The complexity of the Latino community needs to be understood in order for the US’ second largest ethnic group to be adequately represented in our democracy.
A record amount is being spent on political advertising in the midterm elections. But evidence shows that negative ads might work counteractively, discouraging voters from casting ballots altogether.
Other countries disqualify political officials and prevent them from holding office more often than the US does. There are benefits and potential risks to using this kind of legal tactic.
Trump’s lawsuit against the FBI has been criticized as baseless. But it spotlights a loophole in federal law that doesn’t protect people’s rights when they are subjected to a search warrant.
Threats to law enforcement have risen in the aftermath of the FBI raid on former President Trump’s Florida estate. Does ‘message laundering’ by top GOP figures have something to do with it?
A legal scholar analyzes the unsealed warrant for the FBI’s recent search of Donald Trump’s home and the list of materials seized there. The implications for Trump are potentially grave.
There’s a high bar for a federal judge to grant a search warrant, indicating there is probable cause that Trump committed a crime by holding classified documents at Mar-a-Lago.
Former President Donald Trump is facing mounting criminal evidence against him and his attempt to overturn the 2020 election. Trump is also seeing GOP voters turning elsewhere.
In Arizona, for the first time, Trump finally explicitly referred to his core constituency: white America.
The Republican Party has a decadeslong relationship with using distrust to incite its base and draw in more supporters – the Jan. 6 Capitol attacks just offer the latest example of this tactic.
Scholars and journalists have sounded the alarm about the threats to American democracy, including the threat of a simmering coup d’état, further political violence, and even civil war.
In the aftermath of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, how political violence has been organized in other areas of the world that can help us anticipate the future of right-wing extremism.
Far-right activists and white supremacists may choose to create what they call their “1776 moment” closer to home.
Donald Trump has become the first U.S. president to be impeached twice. But the ignorance and lawlessness of Trumpism will have a dangerous afterlife even after Trump has left Washington.
Michael McCormack used a phrase that reveals prejudice during his stint as acting Prime Minister.
Donald Trump has failed to understand that the constitutional separation of powers in the United States is its source of strength, not weakness.
After blazing an unprecedented post-election path of inciting violence, Donald Trump’s path forward contains some potential landmines.
Donald Trump’s tenure as president reveals how pathologies are part of what Americans see as their “exceptionalism.”
Biden’s winning campaign message was one of unity. But even the people who study polarization can’t agree on whether it’s possible to unify the United States.
New research suggests that if Donald Trump had handled the COVID-19 pandemic better and kept outbreaks under control, he might have won the Nov. 3 election.