But there's little evidence the high spending changed any minds, says a political scientist who lives in the district.
Trump's sacking of his FBI director won't stop intelligence leaks – or the official investigation into alleged Russian interference in the US election.
Some American voters hope that instant runoff can make our elections better. But a mathematician has an idea for another solution.
The 2016 election made clear that the Electoral College does not weigh votes from all states equally. A new analysis suggests the power of your vote is closely linked to voter turnout in your state.
We have the potential to liberate the workforce to do the one thing that machines can’t do – improve ourselves and the emotional lives of others.
As America becomes more diverse, many think it will also become more progressive. But one analysis of demographic trends points to gains for Republicans.
Information warfare is a clear and present danger.
On the eve of the inauguration of Donald Trump as the next US president, we take a look back at the Australian reaction on Twitter to his election.
Clinton was fighting a deep-rooted misogynist sentiment which goes back decades.
In a 'post-truth' world, presenting both points of view can often be misleading.
Leadership is an odd thing in a world where people only want their echo chamber defended. The power, and the responsibility, starts to lie elsewhere.
Donald Trump's election represents a new political order that is the culmination of existing developments worldwide. We need to come to grips with this new era.
State legislators in 18 states are intentionally drawing congressional boundaries to favor their party, according to experts who ran thousands of simulations using open-source mapping software.
Technology can help identify and weed out fake news.
Here are three key areas the Democratic Party must reform if they're to fix fundamental problems revealed by the shock election result.
The US election has highlighted the waning influence of evidence-based journalism.
Donald Trump will soon have command of thousands of nuclear weapons. This presents a new and unknown threat to global security - and an urgent incentive for all states to ban nuclear weapons.
Trump's demagoguery took political discourse in America to a place where it lost contact with reality.
The outcome of this election may depend more on what we make of it than on what Trump and his advisers intend. Though daunting, the challenge is pregnant with possibilities.
The US election confirmed the death of an extraordinary economic era. Now, control of the next must be wrested from the emboldened nationalists.