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John Roughan: Obama finally sounds Presidential

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PM: Clinton good for NZ
PM: Clinton good for NZ

Hillary Clinton would be a good political partner for NZ if she became the US president, Prime Minister John Key says.

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Romney loss blow to Kiwi
Romney loss blow to Kiwi

A former Kiwi business leader earmarked for a pivotal role in Mitt Romney's White House says he is down…

Kerre Woodham: Apathy rules on election day

Given that so many hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers had more pressing concerns, perhaps that's why the election barely…

John Roughan: Can Obama get us out of this rut?

Defeated rival may still have the secret for an economic recovery Magnanimous in victory, Barack Obama said he would sit…

Paul Thomas: Why America ruined the fat cats' party

In their unwillingness to face the reality of changing demographics, US Republicans are behaving like King Canute.

Victory for Obama's coalition

Republicans face stark choice: remake themselves, or become a minority party.

Nicola Lamb: In the numbers game, pollsters came out on top

The country wasn't ready for another fresh start so soon after the last one - or at least not another fresh start with a…

Data mining gave Obama the edge

Both campaigns used Facebook and the full gamut of social media, using website tracking to get out the vote and appeal to…

Twitter alive but TV still medium of choice

This was the first Twitter election, some commentators declared on Twitter. Oh no it wasn't. This was the 14th television…

Gwynne Dyer: Gale-force wind of change shoves climate on to Obama's agenda
Gwynne Dyer: Gale-force wind of change shoves climate on to Obama's agenda

It's hard to know how much impact New York mayor Michael Bloomberg's comments about climate change after…

Nik Dirga: Obama's victory part of slowly rising tide

Despite the apparent closeness of the race, Obama won in all the ways that matter - younger voters, ethnic voters, women…

Romney - what went wrong?

In the weeks leading up to the US Presidential Election, Barack Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney were neck and…

Paul Casserly: Channel surfing for democracy

TV Blogger Paul Casserly sat down with his remote control to watch the US Election Coverage, here’s how it all unfolded.

Obama facing tough calls

US fiscal position unsustainable with action needed on taxes and spending - economist.

Much work ahead, Obama says
Much work ahead, Obama says

Barack Obama has returned to the White House for a second term, saying the "best is yet to come" - but…

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