In his first appearance with US Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, running mate Tim Kaine has urged Democrats to make history by electing the former secretary of state in the November election.
The US election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is increasingly being fought on social media platforms like Twitter, where the candidates boast millions of followers. But not all of them are human – or benign.
Firing his campaign manager Corey Lewandowski won’t solve the core issue of Donald Trump’s presidential run, a US elections scholar tells DW. To get to the root of the problem, Trump simply needs to look in the mirror.
With its ethnic diversity, the Garden State played a crucial role in securing Hillary Clinton’s nomination. But what do New Jerseyans love about her? Helena Kaschel found some answers.
It isn’t only American companies and unions that spend money on the US election, subsidiaries of European firms also make themselves heard. The biggest spenders so far are a Swiss bank and a British defense company.
Before the US presidential election takes place, the Democratic and Republican parties have to nominate their candidates. Each party holds a contest that begins in February and ends in June.
The party of Barack Obama, Lyndon Johnson and Franklin D. Roosevelt has given the United States 13 presidents. The Democrats describe themselves as liberals.
George Bush Jr and Sr and Ronald Reagan are among the 18 Republicans who have served as presidents of the US. The "Grand Old Party," or GOP, sees itself as the home of conservatism.
Clinton's challenge in choosing a running mate: court swing states or Sanders supporters?
During the presidential campaign, DW is asking its audience what kind of America they want for the future. It's a question of global importance, because what happens in the US has an impact far beyond its borders.
Katie Myers, from Washington, wants America to be like it was in the 1960s, when everyone felt safe.
Carlos Moore wants an united America and he is dismayed that the state of Mississippi still sanctions bigotry.
Marni Halasa, from New York, wants a country where power is returned to the ordinary citizen.
Aaron, from New York City, wants a political leadership which is guided by the principles of the Torah.
Berta Soler, the leader of Damas de Blanco, cares about "her America," which is Cuba and wants it without the Castros.
Everton Robinson, from New York City, wants a country where power is returned to the hands of the electorate.
Maria Padron-Robbins, from Miami, Florida, would like to see an America with secure borders and more jobs.
Charles Arian would like an America that treasures people's differences, celebrating everyone's religious backgrounds.
Police and demonstrators have clashed at a rally by Republican Donald Trump in San Diego. California is home to the largest Latino population in the USA.
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