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    1. December 8, 2010

      A liberal realism lies behind Obama’s tax deal

      Bending, if actually not breaking, a campaign pledge, President Barack Obama on Sunday announced a deal with...

    2. June 30, 2010

      Offer to drop plan for $19bn bank fee

      Senior Democrats yesterday offered to drop a proposed $19bn bank fee as they struggled to secure sufficient votes to...

    1. June 29, 2010

      Senate veteran who began as Klansman

      American politicians often appear cast from the same cookie-cutter mould. That could never be said of Senator Robert...

    2. May 21, 2010

      US reform bill clears Senate hurdle

      Financial reform cleared its last big hurdle in the Senate yesterday as three Republicans joined Democrats in voting to...

    3. May 21, 2010

      US Senate approves financial reform bill

      Financial reform cleared its last big hurdle in the Senate on Thursday as three Republicans joined Democrats in voting...

    4. April 29, 2010

      First US offshore wind farm approved

      The Obama administration approved a controversial plan on Wednesday to build the first offshore wind farm in the US in...

    5. March 24, 2010

      Obama signs historic bill into law

      President Barack Obama sealed the first triumph of his presidency when he signed historic healthcare legislation into...

    6. March 23, 2010

      Simple plot portrays insurers as the enemy

      The day after the Democrats lost Ted Kennedy's Senate seat in Massachusetts in January, Barack Obama gave a near...

    7. March 18, 2010

      Rightwing challenge brings out the fight in McCain

      John McCain is not normally good at concealing contempt for those he believes are deserving of it. But when it comes to...

    8. February 23, 2010

      Obama goes for double or quits on reform

      Barack Obama yesterday went for double or quits on healthcare reform after weeks of internal debate following the loss...

    9. February 4, 2010

      Triangulation could work for Obama

      Jurek Martin: The morning after the Republicans took Edward Kennedy's Senate seat in Massachusetts, my wife received an...

    10. January 21, 2010

      Democrats ponder rescue strategy

      Democratic leaders in Congress were mulling options yesterday - one more politically unsavoury than the other - to save...

    11. January 21, 2010

      Obama vow on health bill after poll shock

      The Obama administration and Democratic leaders yesterday vowed to push ahead with healthcare reform in spite of the...

    12. January 21, 2010

      Poll shock stiffens health resolve

      The administration and Democratic leaders yesterday vowed to push ahead with healthcare reform in spite of the stunning...

    13. January 20, 2010

      Democrats reel at Bay Staters’ verdict

      Scott Brown’s election as Republican senator for Massachusetts was the most surprising result of its kind in decades...

    14. January 20, 2010

      Why Obama should play to populism

      We are about to find out what Barack Obama is really made of. In all likelihood he will wake up on the first...

    15. January 19, 2010

      Massachusetts Senate vote likely to be close

      Democrats were bracing themselves for what could be a devastating defeat in today's Massachusetts election for the US...

    16. January 18, 2010

      Obama enters Kennedy fight

      President Barack Obama yesterday put his political prowess on the line, hitting the campaign trail in Massachusetts...

    17. January 18, 2010

      Fight for Kennedy's seat draws in Obama

      Barack Obama, US president, yesterday told voters in Massachusetts that they have a "unique and special responsibility"...

    18. January 7, 2010

      Dodd decides against re-election

      Democratic election planning and President Barack Obama's legislative agenda were buffeted yesterday when Chris Dodd, a...

    19. September 4, 2009

      Senate banking chief eyes Kennedy's role

      Chris Dodd, the Democrat leading the Senate banking committee, is expected to take on the healthcare role of his late...

    20. August 28, 2009

      Foreign reflections on a rare politician

      Clive Crook blog: I hesitate to say anything about Ted Kennedy's passing - least of all, anything addressed to...

    21. August 27, 2009

      Death puts focus on healthcare dilemma

      Edward Kennedy's death crystallises the dilemma facing Barack Obama, US president, on healthcare reform: should he...

    22. August 27, 2009

      Death underscores healthcare dilemma

      Ted Kennedy's death crystallises the dilemma facing Barack Obama, US president, on healthcare reform: should he stick...

    23. August 26, 2009

      Slideshow: Life and times of Ted Kennedy

      Slideshow: Life and times of Ted Kennedy...

    24. August 26, 2009

      ‘Liberal lion’ admired by friend and foe

      Edward Kennedy, who died on Tuesday night from the consequences of a brain tumour at the age of 77, surely found...

    25. July 1, 2009

      Obama boosted by Franken triumph

      Barack Obama received a boost when the Minnesota supreme court yesterday declared Al Franken, the former Saturday...

    26. July 1, 2009

      Franken win boosts Obama

      Barack Obama yesterday received a boost when the Minnesota supreme court declared Al Franken the winner of November's...

    27. June 20, 2009

      Bill revives health reform hope

      Advocates of healthcare reform drew fresh hope yesterday from a new Democratic bill on Capitol Hill at the end of a...

    28. June 20, 2009

      Bill revives health reform hope

      Advocates of healthcare reform drew fresh hope yesterday from a new Democratic bill on Capitol Hill at the end of a...

    29. March 6, 2009

      Obama says health reform cannot wait

      Barack Obama yesterday pledged to "fulfil the promise of healthcare in our time" as he launched a fresh push to...

    30. November 20, 2008

      Clinton ponders top diplomat role

      More names emerged as likely members of Barack Obama’s cabinet on Thursday as Hillary Clinton continued to consider...

    31. October 11, 2008

      How to say sorry

      The Art of the Public Grovel: Sexual Sin and Public Confession in America by Susan Wise Bauer Princeton $26.95/£15.95...

    32. August 27, 2008

      Good if a bit, um, conventional

      Clive Crook's blog: Michelle Obama did her part and closed a somewhat purposeless first day of the Democratic...

    33. August 25, 2008

      Democratic concern that Clintons will steal the show

      The standard way of judging the success of a presidential convention is whether it gives the nominee a 5 to 10...

    34. May 21, 2008

      US salutes Kennedy after news of brain tumour

      Figures from across the US political spectrum showered praise on Edward Kennedy, the torchbearer of the Kennedy...

    35. May 15, 2008

      Edwards backing for Obama campaign

      John Edwards, former candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination and champion of organised labour, last night...

    36. May 10, 2008

      Obama takes the lead with 'super-delegate' supporters

      Barack Obama for the first time yesterday overtook Hillary Clinton's support among the unelected "super-delegates" who...

    37. May 10, 2008

      Unelected delegates switch to Obama

      Barack Obama for the first time yesterday overtook Hillary Clinton's support among the unelected "super-delegates" who...

    38. February 13, 2008

      Wait until Obama feels full fury of the US media

      From Ms Jane Dodd. Sir, If Americans choose Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee, Clive Crook thinks they will...

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