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Rundle: Clinton, Trump both head west for third debate — but only one of them is going south

Guy Rundle October 20, 2016 5 Comments

The third debate gets underway.

Rundle: Romney’s ‘paisley patchouli’ showing in foreign debate

Guy Rundle October 23, 2012 3 Comments

The third and final US presidential debate is done, and results suggest Obama beat Romney in a "foreign policy" debate that was mostly about Ohio. Will it make a difference to the polls?

Rundle: direct democracy, through a laid-back dope haze

Rundle: direct democracy, through a laid-back dope haze

Guy Rundle October 23, 2012 4 Comments

This was not what the founding fathers had in mind on direct democracy; our correspondent ventures inside a laid-back rally aimed at softening cannabis laws.

Rundle: Romney sorta won the debate because Obama didn’t

Rundle: Romney sorta won the debate because Obama didn’t

Guy Rundle October 18, 2012 23 Comments

Mitt Romney won the debate for the simple reason that Barack Obama lost it, our man in the US reckons. And the latest polling shows voters tend to agree.

Rundle: Obama did better, but this was no home run

Guy Rundle October 17, 2012 13 Comments

Republican Mitt Romney exposed his neck in the second US presidential debate in New York today, but Barack Obama didn't sink his teeth in. Our man watched on from a bar in Brooklyn.

Rundle: 90 minutes is a long time in US politics …

Rundle: 90 minutes is a long time in US politics …

Guy Rundle October 8, 2012 2 Comments

From a debate week disaster, to the latest job figures "boom", Barack Obama is riding the yo-yo of break-neck politics. Guy Rundle writes from the US presidential campaign trail.

Media briefs: ‘Abbott attacks’ — an embarrassment  for <em>Fin</em> hacks

Media briefs: ‘Abbott attacks’ — an embarrassment for Fin hacks

Crikey October 5, 2012

A case of the Abbott attacks in The Australian Financial Review ... the autotuned debate between Romney and Obama (with a big TV audience) ... investors line up to slap News Corp ...

NMaybe, just maybe, Obama had something on his mind

NMaybe, just maybe, Obama had something on his mind

Guy Rundle October 5, 2012 30 Comments

Polling suggests 67% of the 62 million viewers scored yesterday's US presidential debate as a win for Mitt Romney over Barack Obama. After surveying Denver we're not so sure.

Presidential debate in quotes: who owns the middle class?

Crikey October 4, 2012 4 Comments

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney vied for the middle class vote in their first presidential debate today. Here's what they said.