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.
President Trump’s Cabinet is nearly in place. Who are the men and women who make up this important group, and what do they do?
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.
Americans — and the world — might feel they know almost everything about the president. But here are five facts that might surprise you.
The office where the American president works is called the Oval Office, due to its unusual shape. See how presidents have left their mark on the office.
The U.S. has a holiday known as Presidents Day. What do you know about U.S. presidents? Test your knowledge with our interactive quiz!
The Secret Service protects the U.S. president and vice president and their families. But it also has a key investigative role to play.
What is the difference between an executive order and a presidential memo? Plenty. We also review some famous executive orders U.S. presidents have signed.