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Coisa de americano

Paulo Sotero – O Estado de S. Paulo, 11/12/2012

No fim de semana anterior às disputadíssimas eleições que deram o segundo mandato ao presidente Barack Obama, na última terça-feira, cenários de pesadelo preocuparam os analistas da grande imprensa americana. 372 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

Brazil sees steady ties with US after Obama re-election

Julia Carneiro – BBC, 11/08/2012

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was quick to react to the US election result.

Almost before Barack Obama’s victory was confirmed, she used a public event in Brasilia to send her warmest wishes to him and the US people. 91 more words

Nation, Politics & Government

Stocks fall post-Election and pre-Cliff

U.S. stocks plunged nearly 2.5% Wednesday, the day after the 2012 Presidential and Congressional elections, to their lowest levels in three months. 581 more words


AP: Obama wins re-election

Published November 6, 2012 at 10:39 p.m.
Updated November 6, 2012 at 11 p.m.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night despite a fierce challenge from Republican Mitt Romney, prevailing in the face of a weak economy and high unemployment that encumbered his first term and crimped the middle class dreams of millions. 1,751 more words


The Political Economy of Paul Ryan

By Francis McLoughlin

Let me begin with a little character assassination. Not only is Paul Ryan, the GOP’s Vice Presidential candidate, not a profound political thinker, he is —shockingly— thoroughly unprincipled. 2,502 more words


America Cannot Afford Romney

By Mitchell Goff


With mere weeks left on the countdown timer until election night, the US Presidential race is nearing its closing lap, and what a journey around the track it has been. 996 more words


Our long national nightmare is over

No, we are not predicting who will win today’s presidential election, only that the barrage of vicious political advertising is about to come to an end (for at least another 18 months until the 2014 mid-term elections begin to come into view). 611 more words