The Trans-Pacific Partnership is one of President Obama's biggest accomplishments of his second term. Can it survive the anti-trade tide in the race to replace him?
Presidential candidates are using voter anger to fuel more divisions and discord rather than to start a conversation about the collapse of collective bargaining.
When the first universities opened in Europe, some 800 years ago, students literally borrowed from a chest and used their books as collateral.
A President Trump or Sanders would be likely to pursue protectionist trade policies such as higher tariffs. History suggests such policies could lead to a trade war, with painful consequences.
Winning isn't everything. Bernie Sanders has had a profound effect on the Democratic Party.
Trump's momentum is unchecked by establishment critics, Sanders surprises in Michigan and other key takeaways from the voting on March 8.
The media and political establishment have been ready to write off Bernie Sanders for some time. Not so fast.
Sanders and Clinton have been trading blows over who’d be best to reform Wall Street, but new research suggests they may not have the ‘authority’ to do it.
Democratic candidates support access to contraception, while candidates from the Republican Party favor policies that could severely restrict access to contraception.
Using a new model that considers state-by-state polling, statisticians from Oklahoma State look at who would win the presidential election if it were held today.
Presidential candidates such as Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have proposed a debt-free or a free college education. Is this feasible? Should wealthier students get such subsidies?
The U.S. energy system is gradually transitioning away from fossil fuels and toward renewables. Will the next president speed up America's shift to renewable energy or step on the brakes?
The Democrats' policy platforms address the fundamental issue of Internet haves and have-nots in the U.S. But research suggests just hooking people up to broadband won't solve the problem.
The impact of a Trump presidency is basically unknown. No serious candidate in the post-second world war period has been so unclear in their attitude to foreign policy.
Our global newsroom responds to the Super Tuesday primary results in the race for the Republican and Democratic presidential nominees.
One outsider movement candidate ran riot, while another seemingly crumpled.
Political science has held that being moderate gets a candidate votes in the presidential election. So how then do Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump fit in?
Neither Democratic candidate for president has gotten the endorsement of Massachusetts' junior senator. Here's a look at Elizabeth Warren's long game playbook.
Black women turn out to vote like no other demographic group, and they overwhelmingly vote Democratic. So who are they going to back in the southern primaries?
Sanders can't win the South without the support of black voters, and he doesn't have that.