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New evidence of increasingly political polarization in the United States.
Despite all the talk about the Republican Party in need of splitting into two camps, aren’t the Democrats a more realistic target?
Why are Americans hesitant to elect their president by a direct popular vote?
Would a German exit from the eurozone be good for Europe’s southern economies?
Could Mitt Romney provide an unlikely focal point for the long-suppressed U.S. debate about economic and social equity?
Will anti-Mormon bigotry among Republicans help reelect President Obama?
Is America's optimistic spirit of renewal more likely to reassert itself in Brussels than in Washington?
How can the United States ensure that third parties don't act as spoilers?