1. National

Romney: 47% remark 'wrong'

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said his comment on a secretly taped video in which he disparaged 47 percent of voters as dependent on government "was just completely wrong".

View all 53 updates ›

Parody Big Bird account created after Romney's PBS comments

A parody account of Sesame Street's Big Bird has been created after Mitt Romney said he would stop the subsidy to PBS.

He said: "I'm sorry Jim. I'm gonna stop the subsidy to PBS. I'm gonna stop other things. I like PBS, I like Big Bird, I actually like you too."

@FiredBigBird replied:

More on this story