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Xi-Obama deal leaves Abbott with nowhere to hide on climate

Xi-Obama deal leaves Abbott with nowhere to hide on climate

The climate action agreement between China and the US removes the assumption on which the Coalition's entire contradictory approach to climate change is based.

John Howard’s still lying about Iraq invasion

John Howard’s still lying about Iraq invasion

John Howard is still defending the war in Iraq, and his speech to to the Lowy Institute is full of lies. Will nobody pull him up on the continuing falsehoods?

If Obama stays home the Senate could be the fight

If Obama stays home the Senate could be the fight

With the Democrats post-convention bump settling into a nice two-to-three lead in the presidential race, Obama is starting to breathe a little easier. But the real fight might be in the Senate.

Romney, comedy and horse play … it’s a Mitt sandwich

Romney, comedy and horse play … it’s a Mitt sandwich

"What the hell is wrong with this guy?" National Review editor Jonah Goldberg wailed at one of Mitt Romney's spectacular gaffes.

Rundle: no happy returns as the Mitt hits the fan

Rundle: no happy returns as the Mitt hits the fan

Mitt Romney is reeling and on the ropes, a mere fortnight into the US Presidential election campaign, with his continued refusal to reveal a full run of tax returns prompting a storm of criticism.

US Right spinning … but from a blow to the head

US Right spinning … but from a blow to the head

Yes, the Democrats are the Taliban. That passes for centre-right thinking in the US these days.

Obama rides the Trojan horse to healthcare win

Obama rides the Trojan horse to healthcare win

The US Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, in a 5-4 decision, with the four liberal justices being joined by Chief Justice John Roberts.

America opens new front against Iran … online

America opens new front against Iran … online

Stock up on the ketamine and brace yourselves for a relentless new assault of PR-driven cyberwar scare stories. Barack Obama has been ramping up attacks on Iran's uranium enrichment facilities.

Rundle: this year’s US poll may be the undoing of the Almighty

Rundle: this year’s US poll may be the undoing of the Almighty

There are several ways for a cliffhanger result to come out with either side winning by five college votes or so.

Obama’s healthcare act hinges on a glass of water

Obama’s healthcare act hinges on a glass of water

The conservatives are feeling more confident about the Supreme Court challenge to Obama's health care act after three days of argument, given the ferocious questioning to which the government's representative was subject.