Elections USA: In Brief Series has been updated with information for the 2016 elections in a question-and-answer format.
On January 20, 2017, the United States of America celebrated the inauguration of its 45th president. Newly elected President Donald J. Trump gave his inaugural address from the West Front of […]
Democracy is more than just a set of specific government institutions.
Americans are bound together by the shared belief that individual liberty is essential to free government.
Many governments find it difficult to deal with a free press.
A fundamental document of the French Revolution and in the history of human and civil rights.
Hate speech receives full First Amendment protection.
Anyone with an Internet connection can share their thoughts with the world by writing a blog.
Primary elections and caucuses held in each U.S. state are essential to the way that political parties select their presidential candidates.
Does the Hatch Act infringe on a worker’s First Amendment right to free speech?
Election Day in the United States often arrives dressed as a carnival.
The transition process begins with the defeated candidate’s concession speech.