Reclaiming democracy requires ending big money in politics, stopping corporate welfare, busting up monopolies and stopping voter suppression. It is the bedrock for everything else America must do.
Putin claimed that traditional Western liberalism has "come into conflict with the interests of the overwhelming majority of the population."
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's political party has succeeded in its bid to nullify the results of the March 31 elections and hold new ones after the political opposition won by a slim margin.
"The Gillibrand plan doesn't address super PACs or dark money organizations, which have grown considerably since the 2010 Citizens United Supreme Court decision."
"Even if only a quarter [of] eligible voters participate, we are talking about enough money in a presidential race to replace all other forms of fundraising," Kenneth Mayer, a campaign finance reform expert, told Newsweek.
Trump's rhetoric undermines civility, erodes democratic norms, weakens the rule of law, fuels racial hatred, and promotes political violence.
Far too many people in Taiwan simply do not trust the Chinese government.
800,000 federal employees were pawns in Trump's game of brinksmanship. But as 2020 looms large, more and more candidates are talking about giving greater power to the workers.
2018 was the lowest year for democratic hopes in the Middle East. Some pushback against the new autocrats has begun after Khashoggi's murder—but the West can, and should, do more.
Bolsonaro had previously said that Brazil's two decades of military dictatorship, which ended in 1985, was a "very good period" and that he is "in favor of torture."
The partisan divide faithfully reflects the stark political choices facing Americans—and that's probably for the best.
Robert Kocharian was taken into custody again and faces charges of illegally using military forces to squash post-election protests in 2008.
Appearing as though she were already a 2020 presidential candidate railing against the president, Warren rebuked the president's foreign policy, accusing him of embracing dictators, aligning with authoritarian regimes and threatening Democracy.
This hack @BrianKempGA is the next 'governor*' of Georgia. But he cheated & undermined democracy every step of the way," John Weavers, a top GOP strategist, wrote on Twitter.
The president also claimed that Broward County was "probably getting ready to do a "number" on him during the 2016 presidential election.
"Perhaps we didn't do too good a job teaching the importance of preserving democracy by an enlightened civic discourse," Kennedy said.
Each anniversary of the 9/11 attacks prompts reflections on the war: Are Americans safer or did it go too far?
The election was a chance for Zimbabwe to diverge from its repressive past under Mugabe.
State media said Erdogan secured victory with 53 percent of the vote in the first round of voting.
The secretary of state's entreaties will likely be ignored.