Several key battleground states, once tilting more toward Hillary Clinton, look to be up for grabs, although the latest results point to a bluer shade in Florida.
Three key areas need progress, King said at a Monitor breakfast Wednesday: equity; elevating the teaching profession; and access, affordability, and graduation rates in college.
A political truism suggests that politicians become president within 14 years of their first election. But that doesn't quite work this presidential campaign.
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have helped change the national conversation about free trade. But maybe not in all the right ways, says Robert Scott, a leading critic of current trade policy.
Much like former Democratic primary candidate Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump is wildly popular among small donors, raising millions with contributions of less than $200. But there's no guarantee this pattern will continue for future Republicans.
How prayer meetings on Capitol Hill inspire fellowship and foster bipartisan lawmaking, though some argue it is too much religion under the rotunda.
President Obama took steps toward normalization of US-Cuba relations, but Donald Trump gave Florida voters a different message.
Neither Gary Johnson nor Jill Stein reached the 15 percent polling threshold needed to qualify for the first presidential debate. It's a blow for the three in five Americans who hoped to see a third-party candidate on stage.