By Caroline Crampton - 07 November 9:53
The Republican candidate was gracious at the end, but couldn't help looking a bit sad at his defeat.
By Anthony Painter and Marcus Roberts - 07 November 9:28
The US president owes his victory to his political machine, not his campaign strategy.
By New Statesman - 07 November 7:47
"I believe we can seize this future together because we are not as divided as our politics suggests."
By George Eaton - 07 November 6:28
US president wins decisive re-election after securing key swing states.
By Dan Jarvis - 06 November 17:03
The US and its allies should take a much harder look at our partners against the Taliban.
By Nicky Woolf - 06 November 14:04
Nicky Woolf liveblogs the result of the 2012 presidential election.
By Alex Hern - 06 November 13:00
Your guide to the American election: when each state declares, who is likely to win it, and what kind of hot dogs you need.
By Ben Fox - 06 November 12:09
The opinion polls have hardened in favour of the President in the last days of the campaign.
By New Statesman - 06 November 7:37
Barack Obama makes his final election pitch.
By Ben Fox - 05 November 21:04
In Florida, the Democrat charge is that Republicans are trying to stop black people from voting.
By George Eaton - 05 November 16:18
It's a landslide victory for Obama on Fleet Street.
By Jon Stone - 05 November 11:26
"Naming and shaming" employers who don't pay the living wage is likely to have disappointing results.
By John Stoehr - 05 November 7:25
When right-wing spinners try to attack mathematics itself, you know they're running scared.
By New Statesman - 05 November 7:19
Obama strategist David Axelrod on the Romney campaign.
By Richard Mylles - 02 November 15:58
Regional parties mitigate the threat of a single populist party winning national support.
By Nicky Woolf - 02 November 11:07
With power still out, hitherto hidden communities emerge - people are actually meeting each other.
By Neal Lawson - 02 November 10:22
The US President is likely to find himself back in the Oval Office – but further from real power than ever.
By Jon Stone - 01 November 14:30
The party is only third because of the collapse of others around it.
By Nicholas Wapshott - 01 November 5:22
How will it affect the rest of us?
By Nicky Woolf - 31 October 17:19
The US car industry went into a tailspin in 2008 just as Barack Obama was preparing to take office. His prompt action to save it — and Mitt Romney’s callous counter-proposals — may just win him this year’s election.
By New Statesman - 31 October 16:00
A Romney victory would greatly increase the chances of war with Iran, embolden the most reactionary elements in Israel and further accelerate climate change.
By Valeria Costa-Kostritsky - 30 October 16:03
A lenient gang-rape verdict has prompted outcry and a debate on France's inadequate response to rape. The French media's ambivalence towards rape victims also needs to be examined.
By Yiannis Baboulias - 30 October 10:25
There is nothing pro-European about a government sworn on suppressing freedom of speech.
By David Patrikarakos - 30 October 9:25
An Israeli war game recently imagined the fallout from a strike on Iran's nuclear facilities. David Patrikarakos reveals what he learned when he received exclusive access.
By George Eaton - 29 October 15:37
Who could he possibly have in mind?
By Alex Hern - 26 October 11:58
Sarah Jessica Parker, Lena Dunham, and Lucas Gray have all produced videos in support of the president.
By Ai Weiwei - 25 October 14:10
China's architecture has transformed over the past decade, but at what cost?
By John Pilger - 25 October 11:39
Gillard has returned Australia to its historic relationship with Washington, similar to that of an eastern European satellite with Moscow.