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

Inside Story

Does Bernie Sanders have a chance of beating Donald Trump?

Senator launches bid to be Democratic candidate for 2020 US presidential race.

US & Canada

US Democrat Tulsi Gabbard announces 2020 presidential run

The 37-year-old Iraq War veteran has faced criticism for her 2016 meeting with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.

US Democrat Tulsi Gabbard announces 2020 presidential run

United States

New Speaker Pelosi sees 'new dawn' as Dems take control of House

Pelosi says she knows working with Republicans won't be easy as she ushers in new Democratic majority in the House.

United States

US House Democrats introduce legislation to reopen government

Package will include six bipartisan bills to fund departments closed by government shutdown.

US House Democrats introduce legislation to reopen government

US Midterms 2018

Democrat Stacey Abrams withdraws, vows to sue Georgia

Stacey Abrams quits race for governor of Georgia, accusing rival Republican Brian Kemp of voter suppression.

Democrat Stacey Abrams quits race, vows to sue Georgia state

Jamal Khashoggi

Democrats say Khashoggi 'rogue killers' theory 'defies reality'

On Capitol Hill, Democrats and former intelligence officials are angry about Donald Trump's support of Saudi Arabia's theory that 'rogue killers' could be behind the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi.

Opinion

What should Democrats do to win?

It's time for them to bet on radicalism.

Larry Beinhart

by Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart

Opinion

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the future of US politics

Young, bold and uncompromisingly progressive leaders like Ocasio-Cortez represent the last chance for a nation derailed.

David A Love

by David A Love

David A Love