Editors’ Choice: 25/10/2012

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The female vote could decide this election

Felicity Adkins

Republicans promoting ‘legitimate rapes’ have sent both Democratic and Republican women into a fury.

When Republican ..

Media bias influences election

By Tom Beasley

The media industry in America has long been known for its ideological bias when reporting ..

Super PACs, a lobbyist’s dream

By Ben Tyrer

SuperPACs have become a buzzword for this election. They are groups that have raised and ..

Editors’ Choice: 26/10/2012

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Romney gaffes that will make you guffaw

By Drew Sleep

Gaffes, every politician is in danger of making them. A gaffe is when a politician ..

Editors’ Choice: 27/10/2012

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Editors’ Choice: 28/10/2012

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Former US President breaks ranks, criticises US media for claims that Venezuela is not democratic

By Tom Dale

Venezuela has routinely been portrayed as a dictatorship under Hugo Chavez, but how undemocratic is ..

Censorship limits Chinese understanding of US election

By Miao Cai

China’s state-owned media has historically reported US presidential elections in relation to how ..

Candidates chase votes by promising peace in Middle East

By Tom Erik Dale

During the foreign policy debate between the two main presidential candidates, the Middle East ..

The Donkey and The Elephant: American political symbols

By Abdul Aziz Al Subhi
When it comes to politics, Brits have always associated the colour red with ..

How the candidates are singing their way to success

 

By Claire Martin

Roosevelt used Happy Days are Here Again, Bill Clinton chose Fleetwood Mac’s Don ..

A Dummy’s Guide to the US Elections

By Jessica Gibson

As America faces another political race to determine the new President, there are still thousands ..

Obama gaffes that make you guffaw

By Cameron Mason

As the race to the White House hots up again, we take a look back ..

The domestic challenges ahead for America’s new President

By Steven Buckley, North America Political Editor

During the campaign season, much time is spent looking back at ..

Mainstream vs. Citizens: who’s going to win?

By Chloe Penfold
Media coverage of US elections has long been left to the mainstream news networks. But ..

Editors’ Choice: 29/10/2012

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Future of PBS remains uncertain

By Sarah Hooper
Public Service Broadcasting has been a declining institution in the United States in recent years ..

An unwanted presidency

By Joanne Ball
I have been told that it is the done thing, to write a memoir. That ..

Home of the Brave

By George Underwood
All the colour has been drained out of the city, anything not the President’s ..

Presidential Haiku

By Adam Trimby
Sometimes election coverage is better when it's reduced to 17 syllables. Here's a ..

Election Poetry: My Own

By Nicole Marie
A woman's fear of a Romney victory
My Own
Patriarchal oppression has gone on ..

A guide to Mormonism

By Katrina Fleet

Founded over 200 years ago in the US, it’s now one of the country ..

Same-sex marriage and the big divide

By Helen Winter

In the US, same-sex marriage is a divisive voting issue for people across the ..

Flip-flopping: a norm in presidential elections

By Marcin Bryszak

Changing viewpoints and attitudes have become an integral part of the US presidential elections in ..

Abortion stance vital to voters in close election race

 

By Madeleine Supple

Abortion is one of the most controversial topics in US politics. A Gallup poll ..

The US and India: a continuing “strategic partnership” which goes well beyond trade

By Rachitaa Gupta
It has taken 65 years, 12 US elections and the same number of Indian Prime ..

Editors’ choice: 30/10/2012

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Can Romney Trump Obama’s A-Listers?

By Shanae Staple

Beyoncé , Eva Longoria, George Clooney, Aretha Frankling… Obama is not short of celebrity supporters. His ..

Girl power: How the candidates’ wives take on voters too

By Sophie Marsden 

There is a saying that behind every powerful man stands a woman and it is ..

Will Clinton be in the running for 2016 election?

By Vikki Hutton

It has long been whispered that Hillary Clinton, former First Lady and current Secretary of ..

Alternative voting methods – a dummy’s guide

By Tom Beasley

President Obama has become the first sitting President to cast his vote early, but what ..

Editors’ Choice: 31/10/2012

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Branding critical in presidential campaigns

By Alex Geraghty
Modern politics has become less about issues that affect us all, and more about the ..

Most expensive US election ever? America still spends more on crisps

By Rachitaa Gupta
The estimated cost of this year's American election is at least $5.8bn (£3 ..

Will a different President take us further down the road to war with Iran?

The next President of the US will have a stark choice to make over Iran.
Relations have never ..

Editor’s choice: 01/11/12

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