DURING the 2016 presidential race then-Republican candidate Donald Trump placed the issue of illegal immigration from Mexico and Central America at the centre of his campaign. He vowed to build a...

IT WAS not so long ago, during the Pre-Coronavirus Age, that we had a more or less clear idea of how the 2020 US presidential election campaign would evolve.

LET us go back four years when then-leading Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, with her remarkable political and policy experience, the favourite of her party's establishment,...

WITH Donald Trump's impeachment trial now underway in the Senate, the Democratic presidential contest is entering maximum velocity with the Iowa caucuses on the horizon. While the outcome of the...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE United States Business Roundtable, an organisation of CEOs of large US companies, recently issued a statement that caused quite a stir in some circles. Rather than focusing primarily or...

THE BOTTOM LINE

WHAT struck me about the first debates among 20 candidates for the Democratic nomination for president was how much they resembled a gaggle of graduate students. All seemed articulate and...

"THE torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans - born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace, proud of our ancient heritage," declared President John...

FORMER US Vice President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that he is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, positioning himself as the only candidate who can defeat President...

COMMENTARY

THE potential release to the public of the Mueller report, at least in partial form, may not be the only development shaking up US politics in coming days. For Joe Biden could reportedly make an...