U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, a Republican from South Carolina, speaks during an event at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Democrats may have pushed Iowa out of the early-state presidential nominating lineup, but Republicans are sticking with Iowa first.
Caucusgoers stand beneath the sign for the South Carolina delegation at the Democratic National Convention.
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The Democratic National Committee is shaking up its presidential nominating calendar to give people of color an earlier vote in the process.
President Nixon urged the IRS to audit his perceived enemies; Donald Trump wanted to do the same.
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The House GOP is scrutinizing federal investigators for alleged abuses of power. But will they probe abuses that may have been committed by members of their own party?
Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg prepare to caucus for him in a high school gym, Feb. 3, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa.
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The Iowa caucuses have traditionally heralded the start of the Democratic Party’s presidential nominating contest. But the party, eager to maintain the White House, is redesigning that process.
Politics is a push-and-pull between the parties and the states.
Internal party rules make it harder to attract independents, who make up about one-third of US voters.
Kristinn Hrafnsson, editor in chief of WikiLeaks, and barrister Jennifer Robinson talk to the media after Julian Assange’s arrest in London.
It’s dangerous for the press to take up Julian Assange’s cause, two journalism scholars write. Assange is no journalist, they say, and making him out to be one is likely to damage press freedoms.
Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine at the Democratic National Convention 2016.
Here are three key areas the Democratic Party must reform if they’re to fix fundamental problems revealed by the shock election result.
Russia is pressing its national interests online.
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The FBI is warning of Russian cyberattackers probing American election systems. Information warfare scholars discuss Russia’s digital efforts to benefit its national interests.
Is everything on the up-and-up here?
With the DNC email leak and Trump calling on Russia to hack Clinton’s emails, concern about foreign meddling in the 2016 presidential election process is rising. Is e-voting the next cyber battleground?
Clinton and Sanders struggle to get their points across.
Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley met for another under-the-radar debate. Sanders showed strength.