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Do American voters really have a say?
Mon 31 Oct 2016
Despite popular opinion, American voters on Election Day are not voting for the president.
How is the American President elected?
Tue 25 Oct 2016
Politics expert Bryan Cranston unpacks how the USA decides its next President.
Future of the Republican Party
Fri 21 Oct 2016
Despite popular opinion and the rhetoric of equality, the American electorate is highly divided along lines of race and gender.
Experts respond to final presidential debate
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have clashed in the final presidential debate. The Conversation’s experts respond.
Trump claims the election is rigged
Donald Trump has repeatedly said the presidential election is rigged, and the only way he will lose will be if it is stolen from him.
Donald Trump makes disparaging remarks about women
Mon 10 Oct 2016
Today we heard a tape of Donald Trump making extremely lewd and crude remarks about women.
Who won today’s vice-presidential debate?
Wed 05 Oct 2016
Did we actually learn anything from the vice-presidential debate?
Banks make millions in delaying interest rate cuts
When the cash rate increases, lending rates shoot up like rockets, but when the opposite occurs they go down like feathers.
US election: what impact do celebrity endorsements really have?
Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have been endorsed by an army of celebrity supporters.
What chances do third parties have in 2016?
Thu 29 Sep 2016
PhD candidate Bryan Cranston discusses minor parties in the US election