US Elections 2020

Jacksonville mayor cheers Republican move to relocate convention

Decision to move convention to Florida comes despite the fact that the state on Friday reported a spike in COVID cases.

Jacksonville mayor cheers Republican move to relocate convention

US Elections 2020

US Republicans to shift August convention away from Charlotte

The move comes after the NC governor said the full capacity convention Trump requested is 'very unlikely' to happen.

US Republicans to shift August convention away from Charlotte

United States

S Carolina Democratic primary: Republicans plan 'Operation Chaos'

Some conservative activists have set their sights on the candidate they think President Trump could easily defeat.

The Bottom Line

State of the Union: Which America is Trump addressing?

We discussed the mood in the United States ahead of President Trump's third State of the Union address.

Inside Story

What's the point of Donald Trump's impeachment trial?

At the end of the trial, two-thirds of the senators need to approve at least one article to remove the president.

The Bottom Line

Transcript: Has Trump impeachment probe divided the US further?

Read the full transcript of our discussion about the Trump impeachment inquiry and what it means for a polarised nation.

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?

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Fewer Republicans approve of party's plan for Syria: Poll

Only half of all Republicans say their party has a better plan than Democrats for dealing with Syria, new poll shows.

Fewer Republicans approve of party's plan for Syria: Poll

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Video meme shows Trump violently attacking media and critics: NYT

The mocked-up video shows Trump opening fire at media critics and political opponents, according to a NYT report.

Video meme shows Trump violently attacking media and critics: NYT

The Listening Post

Is Fox News drawing the line on support of Trump?

A look at why dissent and divisions at the influential news network are being exposed on air.

Head to Head

Trump's America: Great again or big failure?

Mehdi Hasan challenges the US president's adviser, Stephen Moore, on the economy, racism and Trump's fitness for office.

Opinion

Donald and Ronald

Just how different is Trump's presidency from Reagan's?

Larry Beinhart

by Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart

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.

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