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US press: pick of the papers
By new-statesman - 26 March 14:16

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

US Press: pick of the papers
By NS staff writer - 23 March 14:03

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

1. The false Iran debate (New York Times)

Jeb Bush endorses Mitt Romney
By Rebecca Lloyd - 22 March 7:40

Mitt Romney's good week just got better with a coveted endorsement from former Florida governor Jeb Bush.

Romney plays the numbers game in Illinois
By John Stoehr - 21 March 7:24

In the past, whenever Mitt Romney said something stupid, his super PAC would come to the rescue with a money bomb. Attacking his rivals distracted you from whatever dumb thing Romney just said.

US press: pick of the papers
By NS staff writer - 19 March 17:12

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

Santorum's faux pas secures a win for Romney in Puerto Rico
By John Stoehr - 19 March 8:16

The more Santorum raises issues that don't need to be raised, the more Romney looks like the most re

US Press: pick of the papers
By NS staff writer - 16 March 14:53

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

Oh, the memories! Cameron and Obama exchange presents
By Samira Shackle - 15 March 17:49

The President and the PM exchange gifts that commemorate... er, the last state visit.

US press: pick of the papers
By NS staff writer - 15 March 14:19

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

US press: pick of the papers
By NS staff writer - 14 March 13:54

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

Cameron's US visit: in photos
By Samira Shackle - 14 March 11:30

Eating hotdogs, watching the game, flying on Air Force One, the usual... The PM visits Barack Obama.

Deep South gives Santorum hope
By John Stoehr - 14 March 7:36

Rick Santorum’s victories in Alabama and Mississippi might spell the end for Newt Gingrich.

GOP in the South: 3 things to know
By Alice Gribbin - 13 March 14:45

Will Mississippi and Alabama residents give Mitt Romney his long-expected breakthrough?

US press: pick of the papers
By NS staff writer - 13 March 14:15

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

US Press: pick of the papers
By NS staff writer - 12 March 14:05

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

Cartoon about abortion dropped by some US newspapers
By Samira Shackle - 12 March 11:15

Doonesbury comic strip comparing Texas abortion law to rape causes controversy.

Chart of the day: Obama - success or failure?
By George Eaton - 09 March 17:50

50 per cent of US voters say that Obama's presidency has been a failure.

Romney will win the nomination, the question is when
By John Stoehr - 08 March 17:12

Whenever Romney has stumbled or been threatened by Gingrich or Santorum, he opens the cash spigot.

How 'The Boss' can explain modern America
By Jeremy Cliffe - 08 March 14:32

Bruce Springsteen has produced the perfect soundtrack to the Obama 2012 campaign.

US Press: pick of the papers
By NS staff writer - 07 March 14:36

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

Super Tuesday: 5 things we learned
By Alice Gribbin - 07 March 12:58

Here's where the GOP stand after another ten states choose their Republican candidate.

Super Tuesday: Romney scrapes a win in Ohio. Where next for his campaign?
By John Stoehr - 07 March 7:42

The frontrunner-by-default has just about got through this crucial test. But he is still failing to

Super Tuesday: 5 things to watch
By Alice Gribbin - 06 March 15:57

The most decisive day yet in the Republican candidates' race for the White House.

US Press: pick of the papers
By NS staff writer - 06 March 13:57

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

Q&A: Super Tuesday
By Andrew McIntyre - 05 March 17:19

Your guide to the GOP contests happening across the US on Tuesday.

US Press: pick of the papers
By NS staff writer - 01 March 13:57

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

US Press: pick of the papers
By NS staff writer - 29 February 13:56

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

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