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Rundle: Romney’s ‘paisley patchouli’ showing in foreign debate

, Oct 23, 2012

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The third and final US presidential debate is done, and results suggest Obama beat Romney in a "foreign policy" debate that was mostly about Ohio. Will it make a difference to the polls?
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Rundle: direct democracy, through a laid-back dope haze

, Oct 23, 2012

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This was not what the founding fathers had in mind on direct democracy; our correspondent ventures inside a laid-back rally aimed at softening cannabis laws.
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Rundle: Romney sorta won the debate because Obama didn’t

, Oct 18, 2012

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Mitt Romney won the debate for the simple reason that Barack Obama lost it, our man in the US reckons. And the latest polling shows voters tend to agree.

Rundle: Obama did better, but this was no home run

, Oct 17, 2012

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Republican Mitt Romney exposed his neck in the second US presidential debate in New York today, but Barack Obama didn't sink his teeth in. Our man watched on from a bar in Brooklyn.
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Rundle: 90 minutes is a long time in US politics …

, Oct 08, 2012

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From a debate week disaster, to the latest job figures "boom", Barack Obama is riding the yo-yo of break-neck politics. Guy Rundle writes from the US presidential campaign trail.
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Media briefs: ‘Abbott attacks’ — an embarrassment for Fin hacks

, Oct 05, 2012

A case of the Abbott attacks in The Australian Financial Review ... the autotuned debate between Romney and Obama (with a big TV audience) ... investors line up to slap News Corp ...
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NMaybe, just maybe, Obama had something on his mind

, Oct 05, 2012

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Polling suggests 67% of the 62 million viewers scored yesterday's US presidential debate as a win for Mitt Romney over Barack Obama. After surveying Denver we're not so sure.

Presidential debate in quotes: who owns the middle class?

, Oct 04, 2012

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Barack Obama and Mitt Romney vied for the middle class vote in their first presidential debate today. Here's what they said.