Some Democrat senators are calling for the requirement for the nominee to win 60 votes of approval in the 100-seat Senate
US Democrats have stepped up their opposition to Donald Trump, by boycotting a planned committee hearing to confirm his Cabinet picks.
Obama addresses White House news corps for the final time.
The US Justice Department is to investigate its and the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton e-mail affair some blame for wrecking her run for the White House.
Republicans have launched their long-desired bid to scrap the system in what Vice President-elect Mike Pence has called "the first order of business" of Donald Trump's administration.
Just up the block from Trump’s new Washington hotel, low-wage federal contract workers who were on a one-day strike, and Bernie Sanders was there to lead the calls for action on jobs and wages.
US Democratic Party supporters of Hillary Clinton gathered at events around the world as they watched the US election results throughout the night.
Clinton: "I congratulated Donald Trump and offered to work with him on behalf of the country"
Devastated supporters waited for an appearance but instead it was her campaign chairman who fronted up
The Democrat's last campaign rally held in the crucial swing state of North Carolina.
In the US presidential election, Hillary Clinton takes Dixville Notch, but Donald Trump leads across the New Hampshire towns with midnight voting.
Hillary Clinton goes on a barnstorming final lap of campaign rallies as the US presidential race nears its climax.
An opinion poll has put Donald Trump ahead of Hillary Clinton with less than a week to go before the November 8 US presidential election.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the two US presidential rivals, had tough and sometimes ferocious exchanges on several issues including abortion, gun control, Russia and immigration during the final
Donald Trump has refused to say whether he will accept the outcome of the November 8 presidential election.
Our Washington correspondent Stefan Grobe gives an indication of what to expect in the the third and final debate of the US election: “Tonight live from Las Vegas, the ‘season finale’ of this unpreced
Donald Trump has dismissed obscene remarks he made about women in a 2005 video which came to light on Friday as “locker room talk”.
In a debate that at times lost political focus Donald Trump's running mate Mike Pence delivered a calm and assured performance.
US first lady Michelle Obama has taken to the stage in support of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
Hillary Clinton has responded to comments made by Donald Trump on US network NBC News.
Hillary Clinton has hinted that Russia might have interfered with the US election process to try to help Donald Trump.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have clashed as they battle for the support of minority voters – each accusing the other of posing a threat to the interests of blacks and…
What are the political positions of the US presidential candidates on some the main campaign issues?