Research shows that US campaign spending in elections tends to mobilise people to vote rather than to switch support.
While Nikki Haley trails Donald Trump in polling ahead of the South Carolina primary, the estimates don’t capture the Democrats and independents who are also able to vote in the Republican primary.
Canada relies on established norms, rules and institutions to make the world stable. These concepts would be a great risk if Donald Trump made good on threats to disregard NATO.
Donald Trump says he’s being politically persecuted, like Russian democracy martyr Alexei Navalny, who died while in a Russian prison on Feb. 16. A scholar says there’s no comparison between the men.
Nikki Haley’s supporters are much more likely to believe that Joe Biden won the 2020 fairly than those of Donald Trump.
While young voters say they would be more likely to vote for Biden after they learn more about the economy and other topics, they did not appear affected by Donald Trump’s norm-defying behavior.
The rest of the world is already starting to react to a possible Trump presidency, but is finding it hard to plan.
At 81, the president is perhaps too old to run again. But he may be the only feasible option for Democrats.
A presidential candidate’s ‘home state advantage’ should help them win a primary, which then bodes well for how they do in successive contests. But if they lose their home state, they’re in trouble.
Donald Trump started his march towards election with less than 50% support from the Republican electorate.
Historian and complexity scientist, Dan Hoyer, examines why past societies collapsed when faced with crisis, while others founds ways to survive and flourish.
It’s difficult to know to what extent the massive repayment a New York judge has handed down to Donald Trump might affect his campaign. But his die-hard supporters are likely to be unfazed.
Both men have faced criticism about what can appear to be obvious signs of aging, including questions about their memory and cognitive abilities.
Offensive jokes encourage us to laugh at something we are not supposed to laugh at. Something Trump-supporting politicians are using effectively.
Donald Trump has threatened to not defend some NATO countries if Russia attacks them. But the US also benefits from the power that NATO gives it, as well as the stability it helped create in Europe.
There’s no guarantee that the bill will even make it onto the floor of the US House of Representatives.
Media coverage of vice presidential candidates tends to focus on who can help win the election rather than who is qualified to help govern once in office.
Imprecision in election polling has long been recognized. But advance polls are still useful in recognizing trends in voter preferences, and candidates’ weak points.
The US journalist has been an outspoken critic of the Biden administration and has repeatedly justified Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
China is asserting itself in the South Pacific, prompting efforts from the US and its allies to contain its influence.