The United States uses the census every 10 years to determine how the seats in the U.S. House of Representatives will be divided among the states.
President Biden's Irish ancestry links two towns in Pennsylvania and County Mayo, Ireland, in their pride of connections.
Women have accomplished many political milestones in the history of the United States. See their photos and learn about what they've achieved.
The 117th U.S. Congress broke a number of records, with more women and minorities representing districts and states around the country.
Antony Blinken says his vision of America is steeped in his relatives' past as refugees. Learn more about the new secretary of state.
As U.S. vice president, Kamala Harris is President Biden's closest adviser. Learn how her background helped transform her into a champion of justice.
Joseph R. Biden took the oath of office at the U.S. Capitol on January 20 to become the 46th president of the United States.
The 11-week transition period between administrations allows new presidents to prepare and provides time for the Electoral College process.
Election Day in the U.S. will give voters the chance to select local as well as national officials and perhaps weigh in on issues that affect their lives.