US elections 2016

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Scott Walker says building Canada border wall is a ‘legitimate issue’

The GOP candidate said voters have raised concerns to him about terrorists entering US from north, as immigration has become hot-button Republican topic The Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said on Sunday that building a wall on the US northern border with Canada was a legitimate issue for us to look at. Asked in an […]

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Americas vitriol towards Clinton reveals a nation mired in misogyny | Hadley Freeman

She has a crucial story to tell, yet critics on both left and right are shouting her down, writes Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman There has been much talk of late from professed fans of American history about how important it is to remember the major figures from the countrys political past. Sure, was published this […]

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Devil’s Bargain review: Steve Bannon and the making of President Joe Pesci

Donald Trump takes second billing careful, Steve in a propulsive tale of the Goodfellas election heist that stunned Republicans, America and the world No one leaves Donald Trumps orbit unscathed, regardless of whether they are family or help. In less than two years, Trump cycled through three campaign managers and countless staffers. Only The Devils […]

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Hillary Clinton: misogyny ‘certainly’ played a role in 2016 election loss

In first post-election interview, former Democratic presidential candidate calls for US intervention in Syria and says misogyny was factor in her loss In her first interview since losing the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton said misogyny had played a role in her election loss. Clinton spends a lot of time wrestling with the fact that 53% […]

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The destruction of Hillary Clinton: sexism, Sanders, and the millennial feminists | Susan Bordo

In this extract from her book, Susan Bordo asks how the most qualified candidate ever to run for president lost the seemingly unloseable election Many books have been written about the way racial differences among feminists both divided and pushed feminist thinking and practice forward over the past several decades. In the 2016 election, however, […]

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Hillary Clinton ‘ready to come out of the woods’ and rejoin public life

The former presidential candidate says she still has a hard time watching the news, but urged a divide country to find common ground Hillary Clinton says shes ready to come out of the woods and help Americans find common ground. Clintons gradual return to the public spotlight following her presidential election loss continued with a […]

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US election was a farce that exposes ‘hypocritical’ democracy, says China

Beijings annual chronicling of alleged human rights abuses in the US focuses on political system and treatment of minorities The US election was full of lies and a farce that exposed the hypocritical nature of its democracy, one-party China has claimed in its annual inquiry into the human rights record of its geopolitical rival. Each […]

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No non-citizens voted in voter fraud case cited by White House

Trumps deputy press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, offered misleading account of Arkansas case in which court filings show no one ineligible voting Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/feb/14/voter-fraud-illegal-voting-white-house-sarah-huckabee-sanders

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What is fake news? How to spot it and what you can do to stop it

Fake news has rapidly become a catch-all term to discredit all kinds of stories. We need to be smarter at recognising and combating outright fabrication Until recently, there was news and not news as denoted by comments of thats not news below the line on more light-hearted stories or features. Now there is fake news, […]

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Hillary Clinton takes on fake news | The minute

Got a minute? Former nominee pays tribute to Harry Reid warns about fake news tributes for John Glenn and everything else today in US politics. By Tom McCarthy and Nicole Puglise Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2016/dec/08/hillary-clinton-fake-news-harry-reid-senate-portrait

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