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    1. May 14, 2012

      Obama ‘vampire’ ads go for jugular

      Just three months ago, a senior executive in private equity lamented to investors on an earnings call about the “vicious,...

    2. January 20, 2012

      Tea Party bides its time in Republican race

      The hungry customers at Tommy’s Country Ham House in Greenville will not be satisfied with what rightwing critics call the...

    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 Republicans to...

    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 pass...

    3. 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 Byrd of...

    4. 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...

    5. May 20, 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 to...

    6. 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...

    7. April 29, 2010

      First US offshore wind farm approved

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

    8. 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 law...

    9. March 23, 2010

      Obama signs landmark health bill

      President Barack Obama signs his healthcare bill into law as supporters of the historic and controversial law look on...

    10. 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 disastrous...

    11. 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 J.D....

    12. 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 of...

    13. 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...

    14. January 28, 2010

      Obama sticks firmly to his guns

      The principal message of Barack Obama’s second State of the Union address was simple: “We don’t quit. I don’t quit.” The...

    15. January 27, 2010

      Obama pledges renewed focus on jobs

      President Barack Obama declared that creating jobs would be his “number one focus” this year, delivering a rousing inaugural...

    16. January 25, 2010

      How Obama can reset his presidency

      One year into his presidency, Barack Obama has come to a defining moment. He needs to reset, and Wednesday's state of the...

    17. January 24, 2010

      How Obama can reset his presidency

      One year into his presidency, Barack Obama has come to a defining moment. He needs to reset, and Wednesday’s state of the...

    18. January 21, 2010

      Democrats ponder rescue strategy

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

    19. 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 blow...

    20. 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...

    21. 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 and the...

    22. January 20, 2010

      Obama affirms healthcare plans

      The Obama administration and Democratic leaders on Wednesday promised to push ahead with healthcare reform in spite of the...

    23. January 20, 2010

      Democrats ponder rescue strategy

      Democratic leaders in Congress were mulling options on Wednesday – one more politically unsavoury than the other – to save...

    24. 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 anniversary of...

    25. January 19, 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 anniversary of...

    26. 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...

    27. January 19, 2010

      Massachusetts Senate vote likely to be close

      President Barack Obama with Martha Coakley, the Democratic candidate, on the campaign trail Democrats were bracing...

    28. January 18, 2010

      A test for Obama in Kennedy fief

      Even a few weeks ago, the idea that a Republican might win the Massachusetts Senate seat held by Edward Kennedy for nearly...

    29. 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" to...

    30. January 18, 2010

      Obama enters Kennedy fight

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

    31. January 17, 2010

      Obama enters fight for Kennedy seat

      On the campaign trail: Scott Brown, the Republican candidate, left, with former New York mayor Rudy Guiliani in Boston...

    32. 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...

    33. January 6, 2010

      Dodd to quit Senate in move to aid party

      Democratic election planning and President Barack Obama’s legislative agenda were buffeted on Wednesday when Chris Dodd, a...

    34. September 24, 2009

      Former Kennedy aide named to Senate seat

      Paul Kirk, a long-time aide to former Massachusetts senator Edward Kennedy, was on Thursday appointed to temporarily fill...

    35. September 17, 2009

      Wrestling chief set to fight Dodd

      The chief executive of World Wrestling Entertainment resigned yesterday to fight Chris Dodd, chairman of the Senate banking...

    36. September 11, 2009

      Obama's big speech

      Clive Crook's blog : Once again, he rose to the occasion. My overall feeling: "This is the Obama who won the election. What...

    37. September 9, 2009

      Harkin to replace Kennedy as health chair

      Democrats in the Senate finalised a reshuffle of powerful chairmen on Wednesday, lining up Tom Harkin to succeed the late...

    38. September 7, 2009

      Lessons for Obama from Ted Kennedy’s noble flops

      Edward Kennedy fought to expand health coverage for 40 years, yet millions more Americans lack insurance today than when he...

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