Wednesday November 25, 2020

Divided states

With just two days to go, it's all still to play for in the US presidential election. Niall Stanage reports from Washington DC on a stormy week of campaigning.

4th November, 2012
Mitt Romney and Barack Obama: the race for president is still wide open. Photo: Getty

On Tuesday, America will decide who its next president will be, after one of the most divisive campaigns in living memory. The battle will come down to a handful of swing states - where a fierce ideological battle has been raging for some time - and its outcome will define the future for millions of people in the US and around the globe.


When Barack Obama had been president of the US for just over...

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