Democrats

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

US election 2016: Trump, Hillary win in Mississippi

Donald Trump wins two more states, Michigan and Mississippi, in his bid for the White House.

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

The chickens have come home to roost for the Republicans

What a bizarre spectacle the US presidential primary campaigns are unfolding into! There is a lovefest among Democrats who cannot decide who they love more - Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders.

January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016

US Democrats spar on gun control

Candidates for the Democratic race for the White House clash on gun control and healthcare in their liveliest TV debate so far.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016
USA

Embrace time of 'extraordinary change': Obama

President Barack Obama told Americans nervous about terror and the changing economy that they should not fear the future, in a farewell State of the Union address that drew sharp contrast with...

September 2, 2015
September 2, 2015

Can Hillary’s candidacy unravel over her emails?

She remains Democrats' best hope -- for now -- to retain the White House, but Hillary Clinton has failed to shake an unremitting email scandal that has dragged down her perceived...

August 1, 2015
August 1, 2015

It's one-way fight between Clinton and Bush - for now

It was billed by some as a preview of next year's general election showdown - the leading lights of two political dynasties offering duelling speeches from the same stage in the key...

March 21, 2015
March 21, 2015

US, Israel ties hit new low

President Barack Obama tells PM Benjamin Netanyahu that Washington would 'reassess' its options on US-Israel relations and Middle East diplomacy after the Israeli PM took position against...