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    1. February 24, 2014

      A record of controversy: Piers Morgan’s career at CNN

      CNN has axed Piers Morgan from his prime time interview slot after years of terrible ratings and lacklustre reviews,...

    2. January 31, 2014

      Skating on thin ice

      The Canadian $5 bill of the past decade shows scenes of winter sports: children, mostly, sledging, skating and playing ice...

    1. October 14, 2013

      Senate closes in on deal to reopen US government

      Senate leaders were late on Monday closing in on a deal to reopen the federal government and avert a potentially...

    2. August 2, 2013

      What climate scientists talk about now

      David Vaughan was sitting in his office in Cambridge when he first saw the grainy black-and-white picture of something he...

    3. June 28, 2013

      US immigration vote brings day of reckoning for Republicans

      Bill Kristol did not mince words this week when he advised the Republicans in the House of Representatives on how to...

    4. October 29, 2012

      The thrill of 2008 has gone – and it hurts

      Four years is not much in the greater scheme of things but America today, just one week before it chooses its next...

    5. October 10, 2012

      Gloves off for vice-presidential debate

      Four years ago, Joe Biden had to take care not to appear patronising to Sarah Palin, then a relatively young, rising...

    6. October 2, 2012

      Romney urged to be aggressive in debates

      Mitt Romney, the Republican candidate for US president, should be aggressive and forward looking in Wednesday night’s first...

    7. Nick Butler

      September 6, 2012

      Obama and energy

      Mitt Romney has given Barack Obama a free pass when it comes to energy and environmental policy.  Obama needs only to point...

    8. The World

      September 5, 2012

      A tale of two conventions

      There is no name for people whose job it is dissect the choreography of US conventions. It involves the kinds of skill...

    9. September 2, 2012

      Back to the Future for Obama in Charlotte

      Barack Obama came up with a sharp line to describe last week’s Republican convention in Tampa: “You might as well have...

    10. August 31, 2012

      A shallow, treacly but devastating speech

      In Tampa on Thursday night, Republican Mitt Romney made the argument for why he deserves to replace Barack Obama as...

    11. August 27, 2012

      New Jersey firebrand to rally delegates

      Chris Christie’s most-quoted words include “jerk”, “liar”, “SOB” and “numb-nuts”. Mitt Romney is known for quaint 1950s...

    12. FT Data

      August 23, 2012

      2012 Election Watch: running mates and the polls

      Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s announcement on August 11 of Paul Ryan as his running mate drew a...

    13. August 16, 2012

      Obama needs a plan to cut the deficit

      Back in 2004 I thought John Kerry would push George W. Bush out of the White House. Instead, the voters preferred a...

    14. August 10, 2012

      Romney weighs convention choices

      Donald Trump, the real estate billionaire and ­reality television star who dallied with running for the White House in 2012,...

    15. August 8, 2012

      Romney warned on ‘bold’ VP pick

      Mitt Romney’s approach to choosing his vice-presidential running-mate has much that mirrors his dealmaking background in...

    16. July 17, 2012

      Road to nowhere and Fresno

      There have been a lot of US public works projects that don’t go anywhere lately. First, Alaska had the “bridge to nowhere”,...

    17. July 15, 2012

      Speculation mounts on Romney VP pick

      Speculation about who Mitt Romney will choose as a running-mate intensified over the weekend as a buzz around the unlikely...

    18. The World

      June 28, 2012

      Obamacare survives, but economy is what matters

      So primed was everyone for an iconoclastic Supreme Court ruling that it took a few moments to realise Obamacare had emerged...

    19. April 2, 2012

      Romney seeks chance to unite party

      If Mitt Romney can clinch a victory in Wisconsin it would firm up the sense that he is the inevitable Republican...

    20. March 31, 2012

      Producers went along with distorted account of Palin pick

      From Mr Clark S. Judge. Sir, In “How Hollywood changed my view of Sarah Palin” (Comment, March 24), Gillian Tett mistakenly...

    21. March 23, 2012

      The Achilles heel of women in politics

      There are not many political films that have left me haunted, but Game Change, a new HBO film on the 2008 American election...

    22. March 21, 2012

      Gas pipeline sparks hope for Alaska

      “Growing up in the 1970s, it was like the Wild West there,” says Susan Bell, commissioner in the Alaska state government’s...

    23. March 21, 2012

      Oil groups give Alaska the cold shoulder

      One of the inducements offered by Sean Parnell, Alaska’s governor, in his bid to persuade companies to develop the North...

    24. March 13, 2012

      Red and blue on the silver screen

      Perhaps the most famous political film ever made was Mr Smith Goes to Washington , which came out in 1939. It starred James...

    25. March 9, 2012

      GOP aims to win back women voters

      When a freelance reporter accosted two Democratic congresswomen this week demanding they condemn crude attacks by a comedian...

    26. February 10, 2012

      Right wing promises Romney a rough ride

      Josef Lipp, a bearded 23-year-old who helps produce “values” documentaries, sums up the thoughts of many conservatives with...

    27. January 30, 2012

      Romney’s attack tactics anger rivals

      Mitt Romney’s campaign steamroller is bearing down on his Republican opponents in Florida’s pivotal primary in a powerful...

    28. FT Alphaville

      January 23, 2012

      A Feng Shui facepalm

      Stan Adams is one IT lawyer-turned-blogger who possibly needs to adjust his medication. Here, via Business Insider, is his...

    29. January 20, 2012

      Romney struggles to hold off Gingrich

      Mitt Romney is struggling to hold on to the mantle of inevitable Republican presidential nominee as South Carolinians...

    30. January 6, 2012

      Obama’s chances look good on current trends

      Don’t ever bet against America. Without wishing to sound too much like a Republican politician on the hustings, this has...

    31. December 11, 2011

      Fox leads hunt for right’s champion

      When pundits pontificate about why Newt Gingrich may not be able to sustain his position at the front of the Republican...

    32. FT Alphaville

      November 17, 2011

      God bless income disparity

      Dennis Gartman, of Gartman Letter fame, is feeling pleased with himself. Really, really pleased. Earlier this week,...

    33. October 31, 2011

      Transatlantic threat to Obama

      This time next year, Americans will be voting in the 2012 presidential election. The Republican party’s effort to choose a...

    34. The A-List

      October 9, 2011

      Shadow of Kerry on the so reasonable Romney

      Last week resolved the remaining questions about which Republicans are running for president. Chris Christie, the outspoken...

    35. October 6, 2011

      Palin rules out 2012 run for presidency

      Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor, has ended months of speculation by saying she will not seek the Republican...

    36. October 5, 2011

      Romney needs to enthuse his own side

      Where is the love? Mitt Romney might have asked himself that question this week, and not for the first time. The former...

    37. October 4, 2011

      Republican presidential field narrows

      The field to challenge Barack Obama in 2012 looks settled after months of uncertainty and instability in Republican ranks...

    38. October 4, 2011

      Christie to skip 2012 presidential election

      Chris Christie, the tough-talking Republican governor from New Jersey, has dashed the hopes of a number of big Republican...

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