Obama has signaled that a proposal to add a same-sex partnership measure to a US immigration overhaul should not derail the entire legislative effort.
Prospects for a law to create a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants brightened after an agreement on a guest-worker programme was reached.
US President Obama's State of the Union speech challenged a divided Congress to back his plans to create middle-class jobs and focused on gun laws.
President Barack Obama has won a second term in the White House, overcoming deep doubts among voters about his handling of the US economy.
US President Barack Obama came out with guns blazing at the final presidential debate on Tuesday but Republican Mitt Romney held his own just as well.
An aggressive Mitt Romney has taken the fight to Barack Obama and has breathed new life into his struggling campaign with a solid debate performance.
US President Barack Obama has asked Americans for patience in rebuilding the weak economy, as he appealed for a new term in office.
The Democratic Party has officially nominated US President Barack Obama as its candidate for the November 6 election to face Republican Mitt Romney.
First lady Michelle Obama has urged American voters to give her husband four more years to fix the struggling US economy.
Paul Ryan will take his turn in the spotlight for the biggest speech of his political career at the Republican National Convention.