'No regrets' over US election loss: Ryan

2012-11-13 12:00

Former Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan says he has "no regrets" over the 2012 campaign despite losing the election.

Gaffes and zingers

2012-11-05 15:05

A recap of the US campaign's most memorable moments.

Obama, Romney gear up for final debate

2012-10-20 16:08

President Barack Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney have begun preparing for their final debate, with Obama hunkering down at Camp David and Romney staying in Florida.

Obama also takes Benghazi responsibility

2012-10-17 11:11

President Barack Obama has assumed responsibility over the terror attack in Libya that killed four Americans just hours after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sought to shoulder the blame.

VP hopeful Ryan softens abortion stance

2012-10-12 10:00

US vice president hopeful Paul Ryan has clashed with incumbent Joe Biden on abortion but softened his own stance on the issue to match that of party flag-bearer Mitt Romney.

Post-convention poll boost for Obama

2012-09-11 11:01

US President Barack Obama has received a significant popularity bounce from his party convention and now leads the White House race by a small but clear margin, polls show.

US national debt hits $16 trillion

2012-09-05 15:00

The US Treasury Department says the national debt has topped $16 trillion, the result of chronic government deficits.

China in focus in US election campaigns

2012-09-03 12:01

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is missing the Democratic Party convention to build ties in Asia as the US relationship with China increasingly encroaches on politics back home.

Rice hails Romney on foreign policy

2012-08-30 17:17

Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has hailed Mitt Romney as the leader who can rescue America from foreign and domestic threats.

The Republican platform

2012-08-29 11:13

The other significant event at the Republican convention has been the adoption of the Republican platform – a document that forms the basis of what the party stands for.


Paul Ryan wins House re-election

2012-11-07 10:06

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan has earned a concession prize after he lost as Mitt Romney's running-mate, easily reclaiming his congressional seat in Wisconsin.

'Obama a threat to Judeo-Christian values'

2012-11-05 11:00

US Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan has told potential voters that President Barack Obama's path for the United States compromises Judeo-Christian values.

Romney hits out at Obama's 'petty attacks'

2012-10-20 13:30

Mitt Romney has mocked President Barack Obama for his "petty attacks" on the Republican challenger, saying the incumbent was playing word games instead of justifying his bid for a second term.


US vice presidential debate

2012-10-12 11:02
US vice presidential debate

US Deputy President Joe Biden and hopeful Paul Ryan went head-to-head during the vice presidential debate in Kentucky on Thursday. Watch their closing arguments.

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Passionate Biden takes on Ryan

2012-10-12 08:06

Joe Biden rained rhetorical punches on Republican Paul Ryan in a fiery vice presidential debate, desperate to stem Democratic Party panic after Barack Obama's lifeless display.

Revenge is sweet as Kerry roasts Romney

2012-09-07 10:08

John Kerry has lampooned Mitt Romney as a blooper reel Republican too weak to be US commander-in-chief, taking sweet revenge for his own sunken White House dreams.

Anger as Republicans compared to Goebbels

2012-09-04 09:00

The head of California's Democratic Party has drawn criticism from across the US political spectrum, after he compared Republicans to the notorious Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels.

GOP plans to counter Democrat convention

2012-09-03 09:02

US Republicans are preparing to unleash an aggressive publicity effort at the Democratic convention in Charlotte, North Carolina this week.

Ryan fires up Republican convention

2012-08-30 09:00

Republican Vice presidential pick Paul Ryan has energised Mitt Romney's White House bid with a scathing take-down of Barack Obama's economic record at the Republican convention.

Fashionistas to Ryan: Ditch the baggy suit

2012-08-29 10:00

Style experts hope Paul Ryan will find some time to do some clothes shopping as he prepares for the biggest speech of his career, when he accepts the Republican vice presidential nomination.

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