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A Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Trajectory': Richard Russo on writing small town America

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Hacking the body, and the mind: The future of connected humanity

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Britain’s Labour Party: No home for Jews?

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Outfoxed: The mystery of the ‘Croydon Cat Killer’

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Backstage at the Moulin Rouge

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Latest update 06/06/2012

Republicans pick Romney to face off against Obama

After a primary season marked by colourful debates and increasingly bitter attacks, Mitt Romney has secured the Republican presidential nomination. The former Massachusetts governor - praised by supporters for his business acumen and criticised by detractors for lacking consistency and charisma - will face off against incumbent President Barack Obama in the general election on November 6. Below, look back on our coverage of the Republican nominating contest that finally saw Romney pull ahead of the pack.

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Obama steals G.O.P. thunder with national security focus

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Why do US citizens resist healthcare reform?

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Obama campaign hatches re-election strategy – and it’s not about hope

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Newt Gingrich: A surprising surge, an unpredictable candidate

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Santorum surge in Iowa shakes up Republican race

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Mitt Romney: a steady Republican who can't pull ahead of the pack

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