Rand Paul

This time, on surveillance, the Americans have it right

6 June 2015 9:00 am

Britain and America, as George Bernard Shaw is reputed to have said, are two countries divided by their common language.…

Portrait of the week

6 June 2015 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, toured Europe trying to gain support for reforms to favour Britain’s position in the…

Crazy runs for president don’t look so mad when you see what happens next

6 June 2015 9:00 am

Every American election needs laughably improbable candidates

The real winner at the US mid-terms: Hillary Clinton

8 November 2014 9:00 am

Taking control of both houses of Congress may hand the presidency to Hillary Clinton in 2016

Rand Paul is like Nigel Farage – except he might win

1 November 2014 9:00 am

Rand Paul combines a dull, reassuring manner with a Ukip-like insurgent appeal. It could take him to the presidency

Clinton vs Bush — again

26 April 2014 9:00 am

American politics looks increasingly like an oligarchy

I’ve seen the future of conservatism at CPac – and it doesn’t work

15 March 2014 9:00 am

About the coolest guy I saw at CPac this year was this wild-eyed, middle–aged crazy wearing ‘statement’ spectacles, faded Levis…