The US president needs to focus not just on employment per se but on creating good jobs.
It is not easy to win an election when every late-night chat-show comedian is against you. Mitt Romney didn’t stand a chance. He was too rich, too handsome, too well turned out, too stiff, too entitled, too candid (about the 47 per cent), too secretive (about his tax affairs), too Mormon.
“That’s the one thing we had in common, dark meat.” We’ve all been there, Larry.
It wasn't about security. It was about sex.
He's not a scientist, but he does know how to tell them when they're wrong.
When workers are given a clear choice, they choose the man who fights for them.
The scandal that keeps giving.
These are the places most of us will never see. We do not know these landscapes and we cannot visit them.
"The Republicans got shellacked. And they had no idea it was coming."
If the GOP is to avoid becoming completely irrelevant, it needs to embrace people who actually understand modern America.
Taxmageddon could be a blessing in disguise.
A second chance.
The insane moment of panic on the network when Obama was re-elected “will… live forever", Stewart says.
It would be a mistake to regard the result as a sweeping endorsement of the Obama presidency.
After the best part of a year at the frantic centre of a national campaign, Ohio is tired to the bone.
There is relief – and pride – about the US election result in Labour ranks.
Put your money on Hillary Clinton vs Chris Christie, says Nicholas Wapshott.
The political trial and 22-year sentence of Dr Rafil Dhafir, an Iraqi-born doctor and humanitarian, makes a mockery of the notion that all are equal in the eyes of US law.
With whites now accounting for only 72 per cent of the electorate, the party's election strategy is bust.
From Elizabeth Warren and memes, to glum Fox News pundits and Paul Ryan's biceps.
The Republican candidate was gracious at the end, but couldn't help looking a bit sad at his defeat.
The US president owes his victory to his political machine, not his campaign strategy.
The tycoon is not a gracious loser.
The legitimacy of the election result in New Jersey will be undermined as residents are still struggling to cope with the damage and devastation of SuperStorm Sandy.
Nicky Woolf liveblogs the result of the 2012 presidential election.
Your guide to the American election: when each state declares, who is likely to win it, and what kind of hot dogs you need.
The sleepy town at the heart of the battleground state goes to the polls today.
In Florida, the Democrat charge is that Republicans are trying to stop black people from voting.
It's a landslide victory for Obama on Fleet Street.