This is what matters to Biden: his VP must be able to lead from day one, be a true partner in governance and have great chemistry with him. There's one clear choice who fits the bill.
Election campaigns tend to expose faultlines. 2020 will do that in spades.
Voters appear to be holding state premiers responsible for coronavirus case surges, rather than the federal government.
Electors may not vote their consciences, which means the Electoral College will continue to operate how most Americans think it does.
In general, a candidate's choice for second-in-command doesn't directly swing voters. But it can reveal insights into who the candidate really is and how they might operate once in office.
Morrison's approval rating was at 68% in the latest Newspoll, while 27% of respondents were dissatisfied. His soaring popularity, though, hasn't boosted the Coalition as much as would be expected.
While the polls look bad for the president, there is a long way to go between now and the November election.
Donald Trump uses language like a dangerous demagogue. The author of a book on Trump's rhetorical skill gives a guide to the six most important rhetorical strategies Trump uses.
Many Americans are surprised to learn that Electoral College members do not necessarily have to pick the candidate their state's voters favored. Or do they?
Scott Morrison's popularity has bounced during the coronavirus pandemic, but that is still not translating to two-party preferred results. Meanwhile, Joe Biden pulls ahead in the US election race.
South Africa should use its remaining AGOA window to find other export markets and retool its economy - as US economic attitude towards Africa hardens.
Trump's critics have assailed his handling of both coronavirus and the Minneapolis unrest. His election opponent, Joe Biden, though, has yet to show he can be the more effective leader, either.
When other posts have presented misinformation, the company simply removed the tweets, but Trump is being treated differently.
A long-time campaigner for the White House, and a vice president to Obama, Biden now faces a great challenge: choose the right running mate, and defeat Donald Trump in November.
The prime minister's approval ratings and the two-party preferred vote come closer to alignment, while Donald Trump still faces an uphill battle in November if economic doldrums continue.
Donald Trump's 'rally round the flag' effect was fleeting, and is unlikely to re-emerge.
For many years, political operatives have been perfecting their use of the internet's vast array of social media platforms, websites and digital tools.
Vice presidential picks don't have much direct effect on campaigns, but can give voters insight on a candidate's judgment and leadership ability. Early Cabinet selections are likely to be similar.
An "outlier" poll suggests most people approve of the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis, but remain distrustful of the government's performance more broadly.
An analysis of the expressions used by Donald Trump to designate Covid-19 sheds light on his political calculations and on the evolution of his relationship with China in recent weeks.