Nick O'Malley is the United States correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
Nick O'Malley Republicans immediately declare their opposition, with some state governors expected to challenge plan in the courts.
Nick O'Malley Holding back tears, Amy Schumer has joined her cousin, the Democratic senator from New York and noted gun control advocate, Chuck Schumer, in calling for universal background checks for people...
Nick O'Malley He looks like he's having fun, he doesn't sound like other politicians and he thinks he's the best, but from a distance it can be hard to understand Trump's appeal.
Nick O'Malley US billionaires respond enthusiastically to presidential race with no effective limits on donations.
Nick O'Malley The United States had one mass shooting for every day of the first 204 days of 2015.
Nick O'Malley With just 18 months left in office, US President Barack Obama has set his sights on reforming America's criminal justice system.
Nick O'Malley Donald Trump continues to upset the Republican primary campaign, labelling one of his rivals, Senator Lindsey Graham, "an idiot" during a campaign rally, and then reading out the senator's mobile...
Nick O'Malley You might think there's only a couple of people in the race, but the list of Republican presidential hopefuls keeps growing.
Nick O'Malley There are some things you can say in the Republican Party without drawing too much fire, and some things you just can't. Donald Trump is probing the line between the former and the latter.
Nick O'Malley A great deal of sound and fury came to South Carolina's capitol, but what it signified was hard to get at.
Nick O'Malley Four people have been shot dead in what local authorities are calling an act of domestic terrorism in the city of Chattanooga in Tennessee.
Nick O'Malley Any lingering hopes the Republican establishment might have had that Donald Trump would fade quietly from view have been obliterated.
Nick O'Malley The US President considers a diplomatic deal with Tehran will be the crucial foreign policy achievement of his second term.
Nick O'Malley President Barack Obama has addressed the slew of rape accusations against the comedian Bill Cosby, at a press conference held to defend the Iran nuclear deal.
Nick O'Malley Despite majorities leaders in Congress and Senate, Republicans are unlikely to get two-thirds of votes to override presidential veto.
Nick O'Malley Rupert Murdoch has attacked the reality TV star and Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump for his virulently anti-immigrant campaign.
Nick O'Malley The reality TV star's race-baiting has proven representative of a section of the Republican Party, and for that the GOP can only blame itself.
Nick O'Malley When an honour guard lowered the Confederate battle flag at a memorial on the grounds of the South Carolina state house on Friday morning a crowd of several thousand burst into a joyous ovation.
Nick O'Malley Richard Feldman has a broad smile, a welcoming manner, an easy conversational tone and an arsenal of about 140 guns.