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Trump ally asked election official about tossing ballots
Donald Trump with Lindsey Graham during an event at the White House
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Trump ally asked election official about tossing ballots

Georgia secretary of state says he interpreted question as request to lose votes
17 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: there is ‘only one solution’ for the BBC
BBC
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Instant Opinion: there is ‘only one solution’ for the BBC

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 1 September
1 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘prattling about Proms’ doesn’t help BLM
BBC Proms
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Instant Opinion: ‘prattling about Proms’ doesn’t help BLM

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 28 August
28 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: British quarantine rules ‘phoney nonsense’
Airport coronavirus
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Instant Opinion: British quarantine rules ‘phoney nonsense’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 27 August
27 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: the US’s ‘second most dysfunctional family’
Kellyanne Conway
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Instant Opinion: the US’s ‘second most dysfunctional family’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 25 August
25 Aug 2020
Key moments from the Republicans’ ‘dark convention’
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Key moments from the Republicans’ ‘dark convention’

Delegates warned that Democrats will ‘disarm you, lock you in your homes’ if Donald Trump loses in ‘rigged election’
25 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘British hypocrisy’ causing migrant deaths
Asylum seeker
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Instant Opinion: ‘British hypocrisy’ causing migrant deaths

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 24 August
24 Aug 2020

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Instant Opinion: ‘Westminster fails sexual assault victims’
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Instant Opinion: ‘Westminster fails sexual assault victims’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 7 August
7 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: Labour can’t win by ‘pandering to right’
Keir Starmer
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Instant Opinion: Labour can’t win by ‘pandering to right’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 16 July
16 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: is Generation Z ‘turning to the right’?
Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: is Generation Z ‘turning to the right’?

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 8 July
8 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: not wearing a mask ‘is like driving drunk’
Donald Trump
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Instant Opinion: not wearing a mask ‘is like driving drunk’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 2 July
2 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: Long-Bailey shows ‘weakness of Corbynites’
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Instant Opinion: Long-Bailey shows ‘weakness of Corbynites’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 26 June
26 Jun 2020
Does Donald Trump really want a second term?
Donald Trump waving
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Does Donald Trump really want a second term?

A string of seemingly self-sabotaging statements has some analysts doubting the president’s interest in the job
24 Jun 2020
Why some Democrats might acquit Trump
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Why some Democrats might acquit Trump

Senators struggling to retain seats in ‘red states’ face tricky balancing act
29 Jan 2020
Have conservatives turned on Donald Trump?
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Have conservatives turned on Donald Trump?

President labelled a ‘wimp’ as normally loyal supporters in the media attack him for border wall ‘capitulation’
28 Jan 2019
Obamacare set for Supreme Court showdown
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Obamacare set for Supreme Court showdown

Barack Obama’s signature healthcare bill ruled ‘unconstitutional’ by Texas federal court, setting up make-or-break appeal process
17 Dec 2018
Democrats claim tight victory in Pennsylvania
Democrat Conor Lamb has claimed a narrow victory in Pennslyvania
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Democrats claim tight victory in Pennsylvania

Result is an ‘ominous sign’ for Republicans in lead up to November midterms
14 Mar 2018
US government shuts down again
Senator Rand Paul forces government shutdown by delaying budget bill
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US government shuts down again

Rand Paul delays Senate vote until after midnight shutdown deadline
9 Feb 2018
Ted Cruz, the man who beat Donald Trump in Iowa
Ted Cruz
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Ted Cruz, the man who beat Donald Trump in Iowa

Can the ultra-conservative become the next Republican presidential nominee?
3 Feb 2016
Chris Christie: a scandal too far for White House hopeful
Charles Laurence
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Chris Christie: a scandal too far for White House hopeful

The New Jersey Governor had only just dealt with Bridgegate when the Sandy relief storm blew in
14 Jan 2014
Tea Party tax outrage: latest 'scandal' to beset Obama
Charles Laurence
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Tea Party tax outrage: latest 'scandal' to beset Obama

The US President is under fire on three fronts – but it's really Hillary Clinton the Republicans want to sink
16 May 2013
Bush ‘miss me?’ poster is real – but who paid for
George W Bush - 'Miss Me Yet?' poster
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Bush ‘miss me?’ poster is real – but who paid for

Whoever funded the billboard, conservatives across America are smiling
9 Feb 2010
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