Peter Thiel

How Tech Companies Got In the White House

What role will technology companies—and tech CEOS—play in Donald Trump's White House?

A Brief History of Vice Presidential Inaugurations

On January 20, all eyes will turn toward Washington, D.C. as the 45th President of the United States ...
Abraham Lincoln inauguration, 1861

The Most Contentious Presidential Transition in American History

Was Abraham Lincoln's the most tumultuous presidential transition in American history?
White House

How Do White House Transitions Actually Work?

How do presidential transitions really work? Political science scholarship on White House staffers provides some insight.

Guess What? You’re a Superorganism.

The White House has announced the "microbiome moonshot" – a push to understand the human microbiome.