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Inside Story US 2012

Inside Story: US 2012

Did US 2012 signify a shift to the Left?

As laws approving gay marriage and legalising marijuana are passed, we ask if the US is becoming more socially liberal.

Inside Story: US 2012

Obama's second take

As Barack Obama is re-elected, and significant ballot measures passed, we ask what the next four years have in store.

Inside Story: US 2012

Voting for 'the devil you know'

Should US voters cast their ballot for those whose principles they share, or simply for the lesser of two evils?

Inside Story: US 2012

Can Mitt Romney handle a crisis?

Questions have been raised about the Republican's political ideology as health and natural disaster crises hit the US.

Inside Story: US 2012

US 2012 climate dialogue runs aground

Why have the US presidential candidates been avoiding discussing climate change in the run up to the elections?

Inside Story: US 2012

The other parties - excluded but not silenced

As third party US presidential candidates hold their own debate, we ask if they can win over American voters.

Inside Story: US 2012

US 2012: The foreign policy showdown

In the last of the presidential debates, have the two main candidates convinced voters of their policies?

Inside Story: US 2012

US voters: Not spoilt for choice

Excluded from the presidential debates, ignored by the US media - why are third party candidates being sidelined?

Inside Story: US 2012

Has Obama bounced back?

The second presidential debate sees Obama and Romney exchange barbs on energy, the economy and foreign policy.

Inside Story: US 2012

Biden vs Ryan: Who won the debate?

An analysis of the highlights in the US vice-presidential debate in Kentucky.

Inside Story: US 2012

Will new voter ID laws affect US 2012 result?

As states consider passing voter ID laws we ask if the move will have any impact on who becomes the next US president.

Inside Story: US 2012

Romney: A vision all his own?

We discuss if the Republican presidential candidate has a distinct foreign policy vision.