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In the screeds of prose currently being written about Barack Obama’s re-election and what it might or might not mean for UK politics, it is the economy, stupid, that stands out as most perplexing.

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This week its Obama’s turn in the spotlight, as the Democrats assemble for their national convention. What are his chances of re-election for a second term?

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The Times ran an interesting piece (£) yesterday on the Queen’s speech for the next parliamentary session, expected in May. It reported that the Coalition has struggled to assemble a legislative programme of any great scope and depth and that … Continue reading

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By common consent, Labour did disastrously last week in Scotland – it did well in Wales and Northern England, but barely dented the Conservative vote in the South of England. However, that summary skates over important advances in crucial electoral … Continue reading

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