'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.

Obama calls for protecting Medicare

2012-08-25 14:45

US President Barack Obama has called for protecting Medicare, drawing a sharp distinction between his plan and that of his Republican opponents.

Poll shows White House race still tight

2012-08-22 14:59

Republican Mitt Romney's selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate has not altered the race against President Barack Obama. The campaign remains neck and neck, a poll shows.

Obama better for world economy - bosses

2012-08-17 13:04

Business executives around the world say the global economy will prosper better if incumbent US president Barack Obama wins the next election, says a poll.

Romney: Obama trying to hang onto power

2012-08-15 22:42

Challenger Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama will do anything to hold on to power and is running a campaign driven by "division and attack and hatred".

Romney running mate confronts Obama

2012-08-13 19:12

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has dispatched his new running mate Paul Ryan to Iowa to confront his opponent President Barack Obama.

Democrats bash new VP pick

2012-08-12 22:49

Democratic strategist David Axelrod has attacked Republican Mitt Romney's choice of a vice presidential running mate as an ideologue who would demolish government health insurance.

Ryan promises to 'restore greatness' to US

2012-08-11 20:19

US vice presidential hopeful Paul Ryan says the Republican ticket will "restore greatness" to America, in his first remarks after being announced as Mitt Romney's running mate.

Romney flubs Paul Ryan introduction

2012-08-11 17:03

US presidential challenger Mitt Romney raised chuckles when he flubbed his lines introducing his vice-presidential running mate as "the next president of the United States".

Romney to pick Paul Ryan as VP - reports

2012-08-11 10:00

White House candidate Mitt Romney will announce Representative Paul Ryan as his running mate, reports say.


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 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.

Romney takes dig at Obama over birth

2012-08-24 22:06

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has taken a dig at US President Barack Obama over his birth certificate, in comments that re-ignited a controversy over his eligibility to be president.

Romney says no to Obama tax deal

2012-08-17 22:16

MItt Romney has said no to a deal from US president Barack Obama's campaign to release five years of tax returns.

'Hot' Ryan gets bipartisan approval

2012-08-17 11:09

Suddenly, even political foes like US Republican vice presidential pick Paul Ryan - for his looks.

Ryan under fire from hecklers and Obama

2012-08-14 08:08

Republican Paul Ryan has been given a taste of the rough side of a presidential campaign after protesters heckled him and President Barack Obama accused him of blocking aid to farmers.

Re-energised Romney vows to restore US

2012-08-13 09:02

Republican candidate Mitt Romney has vowed to restore American strength and avert "fiscal calamity", as his re-energised presidential campaign draws a furious Democratic response.

Romney's VP pick: The good and the bad

2012-08-11 23:16

Simon Williamson looks at what Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate means for the US election.

Profile of Paul Ryan

2012-08-11 18:27

US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has selected Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate. Here are some facts about Ryan.

Romney picks Paul Ryan as running mate

2012-08-11 14:03

White House candidate Mitt Romney has chosen Republican Representative Paul Ryan as his running mate, the Romney campaign has announced.

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