Language affects behavior. When words champion aggression, make violence acceptable and embolden audiences to action, incidents like the insurrection at the Capitol are the result.
President Trump's populist control of his party didn't extend to control in courtrooms where he challenged election results. That's where the rules of politics met the rules of law, and politics lost.
Speculation has swirled over whom President Trump may pardon before leaving office. But why do presidents have the right to pardon, and how should it be used?
A former deputy chancellor of New York City schools explains why the police don't need to patrol the nation's public schools.
If citizens disbelieve the institutions that count ballots and the organizations that accurately report on those results, it will be impossible to agree on what a legitimate election looks like.
When it comes to election fraud claims, watch what the lawyers do, not what the politicians say.
Do US attorneys general act in the public's interest, or the interest of the president who appointed them?
President Trump solicited foreign help for his presidential campaign. So did presidential candidate Richard Nixon. The difference, writes scholar Ken Hughes, is that Nixon was more skilled at it.
A former congressional staffer says withholding damning evidence from Congress and using civilians to carry out presidential or intelligence agency agendas links the Ukraine crisis to other scandals.
Despite months of speculation that Donald Trump might fire him, Robert Mueller and his investigation are not going away.
Attorney general recommendation to fire FBI Director James Comey disregarded crucial internal Justice Department investigation.