Hillary's narrow victory in Nevada could be the beginning of a winning streak. Here's why.
Both Democratic candidates are strong feminists, which makes it harder for Hillary to claim women's votes as her birthright.
Left-wing grassroots movements are swelling their ranks and winning elections – but their standard-bearers are same old, same old.
NH’s election laws allow people to vote in the primaries even if they are not registered with one of the parties. How pivotal are these unenrolled voters? We look beyond the exit polls for answers.
Ohio Governor John Kasich takes second place in the GOP race while Senator Marco Rubio drops to fifth.
"Socialist" has been a dirty word in American politics for decades – so why does socialism suddenly seem alive and well?
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.
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.
Iowa has voted. Here's how things look heading into New Hampshire.
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.
In 2014, voting rates for young people hit record lows. Will things turn around in 2016?
America's presidential election is finally about to formally kick off – with a very strange event indeed.
Insults are tossed about in an election year but the word "demagogue" has a particular bite. But what is a demagogue and how do the 2016 candidates compare with demagogues in history?
Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley met for another under-the-radar debate. Sanders showed strength.
Sanders is not a socialist. And Denmark is not a utopian ideal to which Americans should aspire. Here's why.
The president's speech on Tuesday was nostalgic, forward-looking – and pretty disappointing.
An unedifying row over "stolen" data has the Democrats' political staffers at loggerheads.
Did you miss the Democratic debate on Saturday? Here are some of the key themes that developed and scholarship to help you understand them.