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How a Bill becomes a law…USA – diagram

Excellent US Politics site – this on committees…

This link to committees is useful, if only to illustrate how money talks in US Politics… http://www.opensecrets.org/cmteprofiles/index.php

US Election results in full

http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/

Obama vs Romney – Policies

Good summary: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/us-election/9480647/US-Election-2012-guide-Mitt-Romney-and-Barack-Obamas-policy-positions.html

US Election Guide: How does it work?

Good guide from the Telegraph… http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/us-election/9480396/US-Election-guide-how-does-the-election-work.html

Audio graphic: US election TV debates from the Telegraph

Interesting audio graphic on the impact of the debates on the polls… http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/us-election/9628477/Audio-graphic-US-election-TV-debates.html

Obama getting upper hand again

Copy the link into your browser: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/17/obama-criticism-romney-womens-votes

Obama vs Romney – debate 2

Copy the link into your browser… http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/17/obama-campaign-trail-debate-romney

What’s at stake in the US Presidential debates?

Paste the URL into your address bar- http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/politics/8-questions-first-presidential-debate/question1.html?wpisrc=nl_pmpolitics

People power? Examining the impact of social media….

A great link below. It’s American politics but it’s a terrific example for A2 2: political power. Has social media given “the people” more power to directly challenge elites? It seems like it… Read on… ** Can Limbaugh survive advertiser boycott? ** Rush Limbaugh’s repeated apologies to a female student over “slut” jibe has not … Continue reading