About: US Presidential elections Archives

  • Europe warned against ‘Obamania’

    Elections 06-11-2008

    Policymakers and analysts have begun to warn Europeans against over-expectation regarding Barack Obama's ability to deliver on his stated agenda for change, at least in the short term.

  • Europe hails Obama’s election as new US president

    Elections 05-11-2008

    European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and other EU leaders congratulated Senator Obama on his election, expressing hope that there would be "renewed commitment" from Europe and the United States to tackling the ongoing financial crisis and foreign policy issues.

  • Interview: New media key to Obama campaign

    Elections 04-11-2008

    Embracing innovative new tools on the Internet and mobile phones to engage citizens has been central to the communications success of Barack Obama's US presidential campaign, says Brian Fetherstonhaugh, chairman and CEO of OgilvyOne Worldwide, in an interview with EURACTIV.

  • Interview: German conservative has ‘problems’ with Palin

    EU Priorities 2020 31-10-2008

    Although he admits that he is closer to the US Republicans as a German Christian Democrat, MEP Elmar Brok told EURACTIV that in the upcoming elections he had "a problem with the Republican ticket" due to the controversial personality of vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

  • Interview: Finance, climate to boost ‘EU-US cooperation’

    Public Affairs 29-10-2008

    The ongoing financial turmoil and cooperation on climate change will shape relations between the EU and the US after the 4 November presidential elections, argues Tom Spencer, the executive director of the European Centre for Public Affairs, in an interview with EURACTIV.

  • Europe hopes for change with US elections

    Elections 06-02-2008

    As the results of the US 'Super Tuesday' primaries come in, many politicians and governments in Europe are hoping for a fundamental change in leadership after eight years of the Bush administration's policies.

  • US Presidential elections – the implications for Europe

    Enlargement 07-11-2000

    Lack of debate on foreign policy issues in the US presidential campaign makes assessing differences between candidates difficult for EU