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US Politics Digest: Hagel vote put back, Republicans cold on Obama’s SOTU and more

Larry Smith takes an eclectic look at the moves and shakers in US politics this week.

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Obama’s fiscal cliff footwork saves US from new year meltdown

President Barack Obama and the United States Congress go right down to the wire as they only just avoid going over the fiscal cliff.

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Review: “2016: Obama’s America” – ever more conspiracy theories dressed up as documentary

Shamik Das reviews “2016: Obama’s America”, the new film by conservative author and commentator Dinesh D’Souza.

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Midterms post-mortem: Wrong to say Obama over-promised and under-delivered

Two years after Barack Obama swept into the White House, questions are being asked about how the Democrats did so badly in last night’s elections; Left Foot Forward’s Frank Spring reports from the States.

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Can the Democrats see off the Tea Party threat in South Florida?

Dave Roberts has hit the US mid-term campaign trail in Southern Florida, where incumbent Democratic Congressman Ron Klein is facing a huge challenge from former-army colonel and Tea Party favourite, Allen West.

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