Donald Trump was so ill-prepared in his first presidential debate against Hillary Clinton and his performance so poor as to be mesmerising, says Kim Beazley, Australia's former ambassador to the United States.
Nick O'Malley is a senior writer and a former US correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
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.
If Bernie Sanders hopes to be remembered as a positive force in American politics, he must now end his campaign for the Democratic Party's nomination.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton won seven states each, and immediately turned their guns on one another.
Billionaire doesn't tell security to assault protesters, but his rhetoric about "political correctness" suggests his supporters should be able to.
With Super Tuesday looming as a Trump triumph, Republicans are gripped by fear and loathing.
South Carolina: It was not enough for Hillary Clinton to win the primary in South Carolina, the state she had lost to the upstart senator Barack Obama eight years ago, marking the beginning of the end of her race.
"I love the poorly educated," Donald Trump burbled after his latest thumping victory in the Nevada caucus on Tuesday night.
For the Republican establishment, the results of Saturday's South Carolina primary could not have been much worse.
Jeb Bush had the money, the name and the party backing. How did it all end like this?