Marco Rubio, on the march.
The Republican establishment looks like it has finally found its man.
The unfolding information about the Zika virus and saddening images of babies infected with microcephaly should really scare us all. The disease has spread “explosively” throughout the Americas, with 32…
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks at the Fox News debate in Des Moines, Iowa on January 28.
According to an expert in political rhetoric, we shouldn't underestimate the power of the candidates who can skillfully tap into voter resentments.
The damage Donald Trump has already done could take decades to repair.
Sarah Palin may have been relegated to the fringe, but Trump needs the fringe to win.
Presidential candidate Marco Rubio dons Cuban heels at a town hall meeting in Rochester, New Hampshire.
Perhaps the 5'10" candidate felt like he needed a 'lift.'
In Iowa, every candidate loves corn.
Get up to speed on the first-in-the nation voting which takes place on February 1.
In a league of his own.
George Wallace, Ross Perot and Pat Buchanan all reshaped American elections with their populism. Is Donald Trump just standing on their shoulders?
Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Raleigh, North Carolina on December 4 2015.
An expert on American political rhetoric breaks down Donald Trump's rhetorical prowess, pointing to the various techniques the candidate has mastered.
A Baltimore Sun cartoon of the 1916 candidates. Charles Evans Hughes drives the car on the left.
With one year to go till the 2016 election, the candidates for presidency of the United States would do well to see what failure looked like 100 years ago.
Nobody wants you when you’re down and out: Jeb Bush.
The Republican base wants its country back from the "insiders" – by which it means anyone with conventional expertise.
Former New York Governor George Pataki: “I think part of the problem is the…way Republicans think about climate change.”
In the last Republican presidential debate, two candidates spoke out on climate change – a sign that the tide is turning away from linking conservative policies with denying climate change.
Representative Paul Ryan arrives to talk to the media after being nominated for speaker of the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington October 28 2015.
Saying that Ayn Rand had some useful economic and political ideas does not, however, compel Ryan to adopt her entire philosophy lock, stock and barrel.
From outside the US, Donald Trump might seem a buffoon who cannot be seriously thought of as president.
EPA/Erik S. Lesser
The generation who grew up during the Cold War and came to age through the unrest of Vietnam and the civil rights movement still dominate American politics.
Boehner quits on Friday, September 25.
The speaker calls it quits after five years of trying to get Tea Party leaders to stop squabbling and play nice. The road ahead looks rocky for the GOP.
The angry right wing of American politics is mired in a swamp of outrage and victimhood. 'Twas ever thus.
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Trump's stance on immigration and citizenship demonstrates a lack of knowledge of both constitutional law and economic realities.
Ninian Reed flickr
Public opinion on the flag may have shifted with lightning speed, but how did it hold on as long as it did? The answer has to do with how it served both Democratic and Republican parties alike.
The Confederate Battle Flag in front of the South Carolina State House.
Historically, Republican politicians have subtly – and not-so-subtly – exploited racial fears.
Could a decision against the government in King v Burwell lead to a backlash against the GOP?
Supporting a decision that leaves six million people without coverage and raises premiums for others could further the image of the Republican Party as an uncaring party of the wealthy.