Sunday, 25 February 2018
I have already said it many times, but I believe that American democracy is based on a process of selection. This does not, in any way, disgrace the longstanding institutional system of the United States, which is considered as a beacon of light in the world.The Constitution has been written by what they call the Founding Fathers; a group of thinkers led by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams, who were the leaders of the revolution against the English occupation. Although ...
Sunday, 2 April 2017
Rolling back the Obamacare program has eluded the self- professed king of deal makers President Trump, and left a large hole in both his credibility and ability to pass other vital campaign promises, as well as casting a long shadow over foreign policy issues and raised expectations by Gulf countries that the new president will stick the course in matters that are important to them. The number of dissenting Republican congressmen - around 35 - has taken everyone by surprise, given the ...
Saturday, 25 March 2017
In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders yanked their bill to repeal "Obamacare" off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail badly - after seven years of nonstop railing against the health care law. Democrats said Americans can "breathe a sigh of relief." Trump said Obama's law was imploding "and soon will explode." Thwarted by two factions of fellow Republicans, from the center and far right, House Speaker Paul Ryan said ...
Sunday, 26 February 2017
US Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as chairman on Saturday, choosing a veteran of the Obama administration to lead the daunting task of rebuilding the party and heading the opposition to Republican President Donald Trump.Members of the Democratic National Committee, the administrative and fundraising arm of the party, picked Perez on the second round of voting over US Representative Keith Ellison, a liberal from Minnesota.Following one of the most crowded and competitive party ...
Saturday, 25 February 2017
After a brutal election loss in November, Democrats will choose a new leader on Saturday to begin the daunting task of rebuilding the party and heading the political opposition to Republican President Donald Trump. The 447 members of the Democratic National Committee, the administrative and fundraising arm of the party, will gather in Atlanta to pick a new chairman in one of the most crowded and competitive party leadership elections in decades. The stakes are high for a party still struggling ...
Thursday, 9 February 2017
Politically speaking, Republicans are hawks who believe in American exceptionalism and in America’s role as leader of the free world
Monday, 23 January 2017
His speech was measured and meant to be devoured by a public not only in the US, but across the globe
Friday, 18 November 2016
In an institutions-based country, primaries should have been enough to differentiate between a serious politician and a maverick gate-crasher
Wednesday, 9 November 2016
Top US musicians took to social media Tuesday urging fans to vote
Wednesday, 9 November 2016
Democrats had been nearly certain of retaking control but saw their hopes fizzle as GOP incumbents won in several states