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Perry: “The American Revolution was fought in the 16th Century”
By James Maxwell - 12 October 14:02

The Texas Governor followed his poor debate performance with a spectacular gaffe.

Perry attacks "Romney's Remedy"
By James Maxwell - 11 October 13:28

Texas Governor on the offensive in dramatic new video invites charges of desperation.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 11 October 12:38

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

Mitt Romney's religion
By Nelson Jones - 10 October 14:23

Is Mormonism a "cult" or just the great American religion?

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 10 October 13:59

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

Row over Romney’s Mormonism
By James Maxwell - 10 October 13:19

A conservative evangelical pastor allied to Rick Perry has called Romney’s religion "a cult".

Steve Jobs: a modern Leonardo da Vinci or Einstein?
By Jason Stamper - 07 October 13:34

The death of Apple’s iconic founder has folk reaching for the hyperbole.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 07 October 12:59

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

"If you don't have a job and you're not rich, blame yourself!"
By James Maxwell - 07 October 12:54

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain adds to his growing list of gaffes.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 06 October 17:47

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

New poll spells trouble for Obama
By James Maxwell - 06 October 17:43

More Americans trust Mitt Romney on the economy than they do the President, if a new poll is to be b

Sarah Palin will not run for president in 2012
By Samira Shackle - 06 October 12:26

Ending months of speculation, the former vice-presidential candidate rules herself out of the race.

Video: Steve Jobs' Stanford commencement speech
By Samira Shackle - 06 October 12:03

"Stay hungry, stay foolish." Speaking in 2005, the Apple CEO offers advice to students.

Christie rules himself out
By James Maxwell - 06 October 12:00

The New Jersey Governor's decision not to stand for the 2012 GOP candidacy makes life much easier fo

Steve Jobs, 1955-2011
By George Eaton - 06 October 9:49

Remembering a pioneer.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 05 October 13:03

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

Dispatch from Wall Street
By Laurie Penny - 05 October 9:06

My appearance on Democracy Now!

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 04 October 13:50

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

Amanda Knox's release: the front pages
By Samira Shackle - 04 October 11:34

Knox and Sollecito have been acquitted of the murder of Meredith Kercher. Here is what the papers ha

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 03 October 13:13

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

Occupying Wall Street
By Laurie Penny - 02 October 20:36

A dispatch from the New York frontline.

Romney's Churchill gaffe
By George Eaton - 30 September 16:15

Republican challenger mistakenly attributes Keynes quote to Churchill in debate.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 30 September 13:05

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

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 29 September 13:39

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

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 28 September 13:00

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

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 27 September 15:14

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

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 26 September 14:04

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

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 23 September 14:08

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

Rick Perry stumbles on Pakistan question
By George Eaton - 23 September 10:24

Republican frontrunner struggles to answer question on Pakistan and nuclear weapons.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 22 September 14:13

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

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