Politics

8 Most Surprising Election Upsets

In American politics, there are no sure things. Candidate who seem to be the inevitable winners in contests can lose popular support — and elections — overnight.  More

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Are Grand Juries Fair?

Grand juries are a protection written in to the U.S. Constitution, but are they really fair, and should we keep using them?  More

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Ben Franklin Used Fake News

The term “fake news” may be new, but the concept isn’t. Politicians have long been the perpetrators — and the victims — of phony information. More

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A Quick Guide to Impeachment

On the anniversary of Andrew Johnson’s impeachment in 1868, the Post offers a brief guide to what impeachment is and how it works.  More

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