Nick O'Malley is the United States correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
Nick O'Malley Retired brain surgeon has taken lead off Donald Trump in polls of Republican presidential candidates.
Nick O'Malley What the tycoon says about Latinos isn't funny, but some of them use humour and children swearing in a bid to end his run for president.
Nick O'Malley While billionaire claims he has the support of women and Hispanics, the polls show otherwise.
Nick O'Malley The Republican presidential nominees have at last found a common enemy.
Nick O'Malley There was arguably one clear winner and two losers in the third Republican debate in Boulder, Colorado, on Wednesday night.
Nick O'Malley A day before the third Republican debate is to kick off, the frustration of embattled establishment candidates is starting to show.
Philip Wen, Nick O'Malley A US guided-missile destroyer has travelled near China's artificial islands.
Nick O'Malley The Republican Party establishment that has spent the northern summer reassuring itself that Donald Trump's campaign would flame out is now grappling with the unsettling notion that he could –...
Nick O'Malley Just when you think The Donald has said it all, he reveals a little something else in another interview.
Nick O'Malley With his headquarters cutting staff and his poll numbers stagnant, the anointed frontrunner is faltering as Donald Trump and Ben Carson prosper.
Nick O'Malley GOP inquisitors fail to dent leading Democratic presidential candidate's composure.
Nick O'Malley The Benghazi issue has dogged Hillary Clinton for three years, arousing the deepest suspicions of Republicans. What is it?
Nick O'Malley Appearance before House Benghazi committee on Thursday a chance to show she can overcome the Republican assault on her.
Nick O'Malley Ever since Justin Trudeau appeared as leader, conservatives sniped at his hair.
Nick O'Malley Rumours that had been circulating throughout the northern summer and autumn, that Vice-President Joe Biden was about to announce his candidacy, have gone into overdrive.
Nick O'Malley Asked about Hillary Clinton's suggestion that the United States consider Australian-style gun laws, one of the country's leading gun industry champions laughed.
Nick O'Malley US warships expected to challenge sovereignty claimed by China in freedom of navigation exercise.
Nick O'Malley In high-level defence talks held in Boston, Australia has agreed to increase its cooperation with the US navy in the region of the South China Sea but is not expected to join a reported US operation...
Nick O'Malley For a candidate with such a commanding led in the polls, Hillary Clinton has a staggering amount riding on the upcoming Democratic presidential debate.
Nick O'Malley To the outside world the the dazzling buffoonery and extravagant self-regard of the Trump presidential campaign is the clearest indicator that the Republican Party might be travelling a dark path,...