Florida governor Ron DeSantis is likely to be Donald Trump’s main opponent for the Republican presidential nomination.
Secession talk evokes fears of a second Civil War. But one scholar says secession is already happening in the US under a variety of guises.
A scholar of extremism attended the CPAC meeting in March, in part to try to understand political polarization, and only saw signs of a worsening divide.
House Republicans have adopted a rule used periodically over the past 150 years that allows lawmakers to speed up and streamline votes to dismantle federal programs and fire federal employees.
Most Americans know Dianne Feinstein as a US senator. But for voters in San Francisco, she will forever be remembered as the woman who stepped in at a tragic and traumatic moment to lead the city.
The controversial Republican seems to be hanging on to his seat in the House, for now.
The mere threat of a default was enough to see the US’s credit rating downgraded in 2021. The consequences of a default actually happening could be dire, an economist warns.
Pollsters, pundits and politicians all get it wrong when it comes to independent voters, who have become a crucial – and sometimes decisive – group in American politics.
The insights of an ancient historian show that the causes of civil unrest are often the same over time and across societies.
In-person conversations between Republicans and Democrats lasting just 15 minutes were found to lessen political animus, research shows.
Many factors contributed to a record number of women winning the governor’s office in 2022. Among them: It helps to have political experience.
About 27% of 18- to 29-year-olds voted in the midterms, marking the second-highest voter turnout in midterms in 30 years.
Analysis of voting data suggests that in counties across Georgia, a slice of Republicans just couldn’t bring themselves to vote for Herschel Walker.
Despite a midterm election largely free of controversy over its legitimacy, a large percentage of Americans distrust elections. And that’s dangerous for democracy.
Lots has been said about the 2022 US midterm elections. But a scholar of democracy says there’s really only one conclusion that can be made about how voters behaved.
The U.S. Senate voted to advance a bill that protect same-sex marriage by a wide margin– thanks to support from 12 Republicans. Same-sex marriage isn’t the partisan issue it once was.
The U.S. midterms revealed a generational shift away from youth voter apathy. The apathetic, in fact, seem to be those trying to accurately measure public opinion using outdated methods.
Voters mostly did not cast their ballots for chief election administration officials who deny the 2020 election. But the hyperpartisan trend could further erode trust in elections.
Who will win the US midterms, the polls, or the gambling markets?
While TV political ads might seem old-fashioned in the age of social media, research shows that this kind of advertising does win votes – and could influence the upcoming midterms.