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.

Don’t be deceived by the myth of Mitt Romney’s moderation
By Mehdi Hasan - 13 October 10:45

The former Massachusetts governor defends the interests of the rich and powerful at all costs.

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.

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

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

Tired and cold on Wall Street, I find an America I thought was lost
By Laurie Penny - 10 October 1:00

On a cold, wet Sunday morning, Manhattan's financial district is full of zombies.

Where next for Occupy Wall Street? Conspiracy theory and the financial crisis
By Deborah Doane - 08 October 8:26

There has clearly been a concerted effort by a wealthy elite to bring us to our current state of pla

Getting over the One
By Ben Smith - 07 October 11:10

As Barack Obama’s popularity wanes, a 62-year-old Harvard law professor and grandmother is emerging

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.

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

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.

50 People Who Matter 2011 | 15. Paul Krugman
By Staff blogger - 26 September 1:00

Father of figures.

50 People Who Matter 2011 | 32. Michele Bachmann
By Staff blogger - 26 September 1:00

Scarier than Sarah.

50 People Who Matter 2011 | 2. David Petraeus
By Staff blogger - 26 September 1:00

General knowledge.

Full Transcript | David Cameron | Speech To The Canadian Parliament | Ottawa | 22 September 2011
By David Cameron - 23 September 12:33

"We are two nations, but under one Queen and united by one set of values."

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

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

That’s the sound of swing voters swinging away from Obama
By Ben Smith - 22 September 12:47

Although he remains overwhelmingly popular inside his own party, Obama is losing the independents.

The fourth attempt by the State of Georgia to execute Troy Davis
By David Allen Green - 21 September 18:49

There is international concern at today’s planned execution.

For Obama, it’s all about jobs, jobs, jobs
By David Blanchflower - 16 September 8:59

The president’s 8 September announcement of an employment stimulus plan is exactly the sort of thing

The rise of dominionism
By Alice Miles - 12 September 1:00

How a religious movement is making US liberals nervous.

A quiet anniversary for a day most Americans want to put behind them
By Alice Miles - 09 September 14:32

Most Americans were more concerned about the non-event of Hurricane Irene in New York City than they

Full transcript | Barack Obama | Speech to Congress on jobs | Washington | 8 September 2011
By Barack Obama - 09 September 12:32

"Every proposal I've laid out tonight is the kind that's been supported by Democrats and Republicans