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Joe Biden’s performance during the recent CNN debate was very hesitant and attracted criticism. WILL LANZONI / CNN PHOTOS/EPA

Will Joe Biden step down? An expert Q&A

If Joe Biden repeats his wobbly performance in an upcoming ABC TV interview, calls for him to withdraw from the race will intensify.
Democracy in the U.S. has historically not been available to all. Panacea Doll/iStock / Getty Images Plus

US democracy’s unaddressed flaws undermine Biden’s stand as democracy’s defender − but Trump keeps favoring political violence

There are potential threats to US democracy posed by the choices voters make in this presidential election. But the benefits of American democracy have for centuries been unequally available.
Former president Donald Trump speaks as potential vice presidential hopefuls Vivek Ramaswamy and Sen. Tim Scott look on. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Donald Trump announces JD Vance is his running mate – here’s why you should ignore most news articles about the VP pick

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.
Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley greets supporters on Jan. 3, 2024, at a bar in Londonderry, N.H. Erin Clark/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Women presidential candidates like Nikki Haley are more likely to change their positions to reach voters − but this doesn’t necessarily pay off

Nikki Haley is the latest American female politician to shift her language, depending on whom she is talking to and where. But this tactic has a flip side, prompting criticism of her as inconsistent.
In a year, Joe Biden and Donald Trump will likely square off again – two aging and flawed men each with their own set of weaknesses, though Biden is not under four indictments. (AP Photos/Michael Wyke/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Trump vs. Biden, the sequel, is a battle of two older men with big liabilities

On Nov. 5, 2024, Americans will likely have to choose between two older men as president. Here’s what to watch out for in the second showdown between Joe Biden and Donald Trump.

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