Romney is incapable of changing his personality, his modus operandi and his campaign staff in time to pull off a coup.
“You have a Chicago telephone number and you're a Liberal. Get out or I'll call the sheriff.”
All the more important as an MP from the new parliament is gunned down in a Mogadishu street.
Despite a narrative emerging of Romney's failure, Obama remains weak on the economy.
A referendum in a German town over a street name sparks a debate over whether ambiguous historical figures should be honoured.
Georgia should open itself to a full European inquiry into this terrible episode.
Disaffected voters could start flowing back to the fringes as austerity hardens.
Worsening jobs figures, Romney's ad blitz and low approval ratings are reasons for Obama not to be complacent.
"If Obama can carry 40 per cent in Defiance, he'll carry Ohio. If he carries Ohio, he carries the election."
Australian treasurer Wayne Swan on the Republicans.
The Daily Show host says Romney spoke “in a manner you would imagine cartoon rich people talk about cartoon poor people.”
Secret video reveals Republican candidate describing 47% of voters as "victims" who will always vote for Obama.
If Romney is elected, war in the Middle East could be on the horizon.
A simple act of protest that can take on mythical proportions.
With firms like Bell Pottinger working for foreign governments, we must now question everything more, not less.
Like the Democrats in 2004, the Republicans have over-estimated their instinctive appeal to voters.
Toby Muse reports on the horrors caused by the constant shelling he experienced in the Syrian city of Aleppo.
"It’s anger at the police. The film is a spark that caused the flame."
Like elsewhere in Europe, the leftist camp in the Netherlands is struggling to grow.
Paradoxically, US foreign policy has always been focused on neighbourly expansion of territory without the pursuance of global hegemony.
It's now 21 years since the end of the Soviet Union, but Russia's politics are still strikingly teenage in nature.
The GOP has allowed the Democrats to seize their ideological heartland - patriotism and defence.
US president opens up a five-point lead over Romney in latest national poll.
On stage, Obama spoke truth from power - the essential task of a political leader.
On foreign policy, the Republican candidate and the US President share a method and a worldview.
The case of Rimsha Masih could be a watershed moment in the struggle for religious toleration.
Barack Obama on Mitt Romney's Olympics gaffe.
The Republican candidate didn't get the poll bounce he needed from his party's convention.