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Sex scandals and political setbacks might have brought out the best in US leaders Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, writes Khaya Dlanga.

God’s bartender in good spirits

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Santorum snatches up Deep South primaries

Republican Rick Santorum has won two crucial Deep South primaries, taking control of the conservative wing and dealing a setback to Newt Gingrich.

Romney sweeps Nevada as Gingrich vows to hang on

Mitt Romney has coasted to victory in the US Republican Party's latest presidential nomination caucus, but rival Newt Gingrich has vowed to fight on.

Romney surges ahead with big win in Nevada

Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney romped to victory in the Nevada caucuses, cementing his position as frontrunner to take on Obama.

US moon base needs money to move beyond dreams

In the latest tell-people-what-they-want-to-hear speech on the election circuit, Newt Gingrich made a remarkable promise: he wants a moon base.

Wounded state crucial in US polls

Republican candidates and President Barack Obama recognise the importance of Nevada.

Romney stumbles on election message

Mitt Romney leads the Republican presidential race with his Florida win but drew criticism with remarks suggesting indifference to America's poor.

Romney and Gingrich battle for Florida

Florida's Republicans vote tonight in a high-stakes presidential primary election with Mitt Romney holding a double-digit lead over Newt Gingrich.

Romney momentum builds in Florida, Gingrich defiant

Mitt Romney stormed towards a likely Tuesday victory in Florida that would make him strong favourite for the Republican presidential nomination.

Now it’s Obama vs moneyed elite

The US president has launched his first salvo in an election race marked by financial issues.

Pretence in the time of ANC politics

<b>Verashni Pillay</b> wishes the ANC would let its wannabe leaders be as open as the US Republicans.

Gingrich’s campaign enjoys $5m boost

Newt Gingrich received a boost when the family who donated $5-million to an organisation supporting his campaign this month gave another $5-million.

Republican race heats up in South Carolina primaries

Republican candidates are gearing up for party nominations after Newt Gingrich's sensational victory in South Carolina threw the race wide open.

Gingrich victory begins protracted Republican contest

Newt Gingrich has pulled off a sensational victory in the Republican race by taking the South Carolina primary, wrecking Mitt Romney's plans.

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