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USA: Will Obama and the Republicans work together?

US President Barack Obama and the Senate’s new Republican leader have pledged to work together. Facing the reality of a Republican controlled

US President Barack Obama and the Senate’s new Republican leader have pledged to work together. Facing the reality of a Republican controlled

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USA: Can 'compromise' stop being a dirty word?

Americans have been stunned by the size of the Republican midterm gains. A win was on the cards but not a thrashing. The main concern now is whether

Americans have been stunned by the size of the Republican midterm gains. A win was on the cards but not a thrashing. The main concern now is whether

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Fears of more political gridlock in the US after Republican victory

There are growing fears of more political gridlock in the US after the Republican victory in the midterm elections. Euronews’ Paul McDowell discussed

There are growing fears of more political gridlock in the US after the Republican victory in the midterm elections. Euronews’ Paul McDowell discussed

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Republicans win overall Senate majority in US midterm elections

Mitch McConnell was the winning face of the Republican party after the US midterm elections. The senator is poised to lead the senate as the GOP – as

Mitch McConnell was the winning face of the Republican party after the US midterm elections. The senator is poised to lead the senate as the GOP – as

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Republicans have Congress control for first time since 2006

The political landscape of the US has now turned red. States in which the GOP won included North Carolina, Montana, West Virginia and South Dakota

The political landscape of the US has now turned red. States in which the GOP won included North Carolina, Montana, West Virginia and South Dakota

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Soul-searching begins for disappointed American Democrats

Among disappointed Democrats in the US, the soul-searching has begun after being defeated in the midterm elections. And for some of the

Among disappointed Democrats in the US, the soul-searching has begun after being defeated in the midterm elections. And for some of the

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Republicans winners of midterm elections

The Republican Party has made important gains in the US Senate in midterm elections. Needing only to take six seats from the Democrats to take

The Republican Party has made important gains in the US Senate in midterm elections. Needing only to take six seats from the Democrats to take

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Technical glitch hampers vote in Virginia

The US midterm elections may be tense but problems with technology aren’t helping A video has appeared on social media which shows an electronic

The US midterm elections may be tense but problems with technology aren’t helping A video has appeared on social media which shows an electronic

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[As it happened] Majority victory puts GOP in charge of US Congress

Rout, bloodbath, republican wave. Those are the words being used to describe the defeat Barack Obama’s Democrats have suffered in the US midterm

Rout, bloodbath, republican wave. Those are the words being used to describe the defeat Barack Obama’s Democrats have suffered in the US midterm

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Republicans and Democrats battle for Senate in US midterm elections

Americans are heading to the polls for midterm elections which will decide who controls the upper house of Congress – the Senate – with opinion polls

Americans are heading to the polls for midterm elections which will decide who controls the upper house of Congress – the Senate – with opinion polls

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Republicans battle for the Senate in US midterm elections

Americans go the polls today for the midterm elections with the Democrats fearing major losses which could profoundly effect President Obama’s final

Americans go the polls today for the midterm elections with the Democrats fearing major losses which could profoundly effect President Obama’s final

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US midterms: All eyes on small-town America

It is campaign season in America. As the November 4 midterm vote approaches, all eyes will be on small towns such as Fairfax, in Virginia

It is campaign season in America. As the November 4 midterm vote approaches, all eyes will be on small towns such as Fairfax, in Virginia

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The impact of a potential power shift in the US Senate

The 2014 US midterm elections will determine whether or not the Democrats are able to hold on to a Senate majority. But does it really matter if

The 2014 US midterm elections will determine whether or not the Democrats are able to hold on to a Senate majority. But does it really matter if

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All you need to know about the US mid-term elections

The US mid-term elections take place on Tuesday, November 4. Here we explain everything you need to know about the votes. When are mid-term

The US mid-term elections take place on Tuesday, November 4. Here we explain everything you need to know about the votes. When are mid-term

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US GDP growth stronger than expected in Q3

US economic growth continues to be robust. The government’s first estimate for the the period from July to September was that GDP expanded at an

US economic growth continues to be robust. The government’s first estimate for the the period from July to September was that GDP expanded at an

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Obama confident healthcare workers can 'snuff out' Ebola outbreak

US President Barack Obama has appeared alongside a doctor who recovered from Ebola to praise health workers going to West Africa. Dr. Kent Brantly

US President Barack Obama has appeared alongside a doctor who recovered from Ebola to praise health workers going to West Africa. Dr. Kent Brantly

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Federal Reserve pronounces end of a QE-era

There will be no more money printing. As expected, the US central bank has ended its monthly bond buying to pump cash into the economy there and

There will be no more money printing. As expected, the US central bank has ended its monthly bond buying to pump cash into the economy there and

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Obama names Ebola Czar

US President Barack Obama has named his Ebola Czar to spearhead Washington’s response to the health crisis. Ron Klain is Vice President Joe Biden’s

US President Barack Obama has named his Ebola Czar to spearhead Washington’s response to the health crisis. Ron Klain is Vice President Joe Biden’s

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Resignation over White House security breach

US Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned on Wednesday, appearing to take the blame for multiple breaches of security at the White House

US Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned on Wednesday, appearing to take the blame for multiple breaches of security at the White House