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What does the vice president do?

Joshua Holzer, Westminster College On Jan. 20, Kamala Harris will become vice president of the United States – the first woman, the first person of...

A brief history of presidents disclosing – or trying to hide...

David E. Clementson, University of Georgia President Donald Trump went directly to the public and announced via Twitter early on Oct. 2 that “Tonight, @FLOTUS...

If Trump refuses to accept defeat in November, the republic will...

Alexander Cohen, Clarkson University During the 2016 presidential campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump refused to promise to accept the results of the election. Likewise, in 2020,...

How one man fought South Carolina Democrats to end whites-only primaries...

Bobby J. Donaldson, University of South Carolina A rusting chain-link fence represents a “color line” for the dead in Columbia, South Carolina. In Randolph Cemetery,...

Senators’ silence suggests they may be taking their impeachment trial duty...

Lynne H. Rambo, Texas A&M University Several Republican senators have taken a “vow of silence” on the impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives. Maine...

Nixon and Reagan tried closing the border to pressure Mexico –...

Aileen Teague, Brown University Just a week ago, President Donald Trump appeared poised to take the drastic step of closing the U.S.-Mexico border to both...

Why Canada shouldn’t always count on special treatment from the U.S.

Christopher Sands, Johns Hopkins University There were sighs of relief across North America last week when U.S. President Donald Trump announced an exemption for Canada...

Trump and Nunes torch tradition of trust between Congress and FBI

Douglas M. Charles, Pennsylvania State University President Donald Trump’s attacks on the FBI may have reached a climax. In an apparent attempt to discredit Robert Mueller’s...

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How math education can catch up to the 21st century

Mary E. Pilgrim, Colorado State University and Thomas Dick, Oregon State University In 1939, the fictional professor J. Abner Pediwell published a curious book called...