To carry out an election by mail, hundreds of thousands of state and local offices and employees across the US must make sure that ballots are processed in a fair, consistent and timely manner.
The pandemic isn't just a health disaster. It's a disaster for cities and states, where the money to run government that normally comes in every year has evaporated. Congress may or may not help.
President Trump isn't the first president to get rid of inspectors general. He is the first to assert that inspectors general investigations into his administration's actions are unconstitutional.
Did members of Congress illegally sell stocks after getting inside information about the pandemic from federal officials? A former lawyer for the House says proving such cases is very difficult.
The way books are sorted at the library can be highly political, touching upon issues of race and identity.
After the recent government shutdown and breakdowns in functioning within all three branches, it looks like the separation of powers system is broken or unbalanced. It is – and it isn't.
The Democratic party needs a revised image, grounded in a new reality, that will address basic issues of inequality, access and fairness.
With President Trump insisting on funding for his border wall and Democrats vehemently opposed, a partial government shutdown is possible. Here's what it could mean for the economy.
Men and women are not unified voting blocs. We must consider how voters identify themselves in terms of gender to truly understand how women and men think about politics.
A record number of women are poised to win public office in 2018. But don't look to California for help shifting the gender balance in Congress during the 'year of the woman.'
Artificial intelligence poses opportunities as well as dangers; understanding them – and regulating carefully – will help avoid harm to individuals and society as a whole.
The victory of a Democratic Socialist in a New York primary will not lead to the dictatorship of the proletariat. It's an incremental addition to the long history of moderate socialism in the US.
Following the controversy over the resignation of House chaplain Patrick Conroy, in this speed read, scholars explain when the tradition of legislative prayer was started and how it has sustained.