Its appeal is obvious: the fresh air, the schmooze potential, that it is not too strenuous, and the fleeting escape from the bubble of office. A president even gets to drive himself, even if only in a golf cart
A-Rod has always been a controversial player and his hurried retirement from playing is in keeping with his years in a New York Yankees uniform
Donald Trump is in way over his head. His presidential bid was killed by a thousand mostly self-inflicted cuts
America's rich lore of alleged election fraud makes it hard to deny that vote rigging does occur, even in this beacon of the free world. And indeed it does. It’s called suppression of turnout, and it’s practised by Republicans, not Democrats
Can Clinton recapture the magic that led her husband to power in 1992?
Once upon a time, Republicans were the orderly party, the optimistic party, the party you instinctively trusted with national security
The billionaire has praised Vladimir Putin for his strength and decisiveness in the past – but does that mean the US has a Siberian candidate on its hands?
He could have done a Ted Cruz, the bitter runner-up who goes to the convention and still refuses to endorse his conqueror on the floor. That would have thrilled his die-hard followers. He's chosen to live in 'the real world – but have the 'Bernie or Bust' crowd?
The controversy will likely soon be overtaken – by another
So much for the gauzy illusions of November 2008
Offered this sort of present four months before election day, any other Republican opponent would have cashed in – not Trump, who has concentrated instead on the US judicial system
One of Blair’s correct observations – in a letter to Bush setting out his political difficulties at home – was that “people just don't have the same sense of urgency post 9/11 as people in the US"
The timing of the release keeps the controversial issue alive at a crucial point in Clinton's campaign
The question as to whether 'Americans are ready' for two women on the ticket is irrelevant and insulting. What is important are Ms Warren's qualifications for the job
If you’re older you’re more likely to be pro-Trump and pro-Brexit. The young and better educated in the UK take Europe for granted. In America, they’re mostly immune to the appeal of Trump. Unfortunately, the old vote, and the young aren’t
After this vote, the UK will be a less attractive partner to Washington