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Vietnam veteran John McCain began his career in the US army and survived five brutal years as a prisoner of war, years after his release he moved
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
With the president on vacation and Congress in summer recess, August in Washington can be the right time for generating headlines, as a bored press
More than five years after leaving office, former US Vice President Dick Cheney sees the world in bad shape, especially the Middle East, and he
The political fight over gender equality has reached a new level in the United States, this time pitting gay rights against religious beliefs.
It could have been a nice and carefree weekend for Republican New Jersey governor Chris Christie: He could have basked in the glitz and glamor of
There is hardly another way to look at it: New Jersey’s governor Chris Christie, the leading contender in the wide field of Republican 2016
In a rare show of bipartisan unity, the United States Congress has passed the first gun legislation since the Sandy Hook School shooting in
Think of something that is one World Cup, two Olympics and three Christmases away – would you give it much thought? Well, last week’s landslide
Less than 24 hours after the polls closed on election night Tuesday, the civil war within the Republican Party erupted – or at least the first
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
What are we to make of Mitt Romney, the man who could very well beat Obama to the White House?
We put that question to Charles Kupchan, Professor
Mitt Romney was a surprise package in the US presidential race. The Republican traditional conservative base found him not conservative enough. His
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.
With the opening of Convention Season in the United States, the hunt for votes is reaching new heights. The Republican Convention in Tampa, Florida
Mitt Romney on Monday will be the star of the United States of America’s Republican Party National Convention. The four-day political jamboree will