Daniel DePetris

Has the EU finally found its spine when it comes to China?

30 July 2020 2:51 am

There is no point putting lipstick on a pig: the relationship between the United States and China, two powers holding…

Trump’s suburban nightmare

27 July 2020 6:55 pm

Public opinion polls haven’t been particularly positive for President Trump or his Republican allies on Capitol Hill. This past weekend…

Is Trump toning himself down for re-election?

23 July 2020 8:03 pm

The last time a U.S. President lost re-election, the year was 1992 and the victim was George H.W. Bush. President…

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The problem is a lot bigger than Trump

6 April 2020 10:20 pm

It’s incredibly easy to blame President Trump for the coronavirus hell we’re all living in. The president doesn’t help himself…

How coronavirus is changing America

17 March 2020 6:03 pm

The coronavirus is altering American life as we have never seen before. New York City’s restaurants and bars can now only…

It's Biden versus Trump

11 March 2020 7:53 pm

The great state of Michigan was oh-so-kind to Bernie Sanders four years ago, bringing him back from the dead against…

Michigan's primary could be Bernie Sanders' last stand

10 March 2020 6:36 pm

Ever since Super Tuesday, when Joe Biden pulled off upset wins in Texas, Massachusetts, and Minnesota on his way to…

Elizabeth Warren's rollercoaster presidential bid comes to an end

6 March 2020 4:54 am

It was a long and winding rollercoaster ride for Elizabeth Warren on the presidential campaign trail. And when that ride…

The Democratic primary is now a two-man race between Biden and Bernie

4 March 2020 4:48 pm

With the votes still being accumulated and the final counts in California and Texas still to be determined, it’s a…

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Joe Biden had to win in South Carolina

1 March 2020 1:23 pm

Joe Biden desperately needed a win in South Carolina. His poor performances in Iowa and New Hampshire, and sub-par showing…

The Iowa shambles is a delight for Trump

4 February 2020 7:35 pm

Voters in Iowa lined up in high-school gymnasiums across the state last night to prepare for a long few hours…


Bernie Sanders is back — and Donald Trump is delighted

14 January 2020 10:30 pm

Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign looked listless back in October. Sure, the Vermont senator and 2016 Democratic party runner-up still had…

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Biden vs Trump could be nastier than Clinton vs Trump

13 June 2019 8:33 pm

America’s last presidential election campaign won’t be easily forgotten. From leaked Access Hollywood tapes and spurious insults between the two contenders to…

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Democrats are tearing themselves apart over Trump – again

23 April 2019 8:12 pm

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted, public report is nearly a week old, but the Democratic party in Washington is still…