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Harry Lambert is special correspondent of the New Statesman and writes long-reads for the magazine. He tweets at @harrytlambert and can be best reached via the One Great Read newsletter.
Democrats might hold off a Trump nominee for Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat until the election – but will struggle thereafter.
The former Labour leader, standing in for Keir Starmer, attacked Boris Johnson's cavalier approach to law, order and the EU.
Taking control of the upper chamber from the Republicans would give Joe Biden crucial legislative and patronage powers.
While Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings lost control of coronavirus in March, a handful of officials saved Britain from a far worse economic fate.
Boris Johnson’s chief strategist reached No 10 by pitting the people against the political elite and scorning the media. Now his hypocrisy is exposed.
They told me what no one has yet reported: Cummings' time in Durham coincided with his uncle's death in London.
New data shows that the most at-risk parts of the UK have much to fear from the loosening of lockdown.
Government planning rested on the assumption that the UK would simply let a future tragedy unfold.
As the UK records one of the highest death rates in the world, the government can no longer explain away the scale of the crisis.
Unless the economy reopens by the summer, the worst crisis on record will only intensify.