United States presidential election

Three elections posters show Social Democratic top candidate for chancellor Olaf Scholz, left, Christian Democratic top candidate Armin Laschet, center, and top candidate of the Greens Annalena Baerbock in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. 

Dubious voting fraud claims in Germany spread online ahead of elections


Experts say those making the claims have been influenced by the US’ “stolen election” narrative from 2020, including false claims of election fraud and conspiracy theories about the security of voting by mail.

Police with guns drawn point at a rioter as a violent mob try to break into the House Chamber on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington DC. 

In pictures: Trump loyalists storm US Capitol

Dr. Céline Gounder has been named to President-elect Joe Biden's COVID-19 task force.

‘Equity is very front and center’ for Biden’s new COVID-19 task force

Erika Peterson, pictured in her first winter in Canada, left the US for Ottawa in 2018.

Some Americans fled to Canada when Trump won. Will a Biden presidency bring them home?

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How political cartoonists worldwide see a ‘fractured states of America’

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Biden and Harris wear masks, clasp hands, and Harris points at Biden, smiling with her eyes.

Biden-Harris ticket highlights historic stance on climate and environmental justice

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Former Vice President Joe Biden’s choice of Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate made history and highlighted the campaign’s focus on environmental justice.

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US elections require a ‘well-educated electorate about Russian tactics,’ says Sen. Warner


Mark Warner, vice chair of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, discusses the latest intelligence report and its clear warnings for 2020 US elections.

Portrait of former Senator Jeff Flake.

Jeff Flake: Republicans stand by amid Trump’s ‘abuse of power’


Host Marco Werman spoke with former Republican Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona about how his Republican colleagues in Congress view the scandals and impeachment inquiry swirling around President Donald Trump.

US President Donald Trump walks to board Air Force One as he travesl to Florida for Easter weekend, at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, April 18, 2019.

Mueller Report: Did Trump commit conspiracy? No. But collusion? Maybe.


Mueller’s team focused on evidence of criminal conspiracy, not collusion. The report indicates “numerous links” between the Trump campaign and Russia that may still look like collusion to a layperson.


The convention chaos Democrats wish never happened

More than 50 years later, the Democratic Party’s national convention of 1968 continues to haunt the party and cast a shadow over American politics.