A political scientist looks at the similarities between the new American president and the sultans of the Ottoman Empire. What might the parallels portend for US politics?
In this year's election, the system of majority voting didn't allow voters to express their opinions adequately. If they had, the choice would have been between Kasich and Sanders.
Brexit and Trump aren't to blame. The rise of 'post-truth' is rooted in the middle-classes, not the masses.
At a time when politicians are struggling to gain the public's trust, Janet Reno's legacy as an honest, humble public servant may serve as an example moving forward from the election.
There's more than one reason, according to two professors who have studied 25 years of Clinton's public life.
Making sexual assault seem normal or like no big deal can have profound effects on millions of victims.
It's easy to forget that in 1992, the Clintons railed spectacularly against the status quo. Fortunately, it's all on film.
Polls show Trump and Hillary in a dead heat in the Peach State this year. An expert on Southern politics examines the possibility of Georgia turning blue.
The media’s obsession with the indirect ways in which a single charitable foundation advances a single candidate’s career misses the point.
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?
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.
The story of New York's 1992 Democratic primary -- when another Clinton beat another left wing candidate with the help of another Cuomo.
Winning isn't everything. Bernie Sanders has had a profound effect on the Democratic Party.
South Carolina is a red state. The GOP candidates know that a win here can lead to the party nomination.
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.
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.
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.
The worst-kept secret in American politics is finally out in the open. What now?
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.