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Can the US get its house in order?
We examine what is behind the political standoff in Washington that led to a partial shutdown.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 13:03 GMT
The empty election of 2012
America's campaigns reflect a political system "fated to neither learn from history nor even remember it".
Last updated: 06 Dec 2012 09:02 GMT
Obama's Democratic majority coalition
Obama's legacy will be largely dependent on the political movement he leaves behind.
Last updated: 20 Nov 2012 13:38 GMT
Do political campaigns in the United States matter?
Given the difficult political environment, Democrats this year are forced to believe in the power of campaigns.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2012 12:36 GMT
The US presidential debates and comparison shopping
Debates are the only time Americans can evaluate the two candidates side by side; to match them up against each other.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2012 08:53 GMT
Flag burning and free speech
Constitution prevents the US from stopping flag burning, as it is a form of political expression given legal tolerance.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2012 05:01 GMT
Obama: America's once and future president
Although most say Obama has no chance at a second term, there are many factors on his side that suggest he will win.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2011 11:24 GMT
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