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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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