An extensive Pew Research Center study shows the current presidential election is extremely negative in the media, partially because journalists have stopped filtering out attack messages.
The Martin Luther King, Jr., memorial is located on the Tidal Basin, creating a visual line of leadership between the Lincoln Memorial and the Jefferson Memorial. The memorial’s location identifies King as a integral leader in American history.
American history is riddled with national political candidates who made puzzling mistakes. Some recovered, while others didn’t. Here’s a look back, from the days of Hamilton and Burr, to the current Todd Akin controversy.
The threat of a hurricane, literally, in Tampa may throw a few wrinkles into the Republican convention, but storm clouds are nothing new at these party gatherings.
Do you think the Constitution gave all Americans the right to vote? Not by a long shot. The current voter ID debate is fueled by more than 225 years of struggles over who can vote in elections.
Do voter ID laws target swing states that could decide the 2012 presidential election, as well as Congressional elections?
If you are feeling overly stressed lately, take a hint from U.S. presidents past and present, and know when you need to take a vacation.
A detailed look at how Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin’s controversial remarks went viral shows the potential huge role of social media in the electoral process.
Today marks the anniversary of the last state to join the union, as Hawaii became the 50th state in 1959. But in three months, Puerto Rico faces a similar vote to become the 51st state.
This month, a group of residents of Pima County, Arizona, launched a campaign to break away from Arizona and become the fifty-first state. What are the odds it succeeds?