White House challenger Mitt Romney took his campaign into the weekend with a spring in his step, as US President Barack Obama went behind closed doors to prepare for a crucial debate.Saturday, 13 October, 2012, 6:33pm
He is known for his blunt opinions, but the US vice-president showed something else in his arsenal as he took on his Republican wannabe: the smirk.
Well, not just the smirk, there was also the guffaw and the exasperated grin.13 Oct 2012 - 4:19am
The full-throated debate between Vice-President Joe Biden and Republican challenger Paul Ryan might not change the minds of many voters.
In fact, it could make them less likely to change.
Democrats and Republicans alike found plenty to cheer about on Thursday night, and plenty of reasons to believe that the other side is more misguided than ever.13 Oct 2012 - 8:46am
Joe Biden and Paul Ryan clashed over Iran and the death of the US ambassador to Libya on Thursday, as a heated row over foreign affairs consumed early stages of their vice presidential debate.12 Oct 2012 - 3:20pm