A Halloween gathering in Los Angeles for children who live on the street, in shelters or in cars.
On the 20th anniversary of Bill Clinton's promise to "end welfare as we know it," a social work scholar asks why child poverty is still such a problem in the U.S. and what race has to do with it.
The Clintons have assembled a globally influential humanitarian behemoth. But is it just a colossal liability?
A throwback to the Clinton White House?
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Hillary Clinton's candidacy has revived an old controversy in a new way: presidential third terms. It is, as one historian explains, a controversy as old as the nation itself.
Team Clinton: from 1992 to 2016.
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The story of New York's 1992 Democratic primary -- when another Clinton beat another left wing candidate with the help of another Cuomo.
Sanders supporters in Phoenix, Arizona on March 15, 2016.
Winning isn't everything. Bernie Sanders has had a profound effect on the Democratic Party.
Rubio (second from left) waves along with South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (second from right), U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy (far left) and U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (far right).
South Carolina is a red state. The GOP candidates know that a win here can lead to the party nomination.
It’s all your fault!
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It's become fashionable to blame those born in the post-war baby boom for all today's economic woes. But this is unfair – and wrong.
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Public opinion on the flag may have shifted with lightning speed, but how did it hold on as long as it did? The answer has to do with how it served both Democratic and Republican parties alike.
Who is the audience for the commencement address?
American Presidents tend to use the commencement address to address the audience outside than within the graduation hall. This changes though if they go on to a second term.
So it begins.
The worst-kept secret in American politics is finally out in the open. What now?
Hillary Clinton in Hampton, N.H. in 2007 Photo by Marc Nozell.
The uproar over Hillary Clinton's email practices raises crucial issues about transparency in government and seems to contradict her own previous commitment to openness.
In this 2008 photograph, former ambassador to the United Kingdom Robert H Tuttle greets President George W. Bush. Prior to becoming an ambassador, Tuttle was known for his empire of car dealerships.
If you want a desirable ambassadorship, becoming a Foreign Service Officer and earning the relevant degrees – in other words, accumulating experience – might not be the best plan of action.
But can the promise be delivered? President Obama at Pellissippi State College in Knoxville, TN
Last week, President Barack Obama announced a proposal to guarantee that students could attend a community college for free for their first two years. The announcement was one in a series of previews of…
He’s not done yet
Is the Obama presidency over? This has been the burning question on the lips of many Washington DC pundits and beltway insiders in the wake of devastating Democratic midterm election losses. According…
Barack Obama’s recent budget pursues the goals of full employment and fiscal balance, objectives that were heavily emphasised under Bill Clinton’s leadership.
Is it 2013 or 1999? Barack Obama’s evolution into a more successful Bill Clinton may be complete with the issuance of his recent budget. On the one hand, Obama’s budget cuts entitlement spending by adopting…
A visit to North Korea by Google chairman EricSchmidt and American ambassador to the UN, Bill Richardson has raised diplomatic concerns.
Bill Richardson, former governor of New Mexico and American ambassador to the United Nations and Google chairman Eric Schmidt have recently arrived in North Korea on a well-publicised private mission to…
US presidents linked to pro-business political parties tend to be better at economic management, new research suggests. The…
Barack Obama needs to impress undecided and unlikely voters at this week’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
“You know there is something wrong with the kind of job he has done as president when the best feeling you had was the day you voted for him.” It was the best line of Romney’s convention speech and highlights…