Blog Posts by Caitriona Perry

Drinks all round after Democrats Drubbing – Where to now for US politics?

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By Caitríona Perry, Washington Correspondent “The American people sent a message … they expect us to focus on their ambitions and not ours … I have a unique responsibility to make this town work … to everyone who voted, I … Continue reading

GOP set for Senate showdown

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    By Caitríona Perry, Washington Correspondent The New York Times says 70%, the Huffington Post says 74%, the Washington Post says 70% too…all agree that the Grand Ole Party – the Republicans – will more than likely take the … Continue reading

History moving sideways – 50 years after the Civil Rights Act

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By Caitriona Perry, Washington Correspondent As he arrived into the hall at the Lyndon B Johnson Library in Texas last week, Barack Obama apologised for being a little late. The delay, he said, was caused by his wife Michelle playing him … Continue reading

Obamacare Enrolment Deadline

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“Is there anything else I can help you with today Ma’am?” It’s not the polite customer service agent’s fault, but no, after a second 45-minute phone call, and the magic words “you are now enrolled”, there’s nothing else you can … Continue reading