Whistleblower laws in the U.S. protect workers who report wrongdoing, combat corruption, and help managers run government more efficiently and ethically.
Censoring the internet censors free speech. Political dissent, strong language and even offensive speech are part of a strong democracy.
Millions of people around the world are expected to watch President Trump’s State of the Union address. Learn why that speech gets attention every year.
President Trump says Jerome Powell, his choice for chair of the Federal Reserve, will help the U.S. build on its recent economic progress.
Two Turkish-American politicians entered politics to serve their communities. Learn more about 2017 election winners Tayfun Selen and Hacibey Catalbasoglu.
Meet Jelena McWilliams, nominated by President Trump to head the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, a job at the heart of America’s capitalist system.
Learn more about the federal government in the United States. This article is part of a three-part series on how federalism works in America.
America's 50 states are known as “laboratories of democracy” because they try policy ideas often adopted elsewhere. This is part of a series on federalism.
Americans interact most with local governments, which provide services from public safety to school standards. This is part of a series on U.S. federalism.