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David Smith is the Guardian's Washington correspondent.
Deutsche Bank Examined Donald Trump's Account for Russia Links
Posted on: Feb 16, 2017, Source: The Guardian
The bank looked for evidence of whether loans to the president were underpinned by guarantees from Moscow, the Guardian learns.
Brian Sandoval for Supreme Court Seat Is 'Downright Absurd', Liberal Activists Say
Posted on: Feb 25, 2016, Source: The Guardian
Obama vetting Nevada governor for nomination could be strategy to break GOP blockade but may prompt resistance from Senate Democrats, experts say.
Tony Blair Admits He Is Baffled by Rise of Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn
Posted on: Feb 23, 2016, Source: The Guardian
Former U.K. prime minister likens U.S. presidential candidate to Labour leader and says he struggles to grasp their popularity given ‘the question of electability.’
Bad Blood Between Jeb and Trump Erupts at GOP Debate
Posted on: Feb 13, 2016, Source: The Guardian
Frontrunner goes after former Florida governor on brother, Iraq and 9/11
Robert Gates: Republicans' Grasp of National Security Is at Child's Level
Posted on: Jan 27, 2016, Source: The Guardian
Former defense secretary says level of dialogue among candidates "would embarrass a middle schooler."
San Bernardino Shooting: Gun Sales Soar in Familiar Pattern of Panic and Profit
Posted on: Dec 6, 2015, Source: The Guardian
Share prices are up for Smith & Wesson, whose weapons were used in attack, as gun control advocates try to recast gun lobby fear-mongering as corporate greed.
Man Held at Guantánamo for 13 Years a Case of Mistaken Identity, Say Officials
Posted on: Dec 2, 2015, Source: The Guardian
Mustafa al-Aziz al-Shamiri was low-level Islamist foot soldier, not al-Qaida courier and trainer as had been believed.
Is Herman Cain and His Wildly Regressive 9-9-9 Plan For Real?
Posted on: Oct 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Is Cain able?
Conservatives Ruined the Economy and Now They're Blaming Liberalism
Posted on: Jan 18, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Conservatives have been lamenting the death of liberalism for years, while proving that their philosophy leads to disastrous governance.
One in Four Men in South Africa Admit Rape, Survey Finds
Posted on: Jun 19, 2009, Source: The Guardian
The country is notorious for having one of the highest levels of rape. Only a fraction are reported, and few lead to a conviction.
GOP Mess in Iowa: Romney Stalls, Giuliani's Flailing, Huckabee Scares the DC Establishment
Posted on: Dec 30, 2007, Source: The Observer UK
Heading into the Iowa caucuses, the Republican field is in historic disarray with no obvious contender to take on the Democratic nominee.
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