US & Canada

Female candidates lead Democratic fight in US primary elections

Democrats are rallying around the unprecedented number of women running for office as they try to regain the majority in the House of Representatives come November.

Opinion

The DNC lawsuit against the Trump campaign could be a great thing

The suit can help expose the naked truth about Trump's crew.

Larry Beinhart

by Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart

United States

Two Democrats sworn into US Senate

Two new senators join US politics as sexual misconduct scandals by powerful men affect politicians.

Doug Jones and Tina Smith sworn in as US senators

United States

Democrats prepare to elect new leader

Democratic National Committee to hold as many rounds of voting as it takes in Atlanta for new chairman to emerge.

Democratic Party

'Democrats have ignored the working class for 30 years'

Samuel Ronan, who is running for DNC chair, hopes to revive party grappling with a post-election identity crisis.

Samuel Ronan: Democrats ignored working class for years

Opinion

Can Hillary Clinton placate the divided left?

Some on the left remain deeply conflicted about submitting to the depressing repetition of "lesser evilism".

Lauren Carasik

by Lauren Carasik

Lauren Carasik

US Elections 2016

Hillary Clinton accepts Democratic Party nomination

Hillary Clinton seeks to heal rifts within her own party as she formally accepts the Democratic presidential nomination.

US Elections 2016

Obama: Clinton most qualified to be next US president

US president tells Democratic convention party's nominee has experience and skills for the "demands of the Oval Office".

US Elections 2016

Democrats nominate Hillary Clinton for US presidency

Former secretary of state makes history to become the first woman to lead a major party towards the White House.

Democrats nominate Hillary Clinton for US presidency

US Elections 2016

Clinton PR video touts role in 2012 Gaza truce

At party's convention, ex-secretary of state cites 2012 Israel-Hamas ceasefire as a major foreign policy feat.

Democratic Party video touts Clinton role in Gaza truce

Opinion

The US election is about the past

This election is about holding those responsible for the thousands of dead in Iraq and the bankruptcy of the country.

Mark Perry

by Mark Perry

Mark Perry

US & Canada

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton score big primary wins

Democrat Clinton and Republican Trump win most states in the biggest day in the race for the presidential nomination.

Opinion

Trump: Bigotry's triumph at the polls

Today is the time to push back through building an anti-racist, inclusive, and broad coalition.

Hatem Bazian

by Hatem Bazian

Hatem Bazian

Opinion

Why women should support Sanders not Clinton

The idea that having a woman in office will automatically make the lives of most US women better is wrong-headed.

Catherine Rottenberg

by Catherine Rottenberg

Catherine Rottenberg

Reporter's Notebook

Discourse and debate between Sanders and Clinton

Democratic frontrunners vie for a lead as US presidential campaign rhetoric intensifies.