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Cantor defeated in Republican primary upset
House Majority Leader loses Virginia seat to Tea Party challenger who accused him of betraying conservative principles.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 13:42 GMT
Next up: Rough-and-tumble South Carolina
Romney has won two states in a row, but the next could be fraught with challenges for the front-runner.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2012 13:09 GMT
Republicans derail US ambassador to El Salvador
Despite her commendable performance, Mari Carmen Aponte will not be returning to El Salvador as ambassador.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2012 19:40 GMT
Global markets tumble on debt uncertainty
US and European markets trade lower, Asian bourses tank and price of gold hits new record amid investor worries.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2011 22:43 GMT
World leaders confer on debt crisis
French and UK leaders discuss twin debt crises in Europe and US, amid calls for G7 nations to convene emergency summit.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2011 20:09 GMT
US midterms: Political freak show
During the current US midterm election campaigns, truth is most definitely stranger than fiction.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2010 20:37 GMT
Senators urge clarity on Afghan war
Concern voiced in US about lack of clear objectives in conflict as casualties mount.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2010 08:50 GMT
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