How do presidential transitions really work? Political science scholarship on White House staffers provides some insight.
Although in-person voter fraud is close to nonexistent, it’s a big concern for many voters.
Americans have been obsessed with the sexual character and moral rectitude, or lack thereof, of politicians from the beginning.
Government distrust has been on the decline for decades, but a recent poll shows a slight increase.
Studies show that viewers do gain political knowledge through daytime television and other forms of "soft news."
The political term "alt-right" is all the rage now, but it's not so clear what it means. Looking at one of its antecedents may help.
How can a single song represent an entire nation? A closer look at national anthems.
Ever since Kennedy-Nixon, televised debates have given viewers an insight into candidates' policies—and their personalities, too.
How important is a President's health? Should the public know all? History suggests that full disclosure is better than not.
Kindness matters. It’s just that our politicians have their own reasons for their own kind behavior.