Close races in the battle for US Senate

2013-03-14 14:15

Democrats are slightly favoured to retain the Senate. Here's a look at races that have been considered close over the past few weeks.

Sincerity free

2012-11-16 07:33

Simon Williamson shudders at the precedent that would have been set if Mitt Romney won the US presidential election

Obama's victory speech

2012-11-08 15:34

Here is a transcript of US President Barack Obama's victory speech.

Obama hints at climate change push

2012-11-08 09:52

US President Barack Obama has hinted he will make another push to fight climate change after cruising to a new term, but his room for manoeuvre will be limited.

"The best is yet to come" - Obama

Re-elected US President Barack Obama accepted a second-term with a rousing speech. Watch a snippet.

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Obama's acceptance speech

2012-11-07 09:16
In a speech reminding Americans to be

In a speech reminding Americans to be "greater the sum of [their] individual ambitions," Obama accepted a second term as US president. See the pictures.

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US election makes Twitter history

2012-11-07 07:15

Election day in the US has been the most tweeted about event in US political history with enthusiastic users firing off 20 million poll-related tweets.


US begins to vote

2012-11-06 15:36
Americans have began to vote in the 2012 US presidential elections. See all the pictures.

Americans have began to vote in the 2012 US presidential elections. See all the pictures.

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Watch the most popular parody videos on YouTube during the 2012 US presidential campaign.

Watch the most popular parody videos on YouTube during the 2012 US presidential campaign.

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US election funny viral video fever

2012-11-02 10:07

Jean Barker takes a tour of the biggest funny viral video hits of the final week of the US Presidential election, and asks: Do Republicans have a sense of humour?


Obama sworn in for second term

2013-01-20 19:20

US President Barack Obama has been sworn in for a second term in office in a small, private ceremony in the White House.

Romney takes a Facebook beating

2012-11-12 14:15

Mitt Romney, who was a few days ago popular on Facebook and among some voters, is losing thousands of friends on the social network.

What did we learn?

2012-11-08 14:59

Here are five things we learned from the elections.

Romney's full concession speech

Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney delivered this speech after conceding defeat to President Barack Obama telephonically. Watch.

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Obama victory tweet most popular ever

2012-11-07 09:24

Barack Obama has brought his sophisticated social media campaign to an emotional climax by sending the most popular tweet in history: "Four more years".


CNN projects Obama victory

2012-11-07 07:16
CNN projects Obama victory

CNN's Wolf Blitzer projects that President Barack Obama has won re-election. Watch.

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Americans flood Twittersphere

2012-11-06 17:58

Americans have taken to Twitter in droves to post photos of themselves casting ballots in the long-awaited presidential election, sporting "I voted" stickers and urging others to do the same.

Mad sprint to election finish line

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are trying to persuade every supporter to vote as it is believed to still be a toss-up as to who will win the US presidential election.

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Voting a 'challenge' in storm-struck NYC

2012-11-05 09:04

As many as 143 000 New York City voters will have to find new places to vote other than their regular polling locations due to disruptions caused by superstorm Sandy, says Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

No impact on elections - Obama

US President Barack Obama is not worried about superstorm Sandy’s impact on 2012 US elections ahead of next weeks polls. Watch.

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