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The primaries in pictures

The primaries in pictures

Mitt Romney grasping a confused looking baby. Rick Perry cradling a tommy gun. A giant toy elephant and Newt Gingrich. This -- and more -- is the 2012 Republican primaries in pictures.

Compared to these guys, Obama is Howard Zinn on bad acid

Compared to these guys, Obama is Howard Zinn on bad acid

With five primaries and caucuses done, with party favourite Mitt Romney leading, and with the next four contests before Super Tuesday favouring him, the 2012 race for the Republican nomination is beginning to slip quietly away from the top of the news agenda.

Rundle12: up close and personal with Rick Perry

Rundle12: up close and personal with Rick Perry

Why is Texas Governor Rick Perry still in the Republican race? A campaign stop in South Carolina demonstrated why even the man himself doesn't seem to think he can win.

Pinch of piss in Sth Carolina as Santorum sells lunch pail nostalgia

Pinch of piss in Sth Carolina as Santorum sells lunch pail nostalgia

There is something about Rick Santorum that gets under my skin, and it has nothing to do with his positions on sexuality.

Rundle12: ‘never has a victor (Romney) looked so utterly defeated’

Rundle12: ‘never has a victor (Romney) looked so utterly defeated’

Mitt Romney "won" the New Hampshire primary yesterday. But his now almost inevitable run to the Republican nomination has never looked less convincing, writes Guy Rundle from Columbia, South Carolina.

Romney fails to impress in New Hampshire

Romney fails to impress in New Hampshire

Republican Mitt Romney tried to be casual, relaxed and engaging in New Hampshire. It didn't work. Crikey's Guy Rundle begins his US roadshow in the bellwether state to report on this week's crucial primary.

The race to the White House is go

The race to the White House is go

Somehow Republicans have to pick from this motley crew to challenge Barack Obama for the White House in November. With domestic politics still on its Summer slumber, the GOP race, if not the candidates, is captivating.

Race for the White House: what to watch for in Iowa

Race for the White House: what to watch for in Iowa

The Republican presidential campaign has already provided plenty of drama and entertainment, but things are about to get even more interesting.

Rick Perry’s meat products

Rick Perry’s meat products

If Rick Perry didn’t woo you with his recent anti-gay campaign ad there’s always this video from an earlier campaign, when Perry became an advocate for homoerotic meat products.