The Supreme Court will decide in the next year whether sexual orientation and gender identity are covered under federal employment discrimination law.
White men have historically and disproportionately held official, managerial and professional occupations. But women and people of color are slowly gaining.
To reach the highest rungs of power, a new study shows, it really helps if your dad was president.
There's a trade-off when presidents appoint loyalists. A loyalist may not be as competent as the position demands, but he or she may satisfy the president by carrying out his agenda.