Hillary Clinton Claims Democratic Nomination; Trump Signals Personal Attack Next Week

Following her success in today’s Democratic Party primaries, Hillary Clinton has claimed victory in her quest to claim the party’s presidential nomination.

Clinton won the Californian, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota primaries. Her opponent, Bernie Sanders, won North Dakota and Montana.

US media organisations yesterday claimed Clinton had passed the required number of delegates to win the nomination. There was some concern that she might not win California but these have proved unfounded.

Clinton spoke to her supporters tonight and claimed her historic victory as the first woman to win the nomination of a major party. She also becomes the only spouse of a nominee or president to win nomination. [Read more…]


‘Twas The Night Before Christmas

A Christmas story from former President Bill Clinton in 1997.

This video was taken on December 18, 1997 at a children’s event at the White House.


And the First Lady, fifteen years later:



Gillard Speaks To Media In Perth

The Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, has discussed a range of issues at a media conference in Perth today.

Gillard discussed a range of issues, including the visit by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the Royal Commission on child sexual abuse, and the latest opinion polls.

Julia Gillard

  • Listen to Gillard’s media conference (17m)

Hillary Clinton On China

United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has delivered an important speech on China which appears to depart from the line previously taken by the Obama Administration.

Addressing the US Institute of Peace China Conference to celebrate the 40th anniversary of President Nixon’s visit to China, Clinton seemed to call for another “Nixon moment”. [Read more…]


Hillary Clinton With Hamish and Andy

United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appeared on The 7PM Project on November 8.

Mrs. Clinton is in Melbourne for the latest round of AUSMIN talks.


Hillary Clinton Speaks In Melbourne

The United States Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has spoken at a range of events in Melbourne today.

In the morning, Clinton spoke to a group of young Australians at the University of Melbourne.

  • Listen to the “Australian Conversation with Hillary Clinton”, as broadcast by the ABC (59m)
Hillary Clinton at the University of Melbourne

Hillary Clinton at the University of Melbourne

Later, Clinton spoke at the announcement of an Australian-US collaborative research venture aimed at cutting the cost of solar energy to the level of conventional fossil fuel power within five years. Clinton was joined by Prime Minister Julia Gillard at a joint press conference. [Read more…]


Hillary Clinton Moves Nomination Of Barack Obama At Democratic Party Convention

Hillary Clinton has moved the nomination of Barack Obama as the Democratic Party’s candidate for President.

Clinton moved the nomination at the party’s National Convention in Denver, Colorado.

Obama was elected by acclamation, bringing to an end the gruelling nomination campaign with Clinton. [Read more…]