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Latest update : 2010-11-05

US mid-terms: the new rules of the House

There's no other way to call it: Barack Obama has suffered the political equivalent of a bloody nose. Tonight, he’s coming to terms with the biggest political upset of his career. In their biggest congressional victory in 62 years, Republicans have won control of the House of Representatives, and made gains in the Senate as well. There's nothing left for the president to do but to hold out the olive branch.

 

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Marjorie PAILLON
Journalist, co-founder of www.ilovepolitics.info
 
Pierre GERVAIS
Deputy director, CENA (Center for North American Studies, Paris)
Senior lecturer, Université Paris 8-Saint-Denis
 
Celestine BOHLEN
Freelance journalist
 
 
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Presented by Laura BAINES
Prepared by Perrine DESPLATS and Bilal TARABEY
 

 

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2015-08-27 Lebanon

The 'You Stink' movement: Lebanon garbage crisis sparks new wave of protests (part 2)

A breakdown in garbage collection has sparked angry protests, the likes of which Lebanon rarely sees. Demonstrators are putting aside entrenched sectarian differences and voicing...

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2015-08-27 Lebanon

The 'You Stink' movement: Lebanon garbage crisis sparks new wave of protests (part 1)

A breakdown in garbage collection has sparked angry protests, the likes of which Lebanon rarely sees. Demonstrators are putting aside entrenched sectarian differences and voicing...

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2015-08-26 migrants

Destination Germany: Asylum seekers and migrants reaching record high (part 2)

When 800,000 people show up unexpectedly, what do you do? As Germany braces itself for a record intake of migrants and asylum seekers, the chancellor travelled to a refugee...

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2015-08-26 Hungary

Destination Germany: Asylum seekers and migrants reaching record high (part 1)

When 800,000 people show up unexpectedly, what do you do? As Germany braces itself for a record intake of migrants and asylum seekers, the chancellor travelled to a refugee...

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2015-08-25 China

The Great Fall of China: World worries as financial bubble bursts (part 2)

Shanghai's financial markets are in freefall - down more than 7.6% on Tuesday, and more than 40% since June. It’s contagious, with a black Monday for global stocks and a steep...

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