What’s a ‘loyal opposition,’ and why does it matter? [video]
For a new democracy to grow and flourish, there must be legitimate, constructive and responsible people's participation. Enter the loyal opposition.
Lavish gifts for public officials? That means jail time in the...
In books and TV shows, you might see U.S. government officials accepting lavish meals and gifts. In reality, there are strict rules against this corruption.
Fraud lands former Arizona official in prison
Public officials must be held to the same standards as citizens. A former Arizona state official admitted to stealing $5.9 million, and now he has to pay.
Want to be a journalist? Know these 3 things. [video]
Thirty years in journalism has taught Glenn Kessler a few things. Listen to what he thinks it takes to do the job right and learn from an expert.
Obama tells a roomful of journalists what he really thinks of...
At the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, President Obama's speech drew laughter and some serious notes on the importance of the media.
Obama: Open government ‘is at the heart of successful societies’ [video]
Check out what President Obama told this year's Open Government Partnership summit.
On elections, young Americans turn to YouTube
Where do you learn about political candidates leading up to elections? In the U.S., young voters are turning to the video platform YouTube.
New rules. New police. New investigators. Ukraine is working hard to...
Investigators from Ukraine’s newly created National Anti-Corruption Bureau discuss how they plan to accelerate the pace of reform.
After progress in 2015, Ukraine looks to the new year
What will happen in Ukraine in 2016? First, look at the progress in 2015, including in agriculture, finance, energy and reduced reliance on Russian gas.