With Donald Trump absent again, Republican presidential hopefuls took potshots at each other but agreed that Bidenomics isn’t cutting it.
From immigration and federal spending to Ukraine and the state of American schools, eight GOP presidential candidates had a lot to say.
While a few Republican politicians have aligned with former President Donald Trump’s isolationist foreign policy position, most candidates continue to push for the traditional stance of engagement.
Long treated as a sign of anxiety or a delaying tactic, ‘filled pauses’ are a linguistic trick to signal that what you are about to say might be complicated.
Trump faces fresh charges over his alleged attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election result – but how it will affect his 2024 run for the White House remains to be seen.
The faith’s association with conservative politics has stayed strong for decades, but could become a liability, a political scientist argues.
Trump’s indictment on serious charges is no “witch-hunt”, but his ability to keep attracting supporters remains undimmed.
The Republican and Democratic parties are increasingly coming to embrace distinctive and mutually exclusive visions with no possibility for common ground. What does that mean for Joe Biden in 2024?
It doesn’t make for inspiring politics, but political scientists have determined that for candidates, it’s more valuable to have an unpopular opponent than to be personally popular yourself.
Research shows that leaders who can embrace competing demands and focus on the long term are more likely to succeed.
If the US fails to increase its debt ceiling by June 1, it could be forced into an embarrassing – and hugely costly – default on its obligations.
A team of economists looked at what happened after Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program work requirements were reinstated in Virginia in 2013.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy agreed to raise the debt ceiling – and avoid an unprecedented US default – but only if Democrats agree to freeze spending and agree to several other demands.
Can you run for president from a prison cell? One man did in the 1920 election and got almost a million votes.
A loud chorus of Democrats – and some Republicans, too – has for years claimed gerrymandering is costing their party seats in Congress. Is it true?
Rather than demonize migrants, legislators everywhere should address the issues that force them to migrate.
House lawmakers created an independent office to conduct ethics investigations. But new changes by the GOP to rules governing the office were just the latest attempt to defang it.
Conservatives and the GOP have mounted a decadeslong legal fight to turn the clock back on the political gains of the civil rights movement.
House Republicans have finally elected a leader after 15 gruelling votes.
The Congress that ended on Jan. 3, 2023, had 15 vacancies, a rate unmatched since the 1950s. If that rate continues, whoever leads the now-closely divided House will face trouble.