The outsiders, anti-establishment twins Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are back, Iowa forgotten, storming to victories on a scale in New Hampshire th(...)

Senator Bernie Sanders in Concord, New Hampshire, where he defeated Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire Democratic primary. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/ Bloomberg

The second qualifying round in the US presidential race ended with runaway victories for Democrat Bernie Sanders, the socialist Vermont senator, and R(...)

Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders. Photographs: Reuters

Billionaire Donald Trump and socialist Bernie Sanders won their New Hampshire primary elections, the second contest in the US presidential race, in vi(...)

  Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush addresses a crowd at a town hall event  in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  Photograph:  Scott Eisen/Getty Images

Jeb Bush seems finally to have figured out what his campaign should be about. The problem for the former Florida governor and one-time presumed Republ(...)

Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidate, will be hoping that unlike his performance in Iowa, he can convert a consistent poll performance into a victory at the New Hampshire primary. Photograph: David Goldman/ AP Photo

Voters cast their ballots in the first primary election in the US presidential race in New Hampshire on Tuesday. Coming eight days after the inaugur(...)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is greeted by  husband Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea ahead of the New Hampshire primary. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Republican and Democratic candidates fired closing salvoes at their nearest rivals in the final day of campaigning before the New Hampshire primary, (...)

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio speaks at a town hall meeting in Londonderry, New Hampshire in advance of the second nominating contest. Photograph: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

Republican White House hopefuls are entering the final 48 hours before the second nominating contest in New Hampshire, a make-or-break moment for sev(...)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (left) confers with fellow candidate Marco Rubio(right) during a break in the Republican presidential candidates debate on Saturday at St Anselm’s College Institute of Politics in Manchester, New Hampshire. Photograph: Getty

Republican contender Marco Rubio struggled at a presidential debate on Saturday at the worst possible time, potentially confounding his bid to emerge(...)

 Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaking in Laconia, New Hampshire. When campaigning in the state on Tuesday, a struggling Bush urged his audience to “please clap”.  Photograph: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images

There’s an old saying in politics: the higher the tree the monkey climbs, the more you see of its private parts (and variations thereof). The various(...)

Iowa winner: Hillary Clinton celebrates with husband Bill and daughter Chelsea. Photograph: Adrees Latif/Reuters

So what happened in Iowa on Monday?  After months of bluster, polls and speculation, the US presidential race kicked off with the midwestern s(...)