Author Archives: Caroline Mortimer

Comment: Constitution deadlock may derail meaningful American gun reform

Caroline Mortimer looks at the constitutional complexities that hinder the moral arguments for gun control in the wake of a series of tragedies.

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Obama’s fiscal cliff footwork saves US from new year meltdown

President Barack Obama and the United States Congress go right down to the wire as they only just avoid going over the fiscal cliff.

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Michigan’s ‘right-to-work’ bill enshrined in law as Gov. Snyder accused of “caving to the rich”

The Michigan state legislature this week signed controversial ‘right to work’ proposals into law, banning agreements that force workers to pay union dues.

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US media falls behind each candidate as Presidential fight enters final days

As the 2012 US presidential election enters its final days, newspapers in key swing states have started to take sides, reports Caroline Mortimer.

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For Obama, the world is not enough as race remains neck-and-neck

A BBC World Service poll shows 20 out of 21 countries surveyed would prefer Obama in the White House over Romney after the election on 6th November.

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Obama edges it over defensive, under-confident Romney in final debate

Caroline Mortimer reports on the final American presidential debate where Obama scored a triumphant win on foreign policy and security.

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Comment: A Romney victory would be a disaster for America’s fragile international reputation

Caroline Mortimer argues American’s international reputation will be damaged if gaffe-prone Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney wins the White House.

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Obama/Romney round two: The Prez strikes back

Barack Obama recovered from his lacklustre performance in the last debate, getting the better of Mitt Romney in a lively second debate.

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