Research shows that US campaign spending in elections tends to mobilise people to vote rather than to switch support.
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.
There’s no guarantee that the bill will even make it onto the floor of the US House of Representatives.
Scholars discuss aspects of protecting election integrity in the face of efforts to cast aspersions on voting results.
Polarization invades parts of Americans’ lives that really aren’t political, dividing society more deeply. That includes decisions about whether or not they like meatloaf or chili.
In an uncertain world our natural instinct is to seek out answers that reassure, even when they don’t make sense.
So far, the revival of the ‘axis’ appears to be largely coming from Republicans, rather than the White House.
For every one of Kissinger’s brilliant moves, there was a bungling countermove.
Former US secretary of state, Henry Kissinger has died, aged 100. His legacy, including his involvement in the Vietnam war, is long, complicated and divisive.
Watching a woman character star in a fictional political TV drama can spark viewers, particularly women, to vote, campaign for a politician or find other ways to become involved in politics.
When people are pervasively disinformed, the very foundations of democracy can end up on shaky ground.
Labor still leads on two-party preferred, but is feeling the strain as cost of living pressures take hold.
The picket lines have brought surprising levels of success.
Many years beyond the average American retirement age, politicians vie for power and influence. Their constituents tend to prefer they step back and pass the torch to younger people.
One person’s content moderation is another’s censorship when it comes to Democrats’ and Republicans’ views on handling misinformation.
Until 1906, no US president had ever traveled abroad in office. Then Teddy Roosevelt demonstrated the power of showing up.
With Donald Trump absent again, Republican presidential hopefuls took potshots at each other but agreed that Bidenomics isn’t cutting it.
Shutting down the government won’t help reduce the deficit. Here’s what would.
When sincerity counts as honesty, accuracy no longer matters.
Term limits for presidents were only written into the Constitution after the second world war. And members of Congress can still serve as long as they wish.