At the Jan. 14 debate, held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, six candidates clashed on jobs, Iran and more.
The very first scientific horse race poll, which took place 85 years ago, was shrouded in secrecy and may have changed history – even though it was faulty.
Predictions about how a woman presidential candidate might fare in 2020 are largely speculation, writes a political scientist, because there isn't enough experience to base those predictions on.
If you want to understand the American public, don't look at national poll numbers.
Scholars explain important moments in the Democratic presidential debate on Dec. 19.
Information warfare has gone global. Here are some recent campaigns, and a couple of ideas about how to fight back.
Health care, immigration and trade have been hot topics during the campaign and are likely to come up during the fifth Democratic debate.
Voters tend to view female candidates as strong on issues like education and health care, but weak on national security. Female veterans might be able to overcome the stereotype.
The Hyde Amendment bans federal abortion funding for most people.
Democrats and Republicans are speaking about impeachment with dramatically different language. The winner of this frame war will succeed in shaping how Americans understand the impeachment inquiry.
A law professor explains political disclosure laws, how donors get around them – and what to do about it.
Many Americans fear that AI will take their jobs. And it might – but it's more complicated than that.
Debates may help voters identify which candidate shares their views but they do not help them think critically about those views. That's because presidential debates don't live up to their name.
Meanwhile, the polls indicated that support for impeachment has shifted markedly, with most Americans now supporting it.
A quirk of mathematics gives voters in some small states, like Rhode Island and Nebraska, an extra edge over voters in other states. This happens not only in the US, but in other countries, too.
A little-known provision of the Constitution might allow Trump to be reelected president in 2020 even if he is removed from office through the impeachment process.
Americans want government to serve them, but don't have confidence that it actually can.
The Russians won’t be alone in spreading disinformation in 2020. Their most likely imitator will be Iran. Also, Instagram could get even more infected with intentional misinformation than it has been.
Hillary Clinton arguably lost in 2020 because she took workers for granted. Will Democrats make the same mistake again?
The religious right may have dominated US politics for decades, but progressive Christians are growing louder in their faith-based opposition to the Trump administration's immigration policies.