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US democracy is stronger than it looks

We learnt this week that an American president, no matter how rogue, cannot keep himself in power against the will of the people

Trump heads back to base for 2020 campaign kickoff

Organisers claim the Orlando rally has sold out a 20 000-seat arena, with many more to gather outside, watching on big screens

US House to vote on blocking Trump emergency

Trump's February 15 emergency declaration gives him access to billions of dollars to construct his wall on the Mexican border

Trump hangs painting of himself at bar with Republican presidents

Trump's likeness has been ruthlessly disfigured by 'high' and 'low' artists alike, who have made no secret of their dislike of the president

Trump: Kavanaugh sex assault allegations ‘totally political’

Brett Kavanaugh's once straightforward progress to the nation's highest court has been hit by two bombshell accusations of sexual misconduct

John McCain, US war hero and political maverick, dead at 81

The senator's passing marked the end of a 35-year political career

Former Trump campaign chief goes on trial for bank and tax fraud

Paul Manafort has pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of bank and tax fraud related to his lobbying activities

Trump opposes Senate candidate who’s ‘Trumpier than Trump’

Proclaiming himself "Trumpier than Trump", Don Blankenship has mounted a highly controversial campaign

Former US first lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

Bush died Tuesday at the age of 92, triggering an outpouring of praise for the matriarch of a Republican family once at the apex of American politics

Trump celebrates a year of his presidency with a government shutdown

US lawmakers have launched a last-ditch bid to end the budget stalemate and prevent a government shutdown

‘Civil rights champion’ wins senate seat over accused child molester

Democrat ​Doug Jones's senate victory came at the end of a vitriolic campaign centred on his rival who had been accused of preying on teenage girls.

Time ticking for Senate deal on US debt limit

US senate leaders are racing against the clock to reach an agreement before the country's borrowing authority runs out next week.

Obama pushes for middle class tax cuts

In a move that could prove crucial in defining his second term, Obama has urged US Congress to extend a tax cut for middle class Americans.

Romney picks Ryan as Republican running mate

The Romney campaign has confirmed that US presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has officially chosen Paul Ryan to be his running mate.

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.

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