A historian and biographer of J. Edgar Hoover answers questions on how FBI director James Comey is handling a position with a dark past.
How southern accents, Puerto Ricans and bias at the polls could change the map of traditional swing states as we know it.
In America's past, efforts by disadvantaged citizens to secure greater political influence have been met with violent repression.
Can Hillary Clinton, as a woman president, make a difference to Egyptian women? Her former views on democratisation in Egypt leave doubt int the minds of local observers.
Security and economic interests, in the guise of the 12-member Trans-Pacific Partnership (seven of which hail from the Asia-Pacific), are causing anxiety among US friends and allies.
Swinburne University political scientist Bryan Cranston makes his final US Election Day predictions.
The words we use to describe male and female leaders are a good guide to our deeply held sexist assumptions.
Insights from psychology, neuroscience, economics and political science on how the incoming president might move people from the extreme right or left of the political spectrum to a sociable centre.
Many evangelicals are backing Trump, so why hasn't he caught fire with Mormons? A scholar of Mormons' political beliefs counts the ways.
Many critics have made outlandish claims, yet beyond the partisan noise there are legitimate concerns that deserve closer scrutiny.
There has been much analysis on the rise of Donald Trump as the result of widespread social and economic unrest, but a look at the primaries shows it to be more of a quirk of the system.
Kim Beazley's time as Australia's ambassador to the United States came to an end earlier this year, but he is riveted by next week's presidential election.
The idea that the United States can be run by business people in the same way they would run a corporation is the new political status quo.
There often appears to be a double standard in how voters and pundits evaluate the candidates. Being perceived as a leader may have a lot to do with it.
In less than a week, Americans will choose their next president. And either way, there are problems on a foerign policy level.
This week's episode focuses on how the re-emergence of the email scandal will impact Hillary Clinton in the final week of the campaign.
Donald Trump's racist appeals to white fear may have doomed his campaign – and his party.
The sad truth is that neither Trump's racist populism, or Clinton's maintenance of the status quo, will do much to help the real and biting difficulties many Americans are facing.
Europe has a lot riding on this election: NATO, relations with Russia and free trade all hang in the balance.
Huma Abedin's emails belong to her; the search warrant should be served upon her. Once that happens, she can challenge the warrant's legality.