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When a majority ain’t a majority: the rocky road ahead for US Democrats

When a majority ain’t a majority: the rocky road ahead for US Democrats

It's good news overall for the Democrats, but the thorny issue of intra-party conflict remains a pressing concern.

Democratic Party bastardises the language of true rebellion, the young call bullshit

Democratic Party bastardises the language of true rebellion, the young call bullshit

The Democrats' cack-handed photoshopping of a socialist poster tells us all we need to know about this putatively "progressive" party.

Now the butchering has ended, the blame game begins

Now the butchering has ended, the blame game begins

It will take some time for the Democrats to compile a list of scapegoats, but for the interim Christopher Beam points his finger at those most likely to cop a fair whack of the blame for the party's poor midterm results - including Nancy Pelosi, Chris Van Hollen and, of course, Barack Obama.

Ladies, we need more Nancy Pelosis

Ladies, we need more Nancy Pelosis

We're in desperate need of women in senior lawmaker positions, writes Alexandra Starr. The over 100 countries with gender-based affirmative action are just proving that quotas aren't changing who's in charge.

How to be one of the 100 most powerful women in the world: tweeting helps

How to be one of the 100 most powerful women in the world: tweeting helps

Forbes' annual list of the 100 Most Powerful Women in the World was released on Wednesday. What are the secrets of their success? asks Elly Keating.

Newt Gingrich: why Nancy Pelosi should quit

Newt Gingrich: why Nancy Pelosi should quit

The Speaker of the House had said that she wasn't briefed by CIA on waterboarding being used on Guantanamo detainees, then claimed she'd been "misinformed". Gingrich calls for her to resign.

Pelosi goes on the attack

Pelosi goes on the attack

Republican Nancy Pelosi has attacked the CIA, claiming she was never briefed about water-boarding and that the agency deliberately mislead Congress.