It's not unusual for the major political parties to split control of Congress or of Congress and the White House. In fact, voters like it!
Although Americans won't elect a president in the 2018 midterm elections, their choices will have a big effect on the country's direction.
In his first State of the Union address to Congress, the president highlighted how the U.S. and partners are united behind Ukraine.
The three branches of the U.S. government get together each year to hear the president give the State of the Union address. Who comes and where do they sit?
The United States uses the census every 10 years to determine how the seats in the U.S. House of Representatives will be divided among the states.
Being asked by the president to represent America as ambassador to another nation is the job and honor of a lifetime. Learn how one becomes an ambassador.
An open government is vital to democracy. Learn how the U.S. government ensures the public has access to information supporting its decisions.
Before nominees for Cabinet positions can start work, they have one important hurdle to clear: the Senate confirmation process.
The 117th U.S. Congress broke a number of records, with more women and minorities representing districts and states around the country.