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8 November 2012 1:24

Lord knows there are plenty of people to blame for Mitt Romney’s defeat. One chap has not been mentioned often…

Blooper reels won’t dethrone Obama

26 April 2012 15:41

This compilation of President Obama’s gaffes is going viral, as they say.     Quite amusing. There’s something satisfying about…

Tales from a Debacle: Perry & Huntsman Editions

19 January 2012 16:25

Some Presidential campaigns make some kind of intuitive sense; others do not. Rick Perry’s run for the Republican nomination this…

Newt’s good week might come to an early end

19 January 2012 16:02

video platform video management video solutions video player It had been a pretty good week for Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign.…

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What to expect in New Hampshire

10 January 2012 8:57

Tonight’s New Hampshire primary is very unlikely to provide the sort of razor-thin margin we saw in Iowa last week.…

Boringly, Mitt Romney is the Republican Party’s Presidential Nominee

5 January 2012 17:19

“Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” So said Sherlock Holmes and…

Iowa’s losers

4 January 2012 13:30

Back in September, Rick Perry was the betting favourite to win both the Iowa caucus and the Republican nomination. Instead,…

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What to expect in Iowa

3 January 2012 12:33

Tonight, caucus-goers in Iowa will deliver their verdict on this year’s Republican candidates for President. Above are Nate Silver’s latest…

Ron Paul now favourite to win in Iowa

20 December 2011 17:09

Hardly anyone would’ve predicted it just a few weeks ago, but libertarian congressman Ron Paul now looks most likely to…

Romney’s $10,000 mistake

12 December 2011 19:04

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player This was, by some margin, the most talked about moment of Saturday night’s Republican debate.…

Newt Gingrich is Not John Kerry. That’s His Problem.

12 December 2011 17:46

In the end your view of the battle for the Republican party’s presidential nomination comes down to the degree of…

‘What’s that line again?’

2 December 2011 16:05

When Rick Perry made that horrible gaffe in a Republican debate last month, you might have expected to see it…

Republicans use Obama’s own words against him

22 November 2011 14:23

Mitt Romney, the clear favourite to win the Republican presidential nomination, has released the first television ad of his 2012…

Perry: ‘Just goes to show there are too damn many federal agencies’

10 November 2011 17:48

Rick Perry’s doing his best to turn his excurciating “oops” moment last night to his advantage. Alex said it was…

Slick Rick

10 November 2011 12:04

Rick Perry has proved again that, despite the herculean efforts of Herman Cain, he is still the most gaffe-prone politician…

Rick Perry, RIP

10 November 2011 2:40

Gosh, I hope I remembered to add the caveat “if he’s any good at this stuff” to any post suggesting…

The Gingrich revival

1 November 2011 18:59

Just a few months ago, Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign looked like it was in itsdeath throes. His poll ratings were…

All aboard the Herman Cain train

27 October 2011 18:01

Herman Cain – the former CEO of Godfather’s pizza – has gone from virtual unknown to frontrunner in a matter…

How Weak is the Republican Field?

20 October 2011 17:37

Very, very weak according to Ezra Klein: Does the 2012 Republican primary field feel a little…thin to anyone else? In…

Perry Punches Himself Out

20 October 2011 15:15

There appears to be widespread agreement that Rick Perry’s performance in Tuesday’s debate in Las Vegas was his best yet.…

Republicans go all in in Vegas

19 October 2011 18:16

Up till now the debates between the Republican presidential candidates have not thrown up much excitement. That changed last night…

Cain takes centre stage

12 October 2011 18:12

Last night may well have been the moment Rick Perry’s hopes of winning the Republican nomination finally ended. Having already…

An Ad We’ve Been Waiting For

10 October 2011 17:28

As far as I can tell Mitt Romney has been hoping that everyone will be fed up with health care…

Christie staying out of 2012 race

4 October 2011 16:24

The broad narrative of the Republican primaries has essentially been “the search for an alternative to Mitt Romney”. And that…

Perry slumps, Cain surges

29 September 2011 17:41

Just over six weeks into his Presidential campaign, the sheen is coming off Rick Perry. Having entered the race as…