One of the most revered figures in US democratic politics has died. Mario Cuomo, the former three-time governor of New York, was 82. His death came
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Almost five million undocumented immigrants already living in the United States will have the chance to avoid deportation, under important changes to
President Barack Obama faced a political rebuke and a curb on his policy ambitions on Wednesday after Republicans seized control of the US Senate and
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
Americans will go to the polls to elect a new Congress in November, but public attention is already focused on the next presidential race more than
In a rare show of bipartisan unity, the United States Congress has passed the first gun legislation since the Sandy Hook School shooting in
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Damaged Republicans set to lose key off-year elections on November 5
Just weeks after the end of the government shutdown and after a default was
Several of Italy’s top politicians have spoken out in support of Italy’s Integration Minister, Cécile Kyenge, who has been the victim of a series of
Caroline Kennedy is to be named US ambassador to Japan, according to an announcement made by Barack Obama on Wednesday July 24.
Japan and the
The US presidential election has been a tight horserace, with Mr. Obama and Mr. Romney slugging it out over each new set of economic results.
How was President Barack Obama’s speech to the Democrat convention on Thursday viewed around the world? One commentator described it as “more serious
With EYP – the European Youth Parliament
Dan, from the UK, asks:
Do you think that the conflicts associated with the Arab spring will eventually