Whether it's Clinton on Trump in the White House, progressive action on climate change in America - and therefore globally - is going to take a hit.
Will it be possible to put America's political life back together after the election? Britain after 'Brexit' offers a case study.
The US election has exposed deep divisions between older and younger feminists. Women have shamed Hillary Clinton as every kind of bad feminist.
Every four years, voters in Florida are more in demand than almost any in the US. And this year they're especially exhausted.
A historian and biographer of J. Edgar Hoover answers questions on how FBI director James Comey is handling a position with a dark past.
Often dismissed as a solid Republican bloc, the southern states are anything but.
Trump has given extremists a high-profile stage, but in the process exposed them to the disinfecting sunlight.
Unlike other issues, climate change has broad support among millennials across political parties and races. But it's unclear that they'll convert that into political activism.
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.
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.
Highly polarised media, be it on the left or the right, are a threat to democracy.
President Obama is right to say it's very, very hard to rig an American election. That doesn't mean things always go to plan.
Donald Trump is wrong: the US election can't be rigged. But it's a different story in Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Gabon and Mexico.
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.
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.
Ranting narcissists with no patience for detail have terrorised and suppressed their people the world over. Is a new one about to join their ranks?
The Republicans' hardline 1964 candidate famously said that 'extremism in the defence of liberty is no vice'. Sound familiar?