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John Miller | Backlash against elites meant voters tuned out the experts.
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Matthew Behrens | Guest of honour Barack Obama showed up at George Clooney's cool crash pad fresh from a celebratory touchdown in Kabul where he bragged about "taking out" dozens of alleged national security threats.
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Official portrait of President-elect Barack Obama on Jan. 13, 2009. Photo: Pete Souza
Gerry Caplan | That a black man could win the presidency was literally a dream come true. But no one knew exactly what that was, and almost four years later, it's still hard to know, harder than anyone expected.
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Duncan Cameron | Masses of people thronged Place de la Bastille -- symbolically representative of the French revolution -- to cheer the electoral victory May 6 of French Socialist Party candidate François Hollande.
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Amy Goodman | May Day, Murdoch and the murder of Milly Dowler. What do they have to do with the 2012 U.S. general election? This year's election will be the most expensive in U.S. history.
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Duncan Cameron | France, which for decades has been split between left and right, with Presidential elections being decided 51 to 49 per cent on that basis, now is also splitting over attitudes towards Europe.
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Photo: Benjamin Géminel/François Hollande's photostream on Flickr
Brian Topp | In these times, any social democrat who succeeds in making good progress ridding the world of yet another conservative government merits our respectful attention. So what did François Hollande do?
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Amy Goodman | U.S. President Barack Obama's re-election campaign launched its first Spanish-language ads this week, just after returning from the Summit of the Americas.
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Amy Goodman | "The president is wrong." So says one of the newly appointed co-chairs of U.S. President Barack Obama's re-election campaign.
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Amy Goodman | After his super PACs flooded the airwaves with millions of dollars' worth of ads in a state where nearly half of the homeowners are underwater, Mitt Romney talked about whom he wants to represent.
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Jerry West | The more I watch the current crop of Republican presidential hopefuls the more it is obvious that we are in a 21st-century society being governed by 18th- and 19th-century thinking.
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Maria Kari | The rhetoric was soaring last night as Obama delivered the final State of the Union address of his first term. But some of the most important things were left unsaid.