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The Week in Washington: Cuts take effect, action on guns delayed and more

Larry Smith gives the lowdown on who’s up and who’s down this week across the pond.

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US Politics Digest: Obama inauguration glee; debt ceiling showdown deferred; and more

The latest US politics news – including reaction to President Barack Obama’s inauguration address, the deferring of the debt ceiling showdown, and more.

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US Politics Digest: Obama unveils gun control package; DC prepares for inauguration; and more

The latest US politics news – including legislators digesting Obama’s gun control package, Washington preparing for Monday’s inauguration, and more.

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Comment: Constitution deadlock may derail meaningful American gun reform

Caroline Mortimer looks at the constitutional complexities that hinder the moral arguments for gun control in the wake of a series of tragedies.

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US Politics Digest: Boehner’s cliff vote scrapped; Obama moves on guns; and more

The latest US politics news – including House Speaker John Boehner’s fiscal cliff vote getting scrapped, President Obama moving on gun control and more.

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The corrosive, deadly grip of the gun lobby on American democracy

A look at the gun lobby’s unhealthy grip on US democracy.

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Columbine, Virginia Tech, Aurora… Once again, calls grow for gun control

Shamik Das reports on the increased calls for gun control in the wake of the Aurora, Colorado, Dark Knight theater shootings.

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Sheriff attacks “vitriol” about “tearing down” govt. after Arizona shooting

An Arizona sheriff has attacked “the vitriol… the anger, the hatred, the bigotry” in America following the attempted assassination of Congresswoman Giffords.

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