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summer of biden

Are you ready for the Summer of Biden?

6 May 2019 8:37 am

Ah Biden, Sleepy Joe, the gaffe machine from Scranton, Penn. He’s familiar to everyone, but an unknown quantity as a…

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Is war with Silicon Valley a Trump 2020 strategy?

5 May 2019 12:49 am

The world, or at least Twitter, awoke Saturday morning to an extraordinary series of retweets from the site’s most infamous…

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A booming economy makes Trump look wiser than his detractors

4 May 2019 5:47 am

What delicious reading it makes going back over Paul Krugman’s missive in the New York Times on the morning after…

How the Tories can turn their dire election results around

4 May 2019 2:46 am

The local election results are dire for both the Tories and Labour. The Tories have lost over a thousand seats—and…

Ministers shouldn’t be able to escape their mistakes

4 May 2019 1:55 am

There is little doubt that Rory Stewart is amply-qualified for his belated promotion to the cabinet. The new International Development…

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Barr prompts a new low in MSNBC media madness

3 May 2019 1:11 am

Coverage of Trump has caused mainstream news media to deviate from standard journalistic norms on too many occasions to count,…

Is the Guardian practising what it preaches on climate change?

2 May 2019 8:11 pm

The Guardian has an advertisement today from Sainsbury’s. Nothing wrong with that; respectable paper, respectable retailer. It’s the nature of the…

Gavin Williamson sacked, but denies guilt on Huawei leak. What went on?

2 May 2019 3:04 am

Gavin Williamson has been sacked from government this afternoon following an investigation into the Huawei leak from a meeting of…

Pointless PMQs shows up the government’s powerlessness

1 May 2019 10:26 pm

Most MPs’ minds are elsewhere at the moment, with the local elections on Thursday and the European elections looming at…

The Government wants Brexit talks to end next week. But can they end well?

30 April 2019 10:25 pm

Will the cross-party Brexit talks ever end? They seem to have been going on for almost as long as the…

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The madness of the Democratic impeachment crusade

30 April 2019 1:31 am

Since the release of the Mueller report, with each passing day comes a new and increasingly strident demand to impeach…

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It doesn’t matter who Trump runs with: he’ll still win in 2020

29 April 2019 1:24 pm

At this point, we can relegate the admonitions and advisories to the small print reserved for the disclaimers about possible…

The Tories are stuck in the middle with May. Here’s what they should do next

27 April 2019 4:00 pm

The Tories have a debate on their hands about what direction they should go in. Do they return to the…

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Joe Biden is already under Trump’s skin

27 April 2019 4:59 am

During his speech today at the NRA convention in Indianapolis, Donald Trump shot himself in the foot. ‘Now we’re going…

How bad will the local elections be for the Tories?

27 April 2019 1:30 am

Next week, the Tories will face their first big electoral test since failing to deliver Brexit on time. On Thursday,…

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The 2020 primary’s pivot to video

26 April 2019 8:26 am

‘Charlottesville, Virginia is home to the author of one of the great documents in human history. We know it by…

Britain’s Huawei gamble is sure to anger Donald Trump

25 April 2019 11:52 pm

Just hours after Donald Trump’s long-delayed state visit to Britain was finally confirmed, reports surfaced that Theresa May and her…

Will May continue to avoid naming a date for her departure?

25 April 2019 3:20 am

The executive of the 1922 Committee have decided not to change its rules which prevent another vote of no confidence…

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Joe Biden is Obama without hope 

24 April 2019 7:04 pm

Joe Biden’s inevitable 2020 presidential candidacy is a strange, strange thing. Biden has longed to be president all his political…

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Without the Mueller probe, Trump is sunk

24 April 2019 1:20 am

For so long, Democrats thought that the Mueller investigation would bring down President Donald Trump. The truth could be the…

The trouble with Greta Thunberg

23 April 2019 11:20 pm

In popular mythology Greta Thunberg is a one-girl revolution who has inspired millions of young people into action by being…

Johnson enters the race

23 April 2019 9:24 pm

The European elections are shaping up to be a colourful affair with both the Brexit Party and pro-EU Change UK…

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Democrats are tearing themselves apart over Trump – again

23 April 2019 8:12 pm

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted, public report is nearly a week old, but the Democratic party in Washington is still…

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Robert Mueller pursued every avenue to dispel the collusion myth

20 April 2019 4:59 am

If the report released Thursday proved anything, it was that Robert Mueller and his team of prosecutors had an extremely…

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The Mueller report: if not collusion, then obstruction?

19 April 2019 4:55 am

When Robert Mueller was appointed as Special Counsel, ‘[t]he President slumped back in his chair and said, “Oh my God.…