There is one area where the Trump presidency has already been more successful than any in living memory: exposing the weaknesses of the American constitutional order.
Presidents past have used a nearly limitless power of pardon to halt criminal prosecutions before. What's to stop Trump?
Not all victories in the 2018 midterms were electoral.
Star Trek's groundbreaking interracial kiss between Kirk and Uhura was 50 years ago today – how have public attitudes to interracial and interethnic relationships changed in the years since?
The Democrats are currently about 57% to 43% favourites over the Republicans to win the presidency – if you trust the markets.
Will Obamacare – and Donald Trump – survive?
Several states now have their first female senator and more than 100 women will enter the House of Representatives.
The Democrats took the House of Representatives, but uncertainty remains and Trump is still standing. All eyes are now on Robert Mueller.
New research shows that when ex-offenders are told they're able to vote, their attitudes about democracy and justice improve.
Key victories by pro-Trump, anti-immigrant candidates have confirmed the president's hold on the Republican Party and his ability to turn out his conservative base.
When the US president speaks, people listen. Trump must be held accountable for what he says.
The Democrats are favoured to win control of the US House, but it may be closer than expected.
The colonisation of Native America continues through appropriation.
While the US sends observers around the world to monitor elections, few will be present during the 2018 midterms in the US.
Access to the ballot has been increased and diminished according to whoever manages to win power to write the rules. Just look at North Dakota.
The now-confirmed supreme court judge repeatedly lost his cool during his recent appearance in the senate. Is that what we need from lawmakers?
The longstanding, historical notion of the judge as an independent, non-partisan interpreter of the law may never truly recover.
From Thomas Jefferson to Donald Trump, the idea of the little guy ignored by politicians has loomed large in American political rhetoric.
Forged documents were used by the US government 100 years ago to justify hostile actions against Russia. All but one US newspaper accepted the government's propaganda. The lessons for today are stark.
A psychologist explains what can happen to individuals and societies that lose their grip on the truth.