US election tops Yahoo! 2012 search chart

2012-12-03 09:40

The US presidential election became the most-searched item and Kim Kardashian was the most-searched person on Yahoo! in 2012.


Romney concedes defeat

2012-11-07 08:40
In a short, to-the-point speech Gov. Mitt Romney conceded defeat to US President Barack Obama. See the pictures.

In a short, to-the-point speech Gov. Mitt Romney conceded defeat to US President Barack Obama. See the pictures.

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Obama welcomes victory online

2012-11-07 07:04

US President Barack Obama, who pioneered online electioneering, has claimed victory in his re-election battle with posts on his Twitter and Facebook pages.

Rand range-bound ahead of Greek, US votes

2012-11-06 09:21

The rand steadied against the dollar, with investors unwilling to take strong positions until after the US election and a Greek bailout vote.

Wall St advances before US election

2012-11-06 07:24

US stocks advanced modestly in light trading in one of the year's quietest sessions on the day before the US presidential election.

JSE opens softer‚ platinums higher

2012-11-05 10:45

The JSE all share index opened flat‚ just short of the record high it reached on Friday‚ with global market attention focusing on the outcome of the US election.

US General Election explained

What exactly happens in the US General Election? Watch this informative video to find out.

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Q&A on 2nd US presidential debate

2012-10-16 22:20

Questions and answers are central to the 2nd presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.

67 million watched US debate

2012-10-05 10:03

More than 67 million people tuned in to see President Barack Obama square off with Mitt Romney in the first debate of 2012, the largest audience in 20 years, ratings agency Nielsen reported Thursday.

US presidential debate analysis

Watch ABC News channel discuss 2012's first presidential debate.

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Obama gets emotional

2012-11-09 09:01
Obama gets emotional

Thanking volunteers in Chicago, Barack Obama choked up on the words "I'm really proud of you". Watch.

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Gold rallies as Obama gains ground

2012-11-07 07:05

Gold has extended gains after rising nearly 2% in the previous session on speculation that victory for Barack Obama could mean further economic stimulus.

Republicans try for more governor's offices

2012-11-07 06:05

North Carolina voters have elected their first Republican governor in two decades fanning the party's hope of broadening their hold on more governor's mansions across America.

Celebs endorse Obama, Romney on Twitter

2012-11-06 07:44

Rappers, rockers and starlets have taken to Twitter to weigh in on the race for the White House, endorsing their favourite candidates in last-ditch pleas for their followers to vote.


Women for Obama

2012-11-05 15:33
Women for Obama

Women were the winning force behind Barack Obama's 2008 campaign, and still favor the president in polls. Watch.

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Asian shares mixed ahead of US election

2012-11-05 07:39

Asian markets were mixed as better-than-expected US jobs figures were offset by caution ahead of this week's US presidential election.

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 has wide lead in early votes

2012-10-14 22:46

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are neck and neck in opinion polls, but the incumbent appears to have a big advantage with those who have already voted.

US gun lobby endorses Mitt Romney

2012-10-05 07:35

The National Rifle Association, the biggest gun rights lobby in the US has announced its endorsement of Republican Mitt Romney for president.

106 years old and voting Obama

The last time Margaret Harris voted was in 1928. Watch this video to find out why she is voting Obama.

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