All eyes are on Iowa, with a lot of attention paid to the two candidates on the left of the field. But are they on the same "left"?
The Democrat presidential field continues to narrow, with previously-fancied hopefuls dropping out. Soon the voters of Iowa will have to choose among what's left.
Spain and Austria are both getting new governments this week, after negotiations produced two very different coalitions.
Republican senators seem certain to stand behind their impeached president, not because they support him but because they are afraid of the alternatives.
Labour's loss in last week's British election is being widely blamed on Brexit. But what exactly could it have done differently?
After years of drift towards extremism, Germany's far right party takes a step back towards the mainstream.
A new left-wing leadership for Germany's Social Democrats represents a step into the unknown and means trouble for Angela Merkel.
Neither Australia nor the US wants to admit that it is part of a global movement. But despite its love of walls, Trumpism transcends national boundaries.
Cory Bernardi leaves politics, with his mission largely fulfilled. The Australian right has been remade, if not exactly in his image, at least in something uncomfortably like it.
Britain's December election is going to be a minefield of tactical voting. This is what happens when modern politics collides with a pre-modern electoral system.