The mainstream reaction to the idea of her comeback is incredulity. But she could easily become the Democrats’ best hope.
But poor track record on such key issues as the southern border risks pouring cold water on Harris’ ambitions.
White House allies are worried that neither are ready for the logistical and humanitarian impact of opening it.
There are several impressive contenders – although the former president is likely to make a return too.
Biden wants to act quickly and boldly while his party has unified control of Congress, knowing full well that could change next year.
The President’s age and fall together shines an spotlight onto the woman who would assume the presidency were he to vacate it.
After the gladiatorial theatre of the Trump years, American politics is returning, at least in terms of government, to something more like normal.
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The unenviable role of humourless teacher trying to discipline an impudent schoolboy was played by the Leader of the Opposition.
Seventeen Republican senators would be needed for the two thirds majority required to impeach him. This seems a high bar.
Intriguingly, he has retweeted an article which said: ‘May God bless him, Melania, and their family, as God leads him to the next chapter in his life.’
“Trump lies a lot and Biden’s kind of not all there.” And it’s less than a week to go until voting day.”
Many felt the election was going to be close – and that, whatever the outcome, there was a widespread expectation that things would get messy.