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.
Marches, demonstrations, civic unrest, attacks by law enforcement and the military on protesting civilians: The parallels between the summer of 1932 and what is happening currently are striking.
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.
Similarities between the 1930s and today are hard to ignore, but Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal teaches us that several developments have to coincide to generate a lasting social safety net.
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.
Sweeping changes were possible in the past because black leaders were willing to risk their lives and call out problems before they became crises.
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.
Canadian companies depend on the international marketplace, which is demanding cleaner energy products. Without significant change, Canada’s energy sector risks being left behind.
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.
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.
Leaders who exude empathy in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis are experiencing surges in popularity. President Donald Trump's apparent lack of empathy is becoming a campaign issue.
With almost 30,000 Americans having succumbed to coronavirus, twice as many voters now want Medicare for All than are against it.