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# primaries - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Trump and Hillary have destroyed the opposition yet again in the latest US primaries

Donald Trump won all five states up for grabs yesterday, with Hillary Clinton emerging victorious in four.

# primaries - Monday 25 April, 2016

Donald Trump's rivals are teaming up to stop him getting the nomination

John Kasich and Ted Cruz have called it quits in an effort to bring the Trump juggernaut to a halt.

# primaries - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

He's almost there - Trump and Hillary have won the New York primaries decisively

The Republican and Democrat frontrunners scored crushing victories over Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders respectively overnight.

# primaries - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Trump: 'I've had $38 million worth of horrible lies said about me in one week'

The Republican presidential hopeful had some more victories yesterday.

# primaries - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Minorities, causes and Nate Silver witchcraft: US election 2012 in numbers

121,366,971 people went to the polls on Tuesday. How did they vote – and which candidates did better with certain groups?

# primaries - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Barack Obama wins second term as US President

The Democratic incumbent fends off the challenge of Mitt Romney to clinch Ohio – and four more years in the White House.

Barack Obama re-elected as US President: as it happened

Barack Obama will serve four more years as the President of the United States. Here’s how it all unfolded.

Ohio and Florida exit polls appear to favour Obama

The incumbent appears to have the upper hand according to the first polls from the Buckeye State, which will be crucial.

So what happens if the Electoral College is a tie?

It probably won’t happen, but the result could be 269-269. So what happens if there’s a deadlock?

# primaries - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Romney win in Nevada leaves opponents out of options

As Mitt Romney romps home, with over 42 per cent of the vote, opponents are left to wonder: how can we win now?

# primaries - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Gingrich admits defeat in Republicans' Nevada caucuses

Newt Gingrich says he’s simply hoping for a good second place, but admits that Ron Paul could push him close there too.

# primaries - Friday 3 February, 2012

Donald Trump endorses Romney's bid for Republican nod

The backing of the celebrity magnate may mean millions more in Mitt Romney’s coffers – but Trump won’t rule himself out yet.

# primaries - Monday 16 January, 2012

Jon Huntsman to drop out of Republican Party's White House race

The former governor of Utah is due to make an announcement later today confirming his support for leading candidate Mitt Romney.

# primaries - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Poll: Will you be following the US Presidential Election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be following the US Presidential Election?

It’s all kicking off in America but do you care?

# primaries - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off Caucus This post contains images

In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off

Mitt Romney won in Iowa after a long night for candidates and supporters. Here’s how it looked…