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Democratic members of congress applaud U.S. President Barack Obama as he delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 20, 2015.  REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES  - Tags: POLITICS)   - RTR4M888

State of the Union: always the same, right?

This year marks the end of the presidency of Barack Obama, so he will have a lot of lasts. Last foreign presidential visit, a last brilliant performance at the Correspondents’ Dinner and a last time pardoning a turkey before Thanksgiving.


It’s the White Victories that Count

Many people believe that women in the United States have had voting rights since 1920. In a few years there will likely be a monumental celebration of a hundred years of women’s right to vote. However, definitely not all women

Gavel, with defocussed law books behind.

I Just Wanna Break the Rules

My political-science professor argued that the United States is the most litigious society in the Western world; Americans just can’t seem to help but anxiously focus on the protection of their rights, and if they suspect anybody is intruding on


Killing The President: The Lucky Ones

However loved they are, United States Presidents are always targets. They were targets in the past, and will continue to be targets in the future. In this series of online articles – which started off by an article in the

Former President George W. Bush talks about his new book, 41 A Portrait of My Father, will be released on November 11, 2014. Shot at the George W. Bush Presidential Center. (David Woo/The Dallas Morning News)

George W. Bush is running for President again!

Whatever Happened To… He’s not, although he currently is missed within the Republican ranks while the primaries are going on with Trump still firmly on top. Talking about primaries, not one single primary vote has been cast yet; nevertheless, candidates