Kamala Harris, not surprisingly, gets the nod to be Joe Biden's running mate. Rarely has the vice-presidency been so important.
Both national and state-by-state polling in the US are telling the same story: the Democrats have a clear lead, and if it holds up then regional differences won't matter.
Trump's opponents within the Republican Party seem to be increasing not just in number, but also in their willingness to indict the party as a whole for how things have turned out.
Black conservative Herman Cain, once a proto-Trumpist presidential candidate, succumbs to the coronavirus. Perhaps it will be a wake-up call to some other Republicans.
Donald Trump and the Republicans bow to the coronavirus inevitable and decide to call off their old-style convention. It's not clear that it would have helped them much anyway.
Democrats are set on making Washington DC into a new state. It makes political but not constitutional sense.
A libertarian blog folds, but its project is more important than ever.
Another anniversary of China's 1989 uprising passes, with the future of Hong Kong hanging in the balance.
Is there something inappropriate or counter-productive about linking Donald Trump and his allies to "fascism"? Samuel Moyn thinks there is, and has a story to tell about how historical comparison works and what it is for.
Most world leaders, including our own Scott Morrison, are enjoying high approval ratings during the Covid-19 crisis. Donald Trump, however, is not doing so well.