Pence’s announcement that he will run for president brings to mind how rare it is for a vice president to compete against a former running mate.
While it is far from certain the former president will face legal consequences from the hearings, they may kill off any hope he holds of running in 2024.
With the exception of a few states, dereliction of a duty is mostly used in military law and does not apply to citizens, including US presidents.
The attempt by Donald Trump’s supporters to reverse the 2020 presidential election results shows the need to update the nation’s landmark law for counting presidential votes.
The vice president has said he looks forward to meeting the framers of the Constitution in heaven. That is not the mindset of someone with short-term vision.
Coverage of the House Jan. 6 hearings focuses on what went wrong that led up to Trump supporters’ laying siege to the US Capitol. A government scholar looks at what went right, both then and now.
On the eve of public hearings held by Congress’ January 6 investigative committee, a former oversight staffer for the House of Representatives explains what such hearings aim to accomplish.
Concerned about problems in counting Electoral College votes that determine the next president, lawmakers are considering changes to the Electoral Count Act. What is the act, and what’s wrong with it?
To be politically successful, coalitions need to be unified. But that pressure to unify can spell trouble for groups – as today’s GOP demonstrates.
The vice president may be second in line for the most powerful job in the nation, but there isn’t necessarily a lot to do besides wait – unless the president wants another adviser.
As Mike Pence prepares for life after the vice presidency, a scholar of religion looks back at the political and religious conversions that informed the politician’s worldview.
The 1887 Electoral Count Act spells out the process for Congress to convene and review election results on Jan. 6, and it requires both the House and Senate to uphold any challenges to Biden’s win.
Joe Biden and Mike Pence both wrote op-eds in a Christian paper. How their use of Christianity, history and politics differ.
Flies have long held symbolic meaning in the history of art. In portraits made in Renaissance Europe, the presence of a fly symbolizes the transience of human life.
Who belongs a heartbeat away from the president?
Mike Pence and Kamala Harris take centre stage this week to show voters who they are without their running mates in the room. This could also be a look-ahead to 2024.
There are conflicting reports about just how ill the president is with COVID-19, but it is difficult to see it as anything other than a blow to his re-election campaign.
Pete Buttigieg’s recent comments on Christian values, have drawn much attention. They might be quite similar to the ideals espoused by the Midwestern progressive Social Gospel Movement.
The Trump administration’s proposal to block federally funded organizations from providing comprehensive reproductive health care will deprive millions of people access to sexual health services.
Meng Wanzhou’s arrest in Canada has caused further tensions in the strained relationship between China and the US.