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Immigrant voters: The key to victory?

To understand voters, politicians use census data. The most recent data found that almost 1 in 10 U.S. voters is an immigrant.

Islamic faith plus American values equals empowered citizens

An American of Egyptian origin and a member of the Cambridge, Massachusetts, City Council, Nadeem Mazen says Islam inspires him to serve the community.

As Africa votes, U.S. partnerships support democratic growth

In Africa, 2015 might become known as the year of elections; nearly half the continent’s population will vote in presidential and parliamentary elections.

‘To right a grave wrong’

Remembering the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II helps ensure civil liberties are never again sacrificed in the name of security.

These Southeast Asians inspired President Obama. Now they will meet with...

At the East Asia summit, President Obama will take time to meet with a new generation of Southeast Asian leaders. Meet the amazing alumni of YSEALI.

Is your election free and fair? Consider this …

How can you determine whether your election is free and fair? Here are some important questions to ask.
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U.S., EU help Ukraine investigate journalist’s murder

U.S. and European law enforcement agencies are helping Ukrainian authorities in investigating the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet.

The rise of the independent voter

U.S. politics are dominated by the Republican and Democratic parties, but 40% of voters say they don't identify with either. Is it still a two-party system?

What are President Obama’s foreign policy goals for 2015?

In his penultimate State of the Union address, President Obama told the 114th Congress, the Supreme Court, diplomatic guests and others assembled at the U.S....