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John Whitesides

‘Change has come to America’

Barack Obama rode a wave of voter discontent to a historic White House victory on Tuesday, promising change as the first black US president.

It’s President Obama

Democrat Barack Obama captured the White House on Tuesday after an extraordinary two-year campaign, defeating Republican John McCain.

Obama, McCain await voters’ decision

Barack Obama and John McCain faced the verdict of Americans voting on Tuesday after a long and bitter struggle for the White House.

Obama and McCain face judgement of US voters

Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain face the verdict of United States voters on Tuesday after a long and bitter struggle.

Obama has four-point lead on McCain

Democrat Barack Obama has a four-point national lead over Republican John McCain as the White House rivals head into their final debate.

Obama opens five-point lead on McCain

Democrat Barack Obama has opened a five-point lead over Republican rival John McCain in the White House race, and expanded his support among women.

Obama, McCain battle in tense debate

Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama battled over the best way to help struggling US workers on Tuesday in a sometimes tense debate.

Biden, Palin trade barbs over Iraq, economic crisis

Republican Sarah Palin and Democrat Joe Biden clashed on the economy and Iraq during a lively but polite debate on Thursday.

McCain, Obama slug it out in debate

Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain battled over spending, taxes and the Iraq War in their first debate on Friday.

Sarah Palin makes Republican convention debut

Sarah Palin has dominated the Republican convention for days without making a public appearance but on Wednesday she takes the spotlight.

Gustav overshadows McCain’s show

Republicans open their convention on Monday to nominate presidential candidate John McCain with no pomp and little politics.

Obama vows to reverse Bush-McCain legacy

Barack Obama launched a sharp assault on Republican presidential rival John McCain on Thursday with a promise to reverse the economic failures.

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