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Who’s Who: The 2016 Democrat and Republican presidential candidates

by Darius Wainwright February 2016 marked the beginning of the Democrat and Republican primaries, where preliminary elections are held to decide who should run for office. In the United States, state level primaries are held from now until June, with … Continue reading

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Congress to Campus, 29th February 2016: Programme

The Department of History will be hosting ‘Congress to Campus’ event on Monday 29th February 2016.  Congress to Campus is an initiative to bring US Congressmen to the UK, which is supported by the British Library’s Eccles Centre for American … Continue reading

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US Election Special: There may be trouble ahead… (3/3)

By Dafydd Townley When Hillary Clinton officially announced her intention to run for the White House on April 12th last year, she was immediately proclaimed as the favourite to be the 45th President of the United States. Through a YouTube … Continue reading

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US Election Special: The Trump Phenomenon (2/3)

By Dafydd Townley The founders of the US Constitution at the end of the 19th century instilled a checks and balances system to ensure that each branch was subject to the approval of the other two. The separation of powers … Continue reading

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US Election Special: Known Knowns and Known Unknowns of the 2016 Race to the White House (1/3)

By Dafydd Townley In just ten months time the United States electorate will vote on who will be the 45th President of the United States. The first primaries start next month in New Hampshire with the party debates between the … Continue reading

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