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Election Rout Hamstrings Obama

November 12, 2014 // Berliner Zeitung - Germany - German

It is a bitter defeat for the Democrats. The Republicans rule the U.S. Congress. The president must now fear a total blockade. Especially in the case of ideologically charged topics like immigration, a consensus is not to be expected.

Yes We Can?

November 8, 2014 // Frankfurter Rundschau - Germany - German

<i>Barack Obama’s Democrats will lose the congressional election today. After six years in office, the president must recognize that he has failed with the "we" in his campaign slogan.</i> “Yes we can” is the sentence that we, that everyone, will always associate with the first black president of the United [Read more]


November 6, 2014 // Excélsior - Mexico - Spanish

<i>The foretold Republican victory tomorrow will be because of resentment votes against Barack Obama.</i> Tomorrow, the U.S. will have its midterm elections. Americans will vote on who will occupy the 435 seats of the House of Representatives, 33 of the 100 seats of the Senate, and 33 local governments and 46 local [Read more]

Forgettable Elections

November 6, 2014 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

So few Americans are interested in the elections that many will not vote. The other problem in mobilizing voters: the elections lack a clear theme. Governors will be chosen, but the American people do not see this as something important. Never was so much owed by so many to so few: negotiations for the creation of a [Read more]
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