Trump wouldn't be the first occupant of the Oval Office to try to bend companies to his will to achieve an objective, be it economic or merely political. JFK tried it with U.S. Steel in 1962.
What Betsy DeVos, an advocate of school-choice initiatives and President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary, as well as the rest of us need to know about cyber charter schools.
The new president-elect delivered some mixed messages during the campaign.
Fraught politics have often been played out in America's theatres.
Trump won't be the first president who's a Washington outsider. To push his agenda through congress, he'll need his establishment-friendly VP. Will Trump loosen the reins?
The US religious right has voted for someone who apparently contravenes some of its core values.
This week on Race to the White House, Brendon O’Connor, Tom Switzer and Emma Lancaster look at the first and only 2016 vice-presidential debate.
One in five vice presidents becomes president. So we had scholars watching Tuesday night. Here's what they heard.
The vice presidential debate may not set off fireworks quite like the presidential debate, but two political scientists explain why it's still important.
With three current Supreme Court justices aged 78 or older and one seat on the court vacant, the next US president may end up nominating four justices in their first term.
Even by the standards of the Trump campaign, the Republican jamboree in Cleveland was a sorry spectacle.
After a year of trying to bring him down, the Republican Party will rally behind Donald Trump this week – sort of.
Trump's choice of the Indiana governor is a love letter to the Republican base.
Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act may have been “clarified” but there are concerns it could have a chilling effect on campus attitudes toward LGBTQ students and faculty across the state.