A Congressional Whip works with the party’s leadership in Congress to make sure everyone follows the agenda and votes together. They’re the muscle – the enforcer in a smart suit.
Promises might just seem like words, but in the legal system and government, they’re crucial. Oath of Office is part of a tradition that dates back hundreds of years.
They’re the shadowy agents who keep the President safe – but what is the Secret Service and why was it formed?
The annual State of the Union Address is the only speech that the President delivers in person to the public and all three branches of government at the same time.
The federal government of the United States of America is split into three separate and distinct branches. But what do the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary do and why are they necessary?
The Secretary of State is one of the most powerful politicians in America – but where does their power come from and what are their roles and responsibilities?
As the head of the House of Representatives, the Speaker of the House is one of the most important roles in the United States government.