Nick O'Malley

Nick O'Malley is a senior writer and a former US correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange published material stolen from Democratic National Committee computers by ...

From traitor to patriot: how the US right fell for Julian Assange

"A dead man can't leak stuff," Bob Beckel once huffed of Julian Assange on a Fox News panel. "This guy's a traitor, he's treasonous, and he has broken every law of the United States. And I'm not for the death penalty, so...there's only one way to do it: illegally shoot the son of a bitch."

Since his victory, Donald Trump has returned again to deregulation, raising the one-in, two-out rule specifically.

Trump's good idea could work in Australia, too

In October, when Donald Trump's White House bid looked to have been derailed by the release of the ugly "pussy-gate" tape recording, Trump sought to reset his campaign with policy-heavy speech made on sacred American soil, the battlefield at Gettysburg.

Hillary Clinton's strategy won the debate for her.

How Clinton trumps Trump, hands down

It was hard not to be distracted by Donald Trump's performance in the first presidential debate, and indeed the focus lay with him in much of the subsequent analysis.