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Rudy Giuliani (photo below) bet on Florida, lost and gave his support to John McCain. He talkedabout him as “an american hero” and added “John McCain is the most qualified candidate to be the next commander in chief of the United States”. Arnold Schwarzenegger, California Governor, will also endorse the Arizona Senator. (more…)

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So far, three different Republican candidates won the primary in three different states. After Reagan and Bush, will one candidate bring all the Republicans together again ? (more…)

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He won the Iowa vote, but lost in New Hampshire. Mike Huckabee, who, before serving as governor of Arkansas, was a Southern Baptist minister, wants to be America’s next president. In the Republican presidential campaign, he is the only one who can count on the evangelists vote. But is it still true ? (more…)

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Senator Barack Obama of Illinois received a great support last weekend, from the first lady of television : Oprah Winfrey. “For the very first time in my life I feel compelled to stand up and speak out for the man who I believe has a new vision for America” , Ms Winfrey told the crowd. The very rich and influent woman of the US performed a 17 minutes speech. (more…)

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The caucus are closing in and the battle continu in each camp : democrates (Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in the lead) and republicans. Each candidate has less than a month to persuade his camp that he (or she) is the best choice. This week, republicans have been discussing religious matters.

The former Massachusetts governor, Mitt Romney, spoke about his Mormon faith on thursday. He stood in the library built for the first President Bush, in the morning ( which assured him of a minuscule television audience). He claimed that nor his Church, nor any other would influence his decisions, if he was elected.

On CNN, at the recent Republican debate, the candidates had to answer that question from a voter : “Do you believe every word of this book?” (a Christian edition of the Bible). Mormons think there are “mistakes” in this book, and that’s what this question was about. People wonder if Mitt Romney would forsake his Mormon faith in order to become president.

Call me naive, but shouldn’t the only question for a candidate to the Oval Office be : “Do you fit the job?”

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