As president-elect Joe Biden prepares for office, he and the new generation of staffers, pundits, think-tankers, speechwriters and policy wonks circling around him have a big problem. The president can make nice, conciliatory, heart-warming speeches.
In an age of hyper-demagoguery, President-elect Biden’s commanding popular vote and winning Electoral College standing deserve infinite respect. Beyond the immediate victory, it’s also a blueprint for governing — and for how the Democrats
Considered unlucky in the West for centuries, Friday the thirteenth was devastating for Donald Trump. The Electoral College count rose to 306 for presidential Democratic rival Joe Biden, the talisman number Trump won in 2016.
Attorney General William Barr has ransacked another longstanding Department of Justice policy, caused another respected career prosecutor to resign and made another baldly political gesture in the service of President Donald Trump’s personal agenda,
Post-election, two questions are on every Democrat’s mind. One: Why did Donald Trump and Republicans nationwide receive such wide support, despite the incompetent and odious Trump presidency? And two: What can Democrats do to reverse the red wave?
Joe Biden’s victory over Donald Trump is encouraging for people on the left. Democrats have shown that an energised and angry right can be beaten – decisively. But the picture is more complicated. While Democrats retained their majority
It’s been two weeks since American voters delivered the ultimate “You’re fired!” to President Donald Trump, and ten days since the election was officially called for Joe Biden. Indeed, as of Tuesday morning, President-elect Biden is projected to earn the same number
If populism, authoritarianism, racism, vulgarity, misogyny and all the dismal rest of it slipped in through America’s back door four years ago, then that is how it will leave again.
The world will not be free of Donald Trump even though the result has been called in the US presidential election. Until he leaves the White House on January 20th next year, he will continue to claim the election was stolen