California's governor looks like surviving an attempt to recall him, but the vote casts a light both on some of the state's quirks and on the mania that's taken hold of the Republican Party.
A US supreme court decision raises the prospect of giving the fundamentalists in the Republican Party what they say they want – possibly at a large political cost.
Afghanistan isn't the only place where an anti-American autocracy has picked up where it left off. Nicaragua has already been there.
There's an interesting and important debate over the Chinese government's intentions towards Taiwan, and it's unlikely to be resolved any time soon.
Brazil's embattled president launches a pre-emptive campaign against his country's electoral apparatus, hoping to succeed where Trump failed.
The Taliban reconquers Afghanistan, leaving 40 years of American policy in ruins. Could things have been done differently?
While Australians have been filling out their census forms, the United States is releasing results from last year's census – with important political implications.
Two safe Congressional districts in Ohio produce interesting results in their primary elections, with quite different lessons for the losers.
As the Trumpists continue their campaign on "election fraud", politicians from both sides are in denial about the seriousness of the threat to American democracy.
Donald Trump's preferred candidate loses a by-election in Texas, but that doesn't necessarily tell us anything about his influence in the Republican Party.