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What Kind of Week Has It Been? 13 June 2014

Paddy Duffy | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

The problem with the news is that it can often be uncomfortable, bleak and serious. Some things can't be given a positive or acerbic spin, and this week reminds us more than most...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: The Great Passport Backlog

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Wednesday 11 June 2014... 1) THE GREAT PASSPORT BACKLOG From the Guardian: "The Passport Office'...

Obama, Congress and the Mid-Terms

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

When everyone returns in September, Mr Obama will also be forced to focus on keeping control of the Senate in Democratic hands (which will now be harder than ever) and picking up more seats in the House of Representatives. If he is unsuccessful with these political endeavours in the mid-terms, his legacy will then rest only upon the accomplishments of his first term in office.

Republican Senator Accuses Democrats Of 'Airbrushing' Thatcher's Legacy

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Politics

Attacking socialist "drones", Mitch McConnell, the most powerful Republican in the US Senate, has accused Democrats of trying to "airbrush" Margaret T...

Obama-Boehner Dilemma

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

There are less than two weeks left for the Obama Administration and Congress to reach a deal to avoid the Fiscal Cliff. There are clearly two games going on here - one is purely political (who gets the credit and who gets the blame) and the other is actual deal making.

Obama-Boehner Dilemma

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

There are less than two weeks left for the Obama Administration and Congress to reach a deal to avoid the Fiscal Cliff. There are clearly two games going on here - one is purely political (who gets the credit and who gets the blame) and the other is actual deal making.