American Politics

American Politics

American politics are conducted within the framework of a presidential republic in which the President of the United States is the head of state and of an elected bipartisan system. Since the American Civil War, American politics has been dominated by two parties, the Republican Party (the GOP) and the Democratic Party.

EGYPTIAN LEADER Anwar Sadat, US president Jimmy Carter and prime minister Menachem Begin meet at Cam
December 18, 2018
Trump signs law conferring Congressional Gold Medal on Anwar Sadat

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA

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December 18, 2018
Can these Kurdish fighters help the U.S. out of a crisis in Syria?

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

Education Minister Naftali Bennett and members of the Bayit Hayehudi on December 17, 2018
December 17, 2018
Bennett: Netanyahu’s current government won’t annex West Bank

By TOVAH LAZAROFF