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Do American parties now matter more than candidates?

Whether or not you think Hillary Clinton is pretty much a sure thing could depend on whether you think the working of the American party system has fundamentally changed.

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Discrimination, yet again

The controversy over religious freedom in Indiana shows the ground shifting under the cultural warriors with remarkable speed.

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Sanctions, east and west

American sanctions against Cuba have had more than fifty years to work, but haven’t. Sanctions against Russia, however, are doing unexpectedly well.

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We’re back!

World blogging returns, with news from Greece, Japan, the US, Moldova, Tunisia and Hungary.

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US midterm elections live (more or less) coverage

Regular updates on the US midterm elections, with Senate control still in doubt.

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Howard Baker, RIP

Howard Baker, who died on Thursday aged 88, led the first Republican Senate majority for a generation. His leadership style would be unwelcome among today’s Republicans.

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Republicans go for a moderate

Eric Cantor, who lost his primary election last week, will be replaced as majority leader by a Californian pragmatist.

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A Republican upset

In one of the biggest primary upsets anyone can remember, Republican Eric Cantor loses his party’s endorsement for his Virginia congressional district.

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Update on religion and discrimination

Religious fundamentalists don’t like being caught by anti-discrimination laws, but they’re happy to use the same laws for their own benefit.

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Tribal politics on the right

Does politics always have to be driven by tribal hatreds, or is there scope for a more constructive way of doing things?

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