13 September

Hillary Clinton's medical scare highlights her transparency problem

2GB Radio

Charles Ries

Hillary Clinton's pneumonia diagnosis is symptomatic of deeper problems within the campaign says senior fellow Tom Switzer.


28 September

Showdown: Reflections on the first presidential debate 

University of Sydney

Jennifer Hochschild

Harvard College Professor Jennifer L. Hochschild and Centre CEO Professor Simon Jackman come together to analyse the highs and lows of Clinton and Trump's first official face-off.

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12 September

Yes, half of Trump supporters are racist

The Washington Post

Charles Ries

Centre CEO Simon Jackman comments on Trump's racist supporters and whether Hillary's 'basket of deplorables' characterisation was accurate.


Entries close 14 October

Competition: "Diplomat for a Day" 

Win a trip to Canberra

US Embassy

The US Studies Centre and the US Embassy in Canberra are offering current University of Sydney students the chance to win a trip to Canberra and act as a US Foreign Service Officer on Election Day 2016.

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Richard Fontaine

Is there anything Trump can't get away with?

Alliance 21 fellow Richard Fontaine on ABC TV The Drum.

Planet America

Planet America Convention specials

Rewatch our live Convention specials with ABC's Planet America, as our experts dissect Trump, Clinton and what's ahead in the race.

Simon Jackman

About the US Studies Centre

Centre CEO Simon Jackman explains the Centres wide range of teaching, research, study abroad and outreach activities.

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