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Republicans choose Paul Ryan for US House speaker

US House Republicans today elected Paul Ryan, a youthful, popular and wonkish conservative, as their candidate for speaker of the House of Representatives, a move they hope will unite their fractured camp.

Canadian election could see Trudeau's son become PM

Canadian voters cast their ballots today to decide whether to extend Conservative leader Stephen Harper's near-decade in power or return Canada to its more liberal roots.

Twitter lays bare people's conservative, liberal traits

 If you are a liberal, you are likely to swear more and use more individual words like 'me'. If you happen to be conservative, you are more likely to talk about religion and opt more for the group-oriented 'us', a new study has revealed.