The odds favor a big year for Democrats, but the extent of their gains is still in doubt.
Conservative skeptics of climate change may support projects focused on 'resilience' – for example, preparing a community for future major weather events.
If the Democrats get close to retaking the House of Representatives in the midterm elections, the odds of impeachment are high. But the Senate remains problematic.
The true number of people who do not favor either of the two major political parties in the US has actually remained stable in recent years.
Access to the ballot has been increased and diminished according to whoever manages to win power to write the rules. Just look at North Dakota.
Pollsters at the University of Texas in Austin explain why the numbers just don't add up for the Democrat.
The midterm elections have put America's political divide front and center, increasingly invading the work space and stressing out employees.
While Donald Trump's election may seem to US voters to present unprecedented questions of legitimacy, such questions were first asked more than a century ago, in an election that turned on bicycles.
The more undemocratic tendencies of the US electoral system are growing stronger. As the midterm campaign season enters its final stage, it turns out that some votes count more than others.
The mayor of Tallahassee underspent three rivals to win the state's Democratic primary. But what awaits in the general election?
The president says he's fighting his trade war because a generation of free trade has failed working-class Americans. An economist explains why tariffs will only make things worse.
Nearly half of Americans say they see a great deal of bias in the news media. But the research on this subject is unresolved.
Millennials are less inclined than older Americans to intervene abroad, maintain superior military power or believe the US is an exceptional nation. What does that mean for the country's future?
The NRA may fund political candidates but only with cash from U.S. donors. The group could face serious consequences if, as news reports allege, it broke laws and rules.
Democrats won the popular vote in six of the last seven presidential elections, but Republican presidents have appointed a majority of the sitting justices. Is the court out of step with America?
Compromise is necessary for government to function. But citizens see compromise differently. Democrats like it more than Republicans, who fear of their representatives being compromised.
They may not say 'climate change,' but many Republican US mayors support clean energy, jobs in renewable industries, and other climate-friendly policies. And so do majorities of their constituents.
The British cabinet is split over whether to impose a statue of limitations on investigations into alleged crimes by former soliders in Northern Ireland.
The current period of partisan division in the US isn't unique. We can learn from past President Dwight Eisenhower on how to leave bitterness behind and get back to what he called the "Middle Way."
Congress may have averted a shutdown, but don't get too excited, warns a Harvard budget expert. The deal isn't sustainable long term.