching for that one, truly "great" video game movie, as to date, all attempts have been abysmal at worse and "not bad" at best.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Conte believes his squad have much to improve after their abysmal previous campaign and stressed the importance of helping Hazard 'recover in the best condition'.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Juan Mata has apologised for Manchester United's abysmal performance at Leicester City, saying he shared the pain of the fans after they twice surrendered a two-goal lead.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Derrick White scored 17 points, Deleon Brown drew a momentum-changing charge and Colorado rallied from an abysmal start to beat Eastern Washington -68 on Thursday night.
(The Denver Post - Sports, )

Now she’s suing to block an innovative school choice plan that would allow children to escape Ruby Duncan Elementary and other Nevada schools plagued by abysmal test scores.
(Forbes - Education, )

Roy Keane has weighed in with his view on Barcelona's meltdown in Paris on Tuesday night, branding the Spanish giants 'abysmal' following their humiliation at the hands of PSG.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

All returns need to be risk-adjusted, and venture capital as an asset class has looked abysmal on that dimension, as well as the dimension of absolute returns as an asset class.
(Forbes - Education, )

A nonprofit voter group has a plan to turn around traditionally abysmal turnout for a key election to the Los Angeles Board of Education: It's going to pay one lucky voter $25,000.
(Howard Blume in Los Angeles Times - Education, )

Writing instruction in US classrooms is "abysmal" and the Common Core State Standards don't go far enough to address glaring gaps for students and teachers, an education scholar argues.
(Science Daily - News, )

A federal employee union criticized the Office of Personnel Management’s response to a widespread hack of its data, calling the breach “an abysmal failure” on the part of the agency.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Builder Stuart Ackerley, 55, was jailed for four years at Croydon Crown Court after admitting conning Anthony Gavali out of £122,000 by performing 'abysmal' jobs at his south London home.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The reclusive totalitarian state has an abysmal human rights record, impoverished residents and an illicit nuclear weapons program — and it has detained numerous visitors over the years.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Colorado’s national reputation for helping the needy contradicts itself -- the state is exemplary in enrolling people in government health insurance and abysmal at making sure they have food assistance.
(The Denver Post - News, )

With just 10 days to the opening ceremonies, some delegations have abandoned housing at the Olympic Games, amid complaints of abysmal living conditions, in what is turning into an embarrassment for the host city.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

They will meet in Manchester on Tuesday to talk of their truly abysmal batting exhibition in the second one-day international against Sri Lanka, desperate to avoid anything resembling it in the third on Wednesday.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

While the rush grows to meet Saturday’s self-imposed deadline for improving the ObamaCare website, the real story behind the government’s success or failure may be hidden in the abysmal state-run exchange figures.
(Fox News - Politics, )

There have been so many studies, recommendations and promises made about improving the lives of aboriginal children that it is easy to fall into the trap of thinking that soon the abysmal statistics will be turned around.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

The Belgian sexologist Goedele Liekens is one of the latter type, and in Channel 4's Sex in Class we followed her blush-making efforts to bring Britain's abysmal sex education up to standard with the rest of western Europe.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Right now when – finally – the spotlight is being focused on the abysmal record of tech firms in hiring, promoting, retaining, and paying women is very appealing to use this misstep as the focus for our rage.
(Forbes - Business, )

The once-promising project -- based on a bestselling Joseph Finder novel, starring an action icon in Harrison Ford and a supposed comer in Liam Hemsworth -- took in a microscopic $3.5 million, landing it in an abysmal 13th place.
(Steven Zeitchik in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

JONATHAN McEVOY: With his declamatory Scottish tones and often damning catchphrases — diabolical, woeful, shocking, abysmal, time and time again — Alan Hansen does not immediately strike the viewer as a man beset by self-doubt.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

In the workplace, there are two main types of "wrong" people you'll deal with: those who don’t have the skills to do the job, and those that have the aptitude but are an abysmal fit with the company’s values, mission and culture.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

South Korean president Park Geun-hye, mired in an influence-peddling scandal and facing abysmal public-approval ratings, has apologized publicly three times and even hinted about leaving office early in an effort to stave off impeachment.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

It may read like the treatment for one of those surreally abysmal British “comedies” – in which canny tax planners invest £100,000 for £1m in tax relief when it fails – but this highly curious sub-plot to Max Clifford’s downfall is drawn from real life.
(The Independent - Sport, )

After being hoist by their own petard, England were duly castigated on Sunday. “Abysmal really,” said Eoin Morgan, who was captain in the second one-day international after Alastair Cook withdrew with a minor groin strain. “It’s as badly as we can bat anyway.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

In his many TV appearances over the past fortnight, Tsipras has displayed charisma and chutzpah as he has railed against the EU establishment that he claims is trying to debase his country, while reassuring voters that he has the answer to Greece’s abysmal predicament.
(The Independent - People, )

President Barack Obama didn't know of problems with the Affordable Care Act's website -- despite insurance companies' complaints and the site's crashing during a test run -- until days into its now well-documented abysmal launch, the nation's health chief told CNN on Tuesday.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

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