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Despite debt deal, clouds hang over Obama re-election

August 3, 2011
Arshad Mahmud
Despite debt deal, clouds hang over Obama re-election

As you have come to know by now that the United States Congress voted to raise the federal debt limit just hours before the deadline was to expire on Aug 2. Failure to do so would have led to the US treasury running short of cash to pay the nation’s bills.
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Arizona shooting: how will it change American politics?

January 10, 2011
Frank Domenico Cipriani
Arizona shooting: how will it change American politics?

In a supermarket parking lot, during a political meet and greet with the people of Southern Arizona, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot through the head at close range. The gunman continued firing into the crowd, killing Arizona’s Chief Federal judge who had just happened to come by to say hello to Ms. Giffords on...
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Money, US elections and a “humble” Obama

November 4, 2010
Hasan Zillur Rahim
Money, US elections and a “humble” Obama

One of the axioms of American politics is that the candidate with the deepest pockets wins the election. Millions spent on negative advertisement often turn out to be more persuasive than a record of accomplishments. Money trumps principles. That is why the victory (51.6 percent to 43.4 percent) of Democrat Jerry Brown over Republican Meg...
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