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US election 2012

Mitt Romney - Book of Mormon

It's a dead heat as Mitt Romney catches up with Barack Obama

Thu 19 Apr, AT 07:34
Alexander Cockburn

With small-town America still hurting from the 2008 crash, Republican Romney could turn this into a lead

Rick Santorum quits Republican presidential candidate race

Santorum quits – but damage to Republicans is already done

Wed 11 Apr, AT 07:36
Charles Laurence

The contest is now certain to be Romney v Obama and latest poll gives the President a 51 to 44 lead

Alexander Cockburn

Romney beats off all challengers - at a terrible cost to his beliefs

Wed 4 Apr, AT 08:39
Alexander Cockburn

One-time liberal now sports all his fellow Republicans' most unalluring features. The Obama camp is not unhappy

Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro feels the wrath of an unamused Newt

First Post
Thu 22 Mar, AT 17:27

Hollywood star forced to apologise after joking about the Republican contenders’ wives

Garry Trudeau

Doonesbury cartoon dropped for tackling Texas abortion law

One-Minute Read
Mon 12 Mar, AT 13:37

Garry Trudeau's cartoon is suspended or moved from comic section for satirising Texan rules

Baracl Obama sings the blues

Blues man Obama sings with BB King and Buddy Guy

Wed 22 Feb, AT 12:37

President shows off vocal talents with Sweet Home Chicago at White House concert (video)

Gay sheriff Paul Babeu drops out of Romney campaign

One-Minute Read
Mon 20 Feb, AT 11:55

Arizona sheriff steps down to fight claims made by his Mexican immigrant ex-boyfriend

Rick Santorum

Does Rick Santorum's triple whammy change anything?

First Post
Wed 8 Feb, AT 10:52

Santorum wins big in Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado, but Barack Obama is the real victor

Donald Trump backs Mitt Romney

Why Mitt Romney is grateful for Donald Trump's endorsement

First Post
Fri 3 Feb, AT 14:17

The Obama team should not take this lightly – Trump may be rich, but he doesn't turn off blue-collar voters

Alexander Cockburn

How Republican establishment blew Gingrich out of the water

Wed 1 Feb, AT 08:24
Alexander Cockburn

A tsunami of Republican money washed into Florida to pay for the execration of the erratic Newt