Journalists hope to make politicians more accountable and create a more transparent government by fact checking the statements politicians make.
You can now send a note to President Obama on Facebook using the White House’s Messenger bot, the first of its kind for any government.
President Obama reduced the sentences of 214 federal prisoners. He said the act reflects his belief that “America is a nation of second chances.”
A new directive requires U.S. federal agencies to quantify greenhouse gas emissions and environmental impact before starting projects.
Lack of "political will" is the reason many anti-corruption programs fall short. Nigeria’s President Buhari is following through and driving change.
"Without debate, without criticism ... no republic can survive," said President John F. Kennedy. Do you have a free space to speak about your government?
President Obama has approved updates to the Freedom of Information Act to increase public access to government documents and improve transparency.
The 1939 Hatch Act lays out what federal employees can and can’t do when it comes to working on behalf of a political party or a particular candidate.
Corruption can seep into government. What can be done to root it out? Enter the inspector generals. Their job is to combat fraud, waste and abuse.