Bernie supporters at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, January 24, 2016.
In 2014, voting rates for young people hit record lows. Will things turn around in 2016?
Ready or not…
America's presidential election is finally about to formally kick off – with a very strange event indeed.
Donald Trump speaks at the South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention in Myrtle Beach.
Insults are tossed about in an election year but the word "demagogue" has a particular bite. But what is a demagogue and how do the 2016 candidates compare with demagogues in history?
Clinton and Sanders struggle to get their points across.
Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley met for another under-the-radar debate. Sanders showed strength.
Sanders on the stump.
Sanders is not a socialist. And Denmark is not a utopian ideal to which Americans should aspire. Here's why.
Obama delivers his final State of the Union address.
The president's speech on Tuesday was nostalgic, forward-looking – and pretty disappointing.
“You’re crushing my hand, Hillary.” “I know.”
An unedifying row over "stolen" data has the Democrats' political staffers at loggerheads.
Sanders and Clinton had plenty to say Saturday evening – but was anyone listening?
Did you miss the Democratic debate on Saturday? Here are some of the key themes that developed and scholarship to help you understand them.
Church members wait to hear Hillary Clinton speak, December 1 2015.
Donald Trump is Protestant, Bernie Sanders is Jewish and Ted Cruz is a Southern Baptist. But do such religious affiliations mean anything?
Standing up for the little guy.
The irascible, unassuming junior senator from Vermont is riding high – and the effect could echo for years to come.
Socialists: please raise your hand.
Vast majorities of Americans espouse "socialist" views, which has helped propel Bernie Sanders in the polls. Yet our system of campaign finance makes it next to impossible for him to win.
Ain’t no thang.
Her candidacy was looking shaky over the summer, but in a few short days, Hillary Clinton has proved she's still leading the pack.
Bernie and Hillary agree: enough with the emails already.
All the candidates make the most of social networks to rake in cash.
Clinton campaigns in Illinois.
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Forget about classified messages. Hillary Clinton's campaign has bigger problems to worry about.
How can you make smart choices?
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Hillary Clinton recently announced a US$350 billion plan to make college free. But what students need for now is information that can help them make sound decisions about their college investment.
Last Saturday, presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley were booed and heckled by liberal activists at a town hall discussion at the Netroots Nation annual conference. Why would attendees…
Jeremy Corbyn: the future PM?
Upstarts on the left and right are proving that people of all political leanings want change.
How I spent my summer vacation: “Ran for president”
Even if you come in dead last in every poll, a run for the presidency might be a career booster. Then again, anyone remember the Carol Moseley Braun campaign of 2004?