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# us2012 - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

# us2012 - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Romney poised to clinch Republican Party nomination
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Romney poised to clinch Republican Party nomination

May 29th 2012, 10:04 PM 1,937 Views 33 Comments

Winning today’s Texas primary will see the former governor of Massachusetts become his party’s candidate for the presidential election.

# us2012 - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Explainer: The ‘Super PAC’ and how it’s changing US elections forever
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Explainer: The ‘Super PAC’ and how it’s changing US elections forever

Apr 15th 2012, 9:15 AM 2,983 Views 14 Comments

We explain the origin of the ‘Super PAC’ – and how their unlimited clout threatens to rewrite the political rule book.

# us2012 - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Santorum suspends campaign for Republicans' Presidential nomination
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Santorum suspends campaign for Republicans' Presidential nomination

Apr 10th 2012, 8:24 PM 3,500 Views 22 Comments

The former Pennsylvania senator’s move all but guarantees that Mitt Romney will be the man to face Barack Obama in November.

# us2012 - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Romney holds advantage over Gingrich as Florida votes in Republican primary
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Romney holds advantage over Gingrich as Florida votes in Republican primary

Jan 31st 2012, 9:51 AM 886 Views 2 Comments

The battle to face Barack Obama in the autumn presidential election steps up a gear as the sunshine state holds its primary today.

# us2012 - Friday 27 January, 2012

Aggressive Romney slams Gingrich in final pre-Florida debate
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Aggressive Romney slams Gingrich in final pre-Florida debate

Jan 27th 2012, 10:51 AM 1,386 Views 5 Comments

Romney called on Gingrich to apologise for a controversial ad on immigration and mocked his desire to put a human colony on the moon.

# us2012 - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Castro on US presidential hopefuls: 'A contest of idiocy and ignorance'
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Castro on US presidential hopefuls: 'A contest of idiocy and ignorance'

Jan 26th 2012, 1:09 PM 2,068 Views 16 Comments

The former Cuban leader has slammed the Republican Party candidates vying for the nomination to face Barack Obama in the autumn.

# us2012 - Friday 20 January, 2012

As polls narrow Gingrich launches attack on media ahead of Carolina vote
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As polls narrow Gingrich launches attack on media ahead of Carolina vote

Jan 20th 2012, 10:47 AM 1,105 Views 11 Comments

The final debate ahead of the South Carolina primary vote on Saturday took place last night with polls showing frontrunner Mitt Romney is under pressure.

# us2012 - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Rick Perry drops out of presidential race ahead of Carolina primary
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Rick Perry drops out of presidential race ahead of Carolina primary

Jan 19th 2012, 4:28 PM 2,185 Views 10 Comments

The Texas governor is the latest to drop out of the race for the White House, giving his backing to Newt Gingrich.

# us2012 - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

US 2012: Did Rick Santorum actually beat Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus?
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US 2012: Did Rick Santorum actually beat Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus?

Jan 18th 2012, 2:37 PM 2,641 Views 4 Comments

The pair were separated by just eight votes after an initial count earlier this month.

# us2012 - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Romney comes under attack at pre-South Carolina Republican debate
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Romney comes under attack at pre-South Carolina Republican debate

Jan 17th 2012, 11:21 AM 1,047 Views 2 Comments

The battle to be the Republican nominee reaches the conservative state of South Carolina where the first of two pre-primary debates took place overnight.

# us2012 - Monday 16 January, 2012

Jon Huntsman backs Romney for Republican nod after suspending campaign
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Jon Huntsman backs Romney for Republican nod after suspending campaign

Jan 16th 2012, 4:57 PM 1,164 Views 2 Comments

The former diplomat blames in-party mudslinging as he backs Romney – less than a week after calling him “unelectable”.

# us2012 - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Michelle Obama joins Twitter, hits 1,000 followers in an hour
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Michelle Obama joins Twitter, hits 1,000 followers in an hour

Jan 12th 2012, 2:34 PM 2,360 Views 4 Comments

US First Lady joins Barack Obama on Twitter – will they become America’s Tweethearts? (Sorry.)

# us2012 - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Mayor of the White House: Obama on Foursquare
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Mayor of the White House: Obama on Foursquare

Aug 20th 2011, 5:37 PM 228 Views 2 Comments

US President joins location-based social network – so on which Internet hangout will he pop up next?