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Like The Tories, The GOP Needs A Broader, More Inclusive Offer

Tuesday’s elections should prompt considerable soul searching in the Republican Party.  Despite expressions of confidence about unseating Obama, the President brushed Romney’s challenge aside easily and the GOP went backwards in the Senate. As the Washington Post put it, the … Continue reading

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Lessons from Obama’s victory

As an incumbent who won re-election during economic stagnation there are plenty of lessons for the Conservatives from Obama’s comprehensive victory. Team Obama is undoubtedly one of the most impressive campaigning machines. First Hillary Clinton, then John McCain and now … Continue reading

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Will Big Data decide who wins the White House?

Tonight this year’s White House hopefuls meet in Denver, Colorado for the much-anticipated first Presidential TV debate, hoping their performances will be decisive: Romney needs a “game changer” to get back in the race, whilst Obama seeks to consolidate a … Continue reading

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Shaping the political narrative with a great Infographic

No matter how polarised the social debate is, the US presidential election will be won or lost on the economy – stupid. Research from Google before the Republican “Super Tuesday” primaries showed that “The economy” “Unemployment” “Bankruptcy” and “Debt” were … Continue reading

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3 unintentional impacts President Obama has had on UK Politics

There is a lot of excitement around Westminster this week due to the visit of POTUS and FLOTUS. It’s undeniable that the Obamas are political star dust. Those who have tickets to see him speak possess a giddy excitement, which … Continue reading

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