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Romney vows to 'restore' the US

The Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has closed his party's convention in Florida by urging US voters to turn away from the "disappointment and division" of Barack Obama and work with him to "restore the promise of America"

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Obama's campaign manager: Romney pitch offers 'no tangible ideas'

President Barack Obama's campaign manager has responded to US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's pitch at the national convention yesterday evening. Jim Messina said:

Much like the entire Republican convention, Mitt Romney's speech tonight offered many personal attacks and gauzy platitudes, but no tangible ideas to move the country forward.

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