In light of the 2022 election results, offering voters more of what they just rejected is unlikely to be a winning strategy.
The news media spent a lot of time reporting on how much progressive Democrats and conservative Republicans didn’t like the debt ceiling deal. But centrists had enough votes to pass it in the House.
Brinkmanship means coming to the edge of potential default on the US debt ceiling. Are lawmakers negotiating the debt limit representing the wishes and interests of their voters?
When people cut personal, interracial or interreligious ties because of political differences, the societal impact can be the same as forced segregation.
Peter Dutton’s success in holding the Liberal show together has been strictly limited. And it has come at the cost of deepening the division in the country.
Frydenberg, now in the private sector, hasn’t declared whether he will run again for Kooyong, but he hasn’t lost his political ambition
New research shows fewer women are joining the Liberals and Labor youth wings – and fewer want to stand as future candidates, as well.
A historian explains why the pre-Roe anti-abortion movement was filled with liberal Democrats who opposed the Vietnam War and supported the expansion of the welfare state.
Barnaby Joyce rolled by party leadership spill, while Peter Dutton pledges to lead the Liberals with “policies squarely aimed at the forgotten Australians in the suburbs”.
Parties strive for gender equality in preselecting candidates. But if they select more women than men in marginal seats, this isn’t true equality — it’s ticking a box.
Critics have long pooh-poohed conservative comics. But in today’s fragmented media environment, right-wing comedy has become both a moneymaker and a force in politics.
Canada’s election season highlights the country’s disjointed approach to infrastructure, which focuses largely on fast cash infusions to stimulate an underproductive economy.
How much weight would you put on a scientist’s expertise versus the opinion of a random stranger? People on either end of the political spectrum decide differently what seems true.
There are similarities between the law-and-order language used by the 1968 and 2020 presidential candidates and the racial tension and political polarization both years. But much is different.
A survey examines how the college experience changes – or doesn’t change – students’ political views.
A lot of the pressure that leads college students to keep their views to themselves comes from other students, not faculty, new research shows.
In a survey, Trump supporters showed the lowest faith in the Supreme Court, the federal government, the media and other pillars of society.
At least six states have permitted the study of the Bible in classrooms, which could reignite a 19th-century debate that split US Protestants into liberal and conservative camps.
Despite the headlines, the biggest concerns of students on college campuses are not politics, discrimination or free expression.
Vehicle emissions and industrial facilities are contributing to climate change, but many conservatives don’t believe it.