Midterm elections

  • 1 Nov 2010

    The Democrats are getting desperate for votes on the eve of the US midterm elections, writes Sarah Smith, as all polls point to major gains for the Republican Party.

  • 1 Nov 2010

    A Republican rout is expected at tomorrow’s US midterm elections. But is that a rebuke from the electorate for President Barack Obama? Felicity Spector looks at the numbers.

  • 1 Nov 2010

    Channel 4 News takes you through the key points of America’s midterm elections.

  • 1 Nov 2010

    Watch Channel 4 News at 7.00 for the latest on the airline bomb plot, Liberal Democrat Cabinet Minister Chris Huhne’s attack on control orders and President Obama’s struggle in the midterm elections.

  • 31 Oct 2010

    Tuesday’s midterm elections in the US are for seats in Congress, not the White House, but Republicans are calling it a referendum on Barack Obama, with Sarah Palin predicting a “political earthquake”.

  • 30 Oct 2010

    Tens of thousands of people turned out for the “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear” in Washington, organised by comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert ahead of next week’s midterm elections.

  • 28 Oct 2010

    It was the moment when President Obama was confronted with liberal disappointment in his presidency – and appeared to respond with a new slogan: “Yes we can, but…”, writes Felicity Spector.

  • 27 Oct 2010

    With the US midterm elections looming, Washington Correspondent Sarah Smith goes in search of an elusive candidate and finds cobwebs at the Tea Party.

  • 25 Oct 2010

    The backlash against President Obama in the US midterm elections has even spread to those who depend on the aid they could lose if the Republicans win power, as Sarah Smith reports from Kentucky.

  • 21 Oct 2010

    They’re the most important voters in the Democratic party base. Now President Obama is reaching out to women in an all-out effort to win over crucial support, writes Felicity Spector.

  • 19 Oct 2010

    A surge in the number of female candidates in the running or the US mid term elections is changing the face of US politics, writes Washington correspondent Sarah Smith.

  • 27 Sep 2010

    A well-timed leak of the juiciest bits to the Washington Post and the New York Times guaranteed Bob Woodward’s book a slot on the bestseller lists. Job Rabkin looks at the revelations in detail.

  • 20 Sep 2010

    New Republican senate candidate Christine O’Donnell dismisses comments she made more than a decade ago about having a “picnic on a satanic altar” while dabbling in witchcraft.

  • 15 Sep 2010

    The far-right Tea Party movement in America has scored some significant wins over more mainstream Republican rivals to get the chance to contest November’s mid-term elections.

  • 22 Mar 2010

    Obama won a landmark battle to extend health insurance to millions of Americans in March 2010. Channel 4 News visited US hospitals and talked to documentary maker Michael Moore about Obama’s change.