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    1. May 18, 2015

      Republicans must court Latino voters to win White House

      As former vice-president Dick Cheney prepared to address a Republican congressional dinner in March, a group of Latinos...

    2. May 14, 2015

      Warren’s leftward tilt poses ballot box risks for Democrats

      With candidates poised to spend billions of dollars to win over voters ahead of next year’s US presidential election, the...

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    1. May 13, 2015

      Rubio vows tough stance on China

      Marco Rubio, the Cuban-American Republican running for president, on Wednesday vowed to restore a “moral clarity” to US...

    2. May 13, 2015

      For the 2016 election, American pundits should forget polling

      Britain’s pollsters will doubtless come up with reasons why they got last week’s election so royally wrong. They will...

    3. May 5, 2015

      Huckabee joins 2016 race for White House

      Mike Huckabee, the former Arkansas governor and guitar-strumming Baptist preacher, has entered the 2016 race for the White...

    4. May 5, 2015

      The Tony Blairing of the Clintons

      Imagine Cherie Blair were running to be Britain’s next prime minister. Tony Blair’s controversial business ethics would sink...

    5. May 4, 2015

      Carly Fiorina joins 2016 presidential race

      Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard chief executive, became the second woman to enter the 2016 presidential race,...

    6. April 30, 2015

      Independent Bernie Sanders joins White House race

      Independent Vermont senator Bernie Sanders said on Wednesday he will run for president as a Democrat, promising to fight...

    7. April 27, 2015

      White House hopefuls court billionaires

      As Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor, wined and dined supporters at a swanky Miami hotel this weekend, his brother...

    8. April 23, 2015

      Republicans want a bumper sticker world

      On one thing everyone lining up for next year’s US presidential race can agree. Barack Obama has led from behind on the...

    9. April 23, 2015

      Fresh scrutiny over Hillary Clinton’s financial dealings

      It is not what Hillary Clinton would have chosen for the second week of her presidential campaign. After months of...

    10. April 22, 2015

      US hawk John Bolton ponders whether to go for big prey in 2016

      He’s back. Still courting controversy. Still loving regime change. With the American presidential election season looming,...

    11. April 22, 2015

      Jeb Bush plans to rewrite fundraising rule book

      Even before Jeb Bush enters the 2016 White House race, the Republican former governor of Florida is raising eyebrows about...

    12. April 21, 2015

      How beliefs became truths for the political establishment

      A decade ago, Stephen Colbert, the American political commentator and satirist, who will soon become the new host of CBS’s...

    13. April 17, 2015

      The indispensable, unelected power of the US presidential partner

      As we approach the 2016 American presidential election, we need to ask ourselves: do the private lives of the candidates...

    14. April 15, 2015

      Hillary Clinton campaign stresses how ‘ordinary’ she is

      It would be interesting to know when Hillary Clinton and her advisers decided that driving from New York to Iowa in a van...

    15. April 14, 2015

      Marco Rubio’s strengths and weaknesses

      Marco Rubio, a charismatic Cuban-American senator from Florida, on Monday fired the starting pistol on his campaign to...

    16. April 13, 2015

      Hillary Clinton’s second bid for the White House

      It was possibly the most anticipated declaration in US electoral history. Yet, for all the waiting, Hillary Clinton’s...

    17. April 13, 2015

      Rubio paints 2016 as generational choice

      Marco Rubio, the Cuban-American Republican, on Monday painted his campaign to become the first Hispanic occupant of the...

    18. April 13, 2015

      Rubio-Bush battle puts spotlight on the sunshine state

      Sipping a beer in a Miami bar nicknamed “The Rat”, Jessica Fernandez is fired up for a political fight that is sparking...

    19. April 12, 2015

      Hillary Clinton launches run for the White House

      Hillary Clinton’s disciplined politics Hillary Clinton announced on Sunday that she would seek the US presidency for the...

    20. April 12, 2015

      Why women are Hillary’s key

      There are few worse countries to be a woman than Saudi Arabia. Yet the kingdom’s recent adoption of four weeks paid leave...

    21. April 10, 2015

      Clinton aims to crack the highest glass ceiling

      Hillary Clinton’s disciplined politics She has called it America’s “highest, hardest” glass ceiling. To shatter it, Hillary...

    22. April 10, 2015

      Clinton set to unveil Hillary 2.0 on social media

      She’s ready. Her team is ready. Is the internet ready? Hillary Clinton is expected to launch her long-awaited second bid for...

    23. April 9, 2015

      A cryptocurrency fit for Wall Street

      Rand Paul loves to present himself as a political pioneer. This week, however, the Kentucky senator and darling of the Tea...

    24. April 9, 2015

      Rand Paul’s libertarian policy is casualty of Republican war

      Rand Paul became a serious presidential candidate two years ago with a 13-hour filibuster slamming US drone policy that won...

    25. April 7, 2015

      Rand Paul tests appeal of libertarian message

      Rand Paul, the libertarian Kentucky senator, opened his campaign for the White House on a platform that criticised both...

    26. April 7, 2015

      Rand Paul pins his presidential hopes on America’s youth

      Rand Paul, a Republican senator from Kentucky, said he would run for the White House, promising to return the US “to the...

    27. April 6, 2015

      Clinton campaigns for underdog status

      As Hillary Clinton prepares to announce her long-awaited second bid for the White House, her advisers are touting a new...

    28. April 5, 2015

      America’s coming presidential game of thrones

      In its early days, the United States was beset by rumours about plots to install a monarchy. Thankfully, in George...

    29. April 3, 2015

      Terminator takes aim in US culture wars

      Arnold Schwarzenegger, the former California governor, took up arms in the US culture wars on Friday by expressing concern...

    30. April 1, 2015

      US corporate backlash hits religious freedom bills

      Arkansas and Indiana have been forced to reconsider controversial “religious freedom” laws amid cascading criticism from a...

    31. April 1, 2015

      US 2016 candidates stay tuned to TV advertising

      US politicians may use Twitter to launch their presidential bids and Meerkat to live stream campaign stops, but when it...

    32. March 31, 2015

      White House hopefuls test limits on political donations

      “We’re only two days from our first major end-of-quarter fundraising deadline,” reads the missive from Barbara Bush, the...

    33. March 29, 2015

      The great American disconnect

      If you believe history is yet to come, the United States is still the place to be. Only in America can you find people...

    34. March 26, 2015

      Indiana signs ‘religious freedom’ bill

      Indiana Governor Mike Pence has signed a bill that would allow businesses to refuse service to gay and lesbian patrons on...

    35. March 22, 2015

      Ted Cruz to announce presidential campaign

      Ted Cruz, the firebrand Texas senator and Tea Party hero, is to run for the White House, making him the first Republican to...

    36. March 18, 2015

      Clinton should announce her bid for the presidency

      Enough already. Hillary Clinton has not even launched her 2016 campaign, yet exhaustion has already set in. Neither official...

    37. March 15, 2015

      New Hampshire ups pace for 2016 rivals

      The circus-like atmosphere that surrounds any US presidential campaign season has descended on New Hampshire even earlier...

    38. March 11, 2015

      The Senate Republicans play dirty over Iran

      At the end of this month the US and Iran hope to clinch a new breakthrough over the Iranian nuclear programme, keeping alive...

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