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January, 2012

  • 4 January

    Michele Bachmann Pulls Out of Republican Presidential Race

    Michele Bachmann has pulled out of the race to become the Republican nomination for President after a poor showing in the Iowa Caucus. The result was a disappointment for the former Congresswoman from Minnesota who had won the earlier Iowa Straw Poll. In a statement, Bachmann thanked her campaign team and God, saying “we ran it with integrity and …we …

  • 4 January

    Mitt Romney Wins Republican Caucus in Iowa

    Mitt Romney has secured a win at the psychologically important Republican Caucus in Iowa. Now the Republican front runner for United States President, Romney won by eight votes. The former Governor of Massachusetts and committed Mormon was almost pipped to the post by Rick Santorum, who also garnered 25% of the 122,000 votes. Mitt Romney received 30,015 votes, to Santorum’s …

August, 2011

  • 15 August

    Michelle Bachmann Wins Early Test in Republican Presidential Candidate Contest

    Michelle Bachmann has won the Ames Straw Poll in Iowa – an early indicator of who will lead the contest to become the Republican candidate for the US presidential elections in 2012. Ron Paul came a close second, though the famed poll of Republican sentiment was overshadowed by the announcement that Governor Rick Perry of Texas will also enter the …

  • 2 August

    Budget Control Act of 2011 Passes House of Representatives 269 – 161

    The Budget Control Act of 2011 passed as an amendment (S. 365) to the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 on Monday 1st August 2011. 269 members of congress voted for the legislation and a significant proportion – 161 – voted against it. One such detractor was Republican presidential candidate for 2012, Ron Paul, who stated: “While it is good …

July, 2011

  • 22 July

    US Liberalism “Could Lead to Social and Economic Armageddon” – John Bascom

    John Bascom’s debut novel, Caine’s Pestilence, follows the fortunes of John Caine – a business development manager in the genetic research industry. Dealing with themes of bioethics, government funding, Guantanamo Bay and the Liberal agenda in the USA, the book is a futuristic vision of an administration led by Nancy Pelosi. Here, he explains the rationale behind the novel: John …

November, 2010

  • 3 November

    USA: Republicans Sweep Through House in US Mid-Term Elections

    In the US mid-term elections, the Democrats lost six seats in the Senate but maintained a slim majority of 51 – 46. The Republicans gained the states of North Dakota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Philadelphia and Arkansas. In the House of Representatives, Republicans gained 59 seats to give a total of 237. The Democrats now have 182 seats. Republican National Committee …