Larry Sabato

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Former US vice-president Joe Biden in a still from the video announcing his candidacy for 2020. He leads Bernie Sanders, his nearest rival for the Democratic nomination, with support from 27 per cent of voters compared with 20 per cent for the Vermont senator. Photograph: Reuters

Joe Biden, the former US vice-president, officially launched his campaign for the White House on Thursday, becoming the 20th contender in a record fi(...)

Partial records from long-secret files relating to the 1963 assassination of President John F Kennedy have been released — capturing the frantic days (...)

US  president Donald Trump: Some Republicans have privately indicated that they are worried about Mr Trump’s state of mind.  Photograph: Evan Vucci, AP

Donald Trump’s extraordinary and unsubstantiated accusation that Barack Obama ordered the tapping of his phones before the November election raises th(...)

 Hillary Clinton supporters watch TV coverage of the US presidential election in the Capitol Hill neighbourhood of Seattle as Donald Trump emerges as winner. Photograph: Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty

The glass ceiling was left uncracked. Underneath, as the electoral map bled red and shockwaves rippled among the Democrats, heads fell into hands and(...)

Donald Trump’s gains came as Republican support for their party’s candidate jumped by six percentage points over the past two weeks, to about 78 per cent. Photograph: Bryan Woolston/Reuters

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has pulled into an effective tie with Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, according to the latest Reuters(...)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to guests during a campaign rally at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton, Wisconsin. The state’s  voters go to the polls for the Republican  primary on Tuesday. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

This week was the first since the inaugural qualifying round of the US presidential election in Iowa on February 1st that there hasn’t been primary or(...)

 An undated handout photograph provided by GlobalPost oshows American journalist James Foley who was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen in  Syria. The Islamic State (IS) militia released a video on 20 August 2014 purporting to show the decapitation of Foley. Photograph:  Nicole Tung / Courtesy of Global/EPA

US president Barack Obama has said the beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants “shocked the conscience of the entire w(...)