Andrew Stephen was appointed US Editor of the New Statesman in 2001, having been its Washington correspondent and weekly columnist since 1998. He is a regular contributor to BBC news programs and to The Sunday Times Magazine. He has also written for a variety of US newspapers including The New York Times Op-Ed pages. He came to the US in 1989 to be Washington Bureau Chief of The Observer and in 1992 was made Foreign Correspondent of the Year by the American Overseas Press Club for his coverage.

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International Politics
29 August 2008
So it’s now official, and 80,000 packed into the Denver Broncos’ football stadium in Denver on Thursday were there to...
International Politics
28 August 2008
We have now reached the end of day two of the eight days of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions as I write...
International Politics
25 August 2008
The text message that came at 3:04:25 on Saturday morning - on my phone, at least - was just the beginning of what is...
International Politics
21 August 2008
I do wish Barack Obama would stop following me around. I fly into London, and next day he follows me there. A few days...
Law
07 August 2008
Back in 1950, J Edgar Hoover began the FBI's legendary practice of issuing a "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list. Posters...
UK Politics
24 July 2008
I fear that Ed Balls - or whichever buffoon it was who decided to outsource the £156m contract to mark the Sats of...
International Politics
10 July 2008
How times change. Remember the days when Senator Barack Obama was the great ray of hope for the 2008 US presidential...
International Politics
19 June 2008
This week, I vowed, I would do something unprecedented in modern times: I would not write a single word about the...
International Politics
04 June 2008
So, barring political earthquakes in the next three months - a phenomenon that we should by no means rule out - this...
Politics
22 May 2008
History, I suspect, will look back on the past six months as an example of America going through one of its...
World Affairs
07 May 2008
So we found ourselves back to square one on Tuesday night, with no definite winner emerging from the last two big...
International Politics
24 April 2008
Remember my vision at the beginning of the month, with planeloads of Obama lawyers and Clinton lawyers jetting in to...
International Politics
17 April 2008
So Barack Obama is an elitist after all. New Statesman readers already knew that he went to one of the country's most...
Politics
03 April 2008
Remember those final weeks of 2000, when every US Airways flight from DC to Florida was jammed with lawyers...
Politics
05 March 2008
It was all so tragic for Senator Barack Obama. Had last Tuesday's primary elections been held just three days before,...

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