Historically unpopular presidential candidates are making voters uneasy on both sides of the aisle. An expert on conflicted voters explains why this poses an unprecedented challenge for campaigns.
In the first podcast of the series, Brendon O'Connor and Tom Switzer look at the current state of the US presidential race.
The Clintons' charities have recently come under scrutiny, leading its largest arm to promise to spin off into an independent organization if Hillary Clinton is elected president.
How to make child care more affordable? Trump and Clinton have plans. Our experts offer background and insight.
Earlier this year, Australian writer Don Watson visited the United States, observing the race for the presidency.
Avoiding questions about coughs and chronic conditions has a long political history in America.
The ability to acknowledge and display vulnerability is well-known hallmark of strong leadership. Why do we still reject it when we see it?
Scarred by disastrous wars and thousands of deaths caused by terrorism, the world is still reeling from the events of September 2001.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump appeared in the 'commander-in-chief' forum this week. This roundup looks at what the experts have to say about our nation's biggest vulnerabilities.
Is America exceptional? An expert on rhetoric examines how the idea has changed over time, and how Democrats are claiming their own version.
Polls show Trump and Hillary in a dead heat in the Peach State this year. An expert on Southern politics examines the possibility of Georgia turning blue.
How does Donald Trump get away with the type of campaign he’s running? Why, if he’s a narcissistic demagogue, has he found an audience who respond to his politics?
Most Western trade agreements – past and present – appear to be in doubt amid an anti-globalization backlash.
With two months to go, the numbers seem to favour Hillary Clinton more heavily than ever. But it pays to look more closely.
The media’s obsession with the indirect ways in which a single charitable foundation advances a single candidate’s career misses the point.
The Republican nominee is far from the blithering idiot his opponents like to portray.
Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have called for improved child care. There is already a long history of child care policy initiatives in the U.S.; most of them have been unsuccessful.
President Obama still believes there's hope to pass the 12-nation TPP deal before he leaves office, but the chances seem very slim.
New research shows that ideological media employ a powerful method to bias partisans' economic beliefs. In turn, partisans perform mental gymnastics worthy of Simone Biles to preserve those biases.
Barack Obama assumed office in January 2009 amid public euphoria and high expectations of greater racial harmony and reduced gun violence at home and a more stable and peaceful international order.