The U.S. Armed Forces have had troubles with extremists enlisting in the past, and they don’t want it to happen again.
Frederick Douglass’s 1866 essay for The Atlantic on how Congress can cope with a chief executive who refuses to recognize the rights of all citizens
The president backtracked from his remarks on Charlottesville just a day earlier.
Two prominent white nationalist leaders held a press conference Monday in which they responded to the fallout from Saturday’s “Unite the Right” rally in Virginia.
The speaker of the House had grand ambitions for the first 200 days of this Congress.
Democrats relented on confirming dozens of presidential nominees to key government posts, days after the collapse of the Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare.
The resignation of George Selim, a key Homeland Security official, may signal a shift away from treating the American Muslim community as partners in the struggle against radicalization.
The new White House communications director’s profane rant at a reporter shows how similar to the president he really is.
The Trump administration steps into an on-going legal battle over civil rights—and steps on another agency’s turf.
President Trump is reportedly considering drastic action to end the Russia investigation.
A conservative group is resisting congressional efforts to kneecap FOIA.
The choice of the former hedge funder and ardent Trump loyalist reflected longstanding dissatisfaction with Press Secretary Sean Spicer.
Like many current presidential advisers, the new White House communications director and former Wall Street financier made a quick pivot from Trump basher to Trump loyalist.
There are no legal or ethical reasons for the special counsel to turn away if he discovers indications of misconduct that are unrelated to the original Russia inquiry.
President Trump’s press secretary has resigned in protest of the president's decision to name a former hedge-fund executive as communications director.
No matter what the subject, the president finds someone to compare himself to. And in every comparison, he comes out the winner.
Politicians have done some grim things in pursuit of the presidency, but there have also been times when people did the opposite: behaving morally when it was easier not to.
Months into his tenure, Trump still responds to controversies by lobbing the same charges at his opponents.
A page from the attorney general’s documents, used to apply for a security clearance, were released in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.
The defenses of the president’s son for seeking a meeting with a Kremlin-connected attorney make clear that some conservatives will never abandon this White House.