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Nervous markets Some foreign investors are ignoring polls predicting a Hillary Clinton election win and are being very cautious
NEW YORK -- The debate about global warming is over. The hoax has been exposed, the conspiracy revealed. Thanks to the impeccable
f polls turn out to be right, the last two years of Obama's presidency are set to make the last four look like an age of mutual civility and respect. The GOP will try to repeal many laws that the Obama administration has enacted in the last six years.
The American people understand that politics should not be the preserve of men alone, of whites alone, or of a wealthy few. It is only a matter of time before we will overturn Citizens United. I urge all senators, Republicans and Democrats alike, to hasten history and vote in support of a Constitutional Amendment this week. Our democratic rights as a free people are at stake.
With a new and disruptive coalescence of young voters on the rise, who fully oppose the iron grip of the elderly, the fragile and illusive reins of power may well slip from Renzi's grasp...
WASHINGTON -- "When we get this moment of political silliness behind us," US Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters
Last week was dominated by news from the US Federal Reserve and their surprise decision to hold fire on a reduction on the stimulus that is currently being injected into the US economy. This unexpected decision on 'tapering' sent most of the economics world scrabbling to reassess their projections of just when the economy will be strong enough for the Fed to change its course.
Another mass shooting, more panic on the streets of America. The images we witnessed are all too familiar. There were heroic first responders, crouching and crawling with their rifles. We saw unfurling police tape and flashing blue lights and terror stricken civilians fleeing the since. And now in the aftermath, the discussions into the gunman's motives are being exhaustively debated.
Argentina's ambassador to the UK has denied insulting David Cameron in a fresh spat between the countries over the sovereignty
Former Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has said she is considering a bid for the US Senate. That's right
The ten things you need to know on Thursday 18 April 2013... 1) "A PRETTY SHAMEFUL DAY FOR WASHINGTON" What the hell is wrong
The sequester was a legislative tool designed to scare the Congress into doing its job. It clearly seems to have failed to produce this result. If it goes into effect, the sequester means across the board cuts in every agency of federal government with no ability to control what is cut and what is not.
Will it have thrills and spills of a NASCAR race? Or will it have the numbing predictability akin to watching partisan paint drying?
No one of sentient mind could argue against Khan's assertion that the Swedish women have a right to have their day in court, no matter how spurious or politically motivated some might see their complaints. Assange should indeed face his accusers in their land.
The battle over the Hagel nomination is really a 'proxy war' for control of the Republican Party.
The next fiscal crisis is set for February or March. Paul Krugman is pleading for minting a $1 trillion platinum coin to avert gloom and doom. Ideas like these help put a smile on your face in difficult times, but how will the fiscal saga really evolve?
Can Barack Obama, like Abraham Lincoln rise above the rancor and lead America into prosperity and peace and find a common ground before he leaves office, still a very young man?
A teetering world economy. An economic crises for which solutions remain unknown. The leader of the free market world potentially having a gridlocked political system. I think there's only one thing that can be said here: good luck Mr. Obama.
It seems like the election may have had a real affect on the general attitude here in Washington.
As The Obama administration continues to favour the Iranian regime of the ayatollahs, over the Iranian people, one has to question how in command of the reality of the situation, the President of the USA is. .