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Is Joe Biden too old to rule? Exploring the greying of American politics
Joe Biden with his hand on his forehead
Talking point

Is Joe Biden too old to rule? Exploring the greying of American politics

The current Senate is the oldest in American history, with an average age of 64
29 Apr 2022
‘Sunlight is one thing that Americans can agree on’
Capitol Hill at sunset
Instant Opinion

‘Sunlight is one thing that Americans can agree on’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
16 Mar 2022
Why Biden is battling Republicans over voting rights
Joe Biden during a speech on state voting laws in Philadelphia
Getting to grips with . . .

Why Biden is battling Republicans over voting rights

US president seeking to reinvigorate national election legislation - but fails to mention all-important filibuster
15 Jul 2021
What winning the Georgia run-offs would mean for Biden
Joe Biden waves to supporters in Georgia during the 2020 presidential election campaign.
Today’s big question

What winning the Georgia run-offs would mean for Biden

Democrats on verge of taking Senate seats in victories that would swing balance of power in the upper chamber
6 Jan 2021
Democrats’ Senate hopes boosted as races head to run-offs
Democratic US Senate candidate Reverend Raphael Warnock gives a supporter a thumbs up at a campaign event
In Brief

Democrats’ Senate hopes boosted as races head to run-offs

Majority in the upper-house could embolden a Joe Biden presidency or stifle Donald Trump’s second term
6 Nov 2020
Who will win the US Senate and House of Representatives?
A man walks past the US Senate on Capitol Hill, Washington
In Depth

Who will win the US Senate and House of Representatives?

Democrats hopes of winning the all-important upper house fade as Biden nears victory in battle for White House
5 Nov 2020
Will the Republicans or Democrats win the Senate?
A man walks past the US Senate on Capitol Hill, Washington
In Brief

Will the Republicans or Democrats win the Senate?

Donald Trump’s unpopularity threatens to loosen the Republicans’ tight grip on the upper house
26 Oct 2020

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