The GOP claims its convention in Tampa gave a big boost to the economy, but the evidence suggests otherwise.
Republicans and Democrats alike claim their conventions provide a big economic boost to their host cities. What's the evidence say?
For a while, Bernie Sanders looked he really could be David to Hillary Clinton's Goliath. He lost, but his legacy will live on.
Think of the children.
With the primaries essentially over, Sanders can be one of three people: Hillary Clinton, Ted Kennedy or Jesse Jackson.
Five more states will soon have their say in the Clinton-Sanders battle. But is it already over?
Hillary Clinton has been deeply frustrated in her efforts to dismiss Bernie Sanders’ candidacy.
Hillary Clinton’s 'slow and steady push' is hardly inspiring. But it shows she is playing the long game, already positioning herself as the centrist candidate for the election in November.
It could be battle royale for the Republicans at the Ohio convention in July.
Bernie Sanders supporters line up in California.
The RNC and DNC are indifferent to young voters -- and the young voters are returning the favor.
Berning down the house.
The media and political establishment have been ready to write off Bernie Sanders for some time. Not so fast.
Donald Trump speaks out against the Iran nuclear deal.
The candidates differ on Middle East policy sometimes a lot; other times not so much. But whoever becomes president, there is no way that America will stop obsessing about the region.
“There must be some Americans around here somewhere.”
If more Democrats living abroad had voted in 2000, Al Gore might have become president.
Both Democratic candidates are strong feminists, which makes it harder for Hillary to claim women's votes as her birthright.
Whose party is it?
When Clinton and Sanders first came of age politically, neither was a natural fit for the Democrats. How they and the party have changed helps explain their philosophical divide today.
Marco Rubio, on the march.
The Republican establishment looks like it has finally found its man.
Clinton and Sanders struggle to get their points across.
Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley met for another under-the-radar debate. Sanders showed strength.
In Iowa, every candidate loves corn.
Get up to speed on the first-in-the nation voting which takes place on February 1.
“You’re crushing my hand, Hillary.” “I know.”
An unedifying row over "stolen" data has the Democrats' political staffers at loggerheads.
Sanders and Clinton had plenty to say Saturday evening – but was anyone listening?
Did you miss the Democratic debate on Saturday? Here are some of the key themes that developed and scholarship to help you understand them.
Church members wait to hear Hillary Clinton speak, December 1 2015.
Donald Trump is Protestant, Bernie Sanders is Jewish and Ted Cruz is a Southern Baptist. But do such religious affiliations mean anything?
Standing up for the little guy.
The irascible, unassuming junior senator from Vermont is riding high – and the effect could echo for years to come.
Bronze statue of Jefferson in the Jefferson Memorial, Washington, DC.
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Democratic parties in four states have recently removed the names of Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson from their annual fundraising dinners, a move now under consideration in at least five other states…