President-elect Donald Trump has committed a sharp breach of protocol—one that underscores just how weird some important protocols are.
The North Carolina can’t resolve its gubernatorial race until Durham County recounts its votes. But that isn’t as simple a matter as it seems.
The Minnesota progressive’s run for DNC chair demonstrates the pressures for the party as it tries to recover from a disastrous 2016 election.
The jazz saxophonist went from 1960s pop stardom to years of self-imposed exile, but he’s now producing some of the best music of his career.
In following through on a major campaign promise, the president-elect can shake up the political landscape in several major ways.
Prosecutors in North Carolina said Wednesday a police officer would not be charged in the killing of a black man.
Donald Trump suggests it as a penalty for flag-burning, although the Supreme Court has ruled that it’s protected speech.
The president-elect is sowing doubt about the integrity of America’s elections, and may hope to reap a harvest of discriminatory voting laws.
Recounts, lawsuits, challenges—and the prospect of a legislative coup? Here’s why the race between Governor Pat McCrory and Democrat Roy Cooper isn’t over yet.
In tax filings, the Trump Foundation has apparently indicated that it violated federal rules against “self-dealing,” charities acting to further their leaders’ interests.
President Obama said he might break tradition and criticize his successor on “core questions” about ideals and values—in essence, promising to break one standard to try to save others.
The leaderless party is beset by structural disadvantages and policy defeats.
The Republican nominee appears to have pulled off a surprising victory—and it’s unclear what comes next.
The Republican nominee barnstorms through the last day of the election with a speech every bit as unpredictable and puzzling as the rest of his presidential campaign.
In a letter on Sunday, FBI Director James Comey wrote that newly discovered emails do not change the FBI’s prior conclusion that Hillary Clinton should not be charged with a crime.
Colin Powell has reportedly announced that he will back Hillary Clinton for president.
Not many people outside of jazz know Bob Cranshaw’s name—though they do know his playing, which I’ll get…
Fox News’ Bret Baier apologized Friday for a mistaken story, but was he intentionally misled?
Four aides to Governor Chris Christie, who is in charge of staffing a prospective Republican White House, are guilty of federal crimes.
The Democratic nominee and her chief rival for the nomination made their closing argument to a stressed crowd in North Carolina.