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?
Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore are the first women to join the Augusta National Golf Club, as the home of the Masters has ended its controversial policy on female members. But there is also a considerable political back story to the news.
The increasingly uncivil tone of the current presidential race is shocking even grizzled media types, prompting one prominent Republican to ask the candidates to consider a time out.
In the next few weeks, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will formally receive their nominations for president. Let’s look back at six memorable conventions that featured drama and surprises.