The presumptive Republican nominee said it was time to "tell the truth about radical Islam", the day after 49 people were killed at a nightclub.
Donald Trump continued his march toward the GOP nomination while Hillary Clinton put in a strong showing against Bernie Sanders.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders essentially cruised to victory in the second round of the US election primaries.
US President Barack Obama warned the Republican-led Congress to end their resistance to higher taxes on the wealthy, saying he won't back down.
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.