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Can Biden preserve US abortion rights?
Joe Biden addresses reporters at a Lockheed Martin factory in Troy, Alabama
Behind the scenes

Can Biden preserve US abortion rights?

President warns Supreme Court against threatening ‘stability of our law’
6 May 2022
‘Republican culture war zealotry has crossed the line as the US midterms approach’
A supporter of Donald Trump at a recent rally in North Carolina
Instant Opinion

‘Republican culture war zealotry has crossed the line as the US midterms approach’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
20 Apr 2022
Joe Biden: verdicts on the president’s first year in the White House
Joe Biden arrives for a press conference marking his first year in the White House
Between the lines

Joe Biden: verdicts on the president’s first year in the White House

Covid-19, the economy and democracy have dominated ‘tumultuous’ twelve months
20 Jan 2022
Will Joe Biden run again in 2024?
President Joe Biden
In Focus

Will Joe Biden run again in 2024?

US public gives president the thumbs down over his Covid-19 response
7 Jan 2022
Predictions and events: what will happen in 2022?
Crowds on the Mall for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012
In Depth

Predictions and events: what will happen in 2022?

The new year brings a controversial World Cup in Qatar, the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, and more hybrid working
3 Jan 2022
Is the White House deliberately sidelining Kamala Harris?
Kamala Harris and Joe Biden hug at White House signing ceremony for $1.2trn infrastructure package
Behind the scenes

Is the White House deliberately sidelining Kamala Harris?

Vice president’s allies reportedly fear for her political future
16 Nov 2021
Will the Afghanistan withdrawal hurt Biden in the midterms?
Joe Biden
In Depth

Will the Afghanistan withdrawal hurt Biden in the midterms?

President’s approval ratings have plummeted since the deadly evacuation
1 Sep 2021

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13 Aug 2021
US election 2020: Joe Biden wins the White House
Then-Democratic candidate Joe Biden address supporters while votes were being counted across the US
In Depth

US election 2020: Joe Biden wins the White House

Democrat takes Pennsylvania to clinch victory over Donald Trump
7 Nov 2020
Can Joe Biden do the impossible and win Texas?
Joe Biden campaigning in Texas
In Depth

Can Joe Biden do the impossible and win Texas?

Former vice president targets traditionally Republican state with $6m ad spend
12 Oct 2020
What exactly are Donald Trump and Joe Biden’s policies?
Trump vs. Biden
In Depth

What exactly are Donald Trump and Joe Biden’s policies?

The two candidates are pushing radically different agendas amid all the name-calling and campaign chaos
9 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: the US’s ‘second most dysfunctional family’
Kellyanne Conway
In Depth

Instant Opinion: the US’s ‘second most dysfunctional family’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 25 August
25 Aug 2020
What we learned from Biden’s Democratic convention speech
Biden
In Depth

What we learned from Biden’s Democratic convention speech

Democratic candidate launches attack on Trump in widely praised address
21 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: young people know ‘hard work doesn’t pay’
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Instant Opinion: young people know ‘hard work doesn’t pay’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 19 August
19 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘English education rewards the rich’
Eton
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Instant Opinion: ‘English education rewards the rich’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 18 August
18 Aug 2020
Kamala Harris: will she help or hinder Joe Biden’s campaign?
Kamala Harris
In Depth

Kamala Harris: will she help or hinder Joe Biden’s campaign?

Establishment Democrats hail ‘historic’ vice presidential pick but some progressives are underwhelmed
12 Aug 2020
Supreme Court rules on fight over Donald Trump’s taxes
Donald Trump
In Depth

Supreme Court rules on fight over Donald Trump’s taxes

Highest US court says New York prosecutors can see president’s records
10 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: is Generation Z ‘turning to the right’?
Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: is Generation Z ‘turning to the right’?

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 8 July
8 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: Fatherhood unlikely to make Boris a new man
Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Fatherhood unlikely to make Boris a new man

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 30 April
30 Apr 2020
Joe Biden: the sexual assault claim dividing Democrats
Joe Biden
In Depth

Joe Biden: the sexual assault claim dividing Democrats

Democratic Party split over allegations against presumptive presidential nominee
16 Apr 2020
What kind of president would Joe Biden make?
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In Depth

What kind of president would Joe Biden make?

Obama’s former vice president is front runner to take on Donald Trump
11 Mar 2020
Pete Buttigieg quits the race for the White House
Pete Buttigieg
In Brief

Pete Buttigieg quits the race for the White House

Democrat was the first openly gay candidate from a major party
2 Mar 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘I hate Tories’ won’t put Labour in power
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Instant Opinion: ‘I hate Tories’ won’t put Labour in power

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 25 February
25 Feb 2020
Could Bernie Sanders become the next US president in 2020?
Bernie Sanders
In Depth

Could Bernie Sanders become the next US president in 2020?

Veteran socialist firebrand wins influential New Hampshire primary
12 Feb 2020
Bernie Sanders wins in New Hampshire
Bernie Sanders
In Brief

Bernie Sanders wins in New Hampshire

Vermont senator edges out Pete Buttigieg in key state
12 Feb 2020
Democratic chairman calls for review of Iowa vote totals
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In Brief

Democratic chairman calls for review of Iowa vote totals

Influential DNC chair says ‘enough is enough’
7 Feb 2020
Three reasons why Donald Trump will (probably) be re-elected
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Three reasons why Donald Trump will (probably) be re-elected

Having survived impeachment, with the Democrats in disarray and the economy booming, a second term is now odds on
7 Feb 2020
Why some Democrats might acquit Trump
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In Brief

Why some Democrats might acquit Trump

Senators struggling to retain seats in ‘red states’ face tricky balancing act
29 Jan 2020
Who won the latest Democratic debate?
Democratic debate
In Depth

Who won the latest Democratic debate?

Joe Biden and Andrew Yang praised for performances but Pete Buttigieg fails to impress
20 Dec 2019
Democrats clash over funding and age at latest debate
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In Brief

Democrats clash over funding and age at latest debate

Warren and Buttigieg trade jibes over funding during scaled-down discussion
20 Dec 2019
How Labour wipeout could affect US presidential race
Democratic debate
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How Labour wipeout could affect US presidential race

Centrist Democratic candidates seize on UK election result as warning against drifting too far left
16 Dec 2019
Michael Bloomberg joins the race for the White House
Michael Bloomberg
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Michael Bloomberg joins the race for the White House

Billionaire former New York mayor faces uphill struggle to connect with voters
25 Nov 2019
Instant Opinion: Farage pact ‘mixed blessing’ for Tories
Nigel Farage Brexit Party
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Instant Opinion: Farage pact ‘mixed blessing’ for Tories

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 12 November
12 Nov 2019
Who is Michael Bloomberg and will he run for president?
Michael Bloomberg
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Who is Michael Bloomberg and will he run for president?

The billionaire businessman is thought to be seeking the Democratic nomination
8 Nov 2019
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