The ruling could make it impossible for groups like the ACLU to file lawsuits to protect people’s right to vote – significantly changing how the Voting Rights Act has been interpreted so far.
The convictions of two former Trump aides who refused to comply with the House Jan. 6 committee’s information requests could revive a potent tool for holding powerful people accountable.
Ukraine needs some successes on the battlefield if it is to maintain international support.
In the wake of the three-week internal GOP battle to choose a speaker, a scholar of Congress says that what looks like dysfunction is actually something else.
The newly appointed speaker in the House of Representatives, Mike Johnson, has opposed funding the Ukraine war.
In the 1850s, a fight over the speakership took nearly two months and 133 rounds of voting. But for nearly a century, the majority party in the House has unanimously supported its leader. No longer.
A major crisis abroad may exacerbate internal divisions within one of the US’s major political parties.
Long gridlocked by fighting between the two major political parties, the US House is now split by conflict within the GOP, thanks in part to redistricting practices that boost extremism.
Foreign capitals no doubt see this turmoil and question the long-term reliability of Washington.
With the US government seemingly heading toward a potentially painful federal shutdown, a scholar explains why such events never occur in the UK.
While a single shutdown is unlikely to push a government worker to quit, the cumulative effect of multiple shutdowns can lead to low worker morale and employee retention problems.
Shutting down the government won’t help reduce the deficit. Here’s what would.
You won’t be able to ignore a government shutdown. From delayed business loans to slower mortgage applications and postponed food inspections, the effects could be substantial.
Working a day on the firelines as a wildland firefighter can require the endurance of riding the Tour de France. That takes a toll, as a physiologist explains.
The founders of the United States viewed impeachment as a way to remind the country and president that he is not above the law and to deter abuses of power.
Lawmakers have given themselves a virtually impossible task – and the stakes are high.
In the 10 years since the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act took effect, the measure appears to have had a greater effect on knowledge about sexual assault than on prevention.
The majority of Americans support TV coverage of former President Donald Trump’s trial on charges he attempted to overturn the 2020 election.
The framers decided that members of both the House and Senate would be required to be “an inhabitant” of the state they represent.
All who testified before a congressional subcommittee claimed that UFOs pose a threat to national security, though there’s still no public evidence that UFOs are extraterrestrial.