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Cain and able?
By Felicity Spector - 09 November 16:39

As the GOP presidential candidates meet for their 10th debate, Herman Cain must prove he's more than

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 08 November 13:45

The ten must-read opinion pieces from today's US papers.

Sarkozy: "I cannot stand Netanyahu. He is a liar."
By Samira Shackle - 08 November 10:58

Barack Obama and Nicolas Sarkozy caught on microphone criticising the Israeli PM.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 07 November 14:04

The ten must-read opinion pieces from today's US papers.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 03 November 16:20

The ten must-read opinion pieces from today's US papers.

Is Rick Perry drunk in this video?
By Samira Shackle - 03 November 11:31

"Highlights" of the Republican candidate's bizarre speech has notched up over 1m views on YouTube.

Cain's accuser allegedly got a year's salary in severance pay
By Samira Shackle - 02 November 15:00

The <em>New York Times</em> claims that woman who made sexual harrassment allegation received $35,00

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 01 November 13:32

The ten must-read opinion pieces from today's US papers.

Herman Cain denies sexual harrassment allegations
By Samira Shackle - 31 October 17:40

Republican candidate fails to answer the crucial question of whether his accusers were paid off.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 31 October 12:42

The ten must-read opinion pieces from today's US papers.

Can Perry afford to pull out of televised debates?
By Samira Shackle - 28 October 12:49

After a series of poor performances, the Texas governor will pull out of some debates. It is a high

Strong US growth raises the bar for Osborne
By George Eaton - 27 October 19:12

Osborne may soon no longer be able to boast that the UK is doing better than the US.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 27 October 17:33

The ten must-read opinion pieces from today's US papers.

Elizabeth Warren takes credit for Occupy Wall Street's ideology
By Samira Shackle - 26 October 16:01

Democratic Senate hopeful criticised by the right after saying she created "intellectual foundation"

Joe the Plumber to run for Congress
By Samira Shackle - 26 October 12:15

The everyman who became the hero of rightwing America hopes to enter House of Representatives.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 25 October 14:46

The ten must-read opinion pieces from today's US papers.

Herman Cain releases bizarre advert
By Samira Shackle - 25 October 10:59

The video features Cain's chief of staff smoking a cigarette while "I am America" plays in the backg

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 24 October 13:23

The ten must-read opinion pieces from today's US papers.

How inequality has soared in the US
By George Eaton - 22 October 12:43

The top 1 per cent now take home 23.5 per cent of all income.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 20 October 14:18

The ten must-read opinion pieces from today's US papers.

The Republican presidential race gets personal
By Felicity Spector - 19 October 18:30

In a desperate bid to knock frontrunner Mitt Romney off his perch, the other candidates got nasty.

"I'm a gremlin. I'm leaving the party."
By Samira Shackle - 18 October 17:38

Bad Lip Reading with Mitt Romney.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 18 October 12:50

The ten must-read opinion pieces from today's US papers.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 14 October 14:11

The ten must-read opinion pieces from today's US papers.

Obama fundraising momentum continues
By James Maxwell - 14 October 13:00

When it comes to raising cash, the President is streets ahead of his Republican rivals

Three reasons Cain can beat Romney
By James Maxwell - 13 October 16:44

The surprise front-runner continues to pick up momentum.

The Pastor problem
By Nelson Jones - 13 October 16:19

Rick Perry isn't the first presidential candidate to be embarrassed by a turbulent preacher.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 13 October 13:53

The ten must-read opinion pieces from today's US papers.

Clinton to stand down in 2012
By James Maxwell - 13 October 13:37

The Secretary of State's decision to leave front-line politics poses a challenge for her boss.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 12 October 14:15

The ten must-read opinion pieces from today's US papers.

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