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Saturday 10 November 2012
For the chairman and chief executive of Murray Energy, an Ohio-based coal company, the reelection of President Barack Obama was no cause for celebration. It was a time for prayer — and layoffs.
Thursday 08 November 2012
For many African Americans, this election was not just about holding on to history, but also confronting what they perceived as a shadowy campaign to suppress the black vote.
Wednesday 07 November 2012
America’s women, young and minorities back President – and he heralds victory via Twitter
Monday 05 November 2012
Mitt Romney spent the eve of the election completing a frantic dash across four swing states that could still provide him with a narrow path to the White House, insisting to supporters that America is "one day away from a new beginning, one day from a fresh start."
Thursday 01 November 2012
With Sandy blown, the race must go on. But it's certainly not making life as a campaign manager any easier. When Mitt Romney turned a recent event into a disaster relief rally, aides worried that supporters would ruin the photo-op by arriving without supplies to donate.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
President Barack Obama, locked in a tight re-election bid, is joining with one of his top Republican critics today to visit victims of superstorm Sandy, giving Americans a high-profile display of presidential leadership while leaving rival Mitt Romney awkwardly on the sidelines less than a week before Election Day.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
But Romney prepares for risky return to the campaign trail today with rally in Florida
Thursday 25 October 2012
Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has been hit by accusations about his links to a firm which provides the vote-counting machines that will be used in the crucial state of Ohio, as the tightly fought race increases concerns about voter fraud.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
Manufacturer's ties to candidate's son and donors raise concerns about unfair influence on result
Monday 15 October 2012
Never mind November. For the nearly 30,000 students enrolled at Iowa State University, the chance to choose between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama comes now. Starting today and ending on Friday, they will be encouraged to cast their ballots at early voting stations dotted across the campus.
Mitt Romney in Ohio for second day as hopes rise among Republicans that he can snatch the state and clear his path to the presidency
Wednesday 10 October 2012
If until recently Romney's troops were openly fretting that Ohio and therefore the whole race was slipping from their grasp, the feeling now is that the state may yet be won
Monday 20 August 2012
Thirteen years since this band last played London, the concerns of singular frontman Greg Dulli have not changed a jot. “Please have sex up there," he asks, eyeing the balconies’ occupants. “I wanna see those ecstasy faces.”
Sunday 01 July 2012
At least 13 people have died and three million were left without power after violent storms pummelled the eastern United States.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
A shotgun used by Annie Oakley, the famous sharp-shooter whose career was the subject of Irving Berlin's musical Annie Get Your Gun, has sold for $143,400 (£92,000) in Dallas.
Friday 08 June 2012
More than 400 people lost their jobs today after another wave of stores was closed at collapsed retailer Clinton Cards.
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
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