As an independent candidate who received 1% of votes for a California Congressional seat, I am fighting the state over its top-two primary systemREAD MORE
One Christmas, long ago, my sister and I were given US-election Beanie Babies by our American relatives; a Republican elephant for her and a Democratic donkey for me, both of course patterned with the Stars and Stripes.READ MORE
Donald Trump has offended just about everyone on his march to the Republican Nomination. Why do Americans love him?
Trump would not be leading the Republican field if he were the typical candidate, with interviews and stump speeches tightly crafted by pollsters to appeal to the maximum amount of voters while letting nothing volatile or unscripted slip. The magic ingredient that fuels the Trump supernova is his malevolence for traditional American politics.
As you may remember, the ruling socialist mayor faced a showdown with an ultra-right wing opponent and nobody knew who would winREAD MORE
The politics of Northern Ireland is still very much divided by sectarian allegiances. Since the Good Friday Agreement in 1998 only one seat has changed hands between Republican and Unionist parties (Belfast South was gained by the Social Democratic and Labour Party from the Ulster Unionist Party). Given these keenly felt sectarian divisions it comes asREAD MORE
Finding a clear answer from any of the political parties running for office in the UK about their stance on immigration is not always an easy task. So here’s a run down of what the candidates for Downing Street are down for.READ MORE