Iowa and New Hampshire have long cemented their status as the first-in-the-nation deciders in presidential nominating contests. This outsized influence has increasingly come under scrutiny.
Though Arab Americans voted overwhelmingly for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election, polling suggests that support has eroded since the Oct. 7 Hamas attack against Israel.
Given its unprecedented scale and nature, could the Israel-Hamas war reshuffle the cards in the U.S. 2024 presidential campaign?
With the balance of political power at stake in the Virginia legislature, voters in this key swing state may reveal clues for the 2024 presidential election.
Foreign capitals no doubt see this turmoil and question the long-term reliability of Washington.
Impeaching a recently elected Wisconsin Supreme Court justice for conduct neither criminal nor corrupt would negate the people’s votes – and strike a blow at judicial independence.
The drive to remove Confederate monuments links those monuments to modern racism. An economic historian shows that the intent and effect of those monuments from inception was to perpetuate racism.
In this podcast, Michelle chats with Bruce Wolpe about the prospect of second Trump term, and what implications that will have for Australia
The Republican and Democratic parties are increasingly coming to embrace distinctive and mutually exclusive visions with no possibility for common ground. What does that mean for Joe Biden in 2024?
It doesn’t make for inspiring politics, but political scientists have determined that for candidates, it’s more valuable to have an unpopular opponent than to be personally popular yourself.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy agreed to raise the debt ceiling – and avoid an unprecedented US default – but only if Democrats agree to freeze spending and agree to several other demands.
Can you run for president from a prison cell? One man did in the 1920 election and got almost a million votes.
A loud chorus of Democrats – and some Republicans, too – has for years claimed gerrymandering is costing their party seats in Congress. Is it true?
Joe Biden’s appeal to suburban and older voters will make him difficult to beat, some experts argue.
The Democratic party has some other strong options.
Conservatives and the GOP have mounted a decadeslong legal fight to turn the clock back on the political gains of the civil rights movement.
The Congress that ended on Jan. 3, 2023, had 15 vacancies, a rate unmatched since the 1950s. If that rate continues, whoever leads the now-closely divided House will face trouble.
For decades, there were growing numbers of Democratic and Republican women in Congress, but the number of Republican women has stalled.
Democrats have ridden the West to presidential electoral success since 1992, reversing their poor performances from the 1950s through the 1980s.
If Donald Trump decides to leave the Republican Party and start his own, Teddy Roosevelt and the presidential election of 1912 offer the GOP an ominous warning. Hint: The Democrats win.