Australia requires mandatory attendance at its polls on Election Day. Why not the United States? Roll Call columnist Norman Ornstein argues mandatory voting would do more than boost voter turnout. He says it would improve the entire U.S. political system.
Mitt Romney is on his first international trip as presumptive Republican presidential nominee. As part of his trip, particularly in London, he's hosting fundraising dinners for Americans living abroad.
Mitt Romney is on tour. On Wednesday he arrived in London, where he'll watch the Olympic opening ceremony Friday before heading to Poland and Israel. The trip could provide a better glimpse into Romney's foreign policy platform.
In November, Minnesota voters will decide on a proposed constitutional amendment that reinforces the state's ban on same-sex marriage. The upcoming election has forced many Somali immigrants to come to terms with their beliefs on gay marriage, an issue many consider taboo.
The Republican party's largest financial backer, multi-billionaire Sheldon Adelson, is under federal and state investigation for his business practice in Macau. The investigation puts Mitt Romney in an awkward position.
For years, Filipinos have been largely absent from American politics, despite being the second-largest group of Asian- Americans. But, for at least two people in California, that's starting to change.
Mitt Romney on Tuesday named the people who will advise his future running mate, but so far has declined to identify who will occupy the number two spot on the Republican ticket. Speculation is mounting that it could come as early as this week.
Mitt Romney's history at Bain Capital has been at the center of the presidential campaign for more than a week. Romney's demand for an apology from President Barack Obama remains unanswered, and the president continues an unwavering attack on Romney's record there.
Sirte was the location of some of the fiercest fighting of Libya's revolution, the final holdout and the place where Muammar Gaddafi himself holed up in his last weeks and days. Now, as Libya awaits results of its first, free elections, not everyone in Sirte is equally excited.
Park Geun-hye is one of the political elite in South Korea, the daughter of one of the country's former dictators, one who was credited with kicking the country into the modern age. She's making a bid to be the country's first female president -- but she's running into resistance.