US election 2012: Sending home the illegal immigrants

As the Republican presidential candidate race heats up, The Telegraph travels to the border state of Texas to see how policy discussed in Washington affects lives on the ground. Original Telegraph article

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US election 2012: Environment versus energy

With Republican presidential candidates eager to reduce environmental regulations and increase domestic energy production the Telegraph goes to Eastern Kentucky to investigate one of the most controversial energy production processes, mountain-top removal.

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US election 2012: Foreign policy at home

As Barack Obama announces a $489 billion cut in defence spending over the next ten years, there is space for the Republican presidential candidates to offer an alternative view of the role the American military should play in the world. Original Telegraph article

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US election 2012: Is Detroit America’s economic future?

As the first Presidential primaries take place, The Telegraph talks to people in Detroit – America’s first post-industrial city about an issue at the very centre of the race to become the Presidential candidate – the US economy and how to fix it. Original Telegraph article

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BP Macondo well just one of 400,000 abandoned sites

When BP finally seal off the Macondo wellhead that has been spewing oil into the Gulf of Mexico for more than three months, it will become just one of thousands of abandoned well-heads that litter the area. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newsvideo/7914377/BP-Macondo-well-just-one-of-400000-abandoned-sites.html

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Louisiana fish restaurants suffer amid oil contamination fears

Brigtsen’s in Uptown New Orleans has served the finest Cajun food for 16 years, but owner and chef Frank Brigtsen has seen a drop in custom since the BP oil spill. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newsvideo/7916706/Louisiana-fish-restaurants-suffer-amid-oil-contamination-fears.html

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