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/ 28 May 2008

‘In America we have failed’

Sam Sole, the M&G‘s award-winning investigative reporter, and Matthew Burbidge, news editor of the M&G Online, interviewed Seymour Hersch, the original newsman, who says ”The wonderful thing about our profession is if we do it right, stories are not Democrat or Republican, left or right, hawk or dove, pro or anti-government. Stories are stories, and they’re just the truth.”

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/ 24 April 2008

Victory gives Clinton fresh momentum

Barack Obama faced renewed questions on Wednesday about his ability to deliver a Democratic victory in November after his failure to knock out Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s Pennsylvania primary. Clinton cast it as a turning point. ”The tide is turning,” she said in an email to supporters on Wednesday morning.

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/ 31 March 2008

Clinton faces tough odds as Obama’s lead widens

United States Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton faced increasing odds on Monday as a new opinion poll showed rival Barack Obama consolidating his nationwide support. A Gallup tracking survey indicated the Illinois senator extending his lead over Clinton among Democrats nationally to 52% versus 42%, Obama’s largest lead of the year so far.

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/ 20 February 2008

N Korea seeks to ease fears of nuke programme

North Korea has been trying to ease American fears of a secret atomic weapons programme and also denies sharing nuclear technology with other countries, said the United States pointman. Christopher Hill said the North has been trying to show that equipment it purchased was not for use in a covert uranium enrichment programme.