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Rundle: free ponies, bad coffee and an entourage of ‘goombahs’ in New Hampshire

Rundle: free ponies, bad coffee and an entourage of ‘goombahs’ in New Hampshire

As if things couldn't get any weirder in the US presidential primaries ...

Media briefs: Mitchell junior to <em>Oz</em> … lovers’ tiff … the best news …

Media briefs: Mitchell junior to Oz … lovers’ tiff … the best news …

Donald Trump has cracked it with Fox News. And other media tidbits of the day.

The Occupy movement and what the future holds

The Occupy movement and what the future holds

Following the evictions, and a winter of consolidation and strategic planning, organisers hope spring in the northern hemisphere will bring a renewed energy to the Occupy movement, writes Nigel O'Connor, freelance journalist and correspondent.

Rundle: Gingrich and why we’ll miss his endless entertainment

Rundle: Gingrich and why we’ll miss his endless entertainment

We did but see him passing by ... like the Hindenberg on the way towards that mast.

Mitt v Barack as RepubRickan Santorum calls it a day

Mitt v Barack as RepubRickan Santorum calls it a day

Rick Santorum, the fundamentalist ex-senator from Pennsylvania, conceded defeat overnight and suspended his campaign. Although he has not officially endorsed Mitt Romney.

Russia and missile defence: it’s Obama unplugged

Russia and missile defence: it’s Obama unplugged

Republicans seized on Barack Obama's open-mike gaff as evidence he would betray American interests as soon as he no longer had to fear electoral retribution. But Mitt Romney was equally stupid.

Mitt in a canter, thank god for enthusiastic amateur night

Mitt in a canter, thank god for enthusiastic amateur night

Well, that was quick. Polls closed in Florida at 8pm (noon AEST), and CNN declared victory for Mitt Romney at 8.30pm.

Rundle 12: it’s great to watch, this real pirate movie

Rundle 12: it’s great to watch, this real pirate movie

Through the wide, night streets of Tampa came the pirates -- tens of thousands of them, some in full regalia, tricorne hats and eye patches, plastic cutlasses and black velvet coats, girls in low-cut frilly white shirts and face paint.

Race for the White House: what to watch for in Iowa

Race for the White House: what to watch for in Iowa

The Republican presidential campaign has already provided plenty of drama and entertainment, but things are about to get even more interesting.

Herman Cain isn’t serious, but that might not stop him

Herman Cain isn’t serious, but that might not stop him

Of the Republican contenders -- Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich and Herman Cain -- one name stands out. America's pundit class have been giving a lot of attention to the pizza tycoon.