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US shutdown: Why are Americans so complacent?

In the US there is a sense of submission to a political system that is held hostage by private interests and corporate lobbying, writes Gavin Silber.

Who’s in and who’s out in the world of politics

The Arab Spring, eurozone crisis and looming US elections has thrown the global political landscape into turmoil in 2011.

Architect of Bachmann’s campaign steps down

Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann's campaign manager, Ed Rollins, and his deputy are leaving their roles.

The politics behind the US debt crisis

The US is about to bump against its borrowing limit. If the limit isn't raised the US will default on its debt or drastically reduce state spending.

US shutdown feared amid budget squabble

US congressional negotiators are racing to agree on billions of dollars in spending cuts before the federal government is forced to shut down.

Obama can expect a showdown

Republicans will fight the president's reforms now they have a stronger hold on Congress.

Fear and loathing in Obamaland

<i>M&G</i> reporter <b>Niren Tolsi</b> visits the land of Barack Obama.

The Tea Party is merely old whine in new bottles

This incoherent group has no leaders, no policies, no headquarters. It is held together by Fox TV and big money.

US mid-term polluted by corporate funding for right wing

BP and several other major ­European companies are funding the mid-term election campaigns of right-wing Tea Party favourites.

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