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Chris Christie, the embattled governor of New Jersey whose hopes for presidential nomination have been hit by revelations of alleged politically-motivated lane closures and misspending of federal aid, was dealt a new blow last night after the former Olympic sprint and long jump champion Carl Lewis accused him of “intimidation”.
The POTUS has revealed his past as a pot-user. These days, says David Usborne, Barack Obama has other vices
Politicians are used to courting a particular section of society come election time, but in a first for America, it may be the marijuana vote that decides the Florida governor’s race.
US President adds that the substance is actually less damaging ‘in terms of its impact on the individual customer’
Homophobia is not the only motive behind these unsavoury measures
Lying low as the lane closure storm blows all about him hasn’t really been an option for New Jersey’s Chris Christie, least of all today. His diary said “State of the State”, the speech every Governor must give at the start of each year just as the President must give the State of the Union. There was no ducking it.
Claims his office accepted a $4.7 bid for TV ads declaring the Jersey Shore open for business that involved his participation rather than a $2.5 million alternative that would not have cast him
Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters brought parts of Bangkok to a standstill as part of an attempt to shut down the city and force the resignation of Thailand’s prime minister.
The US Senate on Monday confirmed Janet Yellen as the new chairman of the Federal Reserve by a vote of 56 to 26.
Research looking at consumer data has found Democrats and Republicans have very different drinking tastes when it comes to alcohol
De Blasio becomes the city's 109th mayor
As a German vegan supermarket opens its doors in Britain for the first time, veganism comes in from the cold
Voters will turn away if they keep hearing sneers and grumbles from Cameron and co
When Obama replaced the pins on those missiles aimed at Syria he was listening to his instincts – and to those who voted for him
Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel claimed that he couldn’t afford the trip. His absence reminded us of Israel’s closeness to the apartheid regime
Nearly three-quarters of the British public are either “angry” or “bored” with politicians or politics in general, according to a new survey.