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Amr Moussa to run for Egyptian presidency

The head of the Arab League, Amr Moussa, is to run for Hosni Mubarak’s new job when Egypt holds “free and fair” elections later this year. Moussa gained headlines during the anti-Mubarak protests after he turned up in Tahrir Square to suppor the demonstrators. But can he parlay those headlines into an election victory, and … Continue reading

Rick Santorum has a sticky problem

Rick Santorum is a Republican, and a former Senator. Like most politicians, he has fans and he has critics. But unlike most politicians, he has a rather embarrassing Google-related problem. In 2003, Santorum made some… er, controversial remarks about homosexuality, such as: I have no problem with homosexuality. I have a problem with homosexual acts. … Continue reading

Fred Karger, the gay rights champion who wants to be the GOP’s candidate for president

Until 2009, every American president was a heterosexual white man. Now that the race barrier has been broken, some people are wondering what’s next. A female president? Possibly, although Hillary Clinton’s ship might have sailed so there’s only really Michelle Bachmann in the running (don’t say Sarah Palin, she has – it seems to me … Continue reading