The damage Donald Trump has already done could take decades to repair.
Filipina mom leaves home for work in Qatar, January 12, 2015.
Trying to close a border leads to more smuggling, Saudi Arabia learned. And more smuggling means more human trafficking.
Donald Trump's support among Republican voters has remained strong even as he has disparaged a variety of groups. Will his support from his business partners do the same?
One thing Malcolm Turnbull didn’t talk about on his recent visit to the US was the possibility of Donald Trump becoming president. Perhaps he thinks of it as too unlikely to worry about. The conventional…
Sarah Palin may have been relegated to the fringe, but Trump needs the fringe to win.
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.
Donald Trump answers a question from CNN moderator Wolf Blitzer.
With the presidential debates being derided as evidence we live in a “post-fact" political world, why aren't the moderators “truth vigilantes”?
Barack Obama has delivered his final State of the Union address.
As he turns his attention to his post-presidency, Barack Obama will wield two more powerful tools: a pulpit and a chair.
Presidential candidate Marco Rubio dons Cuban heels at a town hall meeting in Rochester, New Hampshire.
Perhaps the 5'10" candidate felt like he needed a 'lift.'
Has the American political system fallen so low that it requires a massive injection of anti-democratic behaviour to make it more ‘democratic’?
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The dwindling ranks of those who line up to defend America’s system are able to do so only if they view it through a prism of its lofty 18th-century ideals, rather than 21st-century realities.
On the US-Mexican border.
A recent study shows Donald Trump is out of date when he claims "people are pouring across our southern border".
Will your share of the income pie get bigger or smaller in 2016?
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Three of our regular writers offer their thoughts on the key economic issues and themes in the new year.
In Iowa, every candidate loves corn.
Get up to speed on the first-in-the nation voting which takes place on February 1.
A Syrian refugee.
A look back at a year marked by terrorism, gun violence and clashes between police and African Americans.
“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.
In a league of his own.
George Wallace, Ross Perot and Pat Buchanan all reshaped American elections with their populism. Is Donald Trump just standing on their shoulders?
Round 5 of the GOP debates was full of tough talk.
Who is most fit to serve as America's commander-in-chief? Our scholars watched the latest GOP debate to decide.
A supporter of Ted Cruz holds his book and a US flag.
That means turning against Tea Party favorites Trump and Cruz.