US intelligence assessments have concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to some degree. Trump prefers the Russian version of events.
After a week spent trampling the international order, Trump capped his performance by giving Vladimir Putin the benefit of the doubt.
In an era of fast news, The Simpsons' slow satire continues to reveal new truths about America.
In 1987, Anthony Kennedy was nominated to end a titanic Supreme Court fight. Could his putative successor trigger another one?
Public opinion data on immigration show support across parties and ideologies on a key immigration issue over time.
The HBO series was a big hit in 2008, but is it still relevant two decades on?
Coined in a science-fiction novel in 1995, the Anglosphere has become Australia's cultural (and political) obsession. That leaves us blind to other perspectives.
Many observers had hoped that the court's decision on Gill v. Whitford would provide some clarity on whether gerrymandering is constitutional.
Evangelicals overwhelmingly support Donald Trump. Decades ago their allegiance to Nixon was just as strong.
Donald Trump’s recent comments about African-American voters reflect his historical ignorance, but also call attention to an overlooked chapter of US racial history.
If we don't, we risk missing what's really important.
Despite months of speculation that Donald Trump might fire him, Robert Mueller and his investigation are not going away.
In the past, running for political office and being a mother were seemingly incompatible. A scholar of gender and politics explains why times are changing.
Ever since the shocking spectacle of the Iranian Revolution and hostage crisis, American conservatives have reserved a special disdain for the Islamic Republic.
There's a trade-off when presidents appoint loyalists. A loyalist may not be as competent as the position demands, but he or she may satisfy the president by carrying out his agenda.
When it debuted in 1988, Roseanne was a breath of fresh air against the conservative middle class family sitcoms then on air. Its reboot in 2018 feels just as relevant.
Paul Ryan, the Republican speaker of the House, just announced his retirement, and the race to replace him started before his announcement. What is the speaker's role? How has it changed over history?
The multi-award winning musical is as relevant to audiences in the UK as in the US.
The Star-Spangled Banner does indeed yet wave.
America's gun violence debate is at a fever pitch – but it's part of a much deeper cultural reckoning.