Republicans

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Bernie Sanders backs Hillary but not all Democrats are happy about it

26 July 2016 9:10

So after the glorious disunity of the Republican convention, now is the chance for the Democrats to pull together and…

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Ted Cruz fails to follow the script as he crashes Trump’s coronation

21 July 2016 7:15

American political conventions are supposed to be coronations. They are meant to be choreographed and scripted arrangements to ensure that…

Republican National Convention: Day Two

Donald Trump’s toughest task lies ahead of him

20 July 2016 16:44

Two days into the Republican National Convention and we have a candidate. But not much sign of unity. On Tuesday…

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Donald Trump officially clinches Republican nomination

20 July 2016 7:52

We were told it should never happen and would never happen. But the impossible has now happened: Donald Trump is officially…

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The Republican convention will be like an episode of ‘At Home with the Trumps’

18 July 2016 7:18

After weeks of speculation and teasers, hints of A-list stars and promises of razzle dazzle, the programme for the Republican…

Donald Trump Holds Campaign Rally In Indiana

Trump’s choice for VP shows what a canny operator he is

16 July 2016 7:20

In the end Donald Trump’s vice-presidential pick emerged in typical style, blurted out on Twitter. On Thursday night, as the horrors…

Hillary Clinton crawls over the finish line in Democratic race

7 June 2016 8:02

Hillary Clinton has crawled over the finish line in the Democratic race. She has apparently now secured enough delegates to…

The horrific truth is that Donald Trump could actually win the US presidency

28 May 2016 15:49

Think Donald Trump is too vulgar, too crazy to actually make it to the White House? Then you probably thought…

Donald Trump: The impossible has happened

26 May 2016 16:45

Do you remember when they said it wasn’t possible? When the pointy-headed wonks in Washington DC and the New York…

Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton will make for the Millwall of elections

25 May 2016 12:02

If there was any doubt over how Donald Trump was going to go about his problem with women voters it…

The ‘Trump Train’ rolls on – can anyone stop it?

25 May 2016 7:55

Donald Trump has won the Washington primary – setting the stage for him to wrap up the Republican nomination on…

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Bernie Sanders’ win in West Virginia shows why a Trump presidency is possible

11 May 2016 7:57

Just when it looked like the US primaries couldn’t throw up any more surprises, Hillary Clinton has been defeated overnight…

Donald Trump backs Brexit

6 May 2016 0:00

Donald Trump has waded into the EU referendum debate tonight, saying he thinks that Britain is better off walking away…

Can America survive Donald Trump?

5 May 2016 16:37

There have been many hyperbolic headlines about Donald Trump these last few days and weeks, so I’d like to add…

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Farewell then, Ted Cruz

4 May 2016 8:23

Farewell then Ted Cruz, who has now accepted the inevitable and suspended his candidacy for the Republican Party Nomination. Cruz…

Is Indiana the end of the road for Ted Cruz?

3 May 2016 8:59

Today’s Indiana primary is Ted Cruz’s last chance of disrupting Donald Trump in his bid to wrap up the Republican…

Republican nomination within Trump’s grasp

27 April 2016 7:51

Every time we write Donald Trump off in the race for the Republican nomination, he seems to bounce back. Last…

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Clinton and Trump triumph in New York: What happens now?

20 April 2016 8:38

It’s no real surprise that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have both secured victory in New York overnight and the…

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Donald Trump defies the pollsters again by winning big in New York

20 April 2016 7:51

Ted Cruz once suggested – it feels like years ago but was only January – that Republican voters would not…

Donald Trump Holds Campaign Rally In Albany, NY

Dear Guardian, stop patronising America

14 April 2016 13:41

Oh dear. I’ve always admired Jonathan Freedland, and he usually writes so well about America. But his latest contribution to…

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Ted Cruz defeats Donald Trump in Wisconsin Republican race

6 April 2016 7:46

Donald Trump has been dealt a major blow in his bid to wrap up the Republican nomination after Ted Cruz’s…

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Was Netanyahu’s message worth the diplomatic damage it caused?

5 March 2015 11:40

For weeks before his plane set off for Washington, Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to the US Congress was exhaustingly analysed here…

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The real winner at the US mid-terms? Hillary Clinton

5 November 2014 14:54

Washington, DC The American election cycle is beginning to resemble the 1993 comedy Groundhog Day. In the film, you may…

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Lame duck unleashed – Bulgarian in London asks ‘what next’ on US immigration

5 November 2014 12:52

London Careening through the city in a minicab last night, en route to a pub in Bloomsbury that had promised to…

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Obama was the Republicans’ greatest weapon last night. What will they do without him?

5 November 2014 12:45

Anchorage, Alaska You don’t mean a thing if your state’s not a swing, goes the saying in American elections. But…