Articles by: Grant Gillingham
Grant Gillingham is U.S. Political Editor for MoonProject and was responsible for the coverage of 2012 presidential election. He studies American History at the University of East Anglia.

The 5 most memorable moments of the year in American politics

January 1, 2013 9:30 am0 comments
The 5 most memorable moments of the year in American politics

It’s New Year’s Day and the start of 2013. 2012 produced a lot of memorable moments in American politics, so let’s take a moment to look back on them. 2012 was election year, so it was guaranteed to produce some sad, idiotic, and down-right barmy moments; and it didn’t fail in producing […]

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Is it right to bear arms?

December 14, 2012 5:57 pm3 comments
Is it right to bear arms?

Please note: This article was written before today’s tragic events in Connecticut, but not published until this afternoon. — The recent shooting in an Oregon mall, which left 2 dead, has reignited the debate on guns. Should America change the second ammendment? This question has divided the nation. The most […]

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Obama triumphs in the US election

November 7, 2012 9:04 pm0 comments
Obama triumphs in the US election

As Bruce Springsteen’s “We Take Care of Our Own” belted out from the speakers in the arena, President Obama joyously waved to the thousands of people who made it possible for him to serve a final term in the White House. Joined on stage by his equally joyful wife and […]

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Teary-eyed in the Hawkeye State

November 6, 2012 5:19 pm0 comments
Teary-eyed in the Hawkeye State

Four years ago President Obama – or Senator Obama, as he was known then – was helped to national prominence by Iowa. Obama revisited the Midwestern state to wrap up his 2012 campaign and looked extremely overwhelmed by the support from Iowans. Before reaching Des Moines, Iowa, the president visited […]

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It’s going to be a close election but Obama is the likely victor

November 4, 2012 2:05 pm0 comments
It’s going to be a close election but Obama is the likely victor

On Tuesday, America will decide on their next president. Will President Obama keep that title or will Republican, Mitt Romney, steal it? That is the question on everyone’s minds. This year the race seems to be extremely close, with a recent poll by ABC News and the Washington Post putting […]

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Will Obama suffer from Sandy?

November 2, 2012 2:32 pm0 comments
Will Obama suffer from Sandy?

Hurricane Sandy battered the East Coast Monday night and caused major damage to both the Northeast and to President Obama’s re-election hopes. New York and New Jersey – two states that felt the full force of Sandy – are Democratic strongholds, and would-be Democratic voters will have much more on […]

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