A would-be speaker at the Republican National Convention was yanked for encouraging people to read up on a hoax that has long been discredited but refuses to die.
To fill a convention with blatant racism, as the Republicans did in 2016, is bad enough. But, after four years of racist policies, a convention filled with subtle racism is perhaps more dangerous.
This year's technological adaptations may signal a permanent shift in the way nominating conventions meet and the way voters watch them – but it's not the first time.
Internal party rules make it harder to attract independents, who make up about one-third of US voters.
Lincoln's chances of reelection in 1864 were dim. He was presiding over a bloody civil war, and the public was losing confidence in him. But he steadfastly rejected pleas to postpone the election.
The candidate endorsed by the NRA this year wasn't always so pro-gun. A sociologist and physician explains how Trump's position on guns could play out if he were to win in November.
Trump's speech was called 'dark,' while Clinton let some optimism in.
Lucky Luciano, Al Capone and FDR walk into a Democratic convention...
Trump's billionaire nominee for secretary of education has stirred up debate about the effectiveness of school choice. What does the research say? And, who is Betsy DeVos?