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‘No one took us seriously’: Black cops warned about racist Capitol police for years

Allegations of racism against the Capitol Police are nothing new: Over 250 Black cops have sued the department since 2001. Some of those former officers now say it’s no surprise white nationalists were able to storm the building

America’s lessons for African dictators

COMMENT: Trump’s attacks on democracy grab the headlines, but the real story is one of democratic resilience

US democracy is stronger than it looks

We learnt this week that an American president, no matter how rogue, cannot keep himself in power against the will of the people

The devil is going down to Georgia

But it might be best for everyone, Democrats included, if they lost the senate elections

Bye-bye, Don. But is this the end of Trumpism?

If it hadn’t been for Covid-19, Donald Trump might have won the presidential election. Almost 48% of voting Americans believe in his brand of democracy, equality and justice.

Richard Calland: Biden needs a senate win to limit Trumpism

Joe Biden doesn’t have the mojo needed to restore the US – so he needs a full house to appoint those who do, writes Richard Calland.

Why would anyone vote for Trump?

COMMENT: For this gay, white soldier there simply isn’t a good enough challenger to knock him off his perch

US presidential campaign 2020: The Democratic conundrum

As Super Tuesday looms, there are five candidates left in the Democratic race. But the party must ensure it selects someone who will be able to defeat incumbent Donald Trump

The Democrats have a cunning plan to get Trump re-elected

The bid to impeach the president failed, Iowa was a disaster and Adam Schiff is a PR nightmare

Editorial: Democrats must unite

The best chance for Democrats to beat Trump is by taking an opposite approach to his insular and isolated one

New future from Trump tyranny

The demagogic president has unwittingly created the opportunity for constitutional growth

Successfully impeach Trump? What are Democrats smoking?

The Democrats will need about 19 Republican senators to vote to impeach the US president

Biden to face clash over race in upcoming Democrat debate

​Expect bare-knuckle political sparring when 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden battles his Democratic rivals this week

US Democratic frontrunner Biden drops in polls after debate

Biden, a former vice president under Barack Obama, still polls the highest at 22% among the two-dozen contenders for the Democratic nomination

Warren leads Democrats in spirited first 2020 debate

The biggest American political debate since the 2016 presidential campaign is occurring over two nights in Miami

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