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Jonathan Mann

Jonathan Mann

    Wake up and smell it
    Wake up and smell it
    Americans are waking up to smell the coffee. Turns out it's tea.
    In John Boehner, the future looks orange
    In John Boehner, the future looks orange
    "John Boehner and I have a lot in common," President Obama joked not too long ago. "He is a person of colour, although not a colour that appears in...
    Is the White House tough guy about to leave town?
    Is the White House tough guy about to leave town?
    Rahm Emanuel, President Barack Obama's famously fierce and foul-mouthed chief of staff, has a sudden opportunity to run for a job back home that...
    No getting away from Sarah Palin
    No getting away from Sarah Palin
    Millions of Americans spent this week ignoring politics and concentrating on summer, soaring temperatures and vacation travel, but there was no...
    Obama looks to spur job creation
    Obama looks to spur job creation
    US President Barack Obama is thinking about jobs: looking for jobs for more than 14-million Americans and protecting the jobs of Washington...
    Obama's twin Afghan goals: Victory and withdrawal
    Obama's twin Afghan goals: Victory and withdrawal
    United States President Barack Obama has one man and one year left to win in Afghanistan.
    Do BP's initials stand for Bad at Politics?
    Do BP's initials stand for Bad at Politics?
    This was bound to be a difficult time for the company long known as British Petroleum. An explosion at an oil well near the southern United States...
    Obama steers middle way in Gaza conflict
    Obama steers middle way in Gaza conflict
    This week's deadly Israeli attack on an activist flotilla in the Mediterranean seems to have left the White House adrift.
    Oil leak stains Obama
    Oil leak stains Obama
    The oil spill off the south coast of the United States now reaches practically all the way to the White House -- and President Barack Obama is...
    Political Mann: Arguments about money
    Political Mann: Arguments about money
    Some of the richest and most powerful people in the United States are arguing about money and the world has trillions of dollars invested in the...
    Political Mann: Obama drawn into slavery debate
    Political Mann: Obama drawn into slavery debate
    With an African-American in the Oval Office, is this a good time to honour the 19th century soldiers who fought for slavery?
    Did Obama deserve his Nobel? Watch closely
    Did Obama deserve his Nobel? Watch closely
    A year ago, US President Barack Obama pledged to work for the elimination of nuclear weapons and within months he got the Nobel Peace Prize. This...