On Holocaust Memorial Day, Donald Trump took to his desk to instruct his government to keep refugees out.
The president manages more than 200 organizations that make up the federal government. A survey of 3,500 federal managers shows they struggle with recruiting and retaining skilled workers.
Christian conservative leaders gambled on Donald Trump, and it paid off in spades.
The president, the press and the public have misguided ideas about how intelligence is produced and analyzed. A Georgetown professor sets us straight.
A team of legal scholars breaks down the factors that will determine which immigrants are most vulnerable for deportation under the new administration.
The logic behind building a wall is centuries old. But can concrete solve the complex problems the U.S. is facing today?
The stress of immigration enforcement has implications for health.
With the Trump presidency we may be entering a golden age of insult and name-calling. Trump is exercising leadership in this regard with about 300 people, places and things feeling his sting.
When serving as Alabama's attorney general, Sessions supported a bill that would have expanded the state's death penalty -- even past the point where it was constitutional.
One of Trump's first orders of business on energy will likely be to reopen federal lands to coal mining, which would be a bad deal for taxpayers and the environment.
Get ready for Senate hearings and confirmation votes on President Trump's Cabinet picks by reading this roundup of key coverage from our archive.
Are you part of the 86 percent of Americans who do not live in rural America? Here's why Trump's choice to lead the USDA matters to you.
There's a whole system of checks and balances in place to stop a president like Trump going too far.
Conservatives have been very successful framing a compelling narrative about who they are and what they stand for. Progressives will have a tough four years if they don't do the same.
As his nominee for secretary of state awaits confirmation, Donald Trump is under pressure to explain what his views on Russia actually are.
General John Kelly, Trump's pick for the Department of Homeland Security, used to lead US military operations in Latin America. Now American citizens should be scared, too.
A common Wall Street adage claims: 'As January goes, so goes the year.' What does that mean for investors as stocks look set to end President-elect Trump’s first month in office higher?
An analysis of four failed presidential cabinet nominees reveals what obstacles Trump's nominees might face during the confirmation process.
States have been using tax breaks and other incentives like the kind Trump dangled before Carrier for years. There's little evidence they work, and in fact they may lead to widening inequality.
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?