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US Republicans preside over mammoth budget blowout

US Republicans preside over mammoth budget blowout

Donald Trump and the Republicans have engineered a return to the trillion-dollar deficits last seen during the Great Recession that followed the GFC. And things could be even worse.

Rundle: what Barack Obama meant for America

Rundle: what Barack Obama meant for America

Barack Obama was not a left-wing messiah. But he improved the lives of millions of Americans, and that counts for a lot.

Rundle: the spy who loved Jesus

Rundle: the spy who loved Jesus

Evan McMullin -- ex-spook, current Mormon -- could well win Utah. And maybe Idaho. And there goes the ballgame for the Republican Party.

In the words of Donald: it was kinda actually presidential

In the words of Donald: it was kinda actually presidential

He's accepted the nomination. The speech was a wild ride. Crikey's man acted like a journalist.

Rundle: on Donald’s day, the full Trump in a dive bar

Rundle: on Donald’s day, the full Trump in a dive bar

Expecting a spectacle? Get ready for a fizzer. Crikey's barfly muses on what a Trump presidency would look like.

Trumpiness in the eye of the beholder

Trumpiness in the eye of the beholder

Truth just isn't that important to Donald Trump. Or, he insists, to anyone else.

The chopper arrives with Pigasus, a sci-fi dystopia reality

The chopper arrives with Pigasus, a sci-fi dystopia reality

"The Godfather, The Omen and some forgotten '70s miniseries about the US descending into a coup d'etat."

Ohio’s economy boost, never mind ‘the collapse of democracy’

Ohio’s economy boost, never mind ‘the collapse of democracy’

There's been little violence around the Republican convention. So far. Everyone's on edge, writes Finbar O'Mallon in Cleveland.

Rundle: the roll call confirms it — the monster is real

Rundle: the roll call confirms it — the monster is real

Donald Trump is really going to be the Republican Party nominee for president. Crikey joined the excited throng.

Of all the weeks to go fly fishing …

Of all the weeks to go fly fishing …

Some GOP figures are going fishing. But would you really miss the circus of Donald Trump's coronation?