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2016: Clinton vs Sanders

Following on from yesterday’s The Tale of Two Lefties – which considered the differences and similarities between UK Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn and US Democrat Bernie Sanders, both of whom are vying for their respective party nomination – let’s fast-forward to a few weeks after Super Tuesday. 378 more words

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The Tale of Two Lefties

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity.. 885 more words

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Ten Reasons We Love Joe Biden

As Joe Biden weighs up a presidential bid, this Buzzfeed post looks back at some of his more memorable moments. No matter what you decide Uncle Joe, we’ll love you all the same! 110 more words

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In Barry We Trust

The Republican Party is broken. It’s been broken for a decade or so, and I don’t think anyone has really realised. The ongoing nomination circus for the 2016 GOP ticket is akin to the farce of the UK Labour leadership contest, with the “not-a-Republican” Donald Trump emerging as the front-runner with a centrist… 1,131 more words

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Is Hillary Clinton in trouble?

Hillary Clinton is still leading the pack, but e. g. in N.H. according to RCP average she leads Sanders only by one point and nationally she is… 1,407 more words

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What The Meaning Of The Word "Is" Is

Yesterday I wrote an article, Natural Born Presidents?, that looked at the constitutional basis for Governor Jennifer Granholm to run as Hillary Clinton’s Vice President in the November 2016 election. 727 more words

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Understanding Iowa

Jim Waterson, UK deputy editor for BuzzFeed News, ran an article yesterday entitled ‘A Brit Tries To Understand Iowan Politics‘. An interesting piece, especially when coupled alongside some of Waterson’s other… 1,325 more words

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