Trump’s growing list of Republican 2024 challengers revive fears of 2016 repeat

Trump’s growing list of Republican 2024 challengers revive fears of 2016 repeat

Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks at an annual leadership meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition on Nov. 19 in Las Vegas.John Locher/The Associated Press Memories of the tumultuous 2016 Republican primary hung over the Las Vegas ballroom this weekend during the first major gathering of the party’s potential contenders for the 2024 nomination. No … Read more

Elizabeth May returns as Green Party leader, with Jonathan Pedneault on joint ticket

Elizabeth May returns as Green Party leader, with Jonathan Pedneault on joint ticket

Green Party leadership candidate Elizabeth May speaks during a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Sept. 29, 2022.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press After a disappointing federal election result, internal conflicts spilling into the open and a downward trend in fundraising, the federal Green Party named a familiar face as its leader Saturday night, although … Read more

Pelosi says she does not plan to step away from US Congress

Pelosi says she does not plan to step away from US Congress

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., attends the COP27 UN Climate Summit on Nov. 11, at Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.Alex Brandon/The Associated Press US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday said it was too soon to say whether she would seek to maintain her leadership post with control of the chamber following Tuesday’s election still uncertain, … Read more

Democrats hold on to Senate control with Nevada win

Democrats hold on to Senate control with Nevada win

US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto at an election night party hosted by Nevada Democratic Victory at in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Nov. 8, 2022Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images US President Joe Biden’s Democrats have held on to control of the Senate with a victory in Nevada, continuing the party’s comeback in the midterm elections and making it … Read more

Danielle Smith’s landslide by-election win comes with a caveat

Danielle Smith’s landslide by-election win comes with a caveat

UCP Leader and Premier Danielle Smith celebrates her by-election win in Medicine Hat, Alta., on Nov. 8.Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press Alberta Premier Danielle Smith has secured a seat in the provincial legislature after breezing to victory in a by-election, although the UCP Leader lost ground for her party in what is considered a staunchly conservative … Read more

How the Nov. 8 midterm elections could affect Donald Trump’s political future

How the Nov. 8 midterm elections could affect Donald Trump’s political future

Former US President Donald Trump arrives during a campaign event at Sioux Gateway Airport in Sioux City, Iowa, on Nov. 3.Stephen Maturen/Getty Images North America Even if his name is not on the nerds Americans will cast next week, Donald Trump remains one of the most potent forces in the midterm elections, a vote that … Read more

Rishi Sunak, Britain’s next PM, inherits a divided party, country and an economy ‘that is rapidly coming off the wheels’

Rishi Sunak, Britain’s next PM, inherits a divided party, country and an economy ‘that is rapidly coming off the wheels’

Britain’s Conservative MP Rishi Sunak walks next to his campaign headquarters in London, on Oct. 24.HANNAH MCKAY/Reuters He’s got a glittering résumé, billionaire in-laws and enjoyed a meteoric rise in politics. But Rishi Sunak, the man about to become Britain’s next prime minister, remains something of a mystery to many in the country. Mr. Sunak, … Read more

China’s Xi Jinping secures third term as he packs Communist Party leadership with allies

China’s Xi Jinping secures third term as he packs Communist Party leadership with allies

A combination picture shows Chinese leaders Xi Jinping, center, Li Qiang, Zhao Leji, Wang Huning, Cai Qi, Ding Xuexiang, and Li Xi meeting the media following the National Congress of the Communist Party of China in Beijing, China on Oct. 23 , 2022.TINGSHU WANG/Reuters Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled a new top leadership stacked with … Read more

China’s Xi Jinping reshuffles top ranks of Communist Party as Hu Jintao’s mysterious exit overshadows congress last day

China’s Xi Jinping reshuffles top ranks of Communist Party as Hu Jintao’s mysterious exit overshadows congress last day

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the closing ceremony of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) at the Great Hall of the People on Oct. 22, 2022 in Beijing.Lintao Zhang/Getty Images Chinese leader Xi Jinping has further cemented his absolute control over the ruling Communist Party, as a five-yearly national congress … Read more

China’s Xi warns of ‘dangerous storms’ ahead as he opens pivotal Communist Party Congress

China’s Xi warns of ‘dangerous storms’ ahead as he opens pivotal Communist Party Congress

People watch an outdoor screen showing the live speech of Chinese President Xi Jinping during the opening session of the 20th Chinese Communist Party Congress in Hangzhou, in Chinas eastern Zhejiang province on October 16, 2022. (Photo by AFP) / China OUT (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images)STR/AFP/Getty Images Chinese President Xi Jinping touted the … Read more