Nick O'Malley is the United States correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
Nick O'Malley Climate is likely to be on the table in Brisbane, despite the Abbott Government's attempts to keep it off.
Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery: Children's voices, picnic blankets and sobbing for America's war dead
Nick O'Malley Hundreds came and went throughout the afternoon at Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day remembering America's dead.
Nick O'Malley Separating the electorate into useful constituencies is not new in American politics. But in low turnout elections, the effect is pronounced.
Nick O'Malley Far from heralding a new era of cooperation in Washington, DC, the Republican midterm rout of Democrats appears to have set the parameters for the next major battle between the two gridlocked...
Nick O'Malley Victory is a double-edged sword for Republicans, and Hillary Clinton will see the election results as good news for her budding campaign for the White House.
Nick O'Malley The Republicans took almost every close race in the nation, winning the Senate and achieving their largest House majority since 1946.
Nick O'Malley More than just control of Congress will be at stake when Americans go to the polls on Tuesday.
Nick O'Malley Democrats have gone into life-support mode on the eve of the United States midterm elections, galvanised in a bid to survive in races previously thought to have been in the bag.
Nick O'Malley Virgin Galactic's founder says space flight program "absolutely worth the risks", despite fatal crash.
Nick O'Malley Political mudslinging, a gridlocked Congress and a President two years from the end of his time in office have produced a stagnant, depressing contest for votes.
Nick O'Malley The midterm elections in Kansas, where the polarising policies of Governor Sam Brownback have caused many Republicans to denounce him, will be a litmus test for the Tea Party.
Nick O'Malley It was an act of rejection of almost biblical proportions. Asked three times whether she had voted for Barack Obama, a Democratic candidate three times ducked the question.
Nick O'Malley Footage of police violence against black citizens has threaded itself through social media and onto mainstream news broadcasts and front pages, while in the background, constantly, has been the...
Nick O'Malley Same-sex marriage has become legal in another five states in the United States after the Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal that would have overturned earlier court rulings for gay marriage.
Nick O'Malley On a bright autumn Sunday in the heart of a city built around monuments to war, Barack Obama dedicated yet another, a memorial to America’s disabled veterans.
Nick O'Malley As members of Congress from both sides of politics energetically pummelled the Secret Service Director, Julia Pierson, on Tuesday, her agency became the butt of Twitter gags.
Nick O'Malley The man charged with tackling the Ebola outbreak says it scares him more than anything he has seen in a lifetime spent leading international responses to disasters and epidemics.
Nick O'Malley It must have been a faintly chilling moment for Barack Obama. He had spent half the week talking up the Iraqi government as responsive and inclusive, mature enough to sustain the international...
Nick O'Malley Nations big and small have condemned approaches such as those of Australia to climate change.