Donald Trump’s ticket to the White House was a coarse version of populism. Will his successors in the GOP be different – or simply present a more polished version of his antagonistic rhetoric?
Cuban exiles in the US may soon be able to sue companies that use property seized from them in the Cuban revolution. If Trump moves to allow that, it could slow economic development in Cuba.
Student activists are presenting important, emotionally powerful counter-narratives to those of the gun lobby. Their success will depend on whether they can sustain these efforts.
Scholars studied every tweet sent and Facebook post made by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump since before the primaries. Here’s what they learned about issues and negativity.
In times of trouble, the Republicans have held together by refusing to attack each other. That’s all gone out of the window.
A brokered convention just got more likely for the Republicans.
Could the Republicans’ biggest nightmare finally be about to come true?
Trump’s momentum is unchecked by establishment critics, Sanders surprises in Michigan and other key takeaways from the voting on March 8.
Democratic candidates support access to contraception, while candidates from the Republican Party favor policies that could severely restrict access to contraception.
Using a new model that considers state-by-state polling, statisticians from Oklahoma State look at who would win the presidential election if it were held today.
Presidential candidates such as Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have proposed a debt-free or a free college education. Is this feasible? Should wealthier students get such subsidies?
The U.S. energy system is gradually transitioning away from fossil fuels and toward renewables. Will the next president speed up America’s shift to renewable energy or step on the brakes?
The candidates differ on Middle East policy sometimes a lot; other times not so much. But whoever becomes president, there is no way that America will stop obsessing about the region.
There’s nothing as certain as death, taxes and a Republican with a plan to cut them. But how do the candidates’ proposals stack up?
Our global newsroom responds to the Super Tuesday primary results in the race for the Republican and Democratic presidential nominees.
One outsider movement candidate ran riot, while another seemingly crumpled.
It’s easy to dismiss the Republican contest as a parochial brawl, but one of its belligerents could be the world’s most powerful person.
The 10th Republican debate offered a chance for establishment candidates to slow Donald Trump’s momentum just five days before Super Tuesday.
All the anti-immigrant rabble-rousing appears to be backfiring.
South Carolina is a red state. The GOP candidates know that a win here can lead to the party nomination.