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Can Obama hold on to young voters in 2012?

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Scotland on Sunday, 28 October 2012 FASHIONABLE teenagers and 20-somethings dressed in ­skinny jeans, brogues and chunky sweaters, carrying books and laptops, hang out and chat. ­Others dash across the university quad between classes, clutching paper coffee cups, headphones clamped … Continue reading


Final Presidential Debate Lacks Killer Punch

New York, 22 October 2012 It might have been enough to halt the momentum but not to turn the tide. The final presidential debate, on foreign affairs, was the last face-off between the two men fighting for America’s top job. … Continue reading


Pressure is on Obama Ahead of Tonight’s Presidential Debate

New York, Tuesday 16 October 2012 That over-used line might just be true tonight: this actually could be the debate on which the election hinges. The last time President Obama and Governor Romney met, Obama seemed disengaged, almost absent, while … Continue reading


Drop in Unemployment Figure Gives President a Boost

New York, 6 October 2012 It was a welcome piece of good news for the President after a lacklustre debate performance. The US jobless rate has fallen to the lowest rate since the month President Obama took office. The latest … Continue reading


Romney Scores Win At First US Presidential Debate

New York, Thursday 4 October 2012 There were no devastating put-downs or gasp-inducing zingers. But the first US presidential debate did deliver a surprise. Mitt Romney, until now derided as robotic, plutocratic and out of touch, was assured, presidential and … Continue reading