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How educational differences are widening America’s political rift

September 09, 2021 9:22 am

President Joe Biden won about 60% of college-educated voters in 2020, including an outright majority of white college graduates, helping him run up the score in affluent suburbs and putting him over the top in pivotal states.

As Republicans take aim at voting, Democrats search for a response

July 13, 2021 11:21 am

Roughly a dozen Republican-controlled states passed laws this past spring restricting voting or significantly changing election rules, ostensibly in response to President Donald Trump’s false claims that voter fraud cost him the November election.

Tensions among Democrats grow over Israel as the left defends Palestinians

May 16, 2021 11:46 am

Now, with violence in Israel and the Palestinian territories forcing the issue back to the forefront of U.S. politics, divisions between the leadership of the Democratic Party and the activist wing have burst into public view.

What Congress could learn from US polls

November 12, 2020 10:21 pm

Leaders who have risen from the grass roots, capable of speaking in an idiom that voters recognise can win elections.

Republicans, Democrats slam Trump for prematurely claiming victory

November 04, 2020 6:01 pm

Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro and former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who led Trump’s transition team in 2016, said that they disagreed with Trump's announcement.

With 101 million early votes, US on track to see highest voter turnout in 100 years

November 04, 2020 9:51 am

Experts predict that a record 160 million total votes will be cast in this years’ presidential election between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden.

Virus, racial unrest force Trump campaign to recalibrate

June 08, 2020 11:49 am

The campaign recently launched a television ad blitz in Ohio, a state the president carried by 8 percentage points four years ago, and it sees trouble in Arizona and warning signs in once-deep-red Georgia.

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona US Senate seat

November 13, 2018 7:22 am

The three-term congresswoman won after a slow vote count that dragged on for nearly a week after voters went to the polls on November 6. She becomes Arizona's first Democratic US senator since 1994.

Democrats set to win majority in House of Representatives: Poll

November 05, 2018 9:06 am

Democrats held a wide lead among blacks, Latinos, women, independents and voters between the ages of 18 and 34, the poll showed. Republicans led among voters ages 50 to 64, men, and whites, according to the poll.

Indian-American Seema Nanda becomes CEO of Democratic party

July 30, 2018 8:01 am

Noting that everything is at stake with this year's midterms, Seema Nanda said Democrats are investing in state parties, putting organisers on the ground in all 50 states, and mobilising 50 million voters by November through their nationwide 'IWillVote' campaign.


Fire the gun or film the ultrasound? How women running for office define toughness

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

The 2018 election cycle in the US has been called “the year of the woman,” but Republican and Democratic female candidates have starkly different takes on what that means.