Barack Obama will take a mere day out of his bid to be re-elected president of the United States for the UN General Assembly this week, and his flying visit will be shorn of the usual flurry of meetings with world leaders.Monday, 24 September, 2012, 4:11am
As Bill Clinton strode onstage at the Democratic National Convention, his campaign theme song, Don't Stop, blasted through the packed arena.
A more appropriate anthem might have been the oldie, Happy Days Are Here Again as shouts of "We Love You Bill Clinton" echoed in the hall.7 Sep 2012 - 3:11am
For a presidential candidate who has pledged to reassert American global leadership, Mitt Romney had little to say about the rest of the world in his speech accepting the Republican Party's nomination for the White House. He aims to reinvigorate American power by starting at home, speeding up slow economic recovery and getting the jobless back to work.2 Sep 2012 - 2:33am
Ron Paul supporters are pondering what next for the libertarian cause and complaining bitterly of betrayal by a party establishment about to crown Mitt Romney as the Republican presidential nominee.27 Aug 2012 - 6:11am
Will tweets make the difference in the 2012 US presidential election?
Twitter and other social media are being used by candidates to energise supporters, raise funds and shift the focus of the public debate for what some call the nation's first "social election" in November.27 Aug 2012 - 6:11am
As Republicans bowed to Tropical Storm Isaac, cancelling most of their convention opening night in deference, there was some hurricane history they might have recalled.
Or perhaps wished to forget.27 Aug 2012 - 6:11am
Mitt Romney faces four days that could make or break his bid for the US presidency as delegates gather in Tampa, Florida, for the Republican Party convention.26 Aug 2012 - 4:59am