It's easy to perceive a political opponent as being uncivil – and that opens the door for an uncivil reply as well.
In retweeting a doctored image of Nancy Pelosi standing in a hijab in front of an Iranian flag, Trump is playing into fears that Iran and Islam are evil and anti-American.
When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on corruption charges Wednesday, both the charges and Netanyahu's response to them were reminiscent of the situation President Trump is in.
Democrats and Republicans are speaking about impeachment with dramatically different language. The winner of this frame war will succeed in shaping how Americans understand the impeachment inquiry.
The House of Representatives voted Thursday on a resolution that laid out a process for the inquiry into the impeachment of President Donald Trump. But was the resolution constitutionally necessary?
The impeachment investigation of US president Donald Trump has formally started, but much has changed since 1974, when Richard Nixon was forced out of office.
Investigations often damage the president's approval rating, particularly if the inquiry drags on for a long time. But that may not matter to a historically unpopular president like Trump.
A little-known provision of the Constitution might allow Trump to be reelected president in 2020 even if he is removed from office through the impeachment process.
A former congressional staffer says withholding damning evidence from Congress and using civilians to carry out presidential or intelligence agency agendas links the Ukraine crisis to other scandals.
As the House mounts an impeachment investigation of President Trump, examples from Central and South America show that ousting an executive leader from office doesn't always have the intended effect.
Whether successful or not – and most impeachments are not – the fallout for the Democrats and the US will be deep and enduring.
The conflict between Congress and President Trump over his dealings with Ukraine's president is just the latest version of a long-running struggle for power between the two branches of government.
Throughout the course of American history, peaceful transitions of power have been the result of choices made by individuals, not the U.S. political system. What does that mean if Trump loses in 2020?
In the US, women politicians from minority communities have become the leading faces of a new generation of politicians – one that will drive the 2020 elections.
Northern Ireland looms even larger an issue for Brexit as US Irish Americans wield influence.
Difficult to pronounce, synecdoche is the form of rhetoric used by President Trump when he told four Democratic congresswomen of color to “go back” to the “corrupt” countries they came from.
After Imran Khan's visit to the White House, what lies ahead for his relationship with Donald Trump?
While some have seen Mueller's testimony as a disappointment, Democrats may still initiate impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump in the House of Representatives.
President Donald Trump has appealed to his base by attacking four Democratic Congresswomen of colour.
Politics have pervaded the debate about whether Congress should impeach President Trump. One legal scholar says that whether to impeach – or not – should not be viewed as a political question.