The International Religious Freedom Act promotes the fundamental right of people worldwide to worship according to their own conscience.
The legal limit on how much debt the U.S. government can take on is called the debt ceiling. It's a good bet it will be in the news again soon.
A combination of traditions, "checks and balances" and math all factor into how a bill becomes a law in the United States.
Creating the U.S. budget is a yearlong process that begins with the president’s plan. The two branches of Congress wrangle over it. Everyone has to agree.
One day after a gunman fired shots at members of Congress practicing for the annual Congressional Baseball Game, nearly 25,000 fans showed support.
Vice presidents play a big role in the U.S. government. They are first in line to succeed the president and serve as emissaries, counselors and advisers.
President Trump makes his first address to a joint session of Congress, laying out his priorities for the year.
President Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch to be a U.S. Supreme Court justice. He's an experienced federal judge from Colorado. What happens next?
What can one learn about America through the lens of a Russian journalist? An award-winning Russian writer traveling in the U.S. tells us.