The battle commence

Even though the US presidential election is two years away, whispers about the next Republican to challenge president Barack Obama have grown steadily louder – with the first TV debates scheduled to take place in just a few short months. Who are the

8th January, 2011
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It is almost two years since Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 44th president of the United States. Since that unforgettable day, the political landscape in America has changed almost beyond recognition.

Back in the heady days of 2008,Obama’s approval ratings were sky-high, the Democratic Party had just racked up significant majorities in both houses of Congress, and the full ferocity of the global financial crisis had not yet been felt.

But last...

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