A study from the Pew Research Center shows potential voters are more focused on each party’s convention platforms than big-name speakers in Tampa and Charlotte.
The final night of the Republican convention saw Mitt Romney’s table-setting speech, an improv act from Clint Eastwood, and some more jabs at the Democrats.
The new movie “Lawless” takes on a recently popular topic, moonshiners, back in the final days of Prohibition.
Matthew Flinders argues that the Internet has failed to build a richer relationship between politics and politicians—and why he’s glad the predictions of a digital democracy have proved mythical.
As our Address America project continues with its road tour in Tampa, we received a lot of diverse six-word stump speeches.
After two days of prime-time speeches at the Republican convention, an analysis of key speeches shows a clear message emerging from the convention.
A new report indicates that cities and states with high levels of civic health in 2006 rebuffed the economic collapse and unemployment crisis better than their less-engaged counterparts.
Lyle Denniston looks at the prospect of potential state anti-abortion amendments passing Constitutional muster in a Supreme Court ruling.
The official Republican convention platform is out, and its proposed cuts to the Postal Service and to federal jobs will generate a lot of discussion into the election.
Will Mitt Romney or Barack Obama be able to rock their conventions with a stirring speech? Here’s a look past speeches and slogans that brought down the house, from Lincoln to Reagan.