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Mitt Romney crushes Newt Gingrich in Nevada...
By John Stoehr - 05 February 9:47

...but the dog-whistling Gingrich refuses to quit the race.

GOP round-up: 5 things we learned
By Alice Gribbin - 03 February 19:15

Endorsements, gaffes and delegates from another week of the Republican candidate race.

US press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 03 February 17:15

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

US press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 02 February 17:10

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

US press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 01 February 13:12

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

Romney wins Florida but the battle is far from over
By John Stoehr - 01 February 7:24

We may see a winner as late as March if candidates other than Romney don't run out of money first.

US press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 31 January 13:54

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

What to expect from the Florida primary
By Samira Shackle - 31 January 13:09

A win for Mitt Romney looks inevitable -- but this does not mean the end of Newt Gingrich.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 30 January 13:39

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

Florida debate: 5 things we learned
By Alice Gribbin - 27 January 15:16

Republican candidates clash on immigration, Fannie and Freddie and space domination.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 27 January 14:21

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

Florida: why it’s a whole different ballgame
By Rebecca Lloyd - 27 January 10:40

Purest test yet of where Republican hearts lie.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 25 January 15:09

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

Video + full transcript | Barack Obama | 2012 State of the Union address
By Barack Obama - 25 January 8:15

"What's at stake are not Democratic values or Republican values but American values."

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 24 January 13:56

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

Romney paid 15% tax on $45m income
By Alice Gribbin - 24 January 10:25

Republican candidate for President releases federal tax returns on his 2010 and 2011 earnings.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 23 January 13:37

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

Newt Gingrich takes South Carolina: the front pages
By Alice Gribbin - 23 January 11:48

Three different candidates each hold a state as Republican Presidential nominee race heads into Flor

Rick Santorum appears on Piers Morgan Tonight
By Rebecca Lloyd - 22 January 16:43

But has he done himself any favours?

Gingrich wins in South Carolina
By New Statesman - 22 January 9:13

Republican candidate race opens up as Romney loses out

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 20 January 14:51

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

Newt Gingrich loses his cool over "open marriage" accusations
By Rebecca Lloyd - 20 January 12:29

The Republican candidate may have shot himself in the foot with last night's tirade.

Barack Obama's three year anniversary: a reader
By Samira Shackle - 20 January 11:46

It has been three years since the US President took office. Has he lived up to his promise?

Rick Perry rides out of the Republican race
By Rebecca Lloyd - 19 January 17:26

But will his departure help Newt?

Newt Gingrich's new tactic is a gift to Barack Obama
By John Stoehr - 19 January 17:20

The candidate has taken a break from dog whistles to stir up class resentment with his latest attack

Romney's taxes in the spotlight
By Anonymous - 19 January 12:58

Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney finally admits to paying a lower tax rate than most of the popula

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 18 January 13:23

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

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 17 January 14:55

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

Jon Huntsman withdraws from Republican race
By Samira Shackle - 16 January 14:36

Former Utah governor to endorse Mitt Romney amid poor polling results in South Carolina.

Latest attack on Romney: he speaks French!
By Teresa Goncalves - 13 January 16:07

Watch out there's a moderate about, ad comparing GOP frontrunner to John Kerry warns.

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