The Bottom Line

What can the 2019 election results tell us about 2020?

With one year to go before US presidential elections, where do the key parties stand?

US Elections 2020

Beto O'Rourke announces he's dropping 2020 US presidential bid

In online post, O'Rourke says, 'it's clear that this campaign does not have the means to move forward successfully.'

Beto O'Rourke announces he's dropping 2020 US presidential bid

AJ IMPACT

Gas for electric: Top US politician proposes $462bn car trade-in

Democratic Party hopefuls for the 2020 US presidential campaign are laying out plans to tackle climate change.

Gas for electric: Top US politician proposes $462bn car trade-in

US & Canada

US Democratic representative Tim Ryan ends presidential bid

Congressman Tim Ryan's campaign was marked by slow fundraising and low poll numbers.

US Democratic representative Tim Ryan ends presidential bid

United States

October US Democratic debate: Schedule, candidates, issues

Everything you need to know as 12 presidential hopefuls take the stage in Ohio for the fourth Democratic debate.

October US Democratic debate: Schedule, candidates, issues

US & Canada

US Democratic debate: Battle over key Midwest states

Democrats and Republicans will battle for support in Midwest - a key to winning in 2020 elections.

Opinion

To impeach or not to impeach: Why Democrats changed their minds

Events of the past week proved that the Democrats can win with impeachment, even if they lose in the Senate.

Larry Beinhart

by Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart

Opinion

Tulsi Gabbard is not the pro-peace presidential candidate we want

Gabbard's record on Syria, though it may appear as 'pro-peace' on the surface, actually aligns with regime propaganda.

Shiyam Galyon

by Shiyam Galyon

Shiyam Galyon

People & Power

Divided Under Trump: The Strange Death of American Civility

We investigate how the toxic partisan divisions of the Trump era have eroded civil norms vital for US democracy.

US Elections 2020

The Disunited States: How partisan politics is polarising the US

Unquestioning party allegiances and growing division between Democrats and Republicans may threaten American democracy.

US & Canada

US Democratic debate: 20 candidates face off this week

Time is short and fundraising dollars increasingly focus on likely winners, making this debate a struggle for survival.

Opinion

Why Joe Biden is wrong

Americans should not seek 'middle ground' with those who support racist, anti-democratic policies.

David A Love

by David A Love

David A Love

Opinion

2020 will be the 'no, we won't' US election

No matter who wins the Democratic nomination, unless enough Americans say no to Trump, he will likely win again.

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

Opinion

The Democratic Inquisition has come after Ilhan Omar

But strong popular resistance is foiling attempts to burn her at the political stake.

Richard Silverstein

by Richard Silverstein

Richard Silverstein

United States

Ilhan Omar supporters call out House 'hypocrisy'

Democrats delay a vote rebuking Ilhan Omar as pressure mounts to include broad language condemning other bigotry.

US House Democrats delay anti-Semitism resolution amid pressure