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Emily Tamkin is the New Statesman’s US editor
Progressive frustration with some of the president-elect’s appointments is premature, but the incoming administration must do more than avoid the worst excesses of the outgoing one.
From bust-ups over busts to diplomatic gaffes, analysis of US-UK relations too often focuses on hoo-hahs and passing frenzies.
The effects of the 2000 presidential election are still being felt, 20 years on.
Three factors played a part: preconceptions, policy and polls.
By refusing to acknowledge the results of a free and fair election, the US president and his party are performing a high-wire act.
A City Monitor piece examines how our political polarisation can be mapped across America's cities, suburbs, and rural areas.
The fear is that Biden’s presidency will be ineffectual from the start, and that he will be unable to steer the US out of its moral and political slump.
What must happen next – and when – in order for the outgoing US president to submit to defeat?
Donald Trump's days in the White House are now numbered.
From action on climate change to effectively legalising marijuana, there’s plenty the president-elect can achieve.