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The Week in Washington: Obama bids to break sequester deadlock; hitch in immigration reform push and more

Larry Smith gives his weekly round up of politics across the pond.

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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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Watch: ‘Conspiracy theorist’ Republican Senator lies on air on unemployment figures

Republican Senator Rob Portman lies through his teeth on President Obama’s jobs record.

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Obama’s playing against a weak field, but it’ll never be as bad as last time

Barack Obama can start laughing all the way to the White House right… about… now.

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GOP enters the Santorum quagmire as a brokered convention looms

With former Pennsylvanian Sentor winning a clean sweep of three state contests last night in the race to be the Republican nominee to be President, it appears the GOP has a real problem. A brokered convention looms.

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USA 2012: Mitt spends four times as much as Gingrich, gets 1.4 times the votes

Alex Hern covers the Florida primary, where Mittens’ money secured a victory – but at what cost?

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The British Empire – subsidising Republican presidential candidates since 2007

U.S. presidential hopeful Mitt Romney an awful lot of his wealth and income away from the yes of the American Treasury and in the Cayman Islands – international tax haven and overseas british territory, or in old-fashioned language, colony of the British Empire.

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Mitt Romney wins New Hampshire: Press round-up

Alex Hern covers the US reaction to the New Hampshire primary, which largely consists of looking ahead to South Carolina.

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The World Outside Westminster – Romney set for New Hampshire landslide

Left Foot Forward’s Tom rounds up the week’s news from the US Presidential race and stories you may have missed from around the world.

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Who is the Democrats’ Republican candidate?

Alex Hern looks at who the ideal Republican candidate would be for the Democratic party in the US Presidential election race.

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