Gerrymandering is the process by which districts for the House of Representatives are drawn so that one party has a distinct election advantage.
American bureaucracy used to work through patronage, an informal system of job-distribution by the party in power. Why did it change?
Whether or not Americans approve of government spending depends strongly on how the issues are framed.
Americans have been thinking more about economic haves and have-nots than we have in a long time.