Colleges and universities boast US$547 billion in endowment assets, yet only a handful of elite schools would be taxed under the proposal.
Republicans rewriting the tax system have a rare opportunity to fix a major problem: most women-owned companies can't take advantage of key provisions designed to help small businesses like theirs.
Europeans are, on average, more likely than Americans to say they fear climate change. What explains the gap?
It turns out a unified government isn't enough to get bills passed.
Research shows that married women tend not to relate as much to other women. This makes a big difference when a woman is on the ballot.
But there's little evidence the high spending changed any minds, says a political scientist who lives in the district.
Like president George W. Bush before him, Donald Trump made the announcement from the White House Rose Garden, showing that Republican governments have failed to learn past lessons.
The White House is deciding whether or not to stay in the Paris climate agreement. But a large majority of Americans – including Trump voters – want the U.S. to participate and lead.
Democrat Jon Ossoff will face Republican Karen Handel in a runoff on June 20.
As America becomes more diverse, many think it will also become more progressive. But one analysis of demographic trends points to gains for Republicans.
A 2010 law that requires the executive branch to set goals and an obscure Senate rule may be the Democrats' best chance to influence GOP plans to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Distrust of the irreligious has been commonplace in the American political discourse from the founding.
An analysis of more than 30 years of congressional voting reveals that a few key members of Congress determine whether a president will achieve their agenda. Who are they, and can Trump win them over?
Is the financial system headed for another 'Lehman moment'? Perhaps, but a bailout isn't the solution. More capital is, something Trump should remember as he rewrites U.S. bank rules.
Democrats gained only a handful of House seats in this week's elections, leaving Republicans in the majority. But can the GOP shift from opposing President Obama to supporting President Trump?
Hopes among Democrats of gaining a majority in the Senate were dashed. Here's what a narrow Republican majority might mean moving forward.
Trump's noxiousness aside, it remains the economy, and the Democrats' abandonment of their traditional base that explains Trump's ascent, according to American commentator Thomas Frank.
New research shows that ideological media employ a powerful method to bias partisans' economic beliefs. In turn, partisans perform mental gymnastics worthy of Simone Biles to preserve those biases.
The Trump campaign is adding groups of untapped, swing state voters to its Trump playbook. A political scientist examines whether the Amish vote in states like Pennsylvania and Ohio can be swung.
Elected officials and the media are in cahoots. Both have succumbed to a two-party system that treats voters not as independent thinkers, but as blind partisans.