The Democrats' policy platforms address the fundamental issue of Internet haves and have-nots in the U.S. But research suggests just hooking people up to broadband won't solve the problem.
The impact of a Trump presidency is basically unknown. No serious candidate in the post-second world war period has been so unclear in their attitude to foreign policy.
Our global newsroom responds to the Super Tuesday primary results in the race for the Republican and Democratic presidential nominees.
One outsider movement candidate ran riot, while another seemingly crumpled.
Political science has held that being moderate gets a candidate votes in the presidential election. So how then do Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump fit in?
Neither Democratic candidate for president has gotten the endorsement of Massachusetts' junior senator. Here's a look at Elizabeth Warren's long game playbook.
Black women turn out to vote like no other demographic group, and they overwhelmingly vote Democratic. So who are they going to back in the southern primaries?
Sanders can't win the South without the support of black voters, and he doesn't have that.
Hillary's narrow victory in Nevada could be the beginning of a winning streak. Here's why.
Both Democratic candidates are strong feminists, which makes it harder for Hillary to claim women's votes as her birthright.
Left-wing grassroots movements are swelling their ranks and winning elections – but their standard-bearers are same old, same old.
NH’s election laws allow people to vote in the primaries even if they are not registered with one of the parties. How pivotal are these unenrolled voters? We look beyond the exit polls for answers.
Ohio Governor John Kasich takes second place in the GOP race while Senator Marco Rubio drops to fifth.
"Socialist" has been a dirty word in American politics for decades – so why does socialism suddenly seem alive and well?
When Clinton and Sanders first came of age politically, neither was a natural fit for the Democrats. How they and the party have changed helps explain their philosophical divide today.
America's way of choosing its president is marred by murky voting methods, a warped calendar, and too much hype.
The Republican establishment looks like it has finally found its man.
When it comes to Iowa, separating reality from rhetoric is all but impossible.
Iowa has voted. Here's how things look heading into New Hampshire.
It is possible that the major US political parties will nominate a candidate for president who even six months ago was widely perceived as too far outside the mainstream to be electorally viable.