With the results in, Trump stands proudly on top of what looks like a five-way car crash. What now?
"Socialist" has been a dirty word in American politics for decades – so why does socialism suddenly seem alive and well?
With Iowa out of the way, the first true primary ballot is finally here.
America's way of choosing its president is marred by murky voting methods, a warped calendar, and too much hype.
The Republican establishment looks like it has finally found its man.
When it comes to Iowa, separating reality from rhetoric is all but impossible.
Neither of them would be keen to admit it, but the second Clinton and the first Bush are very much birds of a feather.
Historically, environmental causes enjoyed bipartisan support but gains by NGOs and the emergence of climate change as a social issue have created a sharp political divide.
Even many Americans don’t know much about organisations like the Alliance Defending Freedom and the Heritage Foundation. But these groups play a critical role in advancing conservative policies.
It is possible that the major US political parties will nominate a candidate for president who even six months ago was widely perceived as too far outside the mainstream to be electorally viable.
Media agencies are fascinated with polls because until there is an election, they have to report something.
America's presidential election is finally about to formally kick off – with a very strange event indeed.
The damage Donald Trump has already done could take decades to repair.
Sarah Palin may have been relegated to the fringe, but Trump needs the fringe to win.
2016 will be a year of transitions in the Australia-US relationship. Against a backdrop of change are three important issues: the fight against Islamic State, China, and passage of the TPP.
As he turns his attention to his post-presidency, Barack Obama will wield two more powerful tools: a pulpit and a chair.
The dwindling ranks of those who line up to defend America’s system are able to do so only if they view it through a prism of its lofty 18th-century ideals, rather than 21st-century realities.
It appears that the days of the stiff upper lip are over – but there are some who will still take the opportunity to criticise.
After years struggling to get gun control measures passed, President Obama is taking dramatic new steps. And the American people seem to be on board.
The violent American militias of the 1990s faded from view long ago – but have they begun coming back in a new form?