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'Stormin Mormon' Romney survives Holyfield dust-up
'Stormin Mormon' Romney survives Holyfield dust-up

Former world boxing champion Evander Holyfield used ex-presidential candidate Mitt Romney as a punching bag for two rounds Friday -- all in the name of good fun and charity.

'Stormin Mormon' Romney survives Holyfield dust-up
Romney: I'm not pessimistic about America
Romney: I'm not pessimistic about America

In his first major speech since his US presidential defeat, Mitt Romney urged fellow Republicans Friday to buck up and set course for the White House, as he sought to uplift conservatives.

Romney: I'm not pessimistic about America
With Romney filing, 2012 election spending tops $2 bn
With Romney filing, 2012 election spending tops $2 bn

Republican Mitt Romney raised $85.9 million in the final weeks of the White House race, his campaign said Thursday, bringing the total spent on the presidential election to a record $2 billion.

With Romney filing, 2012 election spending tops $2 bn
Romney breaks silence in bitter broadside at Obama
Romney breaks silence in bitter broadside at Obama

Mitt Romney, in his first remarks since an unexpectedly lopsided election loss to Barack Obama, blamed his defeat Wednesday on "gifts" showered by the president on his female, African-American and Hispanic supporters.

Romney breaks silence in bitter broadside at Obama
Obama, Romney predict victory on eve of election
Obama, Romney predict victory on eve of election

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney both confidently predicted victory Monday, as they rallied supporters in the dying hours of a bitter White House race, which the US president leads by a whisker.

Obama, Romney predict victory on eve of election
Kid Rock performs at a campaign rally for U.S. Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. ©REUTERS
Kid Rock rocks out at Romney's final campaign rally

He may not be The Boss, but The Kid lent his high-octane rock & roll late Monday to the final rally of Mitt Romney's 18-month campaign, on the eve of the US presidential election.

Kid Rock rocks out at Romney's final campaign rally
Romney 'enjoying' US campaign's final days
Romney 'enjoying' US campaign's final days

As Mitt Romney's campaign bus rolled through the make-or-break state of Ohio earlier this week, the White House hopeful turned to aides in an unguarded moment to say how much he was enjoying himself.

Romney 'enjoying' US campaign's final days
Obama, Romney still neck-and-neck on eve of US vote
Obama, Romney still neck-and-neck on eve of US vote

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney remained in a virtual tie in the latest opinion polls released Sunday, just two days before the White House election.

Obama, Romney still neck-and-neck on eve of US vote
Romney, Obama power into final weekend
Romney, Obama power into final weekend

President Barack Obama and Republican foe Mitt Romney Saturday power into a final weekend of campaigning before handing their fates to voters after a bitter, gruelling White House race.

Romney, Obama power into final weekend
Europe still favours Obama despite disappointments
Europe still favours Obama despite disappointments

US President Barack Obama no longer inspires the enthusiasm he once did but Europe still favours him.

Europe still favours Obama despite disappointments
Romney: Obama riding a sinking ship
Romney: Obama riding a sinking ship

Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney said President Barack Obama's campaign was "taking on water", as the rivals barnstormed across toss-up states while seeking swing votes two weeks before election day.

Romney: Obama riding a sinking ship
Obama, Romney tied in latest poll
Obama, Romney tied in latest poll

A new pull puts US President Barack Obama and his Republican rival, Mitt Romney dead even in their race for the White House on the eve of their final televised debate.

Obama, Romney tied in latest poll
Aggressive Obama puts Romney on back foot in fiery debate
Aggressive Obama puts Romney on back foot in fiery debate

A combative Barack Obama landed telling blows on challenger Mitt Romney Tuesday as naked dislike boiled over between the White House foes in a tense debate three weeks from election day.

Aggressive Obama puts Romney on back foot in fiery debate
Kids quiz White House hopefuls, but Romney's a no-show
Kids quiz White House hopefuls, but Romney's a no-show

President Barack Obama wooed Americans not yet old enough to vote Monday in a unique children's television news special that his rival Mitt Romney opted to avoid.

Kids quiz White House hopefuls, but Romney's a no-show
Obama team hits back hard at Romney over Libya
Obama team hits back hard at Romney over Libya

Top Democrats accused Republican White House hopeful Mitt Romney on Sunday of "cravenly" politicizing the deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi to further his presidential ambitions.

Obama team hits back hard at Romney over Libya
VP pick Ryan bows to Romney line on abortion
VP pick Ryan bows to Romney line on abortion

US vice presidential hopeful Paul Ryan stood by his pro-life credentials Thursday but said a White House led by Mitt Romney would not try to ban rape victims from seeking abortions.

VP pick Ryan bows to Romney line on abortion
Romney surges as White House race narrows
Romney surges as White House race narrows

Inviting supporters to taunt Barack Obama with chants of "four more weeks," rival Mitt Romney surged into the lead in US opinion polls Tuesday, his reward for beating the president in their first head-to-head debate.

Romney surges as White House race narrows
Romney batters Obama on Mideast 'failures'
Romney batters Obama on Mideast 'failures'

Buoyed by better poll numbers and a debate triumph, White House challenger Mitt Romney sought to build momentum Monday by vowing to restore strong US leadership in the Middle East.

Romney batters Obama on Mideast 'failures'
Romney: Time to 'change course' in Middle East
Romney: Time to 'change course' in Middle East

Mitt Romney will call for a US change of course in the Middle East on Monday, saying President Barack Obama's muddled strategy has failed to confront the challenges of extremism.

Romney: Time to 'change course' in Middle East
Obama plays catch-up after lethargic debate
Obama plays catch-up after lethargic debate

President Barack Obama on Thursday landed the verbal blows he missed the previous night in his debate with Mitt Romney, clawing at his Republican foe to stop him gaining a boost in the polls.

Obama plays catch-up after lethargic debate