Impeaching a recently elected Wisconsin Supreme Court justice for conduct neither criminal nor corrupt would negate the people’s votes – and strike a blow at judicial independence.
In the wake of two public episodes of Mitch McConnell appearing to ‘freeze,’ a longtime Kentucky journalist explains how an uncharismatic Kentucky lawyer came to rule the Senate.
The attempted murder of an off-duty officer just a few months ago is clear evidence of what can happen when the personal information of PSNI staff becomes public.
Republican party leaders remain out of step with voters under 45 whose loyalty is being tested by a leadership more focused on yesterday’s battles than tomorrow’s challenges.
The GOP in the House and Senate is doing lots of investigations; Democrats did the same in the past. A scholar of congressional oversight asks: When are investigations justified?
Politicians and their campaigns use a lot of methods, including manipulation and deception, to persuade you to vote for them and give them money. AI promises to make those attempts more effective.
It may seem strange that in a country of more than 330 million people, the most likely options for the next president are the same as they were four years ago. But there are good reasons for it.
The United States has a two-party political system because of single-winner plurality voting.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has declared a ‘war on woke’ in his bid for the Republican nomination for president. He’s not the first – or the last – conservative to take on progressive values.
The indicted, and twice-impeached president is still racing ahead his Republican opponents in the polls. Why?
Since Facebook removed online hate groups and individuals from its platform, extremist groups are increasingly organizing in more discreet ways.
If you were Trump’s lawyer, what would you advise him to do now? Two national security specialists have some words for and about the former president after his federal indictment.
A ‘greenhushing’ campaign is targeting insurers, who have the power to accelerate the transition to cleaner energy in how they write policies and invest.
Public data about individual donors’ political contributions supports the perception that American academia leans left.
The news media spent a lot of time reporting on how much progressive Democrats and conservative Republicans didn’t like the debt ceiling deal. But centrists had enough votes to pass it in the House.
Biden believes these sorts of compromises help restore trust and optimism about the US government actually being capable of responsible governing.
The deal would raise the ceiling for two years, cap some federal spending and impose new work requirements on certain federal benefits. It still needs the blessing of Congress.
Brinkmanship means coming to the edge of potential default on the US debt ceiling. Are lawmakers negotiating the debt limit representing the wishes and interests of their voters?
Idaho, Montana and Florida had the highest population growth among US states between 2020 and 2022.
The Treasury has been taking extraordinary measures to delay a default, but these measures could fail as early as June 1.