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US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 13 January 14:34

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

"When Mitt Romney Came to Town": attack video released
By Teresa Goncalves - 12 January 15:30

Film accuses Republican frontrunner of contributing to the "biggest American job loss since World Wa

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 12 January 13:41

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

Romney's final stumbling block?
By Tom Mludzinski - 12 January 10:45

Latest polling shows a dirty fight in South Carolina may be all that's holding him back from Obama.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 11 January 13:45

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

5 things to take from the New Hampshire primary
By Samira Shackle - 11 January 9:15

Mitt Romney has won by a substantial margin. What does this victory mean for the rest of the primary

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 10 January 14:07

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

New Hampshire reveals a deeper Republican divide
By Teresa Goncalves - 10 January 13:31

Anti-Mitt Romney documentary sets the tone.

Castro: US president should be a robot
By Roberto Barros - 09 January 18:16

Ninety per cent of voters would back the robot, says former Cuban leader.

New Hampshire primary: what to look out for
By Teresa Goncalves - 09 January 17:56

Mitt Romney needs to prove that he can win big but South Carolina may be the real ticket.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 09 January 13:58

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

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 06 January 13:49

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

Have you missed Herman Cain?
By Teresa Goncalves - 05 January 17:42

The one-time Republican presidential hopeful is back and on the road.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 05 January 15:41

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

Michele Bachmann suspends her campaign
By Samira Shackle - 04 January 17:04

The candidate described by <em>Rolling Stone</em> as "late-stage Kim Jong-Il crazy" withdraws after

A lesson on health spending for Rick Santorum
By George Eaton - 04 January 15:34

The US state spends more on healthcare than the UK.

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 04 January 14:32

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

10 things you didn't know about Rick Santorum...
By Mehdi Hasan - 04 January 13:47

...but might like to know in the wake of his Iowa surge.

Romney wins by a whisker in Iowa
By George Eaton - 04 January 8:19

Republican frontrunner beats Rick Santorum by just eight votes in first primary.

How to read the Iowa caucus results
By Samira Shackle - 03 January 18:17

All eyes are on Iowa, where voters are still undecided. Here is what to look out for in the results.

US election 2012: runners and riders
By Grace Jennings-Edquist - 03 January 14:25

As the Republican primary season begins in earnest, here's everything you need to know about the top

Hugo Chávez: Is the US giving Latin American leaders cancer?
By Samira Shackle - 29 December 13:15

The Venezuelan leader ponders whether the US could have "developed a technology to induce cancer".

Top 5 political funnies of 2011
By Samira Shackle - 29 December 11:39

Herman Cain doesn't know what he thinks about Libya, Ed Miliband thinks "these strikes are wrong", a

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 28 December 17:54

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

Lookahead: Republican primaries 2012
By Samira Shackle - 27 December 14:51

The when, where and who of the Republican primary elections.

Baby sticks fingers in Obama's mouth
By Staff blogger - 27 December 13:00

Video of the president visiting a marine base in Hawaii goes viral.

Hazing hell in Afghanistan
By Yo Zushi - 23 December 19:51

Initiation rituals in the army may have led to the deaths of two Chinese Americans this year. Is cru

US Press: pick of the papers
By Grace Jennings-Edquist - 23 December 15:44

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

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 21 December 14:17

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

US Press: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 20 December 17:21

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

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