Learn about some of the American women who are running for, and winning, the top city government seat: the mayor.
A journalist's role in covering elections is to give you unbiased information; doing anything else is failing in their role as a watchdog.
Social media have changed the way the world gets its news and allowed citizen journalists to use Twitter, WhatsApp, Facebook and other platforms to report on what's important in their communities.
When an election winner takes 95 or 100 percent of the vote, it's less likely he's incredibly popular and more likely that the election was not free and fair.
More than 200 years ago, George Washington voluntarily gave up the office of the presidency of the United States. Find out why the speech he gave announcing his departure is still so important that it is read aloud every year in the Senate.
Vice President Pence attends the April 13–14 Summit of the Americas in Peru. He will promote democracy, fair trade and secure borders in the hemisphere.
In the midst of a devastating hunger crisis, the regime of Nicolás Maduro has turned government food assistance into a tool to get political support.
Leaders of the Western Hemisphere's countries will gather in Lima, Peru, April 13–14 for the eighth Summit of the Americas. Check out this video to learn about our shared values.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lauded the voluntary transfer of power in Ethiopia and thanked the people of Djibouti for hosting U.S. troops.