The Republican Party underperforms expectations in the US midterms, greatly reducing the likelihood of Donald Trump getting a clear run for the 2024 nomination.
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US midterms: Senate
Prospects for the Democrats look better tomorrow in the Senate than in the House of Representatives, but holding on to their majority still won't be an easy task.
US midterms: House of Reps
The Republican Party is an unbackable favorite to win back control of the House of Representatives this week.
The wages of insurrection
A New Mexico court enforces the disqualification clause of the fourteenth amendment for the first time in a century. Much bigger targets may be in sight.
Results on three continents
A president narrowly returned in Angola, a high-profile loss in Alaska and the draft constitution goes down in Chile.
Death of a liberator
The last Soviet leader leaves a legacy that will never be forgotten.
Preferences and the Republicans
Preferential voting will determine the fate of Sarah Palin, but on a broader front it could make a huge difference to the future of the Republican Party.
August electoral roundup
A regular feature: this month, news from Kenya, Kuwait, Senegal and Canada, plus an update on a Washington story.
Democracy in Alaska
Alaskan voters are trying out a new voting system, which among other things offers them the opportunity to return Sarah Palin to the limelight.
Kansas votes for choice
A shock defeat for an anti-abortion initiative in Kansas gives hope to Democrats facing an otherwise bleak political landscape.