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The man who forgot the US Energy Department existed will be the head of it
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The man who forgot the US Energy Department existed will be the head of it

Dec 14th 2016, 3:56 PM 10,538 Views 63 Comments

Trump’s choice has close ties to the Texas oil industry and has corporate roles in two petroleum companies.

How Trump or Clinton can win tonight: Force their rival to make a mistake they can't recover from
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How Trump or Clinton can win tonight: Force their rival to make a mistake they can't recover from

Oct 9th 2016, 7:15 AM 123 Views 20 Comments

US politics is littered with candidates making fatal mistakes in presidential debates, writes Lorcan Nyhan.

Trump under fire as only female candidate takes centre stage in Republican debate
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Trump under fire as only female candidate takes centre stage in Republican debate

Sep 17th 2015, 7:43 AM 13,359 Views 7 Comments

Last night’s debate saw the Republican frontrunner coming under fire from the other candidates.

"Gun-free zones are a bad idea" : After cinema shooting, Rick Perry wants guns in cinemas
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"Gun-free zones are a bad idea" : After cinema shooting, Rick Perry wants guns in cinemas

Jul 27th 2015, 5:19 PM 10,121 Views 70 Comments

The presidential candidate is a consistent advocate of gun rights.

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident
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US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident

Jun 20th 2015, 10:34 AM 23,393 Views 103 Comments

The Republican governor said drugs, and not gun control, may be the real issue here.

Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence
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Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence

Jan 16th 2013, 9:50 PM 8,053 Views 90 Comments

President Obama demanded an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun buyers.

Texas petition to leave the United States gets 60,000 signatures
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Texas petition to leave the United States gets 60,000 signatures

Nov 13th 2012, 11:15 AM 19,018 Views 86 Comments

Texas is the only state of the union that can secede voluntarily, some supporters of independence believe.

In pictures: Texans assess tornado damage after spate of storms
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In pictures: Texans assess tornado damage after spate of storms

Apr 4th 2012, 10:07 AM 1,928 Views 4 Comments

The National Weather Service says that up to a dozen tornadoes may have struck the Dallas-Fort Worth area yesterday.

Explainer: What happens now in the US Republican primaries?
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Explainer: What happens now in the US Republican primaries?

Jan 21st 2012, 8:15 AM 2,461 Views 13 Comments

So we’ve been through Iowa and New Hampshire, with three dropouts. So what’s next on the road to the Road to the White House?

Rick Perry drops out of presidential race ahead of Carolina primary
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Rick Perry drops out of presidential race ahead of Carolina primary

Jan 19th 2012, 4:28 PM 2,190 Views 10 Comments

The Texas governor is the latest to drop out of the race for the White House, giving his backing to Newt Gingrich.

US 2012: Did Rick Santorum actually beat Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus?
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US 2012: Did Rick Santorum actually beat Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus?

Jan 18th 2012, 2:37 PM 2,651 Views 4 Comments

The pair were separated by just eight votes after an initial count earlier this month.

Jon Huntsman backs Romney for Republican nod after suspending campaign
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Jon Huntsman backs Romney for Republican nod after suspending campaign

Jan 16th 2012, 4:57 PM 1,169 Views 2 Comments

The former diplomat blames in-party mudslinging as he backs Romney – less than a week after calling him “unelectable”.

First votes of New Hampshire primary see Romney under pressure
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First votes of New Hampshire primary see Romney under pressure

Jan 10th 2012, 8:47 AM 1,070 Views 9 Comments

Voters are heading to the polls in the first presidential primary of the campaign to win the Republican nomination.

Romney wins Iowa (just), what now in race to be the Republican nominee?
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Romney wins Iowa (just), what now in race to be the Republican nominee?

Jan 4th 2012, 3:33 PM 1,446 Views 7 Comments

Neck-and-neck with Rick Santorum in Iowa, what now for the former governor of Massachusetts and the other candidates hoping to face Barack Obama in the autumn?

5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president
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5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president

Jan 3rd 2012, 2:23 PM 3,792 Views 44 Comments

Our quick-and-easy guide to the six men and one woman hoping to be the candidate to face Barack Obama in the autumn…

Republican candidate Newt Gingrich misses out on Super Tuesday ballot in own state
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Republican candidate Newt Gingrich misses out on Super Tuesday ballot in own state

Dec 25th 2011, 11:00 AM 2,769 Views 2 Comments

Gingrich failed to qualify for his state’s Super Tuesday primary ballot.

Tebow Time: 6 great Tim Tebow stories you may have missed today
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Tebow Time: 6 great Tim Tebow stories you may have missed today

Dec 16th 2011, 5:23 PM 1,047 Views 0 Comments

Don’t worry, there’s plenty of Tebow-related weirdness to go around.

Watch: US presidential hopeful Romney offers rival $10,000 bet
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Watch: US presidential hopeful Romney offers rival $10,000 bet

Dec 11th 2011, 3:33 PM 3,364 Views 6 Comments

Mitt Romney was challenged by Texan evangelist Rick Perry during last night’s Republican debate – and responded with a big-money offer…

US presidential hopeful Perry's latest ad causes split in his own campaign
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US presidential hopeful Perry's latest ad causes split in his own campaign

Dec 9th 2011, 8:34 PM 4,661 Views 15 Comments

In the campaign spot, Perry attacks Barack Obama’s repealing of a law outlawing open homosexuality in the military but it hasn’t gone down well even in his own campaign.

US could make gay rights a condition of foreign aid
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US could make gay rights a condition of foreign aid

Dec 7th 2011, 9:29 AM 1,901 Views 36 Comments

“Gay rights are human rights,” says Hillary Clinton, announcing that the US will use diplomatic tools to promote LGBT rights.

I've just got something in my eye: GOP contenders get teary-eyed at debate
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I've just got something in my eye: GOP contenders get teary-eyed at debate

Nov 21st 2011, 12:51 PM 1,953 Views 2 Comments

It was emotional times as half of the candidates looking to be the next US president shed tears at a debate held over the weekend…

If you can't laugh at yourself... Perry goes on Letterman after debate gaffe
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If you can't laugh at yourself... Perry goes on Letterman after debate gaffe

Nov 11th 2011, 1:12 PM 969 Views 8 Comments

He couldn’t remember his policies but he could remember all ten of these funny excuses…

Watch: Rick Perry forgets which agencies he wants to abolish in debate gaffe
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Watch: Rick Perry forgets which agencies he wants to abolish in debate gaffe

Nov 10th 2011, 7:58 AM 2,222 Views 18 Comments

The governor of Texas is facing a campaign meltdown after one of the most humiliating gaffes in US presidential election debate history.

Romney and Perry clash in fiercest Republican presidential debate so far
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Romney and Perry clash in fiercest Republican presidential debate so far

Oct 19th 2011, 10:15 AM 568 Views 5 Comments

There were fiery exchanges over big conservative issues like immigration and one candidate’s tax overhaul plan.

US presidential hopeful Perry under fire for offensively-named family ranch
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US presidential hopeful Perry under fire for offensively-named family ranch

Oct 2nd 2011, 7:21 PM 1,814 Views 21 Comments

A hunting camp leased by Rick Perry’s family used to go by the name N*****head.

GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run
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GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run

Sep 29th 2011, 3:00 PM 283 Views 4 Comments

The popular New Jersey governor faces increasing calls to enter the race although he has previously been categorical in his stance that he won’t be running.

Porn publisher offers $1m for dirt on White House candidate
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Porn publisher offers $1m for dirt on White House candidate

Sep 26th 2011, 12:21 PM 1,803 Views 28 Comments

Larry Flynt, publisher of Hustler, will pay $1m to anyone who can prove an illicit sexual encounter with Texas governor Rick Perry.

Texas execution halted, questions about role of race in sentencing
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Texas execution halted, questions about role of race in sentencing

Sep 16th 2011, 9:59 AM 537 Views 1 Comment

The execution of a man in Texas has been halted after his legal team produced the testimony of a psychologist from the original trial – in which it was said that black people were “more likely” to commit violence.

Watch: The key moments as Republican presidential hopefuls debate in Florida
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Watch: The key moments as Republican presidential hopefuls debate in Florida

Sep 13th 2011, 12:24 PM 266 Views 3 Comments

The latest frontrunner, Texas governor Rick Perry, came under attack from rivals wary of his healthy poll numbers.

Conservative pundit accused of racism over Obama-Perry picture
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Conservative pundit accused of racism over Obama-Perry picture

Aug 26th 2011, 5:53 PM 2,077 Views 22 Comments

David Limbaugh, author of a book savaging Barack Obama’s record, tweets a photograph apparently attacking his lack of military service.

Perry accused of murder threats against US Federal Reserve chair
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Perry accused of murder threats against US Federal Reserve chair

Aug 16th 2011, 4:26 PM 392 Views 9 Comments

US presidential candidate Rick Perry reckons that if Ben Bernanke goes for another round of quantitative easing, it would be treasonous.

Michele Bachmann: The Tea Party is good for America
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Michele Bachmann: The Tea Party is good for America

Aug 15th 2011, 8:47 AM 432 Views 16 Comments

The US presidential candidate said the right-wing group are “the best antidote” to Obama’s policies – but her lighting setup sparked controversy.

Tea Party favourite Bachmann wins Election 2012 test vote in Iowa
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Tea Party favourite Bachmann wins Election 2012 test vote in Iowa

Aug 14th 2011, 8:12 AM 467 Views 44 Comments

Michele Bachman has taken the top spot in the Iowa popularity contest, with Ron Paul in second place. Meanwhile Texas Governor Rick Perry has declared his intention to run.

New US Republican presidential hopeful used to be on Al Gore's team
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New US Republican presidential hopeful used to be on Al Gore's team

Aug 10th 2011, 5:39 PM 227 Views 4 Comments

Rick Perry has previously campaigned for Democrat Al Gore, but is now the ‘rightwing’ governor of Texas. He’s thought to be an ideal Tea Party candidate.