On January 6, 2021, Donald Trump addressed his supporters in Washington. Shortly afterwards, thousands of them will forcibly enter the Capitol.
In his January 6 speech in Washington DC, Donald Trump urged his supporters to force their way onto Capitol Hill, is a perfect compendium of his inflammatory populist rhetoric.
A different type of protest comes to the Capitol.
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Even though a House majority voted to impeach, President Trump, the process will likely not be finished before he's left office. A philosopher argues why the impeachment is an important moral action.
Charged with restoring public faith in US justice system: Joe Biden with his nominee for attorney general, Merrick Garland.
What can Biden's picks for his cabinet tell us about his administration?
Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
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U.S. citizens and lawmakers failed to account for the threat to democracy that resulted in the storming of the Capitol. This reflects a denial of the series of events that led to this moment.
Donald Trump supporters demonstrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on November 14, 2020.
The US Supreme Court now clearly leans towards the Conservatives, but it has not become a political tool in the hands of Donald Trump and the Republican Party.
Being counted – secular voters are a growing force.
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Nonreligious voters overwhelmingly backed Biden in the November presidential race. They also may have been key in several down-ballot state measures, says a scholar of US secularism.
A demonstration of the #Fightfor15 movement, in February 2017, in front of a New York fast-food restaurant.
Raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour is a campaign promise by Joe Biden. What do we know about the effectiveness and limitations of this measure?
Joe Biden shows a mask at a press conference on November 16. He is concerned about Donald Trump’s refusal to engage in the power transition process. This, according to him, hinders the fight against the virus.
Does the president-elect have the means to solve the health crisis? How much leeway does he have when it comes to public health?
New strategies are needed to help people of color battle the COVID-19 virus.
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In the U.S., people of color are more likely to die of COVID-19 than whites. The new administration can change this.
President-elect Joe Biden introduces his foreign policy and national security team on Nov. 24 in Wilmington, Del.
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In order to establish his legitimacy, President-elect Joe Biden has to accomplish several big tasks.
Biden says his Cabinet picks will help him restore American leadership in the world.
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President-elect Biden hopes to restore America's global leadership on issues like trade, but populists in both parties may make his job a lot harder.
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The transition between Donald Trump and Joe Biden has formally begun, yet the outgoing president still refuses to concede. How far can he go and has such a situation been experienced in American history?
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at a campaign meeting of Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary last February in New Hampshire. AOC and Bernie Sanders embody the left wing of the Democratic Party.
The US electoral system and campaign-funding mechanisms have pushed the Democratic Party toward the center of the political spectrum. But progressive ideas are gaining ground within the party.
A food bank set up at the entrance of a church in the Bronx, New York. This neighborhood is one of the most affected by the pandemic: the mortality rate is the highest in the city and the unemployment rate is officially 21%.
Stunned by the health crisis, the United States is marked by a sharp rise in inequality. Between the beginning and the end of his mandate, Donald Trump will indeed have seen the country become poorer.
Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari and US president Donald Trump during a press conference at the White House in 2018.
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The Trump administration's policies affected Africa in detrimental ways.
Fast electric vehicle charging stations at a rest stop on Interstate 95 in Maryland.
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Joe Biden has sweeping plans for a clean energy revolution. Congress will be a big speed bump, but it can't block everything.
During the first debate, Trump accused Biden of corruption.
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Millions of people gave money to Biden, Trump or both. What they get – or not – for their donations points to the real problems with America's system of campaign finance.