A political issue is one that has to do with government or politics. This may include issues related to party politics or a political system or social, environmental or other issues as determined by the voting public. More »

Single-issue political parties form in response to a particular problem that their members want to change in society. One early example in American history was the American Party, also called the Know-Nothing Party, whic... More »

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Personal issues that can ruin political campaigns include extramarital affairs, personal financial struggles, dishonesty and other various types of non-traditional behavior. Behavior not considered appropriate for an ele... More »

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Reasons to study political science include employment opportunities in the executive or legislative branches of government, career opportunities in political parties or political campaigns, career advancement for someone... More »

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The role of interest groups in American politics is to influence public policy, especially during times when there is no election going on. These groups are a vehicle to keep the conversation going about issues they care... More »

Political culture is the practices and attitudes that shapes the perception of people when it comes to politics. Political culture might also include ideas, belief, myths and moral judgments that are particular to a cert... More »

Some notable examples of women in politics include Hillary Rodham Clinton in the United States, Angela Merkel in Germany and Malala Yousafzai in Pakistan. These three women serve as examples of women playing a leadership... More »

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