The word ‘woke’ has increasingly become caught up in the rhetoric of the culture war. But debates around wokeness and what it means are drawing attention away from the real issues.
Florida governor Ron DeSantis is likely to be Donald Trump’s main opponent for the Republican presidential nomination.
Gothic storytelling, with its sinister atmosphere of conspiracy and other hallmarks, offers a way to reframe the Kennedy family lore.
A survey of more than 12,000 US voters found that Black Americans are among the most hopeful about the direction of politics – and they are turning that emotion into action at the polls.
Biden can seem like a relic from a different age. But he also represents tradition, a form of politics that is not trapped in constant, partisan trench warfare on every issue.
The Democratic party has some other strong options.
Biden’s speech highlighted his administration’s achievements and urged Congress to ‘finish the job’.
Both Donald Trump and Joe Biden have been found with classified documents in breach of US law. But there are key differences in each case.
Pollsters, pundits and politicians all get it wrong when it comes to independent voters, who have become a crucial – and sometimes decisive – group in American politics.
There is no federal recall law that could lead to another election for Santos’ seat. But Santos’ case presents ethics concerns that the House may review.
Special counsels can help administrations avoid the perception of bias, but politics is never fully out of the picture.
What happens if GOP holdouts continue to hold out on the speaker position? And what if they don’t?
Why deep state conspiracies keep on spinning out of control.
For decades, there were growing numbers of Democratic and Republican women in Congress, but the number of Republican women has stalled.
A new historical study looking at migration into the US suggests restricting low-skilled immigration boosts low-skilled wages in the short term – but ends up hurting local workers’ wages longer-term.
The House Committee’s criminal referrals show that the proceedings are not just about a historical record – they argue that Trump should be held accountable for four criminal charges.
With an election due in October 2024, Queenslanders still favour the incumbent Palaszczuk government.
Special counsels are not entirely independent, but they do still help administrations avoid the perception of bias.
About 27% of 18- to 29-year-olds voted in the midterms, marking the second-highest voter turnout in midterms in 30 years.
Analysis of voting data suggests that in counties across Georgia, a slice of Republicans just couldn’t bring themselves to vote for Herschel Walker.