Nick O Malley on Newt Gingrich
Nick O'Malley Pressure is mounting on the Republican governor of Arizona to veto a law signed by every Republican member of the state’s senate designed to legalise discrimination against gays.
Nick O'Malley Republican candidate Newt Gingrich appears to have finally conceded defeat, all but officially ending his campaign in a speech to party members in North Carolina overnight.
Nick O'Malley Having won five north-eastern states in the US, an inevitable clean sweep, Mitt Romney has essentially staked his claim to be the Republican nominee, in a speech widely declared to be the best of...
Nick O'Malley Before the corpse of Gingrich's campaign was in the casket, the US general election had begun.
Nick O'Malley The US election could be decided long before election day as the two contenders mobilise to have their supporters take advantage of early voting laws.
Nick O'Malley A MONTH before the presidential election, America's political landscape is awash with cash. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been pumped into the election by corporations, unions and...
Nick O'Malley The debate that many gun control advocates have been hoping for in America erupted on the Sunday morning political TV programs.
Nick O'Malley, Newtown, Connecticut THE debate that many gun control advocates have been hoping for in America erupted on the Sunday morning political TV programs.
Nick O'Malley It was a grim American year, one that began with occasional moments of political farce, marked by economic indolence and ended in unspeakable tragedy.
Nick O'Malley There is a photograph of Barack Obama taken almost four years ago. He is in a tiny, wood-lined lift in the White House heading up to the residence for the first time.
Nick O'Malley Barack Obama has publicly sworn his oath of office for the second time before a crowd of hundreds of thousands in the National Mall, echoing the Declaration of Independence and calling for unity at...
Nick O'Malley Keeping his emotions in check will be a test for the next US Speaker, writes Nick O'Malley.
Nick O'Malley Polls have just closed in the first three of ten states voting in Super Tuesday - and US Republican hopeful Mitt Romney is expected to win in at least two of them.
By Nick O'Malley MITT Romney ground his way to another uninspiring and indecisive victory in his campaign to secure the Republican presidential nomination in the Super Tuesday primaries.
Nick O'Malley Afghan president Hamid Karzai condemned the attack as an 'inhuman and intentional act.'
Nick O'Malley US FORCES in Afghanistan were last night bracing for revenge attacks after an American soldier went on a pre-dawn rampage, killing 16 civilians including women and children.
Nick O'Malley As the polls close in the Republican primaries in Mississippi and Alabama, the three contestants are still getting their South on.
Nick O'Malley The Republican Party's bitter fight to select a presidential nominee will grind on with Newt Gingrich refusing to bow out despite Rick Santorum's victories in the Deep South.
Nick O'Malley ''One of my opponents recently said that it would take an act of God for me to win this primary," Rick Santorum told the congregation of an evangelical church in Puerto Rico this week.
Nick O'Malley FOR a man who has been dead since 2004, the former president Ronald Reagan has had a busy primary campaign.