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    1. May 2, 2016

      Hillary Clinton outraises Bernie Sanders in April

      Hillary Clinton outraised Bernie Sanders by $600,000 last month, a sign that the Vermont socialist’s against-the-odds...

    2. May 2, 2016

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      There are two basic and opposed views of economics. One, espoused by the administration in Washington DC, holds that...

    3. May 1, 2016

      Donald Trump’s war with best and brightest

      Intellectuals crave doctrines. The tidier the formula, the easier it is to make sense of that messy world out there. In...

    4. April 30, 2016

      US election: Money can’t buy you power

      Money may well be the root of all evil in American politics, but it is a curious, and very satisfying, fact that a lot...

    5. April 29, 2016

      Bernie Sanders sends a mixed message to Democrats

      Recognising that he no longer has a chance of defeating Hillary Clinton in the race for the Democratic nomination,...

    6. April 28, 2016

      US election: Can Hill thrill after you’ve felt the Bern?

      Surrounded by hundreds of smiling supporters waving ‘H’ signs and American flags, Hillary Clinton took the stage at the...

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      April 28, 2016

      Heated debate

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    8. April 27, 2016

      Donald Trump crushes rivals in northeast primaries

      Donald Trump swept all of the five Republican primary races on Tuesday, securing big wins that boosted his chances of...

    9. April 22, 2016

      Trump: Showman tries out for lead role

      It did not take long for Donald Trump to start complaining. Only months after the NBC television network replaced rival...

    10. April 22, 2016

      New revolutionaries generate much heat but little action

      At a low point in their romance, Alvy Singer (aka Woody Allen) says to Annie Hall: “A relationship, I think, is like a...

    11. April 20, 2016

      Bernie Sanders faces steeper climb after New York vote

      Late on Tuesday, as the extent of his New York primary loss became clear, Bernie Sanders abandoned his press corps in...

    12. April 20, 2016

      Why Trump is the natural choice for China

      Donald Trump is almost as obsessed with China as he is with building a wall and making Mexico pay for it. The...

    13. April 20, 2016

      Hillary Clinton secures convincing New York primary victory

      Hillary Clinton has convincingly won New York’s Democratic primary, declaring that victory was in sight in the battle...

    14. April 18, 2016

      Review — A bleak outlook on an unequal America

      The US economy has barely recovered from the financial crisis yet business titans are reaping huge pay packages as...

    15. April 17, 2016

      Clinton and Sanders vulnerable to immigration case

      Barack Obama’s legacy will be on the line when the US Supreme Court begins hearing arguments in a landmark immigration...

    16. April 16, 2016

      Sanders meets Pope after campaign detour to Rome

      In the end, Bernie Sanders did meet the Pope. It was just for five minutes, early on Saturday morning, just before the...

    17. April 15, 2016

      The Republicans face a historic rupture

      Here is a brief history of white working-class voters in America: between 1932 and 1964, they were diehard Democrats,...

    18. April 15, 2016

      Hillary Clinton attacks Bernie Sanders as New York primary looms

      Hillary Clinton on Thursday launched new attacks on Bernie Sanders’ position on gun control and poor grasp of his own...

    19. April 14, 2016

      US economy in charts: gloom versus data

      From Donald Trump’s assertions that the US is not winning any more to Bernie Sanders’ warnings of a “rigged economy”,...

    20. April 13, 2016

      Lawmakers in race over Puerto Rico bill

      Policymakers in Washington raced on Tuesday to unveil a bill that would allow Puerto Rico to restructure its $70bn of...

    21. April 10, 2016

      Sanders’ success puts Clinton on defensive

      Hours after winning the Wyoming Democratic caucus on Saturday, Bernie Sanders received backhanded congratulations from...

    22. April 9, 2016

      Bernie Sanders wins Wyoming Democratic caucuses

      Bernie Sanders has won the Wyoming Democratic caucus, according to the Associated Press, extending a seven-state...

    23. The World

      April 8, 2016

      White House Countdown: Pope Bernie

      We know that Pope Francis was unimpressed with Donald Trump after the pontiff accused the mogul of not being Christian...

    24. April 7, 2016

      US minimum wage rises underline Clinton and Sanders divide

      Steep proposed minimum wage increases in New York and California have highlighted a divide among the Democratic...

    25. April 6, 2016

      Clinton attacks Sanders over banks break-up proposal

      After a bruising loss in Wisconsin, Hillary Clinton is hitting back at Bernie Sanders, alleging that the Vermont...

    26. April 4, 2016

      The fury of American voters is in its infancy

      There is a deep anger in the American electorate that explains the rise of two candidates whose presidential campaigns...

    27. April 1, 2016

      Rhetoric turns bitter as Sanders hurts Clinton in Wisconsin and New York

      It was meant to be a triumphant return. Introduced on stage by Congresswoman Nita Lowey as the audience’s neighbour and...

    28. March 29, 2016

      How Reddit has boosted Bernie Sanders’ US campaign

      It wasn’t my intention to follow the US presidential election. I can’t vote in it and taking an interest is on par with...

    29. March 29, 2016

      Clinton calls on Republicans to accept Supreme Court nominee

      Hillary Clinton has called on Republican leaders to accept President Barack Obama’s pick for the Supreme Court,...

    30. March 27, 2016

      Sanders crushes Clinton in Washington, Alaska and Hawaii

      Bernie Sanders won landslide victories in Alaska, Washington state and Hawaii on Saturday, boosting his effort to close...

    31. March 27, 2016

      Hillary Clinton’s looming presidency

      Here is a very modest test of your imagination. It is December and Hillary Clinton is the president-elect. Not only did...

    32. March 25, 2016

      Donald Trump is well placed to inherit the great bonehead gambit

      Somewhere, someone is already compiling the anthology of America’s 2016 election: Wisdoms of The Donald. Filed under...

    33. March 24, 2016

      Trump and Cruz would ramp up public spending

      Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are touting policies that would boost public spending by hundreds of billions of dollars,...

    34. March 23, 2016

      Trump and Clinton score big victories in Arizona

      Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton won big victories in the Arizona primaries on Tuesday, cementing their positions as...

    35. March 20, 2016

      Republicans dig in heels over Supreme Court nominee

      Republican leaders are digging in on their refusal to consider President Barack Obama’s pick to fill a US Supreme Court...

    36. March 20, 2016

      The new class warfare in America

      Say what you like about Donald Trump, he knows his market. “I love the poorly educated,” he said recently to cheers...

    37. March 19, 2016

      The cloud of violence hanging over Trump breaks into a downpour

      One of the best lines in pop music is, naturally, by Leonard Cohen. “There’s a mighty judgment coming — but I may be...

    38. March 18, 2016

      The Republicans could be facing convention meltdown

      One of my earliest political memories is watching the Democrats’ 1972 national convention in Miami Beach on a black and...

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